Pats and Cowboys clinch divisions as champion Eagles’ playoff hopes survive


Jake Elliott kicked a 35-year field goal for the Eagles as time expired as they squeezed past the Houston Texans, 32-30. The Eagles are the defending Super Bowl champions and once again relied on back-up quarterback Nick Foles, who led them to the title last season. Foles was excellent on Sunday, throwing for four touchdowns and a franchise record 471 yards.

Teams to have secured a playoff place so far

AFC: Patriots, Chiefs and Chargers. NFC: Saints, Rams, Bears and Cowboys

New York Giants 27-28 Indianapolis Colts

Andrew Luck hooked up with Chester Rogers for a one-yard TD pass with 55 seconds left to give the Colts their only lead of the game and a 28-27 win over the New York Giants. Indy (9-6) have won eight of nine to keep themselves in the playoff hunt heading into the regular-season finale at Tennessee. The Colts, who won their last six home games after starting 0-2, would win the AFC South with a victory over the Titans and a loss by the Houston Texans. Indianapolis would also earn a wild card if they beat Tennessee and Baltimore lose.

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