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FavoriteSpread (O/U)Underdog
NEW YORK1½ (50)Atlantic City
RICHMOND3 (46)Baltimore
Connecticut4 (53)SYRACUSE
ALBANY3½ (48)Providence
PITTSBURGH5 (45)Washington
DELAWARE *3½ (47)Philadelphia
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These injured players will not play in week 5 games:
  • DE John Abraham, ACS — expected back week 6
  • C Eric Warfield, BAL — expected back week 6
  • WR Nate Burleson, NYE — expected back week 6
  • FB Alan Ricard, NYE — expected back week 6
  • DE Kimo von Oelhoffen, PHI — expected back week 7
  • S Rodney Harrison, PIT — expected back week 7
  • DE Reggie Torbor, PIT — expected back week 7
  • LB Hannibal Navies, SYR — expected back week 6

These skill players were last-second scratches for week 5 games due to “fatigue”:

  • QB Kurt Warner, ACS
  • WR Jonathan Carter, ALB (for receiving)
  • WR Kassim Osgood, CON
  • WR Travis Taylor, DEL
  • WR Robert Ferguson, NYE (for receiving)
  • TE Mike Seidman, PIT
  • QB Mark Brunell, SYR
  • TE Brandon Manumaleuna, WAS

Week 5 Results

September 10, 2005
at New York
Atlantic City 19, New York 14
With 1:45 left Tiki Barber ran for a 14-yard score to lift Atlantic City (2‑3) over New York (1‑4). In all Barber had 152 yards rushing, with 46 coming on a second quarter touchdown run. Jerome Bettis had 164 yards on the ground in a losing cause.
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September 10, 2005
at Syracuse
Connecticut 27, Syracuse 14
Connecticut (3‑2) thumped Syracuse (1‑4) behind Willis McGahee (148 rushing yards), Tom Brady (3 touchdown passes), and Keary Colbert (2 touchdown receptions). For Syracuse Laveranues Coles had eight catches for 107 yards and one touchdown.
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September 10, 2005
at Pittsburgh
Washington 28, Pittsburgh 27
Daunte Culpepper threw two fourth quarter touchdowns to Todd Pinkston as Washington (4‑1) came from behind to nip Pittsburgh (3‑2) for the division lead. Pinkston’s 149 yards on five catches offset Donald Driver’s 10 catches for 148 yards.
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September 10, 2005
at Richmond
Richmond 27, Baltimore 26
Willie Ponder’s 90-yard kick return ignited a rally by Richmond (2‑3) over Baltimore (1‑4). On the next play from scrimmage, Nick Goings fumbled the ball away. Richmond then drove 25 yards for the winning score, a 2-yard run by Chester Taylor.
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September 10, 2005
at Albany
Providence 31, Albany 17
Providence (3‑2) got fourth quarter touchdown passes from Marc Bulger to Terry Jones and Terrell Jones to pull away from Albany (3‑2). Bulger was 26 for 36 for 324 yards and three scores. David Tyree had 157 yards on four catches for Albany.
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September 11, 2005
at Delaware
Philadelphia 27, Delaware 26
Philadelphia (3‑2) edged Delaware (4‑1) on a 31-yard scoring pass from Brett Favre to Marcus Robinson with 2:17 left. The winning drive was 80 yards on nine plays. It came after Delaware had retaken the lead on an 11-yard run by LaDainian Tomlinson.
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