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FavoriteSpread (O/U)Underdog
Delaware1½ (49)ATLANTIC CITY
Pittsburgh5 (48)BALTIMORE
WASHINGTON5½ (50)Richmond
PROVIDENCE *6½ (52)Syracuse
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These injured players will not play in week 6 games:
  • DT Fred Robbins, ALB — expected back week 7
  • DE R-Kal Truluck, ACS — expected back week 9
  • DE Tyoka Jackson, BAL — expected back week 8
  • RB Willie Parker, NYE — expected back week 11
  • 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
  • WR Josh Reed, PRO — expected back week 13
  • S Aeneas Williams, RIC — expected back week 8

These skill players were last-second scratches for week 6 games due to “fatigue”:

  • TE Daniel Graham, DEL
  • RB Brian Westbrook, SYR (for running)

Week 6 Results

September 17, 2005
at Connecticut
Connecticut 38, Albany 16
Trailing 10‑3, Connecticut (4‑2) ran off 28 straight points in the middle quarters and coasted over Albany (3‑3). Tom Brady threw for 202 yards and hit Kris Mangum, Rod Gardner, and Keary Colbert for scores. Albany’s Corey Dillon ran for 159 yards.
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September 17, 2005
at Philadelphia
New York 21, Philadelphia 20
New York (2‑4) upset Philadelphia (3‑3) on a 46-yard touchdown pass from Jake Delhomme to Nate Burleson with 13:16 to go. Delhomme also connected for scores with Tony Gonzalez and Robert Ferguson. For the losers Jamal Lewis ran for 114 yards.
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September 17, 2005
at Washington
Washington 10, Richmond 7
David Akers made up for an earlier missed field goal by banging through a 45-yarder with 13:45 left to lift Washington (5‑1) over Richmond (2‑4) for their fourth win in a row. Both teams averaged less than five yards per play.
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September 17, 2005
at Atlantic City
Atlantic City 34, Delaware 27
Tiki Barber of Atlantic City (3‑3) ran for 135 yards and three touchdowns in his team’s win over Delaware (4‑2). Barber also caught a pass from Kyle Boller for a 56-yard gain. LaDainian Tomlinson had 174 yards on the ground in a losing cause.
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September 17, 2005
at Baltimore
Baltimore 23, Pittsburgh 9
Nick Barnett of Baltimore (2‑4) broke open a tense game with 11:32 remaining when he intercepted a pass by Chad Pennington of Pittsburgh (3‑3) and returned it 43 yards to paydirt. Barnett led Baltimore with 11 tackles and their only sack of Pennington.
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September 18, 2005
at Providence
Providence 28, Syracuse 14
Providence (4‑2) got touchdown runs from three running backs — Derrick Blaylock, Priest Holmes, and Larry Johnson — in their win over Syracuse (1‑5). Holmes ran for 100 yards, and Marc Bulger passed for 285. Syracuse lost their fifth game in a row.
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