bTom Brady, Patriots, was 27 of 40 for 369 yards and two touchdowns in New Englands 36-7 win over Chicago.
bJason Campbell, Raiders, was 21 of 30 for 324 yards and two TDs in Oaklands 38-31 loss to Jacksonville.
bDrew Brees, Saints, threw for three touchdowns in New Orleans 31-13 win over St. Louis.
bAlex Smith, 49ers, threw for 255 yards and three touchdowns in San Franciscos 40-21 win over Seattle.
bMaurice Jones-Drew, Jaguars, ran 23 times for 101 yards, while teammate Rashad Jennings carried five times for 109 yards in Jacksonvilles 38-31 win over Oakland. Darren McFadden, Raiders, had 123 yards rushing, 86 yards receiving and three long scores.
bTim Hightower, Cardinals, rushed for a career-best 148 yards and two touchdowns in Arizonas 43-13 win over Denver.
bMichael Turner, Falcons, rushed for 112 yards and three touchdowns in Atlantas 31-10 win over Carolina.
bRyan Torain, Redskins, rushed for a career-best 172 yards in Washingtons 17-16 loss to Tampa Bay.
bFred Jackson, Bills, rushed for 112 yards in Buffalos 13-6 win over Cleveland. Peyton Hillis, Browns, had 108 yards rushing.
bDeion Branch, Patriots, caught eight passes for a career-high 151 yards and a touchdown. Teammate Wes Welker had eight receptions for 115 yards in New Englands 36-7 win over Chicago.
bHines Ward, Steelers, had eight catches for 115 yards in Pittsburghs 23-7 win over Cincinnati.
bMarques Colston, Saints, had two touchdown catches in New Orleans 31-13 win over St. Louis.
bJay Feely, Cardinals, became the fourth kicker in 40 years to run for a touchdown and added a career-best five field goals in Arizonas 43-13 win over Denver.
bLeon Washington, Seahawks, returned a kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown in Seattles 40-21 loss to San Francisco.
bBrandon Fields, Dolphins, had 10 punts for a 50-yard average in Miamis 10-6 win over the Jets.
bTroy Polamalu, Steelers, had two interceptions, one returned for a touchdown, while teammate LaMarr Woodley also returned an INT for a score in Pittsburghs 23-7 win over Cincinnati.
bMalcolm Jenkins, Saints, returned one of his two interceptions 96 yards for his first career touchdown in New Orleans 31-13 win over St. Louis.
bDashon Goldson, 49ers, had a 39-yard interception return for a touchdown in San Franciscos 40-21 win over Seattle.
Patriots coach Bill Belichick earned his 174th career win, which put him in a tie for 10th place with Mike Holmgren. New England locked up its eighth playoff berth in 10 years with a 36-7 victory over Chicago.
Streaks and Skids
With their 7-3 win over Green Bay, the Lions snapped a five-game losing streak overall, a 10-game slide against Green Bay and a 19-game skid against the NFC North in what was the NFLs worst slump within a division since the merger four decades ago. ... Cincinnati matched its 1993 team by losing 10 consecutive games in the same season. The overall franchise record is 11 consecutive defeats from 1992-93. ... Donovan McNabb has a TD pass in 12 consecutive games, the longest streak by a Washington quarterback since Joe Theismann in 1984. ... The Patriots Tom Brady went without an interception for the eighth consecutive game. ... Chiefs quarterback Brodie Croyle dropped to 0-10 as an NFL starter after losing 31-0 to San Diego.
Quote of the Day
Were not going to call them front-runners, but we noticed that when you get out and score fast, hit them in the mouth fast, they tend to be the ones getting off the ground second. Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall after beating the Jets 10-6.