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NFL score Week 15: Pats stomp Dolphins, Cowboys beat Eagles

A look back at the games on Sunday and other NFL stories.

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Week 15 meant there were games and there were teams who won their divisions. The Patriots and Broncos clinched their divisions, while the Arizona Cardinals were the first team in the NFC to clinch a postseason berth. Let's take a look at the games from both the winning team and losing teams' perspective.

Steelers 27, Falcons 20

Steelers vs. Falcons final score: Pittsburgh guts out tough road win, moves to 9-5 overall with 27-20 win over Atlanta - Behind the Steel Curtain
The Steelers needed four quarters to hold off the Falcons, and moved to 9-5 on the season with a 27-20 win.

Falcons vs. Steelers Recap: Atlanta Falls Short at Home - The Falcoholic
The Falcons dropped their second straight and fall four games below .500.

Ravens 20, Jaguars 12

Ravens-Jaguars final score: Baltimore survives scare with 20-12 win - Baltimore Beatdown

The Jaguars played inspired football on defense and kept the game interesting throughout.

Jaguars vs. Ravens final score: 3 things we learned in 20-12 loss - Big Cat Country

The Jaguars are now 2-12 after failing to score a touchdown against the Ravens in Week 15.

Bills 21, Packers 13

Bills-Packers final score: Buffalo upsets Green Bay, 21-13 - Buffalo Rumblings
The Buffalo Bills pulled off the improbable.

Packers vs. Bills Final Score: Rodgers Throws Two Picks In Stunning 21-13 Loss - Acme Packing Company
Aaron Rodgers threw two interceptions in Green Bay's 21-13 loss to the Buffalo Bills.

Panthers 19, Buccaneers 17

Panthers "Buc" Up Tampa Bay, 19-17 - Cat Scratch Reader
With Cam Newton out with injuries resulting from a car accident, Derek Anderson filled in admirably to lead the Panthers to victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the second time this year, 19-17.

Buccaneers vs. Panthers Final Score: Carolina wins 19-17 in surprisingly close game - Bucs Nation
The Buccaneers kept it close despite clearly being the worse team, but they couldn't pull out a win at the end of the game.

Bengals 30, Browns 0

Bengals ruin Johnny Manziel's first NFL start with 30-0 shutout over the Browns - Cincy Jungle
The last time that the Cincinnati Bengals pitched a shutout, they did it on Dec.21, 2008... against the Cleveland Browns. Cincinnati stalls Cleveland's party on Sunday after a monstrous defensive performance.

Instant Recap: Johnny Manziel's Debut Sparks Nothing as Bengals Defeat Browns 30-0 - Dawgs By Nature
The Cincinnati Bengals defeated the Browns by a final score of 30-0, ending Cleveland's slim hopes of making the postseason in 2014.

Colts 17, Texans 10

Final Score: Colts 17, Texans 10 - Stampede Blue
The Colts clinched the AFC South title by defeating the Texans 17-10 in Indianapolis.

Texans-Colts Final Score: Savage Relieves Injured Fitzpatrick; Colts Clinch Divison In 17-10 Victory Over Texans - Battle Red Blog
The Houston Texans saw their third quarterback of the season take snaps. Rookie Tom Savage makes a very gutsy debut during the Texans' 17-10 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

Chiefs 31, Raiders 13

Raiders-Chiefs final score: What we learned from Kansas City's dominating 31-13 day vs. Oakland - Arrowhead Pride
The Chiefs beat the Raiders 31-6 to move to 8-6 on the season and still alive in the playoff picture.

Raiders vs Chiefs final score: Missouri loves company of Raiders with another blowout road loss 31-13 - Silver And Black Pride
It was a warm day by Kansas City in December standards. Clear skies and 59 degrees. But the Chiefs came out cold with penalties on their first two plays. That led to a three and out on their first...

Patriots 41, Dolphins 13

Patriots vs. Dolphins Final Score: 5 Takeaways from New England's 41-13 Win - Pats Pulpit
The New England Patriots have clinched their sixth straight AFC East division title. Fueled by a dominating 24-0 third quarter, the Patriots crushed the Miami Dolphins 41-13 Sunday.

Dolphins vs Patriots final score: New England third quarter destroys Miami 41-13 - The Phinsider
The New England Patriots embarrassed the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.

Giants 24, Redskins 13

Giants-Redskins Final Score: Beckham, pass rush carry Giants to 24-13 victory - Big Blue View
Electrifying rookie is the difference-maker as Giants defeat Redskins. Beckham passes Jeremy Shockey to set franchise rookie record for receiving yards.

Redskins drop sixth straight to Giants 24-13 - Hogs Haven
The Redskins dropped their sixth consecutive game to the New York Giants 24-13, continuing another absolutely tumultuous season in Washington.

Broncos 22, Chargers 10

Broncos Chargers final score: Broncos blast Chargers 22-10, win AFC West - Mile High Report
A thigh injury, flu-like symptoms, and 11 professional football players (the Chargers defense) couldn't stop Peyton Manning Sunday.

Chargers-Broncos final score: San Diego's losing streak continues with 22-10 loss to Denver - Bolts From The Blue
The Denver Broncos have a very impressive defense, and that was enough for them to beat the San Diego Chargers by a whole lot of points for the second time this season.

Jets 16, Titans 11

Jets 16 Titans 11: No Music City Miracle - Gang Green Nation
The Jets defeated the Tennessee Titans in Nashville today 16-11. The win moves New York to 3-11 in the 2014 NFL season. It was a pretty sloppy game on both ends full of mistakes. The Titans outdid...

Titans Fall To Jets: Final score 16-11 - Quick Recap - Music City Miracles
The Titans lose...again.

Lions 16, Vikings 14

Lions-Vikings final score: Detroit shakes off slow start for 16-14 win - Pride Of Detroit
The Detroit Lions shook off a slow start to beat the Minnesota Vikings and take back control of first place in the NFC North.

Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions Final Score: Vikings Lose Winnable Game, 16-14 - Daily Norseman
The Minnesota Vikings had plenty of chances to win in Week 15 at Ford Field, but came undone at the end and fell to the Detroit Lions by a score of 16-14.

Seahawks 17, 49ers 7

Seahawks vs. 49ers Final Score: Seattle wins fourth straight, eliminate 49ers from Playoffs in 17-7 win - Field Gulls
Seattle's defense allows just 67 yards of offense in second half as they continue to lead the team towards a potential No. 1 seed in the NFC.

49ers-Seahawks final score: Injuries, execution, play-calling, refs all combine to end San Francisco season - Niners Nation
The San Francisco 49ers playoff chances are over following a 17-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. We take a look at all that went wrong in Week 15.

Cowboys 38, Eagles 27

Cowboys Pluck Eagles 38-27, Take NFC East Lead - Blogging The Boys

It took plays from all three phases of the game, and Dallas got them in Philadelphia.

Eagles vs. Cowboys Final Score: Philadelphia falls to Dallas, 38-27 - Bleeding Green Nation

The Philadelphia Eagles were by defeated the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field, 38-27. Up next for Philadelphia is a road game against the Washington Redskins.

Other NFL stories:

Jay Cutler privately upset with Bears OC, per report - SBNation.com
Jay Cutler may have publicly said that his relationship with Aaron Kromer is fine, but privately it appears to be a different story.

Cleveland Police Union president demands apology from Browns - SBNation.com
Andrew Hawkins wore a shirt asking for justice for police shootings, now the union has responded.

2015 NFL Draft order: Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold at No. 1 - SBNation.com
There may only be two weeks left in the season but the first overall pick in the draft is far from settled.

NFL playoff picture 2014: All but one AFC division clinched - SBNation.com
Only the North remains up for grabs in the AFC.

NFL scores, news and highlights: What happened Sunday in Week 15 - SBNation.com
The Cowboys and Seahawks got a step closer to the top spot in the NFC this week. Johnny Manziel did some stuff that wasn't pretty. Let's take a look back at Sunday.