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The $113 billion deal to telecast NFL games through 2033 is head-swimmingly large — until you consider that the very survival of broadcast networks as we know them may depend upon it.

By the time Justin Houston sacked Sam Darnold in the fourth quarter for a safety, it honestly felt gratuitous. On a gorgeous Sunday evening, the Indianapolis Colts made a little history against the New York Jets. Philip Rivers added a pair of notable career milestones, the defense returned a pair of interceptions for touchdowns in the same game for the first time in 50 years and the Colts roared to a 36-7 victory at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Tampa Bay isn't giving up on Jameis Winston or its season. The suddenly red-hot Buccaneers (6-7) will miss the playoffs for the 12th straight year despite rallying Sunday to beat the Indianapolis Colts 38-35 for their third consecutive victory and fourth in five games.

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