Dolphins halt Patriots' win streak at 8

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) The Miami Dolphins wore their perfect season uniforms, and for at least one game in 2017, they looked the part.

Tom Brady was intercepted twice by Xavien Howard and held without a third-down conversion Monday night, and Miami snapped the New England Patriots' eight-game winning streak with a surprising 27-20 victory.

The Dolphins (6-7) were 11-point underdogs at home, but they kept the Patriots (10-3) from clinching their ninth consecutive AFC East title - at least for another week.

Eagles confirm Wentz tore ACL

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Carson Wentz got the Eagles this far. Now, it's up to Nick Foles to deliver Philadelphia its first Super Bowl title.

Wentz has a torn left ACL and will miss the rest of the season and playoffs, forcing the NFC East champions to turn to a familiar backup who once had one of the greatest statistical seasons in NFL history. (MORE)

Pack doctor evaluating tests on Rodgers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Packers coach Mike McCarthy was cautious. His players seemed hopeful.

Green Bay might be getting quarterback Aaron Rodgers back soon from a collarbone injury. (MORE)

O'Brien: If I saw tape, Savage stays out

HOUSTON (AP) Texans coach Bill O'Brien said Monday that he wouldn't have let Tom Savage re-enter Sunday's game after an alarming hit that gave him a concussion and left the quarterback's hands shaking if he had seen the video of the hit.

Savage was injured with about nine minutes remaining in the second quarter of Houston's 26-16 loss to San Francisco when he was driven to the ground on a hit by Elvis Dumervil. (MORE)

Rockets beat Pelicans, win streak at 10

HOUSTON (AP) In a season where the Houston Rockets have become one of the league's best teams, scoring a career-high in points like Clint Capela did on Monday night doesn't get congratulations. It draws comments on how he needs to play like he did over the New Orleans Pelicans more often.

Capela scored 28 points and James Harden scored 12 straight points for Houston in the fourth quarter as the Rockets rallied for the 130-123 victory over the Pelicans to extend their winning streak to 10 games. (MORE)

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