The Raiders (4-10) overwhelmed the undermanned Chiefs (2-12) to snap a six-game losing streak with a 15-0 victory Sunday in Oakland.
Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson ran for 212 yards, and the Vikings beat St. Louis 36-22 on Sunday, seriously damaging the Rams' postseason hopes.
The Chiefs will be without leading wide receiver Dwayne Bowe for their game at Oakland, depriving them of their biggest downfield threat and only reliable option.
Offensive inefficiencies have forced the defense and special teams to carry the load for the Rams, especially in the three-game winning streak they will take into their game against Minnesota on Sunday.
Coach Jeff Fisher likes his punt team's ability to help the Rams overcome their anemic offense by repeatedly "flipping the field" to help the defense.
Running back Jamaal Charles is looking as good as ever, especially for a guy operating behind a patchwork offensive line for a team that's lost 11 of its first 13 games. He's also a guy running with a heavy heart.
Former All-Star James Shields arrived in Kansas City along with Wade Davis on Wednesday after a blockbuster trade with Tampa Bay over the weekend that should instantly upgrade the Royals' rotation.
On a cold, wet day in Buffalo, the Rams were able to steal a victory from the Bills and keep their playoff hopes alive.
A pair of Trent Richardson touchdowns and a 93-yard punt return by Travis Benjamin lead the Browns past the Chiefs.
After two seasons with some of the least impressive receiving corps in the league, the third-year quarterback sees his options increasing with each week.
Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn is coming off one of the best games of his career, helping his team win for only the second time this season. But as with the rest of the Chiefs, everything in Quinn's world has been cast in shadow by last week's tragedy.
Brady Quinn threw for 201 yards and two touchdowns, and Jamaal Charles ran for 127 yards in the Chiefs' 27-21 victory over their Carolina Panthers.
For the second time this season, the Rams-49ers game was forced into overtime. Rams rookie kicker Greg Zuerlein clinched the victory with a 54-yard field goal with 26 seconds left in overtime
Police did not release a possible motive for the murder-suicide. Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend, Kasandra M. Perkins, 22, had a 3-month-old daughter.
The Broncos came into Sunday's game against the Chiefs with a league-leading 35 sacks, but the only ones allowed by the Chiefs were to Von Miller and Wesley Woodyard, and only Woodyard's was for a significant loss. The offensive line is rarely a sexy topic. Even more rarely is it the one thing that coaches, players and fans can feel good about.
Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola has been wearing a walking boot since picking up a heel injury last week. Amendola, who has 51 catches and an 11.3-yard average, was optimistic about playing Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers.
St. Louis dominated the second half to hand the Arizona Cardinals their seventh loss in a row.
The loss was partly caused by Chiefs' Brady Quinn unable to get his team into the end zone.
The former Cardinals' manager will sign copies of his book, "One Last Strike."
The Rams-49ers game Sunday finished at 24-all, the first tie in four years and only the fifth since 1990. So the rule right now that limits regular-season overtime to one period is likely to stay the same for a while.