Winning was required to keep pace in the NFC East playoff race.
Losing was all that was needed in the AFC North.
SEATTLE (AP) What Pete Carroll saw as a reward for his Seattle Seahawks was just another chapter in the nightmare season for Arizona's Ken Whisenhunt.
CLEVELAND (AP) With just minutes left in a rare blowout win, new owner Jimmy Haslam leaned over the railing of his open-air suite and pumped his fist in celebration.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Frank Gore made his way through San Francisco's winning locker room and offered a public shoutout to linebacker and NFL sacks leader Aldon Smith.