-- Pittsburgh seems to have escaped the worst-case scenario, as quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is expected to be ready for the postseason after suffering a concussion in a rout of Cleveland.

-- Tampa Bay's Carnell "Cadillac" Williams scored two touchdowns before being helped from the field with a knee injury during the fourth quarter of the Buccaneers' loss to the Oakland Raiders.

-- Houston Pro Bowl defensive end Mario Williams left the Texans' win over Chicago with a strained groin. The 6-7, 291-pound Williams came up limping on the third play of the second half, after Dominique Barber sacked Kyle Orton.

-- Brett Favre will have an MRI exam on his ailing right shoulder, saying it would affect his decision on whether he'll come back for another season with the New York Jets. Favre, 39, struggled down the stretch in his first season with New York, throwing two touchdowns and nine interceptions in his last five games. He was picked off three times in the Jets' 24-17 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.

-- The Lions' 16 losses came to teams good - Tennessee, Indianapolis, Atlanta - and not-so-good - Washington, San Francisco. The Lions were outscored 517-268, and twice failed to crack double-digits for points.

-- Minnesota's Adrian Peterson finished with 363 carries for 1,760 yards (a 4.8 average) and 10 touchdowns. His feat was overshadowed some by his fumble problems late in the season: He had six of them in December.

-- The Saints' Drew Brees passed for 5,069 yards this season, making him just the second quarterback to top 5,000. Miami's Dan Marino set the mark in 1984 with 5,084 yards. But Brees said he wasn't sure setting a record while his team went 8-8 was "necessarily the way that record deserves to be broken. That's why I'm able to accept the fact it didn't happen."

-- With one catch for 13 yards, Patriots receiver Randy Moss upped his career total to 13,201 yards, moving to ninth in the NFL, 3 yards ahead of former Buffalo star Andre Reed.