Baltimore beat Indianapolis, Houston see off Cincinnati, Green Bay too good for Minnesota and Seattle win in Washington.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson misses out on breaking one of the NFL's most durable records.
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Kansas City Chiefs American football player Jovan Belcher kills his girlfriend before taking his own life outside the team's stadium.
London mayor Boris Johnson has held "exploratory" talks with NFL officials over American Football being staged at the Olympic Stadium.
The New England Patriots outclass the St Louis Rams 45-7 in the sixth NFL International Series game to be played in London.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says they must not be distracted by playing a regular-season game at Wembley.
Wembley Stadium will host an unprecedented two regular-season National Football League matches in 2013.
The Jacksonville Jaguars will meet the San Francisco 49ers in next year's NFL International Series game at Wembley Stadium.
Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky is sentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for sexually abusing young boys over a decade.
The National Football League makes a tentative deal with referees over a pay and pensions dispute that has overshadowed the new season.
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The BBC is to broadcast the NFL's Monday Night Football for the 2012 season, starting on 10 September.
BBC Sport looks at the players and teams likely to dominate the 2012 NFL season, with help from England cricketer Jonathan Trott.
Jacksonville Jaguars reach a deal to play annual regular-season games at London's Wembley Stadium from 2013 to 2016.