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Update on the latest from the NFL:

Sunday - 11/17/2013, 9:00pm  ET

KEVIN BEGOS
Associated Press

UNDATED (AP) -- For the Chicago Bears and their waterlogged fans, the wait was worth it.

The Bears' game against visiting Baltimore was delayed about two hours by a torrential downpour in the first quarter. Fans were ordered to leave the stands and head to the concourse amid reports of at least one tornado touching down in Illinois.

The Ravens were ahead 10-0 when play was stopped, but the Bears came away with a 23-20 victory on Robbie Gould's 38-yard field goal with 8:41 left in overtime.

Cade McCown was 19 of 31 for 216 yards, including a 14-yard touchdown pass to Matt Forte that put the Bears ahead 20-17 with 10:33 left in the fourth quarter. The Ravens managed to force OT on Justin Tucker's 21-yard kick with three seconds remaining in regulation.

The victory gives the 6-4 Bears a share of the NFC North lead. The Ravens dropped to 4-6 despite Ray Rice, who ran for 131 yards and a TD.

Seattle hammered Minnesota 41-20 as Russell Wilson threw for two touchdowns and Marshawn Lynch ran for two more. Wilson was 13 of 18 for 230 yards and no interceptions while outplaying Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder, who was pulled after throwing for 129 yards, one TD and two interceptions.

Percy Harvin made his season debut and had one catch for 17 yards against his former team. Harvin also returned a kickoff 58 yards in the second quarter to set up Wilson's 19-yard touchdown pass to Doug Baldwin.

Walter Thurmond had one of the Seahawks' three interceptions, returning it 29 yards for a fourth-quarter TD to help the Hawks improve to an NFC-best 10-1.

New Orleans improved to 8-2 while dropping San Francisco 3 ½ games behind the NFC West-leading Seahawks. Garrett Hartley hit three field goals in the final 7:40, including a 31-yard boot as time expired to lift the Saints past the 49ers 23-20. The Saints trailed 20-14 until Hartley had field goals of 21 and 42 yards.

Drew Brees hit Josh Hill for a three-yard touchdown and was 30 of 43 for 305 yards and one interception.

Colin Kaepernick (KAP'-ur-nik) threw scoring passes to Anquan Boldin and Vernon Davis but finished with just 152 total yards, including 127 through the air as the Niners fell to 6-4.

The Bengals solidified their hold on first place in the AFC North with a 40-21 win over Cleveland. The Browns actually led the game 13-0 in the first quarter, but a combination of good play by Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton and bad play by the Browns led to the Cincinnati win.

Dalton threw two touchdown passes and the Bengals returned a blocked punt and fumble for touchdowns during a team-record, 31-point second quarter. The 7-4 Bengals now head into their bye week. The Browns, who had been hoping to make a statement in the division, fell to 4-6.

The Steelers rallied to beat the Lions in Pittsburgh, 37-27, leaving Detroit winless in Pittsburgh since 1955. Ben Roethlisberger (RAWTH'-lihs-bur-gur) led the way as he passed for 367 yards and four touchdowns, including two in the final 5 minutes. Antonio Brown caught seven passes for 147 yards and two scores and Pittsburgh's defense rebounded from a bad second quarter to shut out Detroit in the second half.

In a losing effort Matthew Stafford threw for 362 yards with two touchdowns and an interception to become the Lions' all-time leading passer. Calvin Johnson hauled in six passes for 179 yards and both scores, but the Lions fell into a first-place tie in the NFC North.

The Bills forced four turnovers in their 37-14 win over the Jets in Buffalo. Jairus Byrd led the way with two interceptions as the Bills improved to 4-7 on the season. Another key contributor was Kyle Williams who had two sacks and forced a fumble. Bills rookie quarterback EJ Manuel threw for two touchdowns and 245 yards as his team snapped a three game losing streak.

The loss dropped the Jets to 5-5 as they became the first NFL team to alternate wins and losses through the first 10 games of a season.

Like the Jets, Miami is now 5-5 in the AFC East after the Dolphins outlasted the Chargers 20-16 in San Diego. Ryan Tannehill put the Dolphins ahead to stay with a 39-yard scoring pass to Charles Clay midway through the third quarter. Tannehill was 22 of 35 for 268 yards, and Daniel Thomas had 10 carries for 57 yards and a touchdown.

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