á All Denver and Jacksonville had to do was win to become virtual (though not mathematical) locks to secure the AFC wildcards.á In the NFC the Cowboys and Giants could solidified the NFC race with wins, yet instead watched Philadelphia leapfrog ahead to the division lead while the Cowboys and Giants appear to be fighting for that sixth seed now. In a weekend that could have been filled with coffin nails, hope survived just a little longer for several teams who won while those ahead of them largely fell.á Now teams thought long out of the playoffs still see a glimmer of hope.á In the AFC especially, 9-7 may just end up edging into the playoffs. Miami defeating Jacksonville held the most blatant impact.á With a win Jacksonville would be 8-5 and hold a solid lead with a pair of difficult ...
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