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NFL Playoff Picture Complete


The playoff picture in the National Football League is now complete.

The Denver Broncos took the AFC's last wild card spot with a 33-14 victory over the AFC South Division champion Indianapolis Colts. Colts quarterback Peyton Manning sat out most of the game, a week after breaking the NFL record for touchdown passes.

The Seattle Seahawks, meanwhile, won the NFC West with a 28-26 win over the Atlanta Falcons.

In earlier NFL action Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings fell to the Washington Redskins, 21-18, but slipped into the playoffs courtesy of New Orleans' 21-18 win over Carolina.

The Saint Louis Rams topped the New York Jets 32-29 in overtime to also clinch a playoff berth. But the Jets made the post-season after the Pittsburgh Steelers held off the Buffalo Bills 29-24. The loss knocked Buffalo out of playoff contention.

In other results:

Jacksonville Jaguars 13 Oakland Raiders 6
Arizona Cardinals 12 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 7
San Diego Chargers 24 Kansas City Chiefs 17
Green Bay Packers 31 Chicago Bears 14
Tennessee Titans 24 Detroit Lions 19
Cincinnati Bengals 38 Philadelphia Eagles 10
New England Patriots 21 San Francisco 49ers 7
Cleveland Browns 22 Houston Texans 14
Baltimore Ravens 30 Miami Dolphins 23

Some information provided by AP.

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