Reggie Bush had an 86-yard touchdown run in the first quarter that helped the Detroit Lions beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 13-12 in a preseason game Friday night in Detroit.
Much of the talk afterward was about a hit applied by Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne. Suh was penalized for a personal foul roughing the passer after his head lowered into Henne's chest.
Henne remained in the game, and was 9-for-14 for 70 yards and no touchdowns. Jaguars rookie quarterback Blake Bortles had better numbers than Henne, going 10-for-16 for 158 yards and a 13-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter to Allen Hurns, who had seven catches for 113 yards.
Matthew Stafford went 10-for-16 for 98 yards, no touchdowns and an interceptions the Lions, while Bush rushed for 95 yards on just two carries.
Patriots 30, Cougars 7
New England quarterback Tom Brady seemed to be in midseason form, completing 17 of 21 passes for 204 yards two touchdowns and no interceptions in Foxboro, Mass.
Both his touchdown passes were to running back Shane Vereen, the first for 40 yards in the first half andthe other for 6 yards in the third quarter.
Both Brady and Carolina quarterback Cam Newton played the entire first half and the first series of the second half. But the Panthers were unable to put any points on the board with Newton on the field. He finished 8-for-12 for 88 yards, and was sacked three times.
Carolina's only points came on a 3-yard touchdown pass from Joe Webb to D.C. Jefferson with 1:12 left in the game.