The Athletic NFL Staff
December 12, 2021 at 8:07 PM ESTBrought to you by
Sunday’s early window featured a trio of crucial divisional matchups in Ravens-Browns, Raiders-Chiefs and Cowboys-Washington. In the late afternoon, the Bengals-49ers and Bills-Bucs games came down to the wire.
An ankle injury to Ravens QB Lamar Jackson and the subsequent Browns win over Baltimore is one of the day’s biggest stories so far. Elsewhere around the league, the Raiders poked the Chiefs, which the Chiefs enjoyed. Demaryius Thomas is on the hearts and minds of many across the league today. The Cowboys tighten their grip on the NFC East. Myles Garrett sets a Browns record.
This live blog from The Athletic follows the action from those games and more as the playoff race heats up. Three teams can clinch this week. Keep an eye out for our Sunday Night Football live blog, too, featuring all the happenings from Bears-Packers.
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Minnesota 36, Pittsburgh 28
Cleveland 24, Baltimore 22 | BOX SCORE
Tennessee 20, Jacksonville 0 | BOX SCORE
Kansas City 48, Las Vegas 9 | BOX SCORE
Dallas 27, Washington 20 | BOX SCORE
Atlanta 29, Carolina 21 | BOX SCORE
Seattle 33, Houston 13 | BOX SCORE
Denver 38, Detroit 10 | BOX SCORE
San Francisco 26, Cincinnati 23 (OT) | BOX SCORE
Tampa Bay 33, Buffalo 27 (OT) | BOX SCORE
Chicago at Green Bay, 8:20 p.m.
L.A. Rams at Arizona, 8:15 p.m.
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