Vikings 37, Packers 34
Adrian Peterson picked up the host Minnesota Vikings and gave them a ride to the playoffs, where the first stop on this improbable journey is, yes, Green Bay. Peterson came up 9 yards shy of breaking Eric Dickerson’s single-season record, but he still powered the Vikings past the Packers on Sunday with 199 yards.
Redskins 28, Cowboys 18
Robert Griffin III and the host Washington Redskins are NFC East champions. Griffin ran for a touchdown, and fellow rookie Alfred Morris rushed for 200 yards and three scores as the Redskins won their first division title in 13 years.
Patriots 28, Dolphins 0
Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes and host New England regained their dominance after a rare slump, earning a playoff bye with a rout of Miami. Stevan Ridley ran for two touchdowns for the Patriots.
49ers 27, Cardinals 13
Michael Crabtree’s dazzling catch-making display sent host San Francisco to another NFC West crown and into the playoffs.
Seahawks 20, Rams 13
Russell Wilson and the host Seattle Seahawks were the only perfect home team in the NFL. Wilson tied Peyton Manning’s record for most touchdown passes by a rookie with 26, and his 1-yard TD run with 1:39 left gave Seattle the win.
Chargers 24, Raiders 21
Micheal Spurlock returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown and host San Diego beat Oakland on a wet, gloomy day in what was expected to be Norv Turner’s final game as Chargers coach.
Titans 38, Jaguars 20
The host Tennessee Titans became the first team in NFL history with two players scoring twice on returns in a game as the Titans beat the Jaguars in their season finale. Darius Reynaud scored on two punt returns and Zach Brown returned two interceptions for touchdowns.
Broncos 38, Chiefs 3
Peyton Manning threw for 304 yards and three touchdowns to lift host Denver over Kansas City in a win that sealed the No. 1 seed in the AFC playoffs for the Broncos.
Bengals 23, Ravens 17
Carlos Dunlap returned an interception 14 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter. The Ravens (10-6) had already clinched their second straight AFC North title.
Bears 26, Lions 24
Jay Cutler threw for 257 yards and a touchdown and helped seal the game for the host Bears with a late scramble.
Giants 42, Eagles 7
The host Giants (9-7) playoff hopes ended minutes after routing the Eagles in what may have been coach Andy Reid’s final game for Philadelphia.
Buccaneers 22, Falcons 17
The host Falcons couldn’t follow through with their plan to gain momentum for the playoffs as Josh Freeman threw a touchdown pass to Mike Williams and Doug Martin ran for 141 yards.
Bills 28, Jets 9
C.J. Spiller scored on a 66-yard catch and run in helping host Buffalo, while Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez had two more turnovers.
Panthers 44, Saints 38
DeAngelo Williams rushed for 210 yards, including touchdown runs of 54 and 12 yards, for visiting Carolina (7-9), which closed the season with four straight wins. Drew Brees passed for 396 yards, giving him 5,177 this season. That makes him the first player to eclipse 5,000 yards three times.
Colts 28, Texans 16
The host Indianapolis Colts made Chuck Pagano a winner in his return to the sideline and Andrew Luck threw for two touchdowns.