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FavoriteSpread (O/U)Underdog
WASHINGTON5½ (46)Atlantic City
CONNECTICUT4 (49)Baltimore
PITTSBURGH2½ (51)Delaware
Syracuse4 (43)RICHMOND
Providence *5½ (47)NEW YORK
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These injured players will not play in week 4 games:
  • WR Eddie Kennison, BAL — expected back week 5
  • C Hank Fraley, DEL — expected back week 5
  • FB Alan Ricard, NYE — expected back week 6
  • DE Kimo von Oelhoffen, PHI — expected back week 7
  • DE Reggie Torbor, PIT — expected back week 7
  • QB Chad Pennington, PIT — expected back week 5
  • RB Derrick Blaylock, PIT — expected back week 5
  • G Randy Thomas, SYR — expected back week 5
  • LB Hannibal Navies, SYR — expected back week 6
  • DE Jared Allen, WAS — expected back week 5

These skill players were last-second scratches for week 4 games due to “fatigue”:

  • QB Kurt Warner, ACS
  • WR Jonathan Carter, ALB (for receiving)
  • WR Lee Evans, DEL
  • WR Robert Ferguson, NYE (for receiving)
  • RB Jamal Lewis, PHI
  • TE Mike Seidman, PIT
  • RB Marshall Faulk, RIC
  • QB Mark Brunell, SYR
  • WR Troy Brown, WAS (for receiving)
  • RB Duce Staley, WAS

Week 4 Results

September 3, 2005
at Philadelphia
Albany 21, Philadelphia 19
Corey Dillon ran for a 3-yard touchdown with 4:10 to go in the third quarter to put Albany (3‑1) ahead to stay. Dillon finished with 110 yards rushing. Brett Favre passed for 335 yards and two scores for Philadelphia (2‑2) which lost their second consecutive game.
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September 3, 2005
at Connecticut
Connecticut 45, Baltimore 35
In a wild win for Connecticut (2‑2), Tom Brady passed for 256 yards and three scores. Rod Gardner caught two touchdowns including the clincher in the fourth quarter, and Willis McGahee ran for two. Curtis Martin ran for 134 yards and two scores for Baltimore (1‑3).
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September 3, 2005
at Richmond
Richmond 31, Syracuse 21
Richmond (1‑3) sacked Patrick Ramsey eight times enroute to their first win. Syracuse (1‑3) fell behind for good when Chester Taylor ran 21 yards for a score with 14:23 left. Despite the sacks, Ramsey passed for 334 yards with 13 of his completions to Laveranues Coles.
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September 3, 2005
at Washington
Washington 41, Atlantic City 35 (OT)
Daunte Culpepper (25-46, 451 yards, 3 TD, 1 Int.) of Washington (3‑1) and Tiki Barber (21-208, 4 TD) of Atlantic City (1‑3) excelled in a 1,110 yard display of offensive fireworks. Ladell Betts ran for the winning touchdown in overtime and a key two-point conversion.
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September 3, 2005
at Pittsburgh
Delaware 38, Pittsburgh 12
Delaware (4‑0) forced six Pittsburgh (3‑1) turnovers including a pair of interceptions by Brian Dawkins to romp to an easy win. Two touchdown passes from Drew Brees to Eric Parker in the last minute of the second quarter gave Delaware a 28‑3 halftime cushion.
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September 4, 2005
at New York
New York 38, Providence 34
Despite losing two fumbles in the fourth quarter, New York (1‑3) held off Providence (2‑2). New York held 17- and 14-point leads, but Providence rallied to tie both times, the last at 31‑31. Brad Hoover scored two touchdowns, including the game winner. Tony Gonzalez had 11 catches.
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