The Ravens used the arm of a rookie to clinch the AFC North title and the Eagles closed out the sport with the backup’s backup to safe the ultimate NFC playoff spot.

Quarterback Lamar Jackson led Baltimore to a slender 26-24 win over the Browns. The primary-year sign caller went 14-of-24 passing for 179 yards. He additionally tallied 90 yards and two scores on the bottom.

Jackson was up towards one other spectacular rookie in Baker Mayfield, who set an NFL report for landing passes by a first-year participant in a single season within the loss. Mayfield completed 23-of-42 passing for 376 yards, three touchdowns and three interceptions.

In the meantime, the Eagles had a scare throughout their 24-Zero win over the Redskins. 

Quarterback Nick Foles suffered an harm to his ribs late within the fourth quarter and by no means returned. However, he gave the crew a snug lead towards Washington earlier than exiting and third-stringer Nate Sudfeld entered and threw his first profession landing move.

Foles, who will bear extra checks Monday, tied Philip Rivers for the NFL’s most consecutive completions report (25) and completed 28-of-33 passing for 221 yards and two touchdowns earlier than leaving with the harm.

Each groups will play once more within the first spherical of the postseason Sunday. No. Four Baltimore will journey to the No. 5 Chargers for a 1:05 p.m. ET kickoff and No. 6 Philadelphia will face No. Three Chicago at 4:40 p.m. ET.

Damage report

Panthers quarterback Kyle Allen left within the fourth quarter at New Orleans after taking a tough hit from Saints defensive finish Marcus Davenport. He was changed by fourth-string quarterback Garrett Gilbert.

Payments cornerback Tre’Davious White suffered a head harm within the first half versus the Dolphins and didn’t return. In the meantime, Dolphins security Reshad Jones left the sport with a leg harm and cornerback Bobby McCain exited with an ankle harm.  

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers suffered a concussion towards the Lions and didn’t return.

Bears first-year receiver Anthony Miller left the sport versus the Vikings with a shoulder harm and by no means returned. 

By the numbers

Falcons large receiver Calvin Ridley set a franchise rookie report together with his 10th receiving landing of the season towards the Buccaneers.

Saints large receiver Michael Thomas surpassed Joe Horn for first on the crew’s single-season receiving yardage record towards the Panthers. He entered the sport with 1,376 yards however moved previous Horn’s mark of 1,399 within the second half.

Giants rookie working again Saquon Barkley ended his breakout 12 months on a excessive notice as he set one more report to shut out the common season, turning into the third rookie in league historical past to surpass 2,000 scrimmage yards.

The Lions shut out the Packers for the primary time since 1973 with a 31-Zero win at Lambeau Subject, one thing Detroit hasn’t carried out since 1970. The final time the Lions gained back-to-back video games at Lambeau was the 1990-91 season.

Father Time nonetheless hasn’t caught as much as Tom Brady. The Patriots veteran quarterback made historical past when he threw his 29th landing move of the season.

Cardinals veteran large receiver Larry Fitzgerald added to his illustrious profession. He joined Jerry Rice and Tony Gonzalez as the one gamers with 1,300 receptions in NFL historical past.

Ben Roethlisberger grew to become simply the seventh quarterback in NFL historical past to report 5,000 passing yards in a single season.


Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson is all the time on track.

Payments rookie play caller Josh Allen does not thoughts doing the work.

Cole Beasley saved the Cowboys.

Nobody is stopping Rams’ Aaron Donald.

Teddy Bridgewater threw his first landing move in three years filling in for Saints beginning quarterback Drew Brees.

Who to who? Large receiver Mohamed Sanu and quarterback Matt Ryan briefly switched positions. Sanu threw his fourth profession landing move to the veteran quarterback.

He is going, going, gone. Chargers’ Casey Hayward runs again a pick-2 versus the Broncos.


Jets quarterback Sam Darnold wasn’t pleased with the way in which his rookie season ended: “Yeah, it’s embarrassing. It’s embarrassing to exit right here and lose 38 to three. I’m actually happy with the way in which we fought, the way in which we competed, it simply wasn’t sufficient.”

There is no finish in sight for Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson. Within the crew’s slender victory over the Cardinals, Wilson threw for a rating to set a brand new franchise report (35) for landing passes in a single season: “I consider I’m simply starting. I’m simply beginning.”

Week 17 NFL scores

Sunday’s video games  
Payments 42, Dolphins 17
Lions 31, Packers 0
Patriots 38, Jets 3
Panthers 33, Saints 14
Texans 20, Jaguars 3
Cowboys 36, Giants 35
Falcons 34, Buccaneers 32
Chiefs 35, Raiders, 3
Seahawks 27, Cardinals 24
Rams 48, 49ers, 32
Chargers 23, Broncos 9
Bears 24, Vikings 10
Ravens 26, Browns, 24
Eagles 24, Redskins 0
Steelers 16, Bengals 13
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