Giants stun 49ers, Bryant keeps Falcons unbeaten, Houston lose winning streak

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Updated: October 15, 2012

NFL Sunday dished out some surprise results, leaving just one team undefeated after the first 6 weeks.

In San Francisco, defending champions the Giants, surged to the top of the NFC East with a stunning win over the much fancied 49ers. In fact it was a pasting the Giants dished out to the 49ers, 26-3, their second successive win at Candlestick park. Alex Smith had a shocker for the home team being picked off on 3 occasions, on a miserable day for San Francisco. It was a solid defensive performance by the Giants, keeping Gore to a mere 36 yards from 8 carries.

The NFC West has been discussed as the most difficult group, and looking at the table the suggestions look correct. San Francisco, Seattle and Arizona are all 4-2, the Seahawks the only team currently on a winning streak. It was an impressive win by Seattle, a fourth quarter rally, which saw them claw back a 13 point deficit, courtesy of 2 touch downs by Edwards and Rice.

Arizona remain top, despite a 2 game losing streak. A complete turnaround after winning their first 4 games of the season. An overtime field goal by Lindell giving the Bills a much needed win taking them to 3-3 for the season so far.

Atlanta recorded a 23-20 win over the Raiders to remain top of the NFC South, and the only unbeaten team left in the NFL with 6-0. It might have been a win, however to be described as impressive would be twisting the truth somewhat. Ryan was out of sorts being picked off on 3 occasions, while Turner struggled with only 33 yards from 11 carries. Despite the performance, Atlanta now go into a rest weekend safe in the knowledge that they are unbeaten.

Jacoby Jones was the hero in the third quarter for the impressive Ravens, as he ran into the record books with a 108 yard kick return. Another home win for Baltimore 31-29 over the Cowboys, and a 4 match winning streak that sees them at the summit of the AFC North with a 5-1 start.

There were also wins for Cleveland, Miami and the Jets against Cincinnati, St. Louis and Indianapolis respectively, while Detroit had Jason Hanson to thank with a 45 yard field goal in over time giving them the points in a 26-23 win over the Eagles. Despite their wins Cleveland and Miami remain rooted to the bottom of the AFC North and AFC East respectively.

Washington overcame Minnesota in a high scoring 38-26 affair, while Green Bay produced one of the performances of the week, ending the unbeaten run off Houston. Rogers led the way throwing for 338 yards and 6 touch downs in an emphatic 42-24 win. Despite the loss Houston remain top of the AFC South.

Tonight’s Monday Night Football action comes at you from San Diego, as the Charges look to keep their position at the top of the AFC West against the arm of Peyton Manning, and the Broncos. 2BET2 hosts the odds for you, all you have to do is go to the 2BET2 app and bet.