Buffalo 26 Cleveland 10– Brian Hoyer failed miserably against the NFL’s sixth best defense. He passed for 192 yards and 2 interceptions.
Johnny Manziel made his regular season debut in the second half and rushed for a touchdown.
Cincinnati 14 Tampa Bay 13– The Tampa Bay Buccaneers started out hot out of the gates with a 10-0 lead over the Cincinnati Bengals. Just when it appeared that the Bengals would suffer from a case of the epic fail, the Bengals woke up.
Andy Dalton battled an illness and three interceptions. He threw for 176 yards and one touchdown. Despite the scare against the two win Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the coaches should be pleased that he made enough plays to lead the Bengals to victory while being sick.
New Orleans 35 Pittsburgh 32– The Saints came away with an unlikely win against an AFC North opponent, the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Ben Roethlisberger passed for an amazing total of 400 yards and two touchdowns. However, he threw two interceptions
Drew Brees threw for his season best total of five touchdowns.
Chargers 34 Ravens 33– The Ravens were ahead 23-13. However, the Chargers offense was electrifying
Philip Rivers was the hero as he led the Chargers to a game winning touchdown with 38 seconds remaining.
Joe Flacco threw for 225 passing yards and two touchdowns.
AFC North Standings
1. Cincinnati 8-3-1
2. Baltimore 7-5
3. Pittsburgh 7-5
4. Cleveland 7-5
AFC Playoff Picture
- New England 9-3
- Denver 9-3
- Cincinnati 8-3-1
- Indianapolis 8-4
- San Diego 8-4
- Kansas City 8-4