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FavoriteSpread (O/U)Underdog
ALBANYEven (51)Baltimore
ATLANTIC CITY1 (55)Connecticut
PROVIDENCE7½ (49)Pittsburgh
Richmond3 (42)NEW YORK
DELAWARE3 (48)Washington
Philadelphia *4 (46)SYRACUSE
* Sunday, 10:00 am
home team in CAPS


These injured players will not play in week 11 games:
  • TE Brian Kozlowski, ALB — expected back for championship game #
  • S Chad Williams, ALB — expected back week 12
  • DE Cullen Jenkins, ACS — expected back week 13
  • DE R-Kal Truluck ACS — expected back for championship game #
  • LB Nick Barnett, BAL — expected back week 12
  • LB Clark Haggans, BAL — expected back week 12
  • DE Aaron Smith, BAL — expected back week 12
  • G Chris Villarrial, BAL — expected back week 12
  • FB Daimon Shelton, DEL — expected back week 14
  • DE Leonard Little, NYE — expected back week 13
  • RB Moe Williams, PHI — expected back week 13
  • TE Tim Euhus, PIT — expected back week 12
  • DE Reggie Torbor, PIT — expected back week 13
  • CB Michael Hawthorne, PRO — expected back week 13
  • WR Josh Reed, PRO — expected back week 13
  • DE Michael Strahan, WAS — expected back week 12

    # assuming team participates

These skill players were last-second scratches for week 11 games due to “fatigue”:

  • WR Jonathan Carter, ALB (for receiving)
  • RB Jamal Lewis, PHI
  • QB Chad Pennington, PIT
  • TE Chris Baker, SYR
  • QB Patrick Ramsey, SYR
  • WR Troy Brown, WAS (for receiving)

Week 11 Results

October 22, 2005
at Albany
Baltimore 26, Albany 24
Morten Andersen was perfect on four field goal attempts. The last came with 0:15 to go lifting Baltimore (6‑5) over Albany (5‑6) for their third win in a row. Nate Clements had a 73‑yard punt return for a touchdown for the winners.
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October 22, 2005
at Atlantic City
Connecticut 17, Atlantic City 10
Tom Brady connected with Rod Gardner for a 31‑yard score with 1:15 left to propel Connecticut (6‑5) over Atlantic City (5‑6). Down by seven early in the fourth quarter, the winners pulled even with 11:20 left on a 3‑yard run by Willis McGahee.
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October 22, 2005
at Providence
Pittsburgh 23, Providence 20
Pittsburgh (5‑6) built a two touchdown lead and survived a furious fourth quarter rally by Providence (8‑3), ending their six game winning streak. Filling in for Chad Pennington, Quincy Carter threw for 291 yards with 24 completions in 43 attempts.
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October 22, 2005
at New York
Richmond 41, New York 21
Donovan McNabb completed 22 of 27 for 350 yards and four touchdowns, good for a perfect passing rating, as Richmond (6‑5) routed New York (3‑8) for their fourth win in a row. Muhsin Muhammad caught seven passes for 127 yards and two scores.
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October 23, 2005
at Syracuse
Philadelphia 24, Syracuse 17
Brett Favre threw three touchdown passes, two to Justin McCareins to lead Philadelphia (6‑5) past Syracuse (3‑8). Todd Sauerbrun pinned the losers inside their own 10‑yard line five times. Mark Brunell threw for 304 yards in the losing cause.
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October 22, 2005
at Delaware
Washington 20, Delaware 3   Box   Drive Chart
Scoring all of their points in the last 22 minutes, Washington (7‑4) put away punchless Delaware (6‑5).

For the second time in six days, the Cherries were flagged for more than 100 yards in penalties. The most untimely of those penalties kept alive the two Capitols touchdown drives.

A pair of personal foul calls one play apart in the third quarter moved Washington to the Delaware 22. Still it was looking like the Cherries defense would limit the damage to a field goal when they had Capitols quarterback Daunte Culpepper trapped behind the line of scrimmage on 3rd and goal from the 7. Somehow Culpepper escaped, got out into open field, and dove for the end zone. Replays showed Culpepper's knee hit the ground before the ball broke the plane, but he was credited with the score putting Washington ahead to stay, 7‑3.

After Delaware punted, Culpepper moved the Capitols to midfield. Then on 3rd and 9 Delaware was whistled for pass interference moving the ball inside the 30. Four plays later the Cherries were whistled for a personal foul. Soon thereafter Ladell Betts scored from the 1 to increase the Washington lead to 11 with 11:41 remaining in the game. On their two touchdown drives the Capitols had an amazing 66 net yards on penalties.

Penalties not withstanding, the biggest problem for Delaware was their lack of punch on offense. For the game Washington held them to 248 total yards and just 15 first downs. Cherries field general Drew Brees managed only 118 yards in the air with 17 completions on 28 attempts before yielding to Rohan Davey once Washington had pulled away to a 17‑point lead.

After a scoreless opening half, in which each team punted five times, the Cherries took the second half kickoff and moved 49 yards in 12 plays to briefly take the lead on a 50‑yard field goal by John Kasay.