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NFL Scores Week 16: Lots of clinching playoff berths

A look back at the games from Week 16

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Aside from Monday Night Football, Week 16 is in the books. Let's see how the games went down, from the winners' and losers' perspective.

Jaguars 21, Titans 13

Jaguars vs. Titans final score: 3 things we learned in 21-13 win - Big Cat Country
The Jaguars started slow, but then scored 21 unanswered points against the Titans on Thursday to improve to 3-12.

Titans-Jaguars Final Score: Tennessee Loses 21-13 Remain in the Hunt for 1st Pick - Music City Miracles
Talking about yet another loss.

Redskins 27, Eagles 24

Redskins spoil Eagles playoff hopes 27-24 - Hogs Haven
The Redskins snapped a six game losing streak, beating the Eagles 27-24. The Redskins showed some fight for the first time in a long time, Griffin showed some more flashes and the Redskins can feel good for the first time in a long time.

Eagles-Redskins Final Score: Philadelphia chokes in loss to Washington, 27-24 - Bleeding Green Nation
Welp.

Chargers 38, 49ers 35

San Diego Chargers notch 38-35 comeback overtime win over San Francisco 49ers - Bolts From The Blue
After an abysmal first three quarters, the San Diego Chargers scored the last 17 points of the game to get a win and move to 9-6. The win helps them remain in the playoff race.

49ers-Chargers final score: Frank Gore big game not enough as 49ers blow lead, lose in overtime - Niners Nation
The 49ers blew a big lead in Week 16, dropping a 38-35 overtime game to the San Diego Chargers. It was as ugly an ending as it sounds.

Panthers 17, Browns 13

Panthers Make "Playoffs," Down Browns, 17-13 - Cat Scratch Reader
After squeaking past the Cleveland Browns, the Carolina Panthers have set up a NFC South Championship game next week against the hated dirty birds of the south, the Atlanta Falcons.

Instant Recap: Manziel Hurt as Panthers Defeat Browns 17-13 - Dawgs By Nature
With the Cleveland Browns eliminated from playoff contention heading into Sunday, the only thing fans were looking forward to was evaluating rookie QB Johnny Manziel. Instead, Manziel suffered a hamstring injury before the end of the first half.

Lions 20, Bears 14

Lions-Bears final score: Detroit improves to 11-4 with 20-14 win - Pride Of Detroit
The Detroit Lions came awfully close to letting Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears slip away, but they ultimately won to improve to 11-4 on the season.

Bears vs Lions Final Score: Clausen Starts, but Bears Still Lose, 20-14 - Windy City Gridiron
The Bears reached double-digit losses as they fell on Sunday to the playoff-bound Lions.

Texans 25, Ravens 13

Ravens-Texans Final Score: Keenum Wins In 2014 Debut, Defense Dominates Floundering Flacco - Battle Red Blog
The Texans did their part to keep their playoff hopes alive by dominating the Baltimore Ravens 25-13.

Ravens-Texans final score: Joe Flacco struggles mightily in 25-13 loss - Baltimore Beatdown
The Ravens had a horrid performance on offense in a disastrous 25-13 loss to the Texans.

Dolphins 37, Vikings 35

Dolphins Vs. Vikings Final Score: Miami Gets The Late Safety And The Win 37 to 35 - The Phinsider
The Dolphins squeak out the win over the Vikings with the late blocked punt and safety.

Minnesota Vikings at Miami Dolphins Final Score: Vikings Invent New Way To Lose, Fall 37-35 - Daily Norseman
The Minnesota Vikings clinched their second straight losing season, falling to the Miami Dolphins by a score of 37-35 on a safety with under a minute remaining.

Falcons 30, Saints 14

Falcons vs. Saints Recap: Atlanta buries New Orleans in 30-14 rout - The Falcoholic
The Atlanta Falcons sweep the New Orleans Saints after winning 30-14.

Saints vs. Falcons Final Score: Saints Out of the Playoffs After 30-14 Loss. - Canal Street Chronicles
The New Orleans Saints were in a "win or go home" scenario against the Atlanta Falcons this afternoon in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. They went home alright, losing 30-14 in a year that will live in infamy in the Sean Payton era with the Saints.

Patriots 17, Jets 16

Patriots vs. Jets Final Score: 5 Takeaways from New England's 17-16 Win - Pats Pulpit
Five takeaways from the New England Patriots' week 16 victory over the New York Jets.

Patriots 17 Jets 16: Still Playing Hard; Still Bad Results - Gang Green Nation
Another loss for the Jets.

Steelers 20, Chiefs 12

Chiefs vs. Steelers final score: Pittsburgh is back in the postseason after 20-12 win over Kansas City - Behind the Steel Curtain
The Steelers clinched their first postseason berth in three years with a hard-fought 20-12 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 16.

Chiefs-Steelers final score: 6 things we learned in Kansas City's 20-12 loss to Pittsburgh - Arrowhead Pride
What we learned in the Chiefs 20-12 loss to the Steelers.

Packers 20, Buccaneers 3

Packers vs. Buccaneers Final Score: Stout Defensive Effort Propels Green Bay In 20-3 Road Win - Acme Packing Company
Green Bay put together a strong defensive performance on the road in Tampa Bay on their way to a 20-3 victory over the Buccaneers.

Packers vs. Buccaneers Final Score: Green Bay wins 20-3, seals playoff spot - Bucs Nation
The Packers clinch a playoff berth, while the Bucs get one stop closer to the first overall pick.

Giants 37, Rams 27

Giants-Rams Final Score: Giants win fight- and penalty-filled game, 37-27 - Big Blue View
Odell Beckham has another record-setting day as the Giants win again.

Rams 27, Giants 37: Beckham, Manning Put on a Show in the Dome - Turf Show Times
The Rams' defense had been the centerpiece of the team over the last month. Not so, today.

Cowboys 42, Colts 7

Your NFC East Division Champions, The Dallas Cowboys! - Blogging The Boys
It was never close, and may have been over in the first quarter as Dallas completely dominated.

Final Score: Cowboys 42, Colts 7 - Stampede Blue
The Colts were embarrassed in Dallas, losing to the Cowboys 42-7.

Raiders 26, Bills 24

Bills vs Raiders final score: Raiders crush Bills playoff hopes for third straight home win 26-24 - Silver And Black Pride
The Bills started out the game winning the field position battle after a three and out started the Bills' drive at the Buffalo 40-yard line. They were in third and nine and converted on a TJ Carrie...

Bills-Raiders final score: 26-24 loss eliminates Buffalo from postseason - Buffalo Rumblings
With the table set for a potentially monumental Week 17 showdown in New England, the Bills could not handle their own business on Sunday - and they've been eliminated from the playoffs.

Seahawks 35, Cardinals 6

Seahawks vs. Cardinals final score: Seattle takes control of NFC with 35-6 win over Cardinals - Field Gulls
The top seed in the NFC was up for grabs in Glendale on Sunday night. The Seahawks exploded for 594 yards of offense to take control of the conference playoff picture.

Cardinals vs. Seahawks final score: Seattle embarrasses Arizona on Sunday Night Football - Revenge of the Birds
Cardinals defense embarrassed at home by Seahawks