NFL Recap: Four teams continue their unbeaten start to the season

Denver, Philadelphia, Minnesota and Baltimore were all victorious on Sunday

BY Daniel Kelly 09:35 Monday 26 September 2016, 9:35 26 Sep 2016

Picture by: Frank Victores / AP/Press Association Images

Four teams joined the New England Patriots on 3-0 at the end of the third Sunday of the NFL season.

Denver, Philadelphia, Minnesota and Baltimore were all victorious on Sunday and while some of those wins may have been expected, others came as a big surprise.

The SuperBowl champion Denver Broncos played their first away game of the season in Cincinnati and won 29-17. Rookie quarterback Trevor Siemian continued the excellent start to his career with as he threw four touchdowns in the win.

Minnesota emboldened their reputation as one of the best defences in the NFL with a surprising 22-10 win away to the Carolina Panthers. MVP Cam Newton was sacked eight times by the Vikings' defence and threw two interceptions in the 12-point defeat.

Baltimore Ravens continued their unbeaten start to the season with a 19-17 win away in Jacksonville. Having blocked a field goal with three minutes left, the Ravens won with a kick with just over a minute left of the clock in Florida.

The biggest shock of the day came in Philadelphia, with the Eagles defeating the previously unbeaten Pittsburgh Steelers 34-3. Carson Wentz threw for threw two touchdowns as the Eagles continued their winning streak.

Among Sunday's other matches, Cleveland missed a field goal with the last kick of the game to beat Miami, before losing 30-24 in overtime, while Dallas defeated Chicago 31-17.

Sunday's Results:

Baltimore 19-17 Jacksonville

Washington 29-27 New York Giants

Detroit 27-34 Green Bay

Cleveland 24-30 Miami

Minnesota 22-10 Carolina

Denver 29-17 Cincinnati 

Arizona 18-33 Buffalo

Oakland 17-10 Tennessee

Los Angeles 37-32 Tampa Bay

San Francisco 18-37 Seattle

Pittsburgh 3-34 Philadelphia

New York Jets 3-24 Kansas City

San Diego 22-26 Indianapolis

Chicago 17-31 Dallas


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