Tom Brady overcame a slow start to lead the New England Patriots to a rare win in Denver on Sunday.
The streaking Tampa Bay Buccaneers bolstered their playoff hopes by building an early lead and holding off Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints 16-11 for their fifth straight victory on Sunday.
The Tennessee Titans held on to beat the Denver Broncos 13-10 Sunday and keep a piece of first place in the AFC South.
Bradley Roby returned an interception 51 yards for a touchdown, and the defending Super Bowl champions beat the mistake-prone Jaguars 20-10 on Sunday and gained ground in the AFC playoff picture.
Cairo Santos' 34-yard field goal hit the left upright and bounced through as the overtime period expired to give the Chiefs a 30-27 victory over the Broncos on Sunday night.
The Panthers did just enough to hold on and beat the New Orleans Saints 23-20 on Thursday night in a game marred by injuries to key players.
A wild finish sees the Saints look to take a late lead only to have that dashed with a blocked PAT run back for a 2pt conversion by the Broncos.
Latavius Murray ran for 114 yards and three touchdowns and the Raiders showed they were ready for prime time, beating the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos 30-20.