Week 3 in the NFL

Week 3 in the NFL

In Week 3 of the 2008-09 season a former Duck scored a touchdown running the ball while another had three pass receptions. A former Oregon punter continues his long career and a former star quarterback is with a new team.

(PHOTO) Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart (28) scores a touchdown as Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway, right, attempts to make the stop during the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)

After Stewart scored the touchdown ultimately the Panthers lost to the Vikings 20-10. Stewart had seven carries for 15 yards and the score. Tight end Dante Rosario had two catches for 18 yards in the losing effort.

Punter Josh Bidwell had six punts averaging 40.5 yards per punt with one inside the 20 and a long of 56 as his Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Chicago Bears 27-24. Matt Toeaina was listed as inactive for Chicago.

The Atlanta Falcons beat the Kansas City Chiefs 38-14. Tight end Justin Peelle had a catch for seven yards for Atlanta.

Running back Reuben Droughns was on the participation list for the New York Giants but did not record a carry or reception in the 26-23 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.

Joey Harrington is back in the NFL, this time with the New Orleans Saints. Harrington was listed as Not Active and the Saints dropped one to the Denver Broncos 34-32.

The San Francisco 49ers won anther one by downing the Detroit Lions 31-13. Adam Snyder started at left guard and safety Keith Lewis was on the participation list for the Niners.

Defensive lineman Haloti Ngata recorded three tackles and two assists while his teammate Demetrius Williams had three receptions for 26 yards as the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Cleveland Browns 28-10.

Igor Olshansky and the San Diego Chargers will take on Kellen Clemens and New York Jets on Monday Night Football.

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