nfl roundup | Sunday’s other games
Chiefs 27, Panthers 21
KANSAS CITY, MO.
Brady Quinn threw for 201 yards and two touchdowns, and Jamaal Charles ran for 127 yards. The win snapped an eight-game losing streak during one of the most difficult seasons the franchise has ever experienced.
Patriots 23, Dolphins 16
Tom Brady finished 24 for 40 for 238 yards and was sacked four times. But with the Patriots nursing a 20-13 lead midway through the fourth quarter, he led a 16-play drive that took more than seven minutes.
Texans 24, Titans 10
The Texans clinched their second straight playoff berth and set a franchise record for wins in a season. Whitney Mercilus recovered a fumble and had two sacks.
Broncos 31, Buccaneers 23
Peyton Manning threw three touchdowns, including one to defensive tackle Mitch Unrein, to help Denver wrap up the AFC West. Manning threw for 242 yards.
Rams 16, 49ers 13, OT
Rookie Greg Zuerlein kicked a 54-yard field goal with 26 seconds left in overtime after booting a 53-yarder as time expired in regulation.
Seahawks 23, Bears 17, OT
Russell Wilson connected with Sidney Rice on a 13-yard touchdown with 7:33 left in overtime to lift Seattle.
Colts 35, Lions 33
Andrew Luck threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Donnie Avery with no time left to lift Indianapolis. completing a rally that started with Detroit up 12 midway through the fourth quarter.
Packers 23, Vikings 14
GREEN BAY, WIS.
James Starks had Green Bay’s first rushing touchdown in almost two months and Morgan Burnett picked off Christian Ponder twice. Adrian Peterson had 210 rushing yards.
Bengals 20, Chargers 13
Andy Dalton scrambled up the middle for a 6-yard touchdown with 4:11 left for the go-ahead score and Cincinnati won its fourth straight game.
Jets 7, Cardinals 6
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.
Third-stringer Greg McElroy stepped in for a struggling Mark Sanchez and led New York to its only score to Jeff Cumberland on a 1-yard touchdown.
Bills 34, Jaguars 18
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y.
Ryan Fitzpatrick directed five straight scoring drives. Fred Jackson had 101 yards rushing.
Cowboys 38, Eagles 27
Tony Romo threw for 303 yards and 3 TD passes. Jason Witten caught six passes for 108 yards.