Tennessee Titans return to victory by eliminating Jacksonville Jaguars
AFC South executives, the Tennessee Titans, returned to victory by beating the Jacksonville Jaguars 20-0 in Nashville.
After losses to the Houston Texans and fit New England Patriots, the Titans’ defense came out on top at Nissan Stadium as Jaguars rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence was sacked four times.
D’Onta Foreman and quarterback Ryan Tannehill both made touchdowns as the Titans moved closer to win the AFC South title again, while Jacksonville lost its fifth straight game.
Two touchdown passes from Patrick Mahomes helped AFC West officials, the Kansas City Chiefs, pass the Las Vegas Raiders 48-9 at Arrowhead Stadium.
The Chiefs produced five turnovers in what was another record breaking margin of victory over the Raiders, with Clyde Edwards-Helaire scoring two touchdowns in the second quarter.
It was a sixth straight victory for the Chiefs since their loss to Tennessee in late October, while the Raiders are now 6-7 at the bottom of the division.
Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield threw two touchdown passes while defensive end Myles Garrett scored the first touchdown of his NFL career just before the halftime break.
The Ravens – looking for their own playoff spot – fought back with two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, but just couldn’t get close enough and suffered a second straight loss.
NFC East executives the Dallas Cowboys ended Washington’s winning streak with a 27-20 victory at FedEx Field.
The Cowboys forced four turnovers and sacked five in a strong defensive display in the first half, opening up a 24-0 advantage as Greg Zuerlein scored three field goals.
Washington looked to recover with three unanswered touchdowns in the second half, but the Cowboys held on in a tense end of the game.
In the fourth quarter, Cowboys offensive tackle La’el Collins was sent off after he and teammate Ezekiel Elliott got involved in a fight with Washington linebacker Williams Bradley-King.
The Atlanta Falcons beat the Carolina Panthers 29-21 in their NFC South clash in Charlotte.
Matt Ryan threw for 190 yards and a touchdown while Mykal Walker returned an interception for 66 yards at Bank of America Stadium.
The victory sees the Falcons drop to 6-7, which keeps their play-off hopes alive.
The Seattle Seahawks beat the Houston Texans 33-13 at NRG Stadium to record straight wins for the first time this season.
Russell Wilson threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns, as wide receiver Tyler Lockett broke the 1,000 yard mark for the third consecutive campaign.
The New Orleans Saints ended a five-game losing streak with a 30-9 win over the New York Jets.
Running back Alvin Kamara made his comeback after missing four games with one touchdown and 120 yards, while quarterback Taysom Hill scored two and Brett Maher added three field goals.
A fourth loss in the last five games sees the Jets sit down in the AFC East on 3-10.
Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdowns and 341 yards as his Green Bay Packers beat the Chicago Bears 45-30, the backs of the Denver Broncos combined for the same number of scores in a 38-10 victory over the Detroit Lions and the New York Giants fell 31-21 against the Los Angeles Chargers.
The Cincinnati Bengals were beset by errors in a 26-23 loss to the San Francisco 49ers, while veteran quarterback Tom Brady hit his 700th touchdown for the game-winning score as the Tampa Buccaneers Bay were 33-27 winners over the Buffalo Bills.