Winning was required to keep pace in the NFC East playoff race.
Losing was all that was needed in the AFC North.
Star quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Jay Cutler were injured Sunday, although Griffin's sprained right knee did not cost Washington a victory.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The Green Bay Packers are a victory away from clinching the NFC North title after beating the Detroit Lions 27-20 on Sunday night.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Jason Hanson made a 46-yard field goal and the Detroit Lions were tied with the Green Bay Packers at 17 after three quarters on Sunday night.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Mike Daniels returned a fumble 43 yards and the Green Bay Packers have cut Detroit's lead to 14-10 at halftime Sunday night.