- The Atlanta Falcons needed a late field goal to beat the Carolina Panthers and maintain their perfect start while the Houston Texans marched to 4-0 for the first time in franchise history with a 38-14 win over Tennessee on Sunday. The San Francisco 49ers shut out a hapless New York Jets, winning 34-0 at the New Meadowlands while the New England Patriots avoided a third straight loss with a come-from-behind romp over Buffalo. ...