- National Football League Week 15:
(Teams in bold clinched a playoff berth; teams in italics are eliminated)
- New York Jets 31, Buffalo Bills 27
- The Bills are eliminated from playoff contention.
- Indianapolis Colts 31, Detroit Lions 21
- The Lions drop to 0–14, the third team ever to lose the first 14 games of a season (1976 Buccaneers, 1980 Saints).
- Jacksonville Jaguars 20, Green Bay Packers 16
- The Packers are eliminated with the loss.
- San Diego Chargers 22, Kansas City Chiefs 21
- Miami Dolphins 14, San Francisco 49ers 9
- Seattle Seahawks 23, St. Louis Rams 20
- Atlanta Falcons 13, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 10 (OT)
- Atlanta's win eliminated the New Orleans Saints from playoff contention.
- Houston Texans 13, Tennessee Titans 12
- The Texans' win prevents Tennessee from getting home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs for this week.
- Cincinnati Bengals 20, Washington Redskins 13
- Minnesota Vikings 35, Arizona Cardinals 14
- Carolina Panthers 30, Denver Broncos 10
- New England Patriots 49, Oakland Raiders 26
- Pittsburgh Steelers 13, Baltimore Ravens 9
- The win gives the Steelers the AFC North title and a first-round playoff bye, and sets up a showdown with the Titans for AFC playoff home field advantage next Sunday.
- Dallas Cowboys 20, New York Giants 8
- The Giants loss now sets up a showdown with Carolina for home field advantage in the NFC playoffs next week.
- New York Jets 31, Buffalo Bills 27
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