The NFL playoff picture came slightly more into focus, but not much after Saturday's early games. The Arizona Cardinals were the only team to be eliminated and the New England Patriots were the only team to clinch their division. Here's a complete look at how the picture now looks:
Raiders 16, Chiefs 13: Oakland improved to 8-7 and remains alive in the playoff hunt. In fact, they can still win the AFC West if they beat the San Diego Chargers next week. Kansas City was officially eliminated from the playoff race.
Patriots 27, Dolphins 24: New England recovered from a slow start to clinch the AFC East and improve to 12-3. They will clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs if they win their final game against the Buffalo Bills.
Bengals 23, Cardinals 16: Cincinnati kept their playoff hopes alive, while Arizona's died. The Bengals are now 9-6 and can clinch a playoff spot by beating the Baltimore Ravens in their final game and could qualify even if they lose.
Bills 40, Broncos 14: Denver's once seeming lock on the playoffs is suddenly much more tenuous after losing to Buffalo, a team that had already been eliminated from playoff contention. The Broncos (8-7) play the Kansas City Chiefs in their final game and can still win the division or miss the playoffs.
Steelers 27, Rams 0: Pittsburgh remained in contention to win the AFC Central and have clinched a playoff spot. The Steelers (11-4) could win the division and earn a first-round bye if they beat the Cleveland Browns next week.
Giants 29, Jets 14: The Giants (8-7) put themselves in position to win the NFC East with a victory over the Dallas Cowboys in the season's final week. The Jets (8-7) were dealt a blow and will now need to win over the Dolphins as well as a little bit of help in order to qualify for the playoffs.
Ravens 20, Browns 14: Baltimore kept its hopes for an AFC Central title and a first-round bye alive with the victory. The Ravens (11-4) can clinch both of those things with a win in their final game over the Bengals.