Roy Helu Jr. ran for a school-record 307 yards and three touchdowns on 28 carries, as 14th-ranked Nebraska downed No. 7 Missouri, 31-17, at Memorial Stadium. Blaine Gabbert threw for 199 yards on 18-of-42 attempts with one touchdown and one interception for the Tigers (7-1, 3-1). Gabbert ran for 74 yards on 22 carries, T.J. Moe caught five passes for 71 yards, and Michael Egnew had 70 yards on seven receptions for Missouri. Mizzou will be in Lubbock to face the Texas Tech Red Raiders Saturday.
Rookie Sam Bradford threw for 191 yards and two touchdowns, and the defense forced four turnovers, as the St. Louis Rams defeated the Carolina Panthers, 20-10, at the Edward Jones Dome. Bradford completed 25-of-32 throws, while Danny Amendola and Daniel Fells each had a touchdown catch for St. Louis (4-4), which dropped an 18-17 decision at Tampa Bay last Sunday. The Rams have won four straight at home. Steven Jackson rushed 23 times for 59 yards in the win. Brandon Gibson had six catches for 67 yards. St. Louis has a bye next week before playing at San Francisco on November 14.
St. Louis Rams wide receiver Danario Alexander is expected to be sidelined for at least two weeks because of torn meniscus in his left knee. Alexander was hurt during practice on Friday and was expected to undergo surgery.
Ryan Succop hit a 35-yard field goal as time expired in overtime to lead the Kansas City Chiefs to a 13-10 victory over the winless Buffalo Bills at Arrowhead Stadium. Succop was 2-for-3 on the day, including a 39-yard attempt that went wide left in overtime, and Jamal Charles ran for 177 yards on 22 carries and caught four passes for 61 yards to lead Kansas City (5-2), which has won its past two games. Matt Cassel threw for 152 yards and a touchdown on 14-of-26 attempts and did not throw in interception in the victory. The Chiefs will be at Oakland next Sunday.
T.J. Oshie and Brad Boyes scored in the shootout for St. Louis, as the Blues rallied from a 3-1 first period deficit to beat the Atlanta Thrashers, 4-3, at Scottrade Center. Jay McClement recorded a hat trick for the Blues, who have won four in a row for the first time since posting five straight victories from February 9-March 4 of last season. It was the first career hat trick for McClement. Jaroslav Halak saw his shutout streak come to an end at 160:08, but he stopped 25-of-28 shots for the victory. The Blues will be off until Thursday night when they host the San Jose Sharks.