Raiders 16, Chiefs 13

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Sebastian Janikowski kicked a 36-yard field goal 2 minutes, 13 seconds into overtime to keep Oakland's playoff hopes alive.

Carson Palmer threw for 237 yards and a score for the Raiders (8-7), includingt a 53-yard strike to Darrius Heyward-Bey in overtime that set up Janikowski's winning kick.

Kyle Orton threw for 300 yards for Kansas City, his only touchdown pass going to Dwayne Bowe with 1:02 left in regulation to tie the game.

Oakland 3 0 7 3 3 – 16

Kansas City 3 0 3 7 0 – 13

First quarter

Oak–FG Janikowski 28, 13:20.

KC–FG Succop 23, 3:06.

Third quarter

Oak–Moore 61 pass from Palmer (Janikowski kick), 8:52.

KC–FG Succop 20, 3:30.

Fourth quarter

Oak–FG Janikowski 31, 2:57.

KC–Bowe 3 pass from Orton (Succop kick), 1:02.

Overtime

Oak–FG Janikowski 36, 12:47.

A: 70,803.

Oak   KC

First downs 13   26

Total Net Yards 308   435

Rushes-yards 25-71   30-135

Passing 237   300

Punt Returns 2-1   1-19

Kickoff Returns 3-149   1-25

Interceptions Ret. 2-65   2-22

Comp-Att-Int 16-26-2   21-36-2

Sacked-Yards Lost 0-0   0-0

Punts 4-54.3   3-48.7

Fumbles-Lost 0-0   0-0

Penalties-Yards 15-92   11-88

Time of Possession 29:34   32:39

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing: Oakland, Bush 23-70, Reece 2-1. Kansas City, Battle 14-56, Jones 11-51, McCluster 3-15, McClain 1-11, Orton 1-2.

Passing: Oakland, Palmer 16-26-2-237. Kansas City, Orton 21-36-2-300.

Receiving: Oakland, Moore 4-94, Heyward-Bey 4-70, Bush 2-24, Houshmandzadeh 2-19, Tonga 2-12, Reece 1-10, Cartwright 1-8. Kansas City, Bowe 6-80, McCluster 5-89, Breaston 4-41, Copper 3-61, Pope 1-13, Baldwin 1-10, Becht 1-6.

Missed Field Goals: Oakland, Janikowski 59 (SH). Kansas City, Succop 49 (BK), 49 (BK).

Titans 23, Jaguars 17

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Matt Hasselbeck threw for 350 yards as Tennessee snapped a two-game skid by beating Jacksonville.

Rob Bironas kicked three field goals, including a pair of 51-yarders, for the Titans (8-7), who head to Houston for the season finale with a chance at their first winning season since 2008.

The Jaguars' Maurice Jones-Drew, the NFL's rushing leader with 1,334 yards coming into the game, ran for 103 yards and a touchdown for the Jaguars (4-11). He has 1,437 yards this season.

Jacksonville 7 3 0 7 – 17

Tennessee 10 7 3 3 – 23

First quarter

Ten–FG Bironas 51, 7:05.

Ten–Cook 55 pass from Hasselbeck (Bironas kick), 4:39.

Jac–Jones-Drew 10 run (Scobee kick), :19.

Second quarter

Ten–Harper 1 run (Bironas kick), 12:03.

Jac–FG Scobee 39, :31.

Third quarter

Ten–FG Bironas 51, 6:16.

Fourth quarter

Ten–FG Bironas 35, 12:29.

Jac–G.Jones 1 run (Scobee kick), 3:41.

A: 69,143.

Jac   Ten

First downs 18   20

Total Net Yards 300   407

Rushes-yards 28-113   25-65

Passing 187   342

Punt Returns 1-5   6-44

Kickoff Returns 5-97   4-90

Interceptions Ret. 2-27   1-0

Comp-Att-Int 21-42-1   24-40-2

Sacked-Yards Lost 1-11   1-8

Punts 9-45.1   4-43.0

Fumbles-Lost 0-0   1-1

Penalties-Yards 6-28   0-0

Time of Possession 29:01   30:59

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing: Jacksonville, Jones-Drew 24-103, D.Harris 2-5, Gabbert 1-4, G.Jones 1-1. Tennessee, C.Johnson 15-56, Harper 4-6, Hasselbeck 5-2, Hall 1-1.

Passing: Jacksonville, Gabbert 21-42-1-198. Tennessee, Hasselbeck 24-40-2-350.

Receiving: Jacksonville, Jones-Drew 6-21, Dillard 5-61, Thomas 3-26, Cloherty 2-33, G.Jones 2-9, Potter 1-22, West 1-14, Lewis 1-12. Tennessee, Cook 8-169, Williams 8-83, Washington 4-71, L.Hawkins 2-5, Stevens 1-17, Harper 1-5.

Missed Field Goals: None.

Steelers 27, Rams 0

PITTSBURGH - Backup quarterback Charlie Batch played efficiently in place of an injured Ben Roethlisberger as Pittsburgh pummeled lifeless St. Louis.

The Steelers (11-4) had little trouble contatining the Rams (2-13), who have the NFL's lowest-scoring offense.

St. Louis 0 0 0 0 – 0

Pittsburgh 3 7 3 14 – 27

First quarter

Pit–FG Suisham 21, 4:43.

Second quarter

Pit–Clay 10 run (Suisham kick), 6:50.

Third quarter

Pit–FG Suisham 49, 9:19.

Fourth quarter

Pit–Mendenhall 1 run (Suisham kick), 8:58.

Pit–Redman 2 run (Suisham kick), 3:14.

A: 60,081.

StL   Pit

First downs 15   17

Total Net Yards 232   377

Rushes-yards 36-164   28-169

Passing 68   208

Punt Returns 3-31   1-5

Kickoff Returns 3-72   1-30

Interceptions Ret. 1-7   0-0

Comp-Att-Int 9-24-0   15-22-1

Sacked-Yards Lost 3-23   0-0

Punts 7-40.1   4-47.8

Fumbles-Lost 1-0   0-0

Penalties-Yards 4-21   7-50

Time of Possession 30:45   29:15

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing: St. Louis, S.Jackson 24-103, Williams 9-42, Clemens 2-10, Jones 1-9. Pittsburgh, Mendenhall 18-116, Redman 8-35, Clay 1-10, A.Brown 1-8.

Passing: St. Louis, Clemens 9-24-0-91. Pittsburgh, C.Batch 15-22-1-208.

Receiving: St. Louis, Lloyd 3-29, Alexander 2-25, S.Jackson 2-24, Kendricks 2-13. Pittsburgh, Wallace 4-82, Ward 4-32, A.Brown 3-34, Mendenhall 1-35, Miller 1-18, Redman 1-5, Johnson 1-2.

Missed Field Goals: St. Louis, Jo.Brown 52 (WL), 33 (WR).

Bills 40, Broncos 14

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Jairus Byrd and Spencer Johnson returned Tim Tebow interceptions for touchdowns on consecutive plays in the fourth quarter to help Buffalo snap a seven-game skid.

Tebow finished with a career-worst four interceptions as Denver (8-7) fell into a tie with the Oakland Raiders for first place in the AFC West.

Denver lost its second in a row while squandering a chance to inch closer to clinching its first playoff berth since 2005.

Byrd scored on a 37-yard return with 8:03 left and Johnson had a 17-yarder just 18 seconds later as Buffalo (6-9) closed its home schedule with a victory.

Denver 7 0 7 0 – 14

Buffalo 0 17 6 17 – 40

First quarter

Den–Tebow 1 run (Prater kick), 7:13.

Second quarter

Buf–FG Rayner 28, 6:06.

Buf–McKelvin 80 punt return (Rayner kick), 4:05.

Buf–Spiller 4 run (Rayner kick), :19.

Third quarter

Den–Fells 17 pass from Tebow (Prater kick), 11:42.

Buf–FG Rayner 25, 6:19.

Buf–FG Rayner 25, 2:32.

Fourth quarter

Buf–FG Rayner 29, 13:26.

Buf–Byrd 37 interception return (Rayner kick), 8:03.

Buf–Sp.Johnson 17 interception return (Rayner kick), 7:45.

A: 45,112.

Den   Buf

First downs 18   14

Total Net Yards 293   351

Rushes-yards 35-133   28-160

Passing 160   191

Punt Returns 1-3   3-135

Kickoff Returns 9-165   3-101

Interceptions Ret. 0-0   4-69

Comp-Att-Int 13-30-4   15-27-0

Sacked-Yards Lost 3-25   1-5

Punts 7-43.7   4-50.3

Fumbles-Lost 1-0   0-0

Penalties-Yards 7-58   8-69

Time of Possession 30:31   29:29

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing: Denver, McGahee 15-64, Tebow 10-34, Johnson 6-23, Ball 4-12. Buffalo, Spiller 16-111, Choice 9-27, Fitzpatrick 3-22.

Passing: Denver, Tebow 13-30-4-185. Buffalo, Fitzpatrick 15-27-0-196.

Receiving: Denver, D.Thomas 4-76, Rosario 2-46, Fells 2-22, Johnson 2-19, Willis 1-11, Green 1-9, Royal 1-2. Buffalo, St.Johnson 4-92, Nelson 3-41, Spiller 2-27, Hagan 2-9, Brock 1-21, B.Smith 1-8, Caussin 1-6, Choice 1-(minus 8).

Missed Field Goals: Buffalo, Rayner 45 (WL), 31 (WL).

Panthers 48, Bucs 16

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Cam Newton broke Peyton Manning's rookie record for yards passing in a season as Carolina handed Tampa Bay its ninth straight defeat.

The Panthers (6-9) scored on eight of their first nine possessions against Tampa Bay (4-11), which has the league's 30th-ranked defense.

Tampa Bay 0 10 0 6 – 16

Carolina 10 10 21 7 – 48

First quarter

Car–D.Williams 8 run (Mare kick), 10:12.

Car–FG Mare 21, 8:27.

Second quarter

TB–Benn 4 pass from Freeman (Barth kick), 14:07.

Car–LaFell 91 pass from Newton (Mare kick), 13:06.

TB–FG Barth 42, 5:33.

Car–FG Mare 19, :25.

Third quarter

Car–D.Williams 22 run (Mare kick), 11:55.

Car–Stewart 11 pass from Newton (Mare kick), 3:24.

Car–Newton 49 run (Mare kick), :24.

Fourth quarter

Car–Shockey 8 pass from Newton (Mare kick), 14:53.

TB–Freeman 1 run (pass failed), 11:08.

A: 70,363.

TB   Car

First downs 22   20

Total Net Yards 317   433

Rushes-yards 19-59   31-270

Passing 258   163

Punt Returns 1-9   1-1

Kickoff Returns 5-101   1-17

Interceptions Ret. 0-0   1-20

Comp-Att-Int 28-38-1   12-17-0

Sacked-Yards Lost 3-16   1-8

Punts 1-59.0   2-46.5

Fumbles-Lost 3-3   0-0

Penalties-Yards 7-64   8-77

Time of Possession 32:57   27:03

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing: Tampa Bay, Lumpkin 7-24, Madu 4-20, Blount 2-11, Freeman 6-4. Carolina, Stewart 7-88, D.Williams 7-66, Newton 6-65, Vaughan 7-24, Smith 1-23, Brockel 2-5, D.Anderson 1-(minus 1).

Passing: Tampa Bay, Freeman 28-38-1-274. Carolina, Newton 12-17-0-171.

Receiving: Tampa Bay, Winslow 6-63, Stroughter 4-52, Madu 4-42, Williams 4-39, Lumpkin 4-38, Stocker 3-14, Parker 1-16, Briscoe 1-6, Benn 1-4. Carolina, LaFell 3-103, D.Williams 2-18, Shockey 2-14, Naanee 2-12, Stewart 1-11, Smith 1-9, Brockel 1-4.

Missed Field Goals: None.

Ravens 20, Browns 14

BALTIMORE - Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes as Baltimore beat Cleveland to move one step closer to winning the AFC North.

The Ravens (11-4) led by 17-0 at halftime and held on against the bumbling Browns (4-11) to complete their first unbeaten home season.

Cleveland 0 0 7 7 – 14

Baltimore 10 7 3 0 – 20

First quarter

Bal–Dickson 5 pass from Flacco (Graham kick), 9:12.

Bal–FG Graham 48, :58.

Second quarter

Bal–Rice 42 pass from Flacco (Graham kick), 8:57.

Third quarter

Bal–FG Graham 43, 5:50.

Cle–Cribbs 84 punt return (Dawson kick), 3:07.

Fourth quarter

Cle–Moore 6 pass from Wallace (Dawson kick), 8:22.

A: 71,083.

Cle   Bal

First downs 18   15

Total Net Yards 256   284

Rushes-yards 25-117   37-162

Passing 139   122

Punt Returns 1-84   2-0

Kickoff Returns 5-113   2-54

Interceptions Ret. 1-0   1-4

Comp-Att-Int 19-33-1   11-24-1

Sacked-Yards Lost 2-8   1-10

Punts 6-41.8   5-44.6

Fumbles-Lost 0-0   1-0

Penalties-Yards 6-95   5-51

Time of Possession 27:42   32:18

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing: Cleveland, Hillis 24-112, Wallace 1-5. Baltimore, Rice 23-87, R.Williams 10-45, Flacco 4-30.

Passing: Cleveland, Wallace 19-33-1-147. Baltimore, Flacco 11-24-1-132.

Receiving: Cleveland, Moore 5-35, Little 4-40, Cribbs 2-28, Massaquoi 2-17, C.Mitchell 2-12, Hillis 2-0, Ogbonnaya 1-12, Cameron 1-3. Baltimore, Rice 3-48, T.Smith 2-38, R.Williams 2-21, Dickson 2-14, Leach 2-11.

Missed Field Goals: None.

Patriots 27, Dolphins 24

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady ran for two touchdowns and threw for another score as New England rallied to clinch a playoff bye with the win over Miami.

The Patriots trailed by 17-0 at halftime, then scored on their first five possessions in the second half. The Dolphins helped when Matt Moore lost a fumble at his 38-yard line, then threw a pass that Devin McCourty picked off at the Patriots 2.

New England (12-3) won its seventh straight game. After the Houston Texans lost on Thursday to the Indianapolis Colts, the Patriots needed a win or a tie to lock up one of the AFC's top two spots.

Miami fell to 5-10 after opening the season at 0-7.

Miami 3 14 0 7 – 24

New England 0 0 17 10 – 27

First quarter

Mia–FG Carpenter 47, 10:59.

Second quarter

Mia–Marshall 19 pass from Mat.Moore (Carpenter kick), 13:45.

Mia–Clay 1 pass from Mat.Moore (Carpenter kick), 6:31.

Third quarter

NE–FG Gostkowski 45, 11:39.

NE–Branch 1 pass from Brady (Gostkowski kick), 7:10.

NE–Brady 1 run (Gostkowski kick), 2:17.

Fourth quarter

NE–FG Gostkowski 42, 8:55.

NE–Brady 1 run (Gostkowski kick), 2:56.

Mia–Bess 15 pass from Mat.Moore (Carpenter kick), 1:48.

A: 68,756.

Mia   NE

First downs 20   26

Total Net Yards 381   400

Rushes-yards 27-115   31-119

Passing 266   281

Punt Returns 2-25   4-19

Kickoff Returns 3-73   3-83

Interceptions Ret. 0-0   1-0

Comp-Att-Int 17-33-1   27-46-0

Sacked-Yards Lost 5-28   4-23

Punts 6-44.8   6-52.3

Fumbles-Lost 4-1   1-0

Penalties-Yards 6-39   5-50

Time of Possession 29:04   30:56

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing: Miami, Bush 22-113, Thomas 2-3, Mat.Moore 3-(minus 1). New England, Ridley 13-64, Woodhead 4-20, Brady 9-17, Green-Ellis 3-10, Welker 1-7, Hernandez 1-1.

Passing: Miami, Mat.Moore 17-33-1-294. New England, Brady 27-46-0-304.

Receiving: Miami, Marshall 7-156, Hartline 4-72, Bess 3-39, Bush 2-26, Clay 1-1. New England, Welker 12-138, Gronkowski 7-78, Hernandez 4-36, Branch 3-37, Ochocinco 1-15.

Missed Field Goals: New England, Gostkowski 51 (WL).

Bengals 23, Cardinals 16

CINCINNATI - Andy Dalton threw a pair of touchdown passes as Cincinnati withstood yet another fourth-quarter comeback by Arizona to stay in playoff contention for the final AFC wild card.

Another small crowd at Paul Brown Stadium saw the Bengals (9-6) secure only their third winning record in the last 21 years.

Arizona (7-8) rallied from a 23-0 deficit, but fell short.

Arizona 0 0 0 16 – 16

Cincinnati 10 10 3 0 – 23

First quarter

Cin–FG Nugent 24, 10:55.

Cin–Gresham 11 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), 6:24.

Second quarter

Cin–Simpson 19 pass from Dalton (Nugent kick), 2:46.

Cin–FG Nugent 41, :00.

Third quarter

Cin–FG Nugent 32, 3:09.

Fourth quarter

Ari–Fitzgerald 30 pass from Skelton (Feely kick), 11:25.

Ari–King 2 pass from Skelton (run failed), 7:39.

Ari–FG Feely 29, 3:16.

A: 41,273.

Ari   Cin

First downs 17   21

Total Net Yards 316   301

Rushes-yards 18-59   34-165

Passing 257   136

Punt Returns 2-(-3)   2-6

Kickoff Returns 4-69   2-40

Interceptions Ret. 0-0   3-17

Comp-Att-Int 23-44-3   18-31-0

Sacked-Yards Lost 5-40   2-18

Punts 6-38.3   5-43.0

Fumbles-Lost 1-0   2-2

Penalties-Yards 6-87   6-47

Time of Possession 28:21   31:39

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing: Arizona, Wells 14-53, Skelton 4-6. Cincinnati, Benson 16-57, Dalton 5-48, Scott 10-28, Green 2-25, Peerman 1-7.

Passing: Arizona, Skelton 23-44-3-297. Cincinnati, Dalton 18-31-0-154.

Receiving: Arizona, Fitzgerald 6-105, Roberts 6-75, Doucet 2-47, Heap 2-29, Taylor 2-19, Housler 1-11, Wells 1-8, King 1-2, Stephens-Howling 1-2, Peterson 1-(minus 1). Cincinnati, Gresham 5-56, Simpson 5-42, Whalen 3-20, Green 2-25, Benson 1-8, Hawkins 1-3, Lee 1-0.

Missed Field Goals: Cincinnati, Nugent 35 (WR), 48 (WR).