The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Arizona Cardinals 23-17 Sunday for their third victory in a row. Kicker Chris Boswell hit three field goals as the Steelers never trailed in the game, despite scoring just one offensive touchdown. Diontae Johnson returned a punt 85-yards for a touchdown and caught a two-yard touchdown pass from Devlin Hodges, who was 16-of-19 for 152 yards.
The Steelers defense picked off Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray three times and had four sacks.
The Steelers improved to 8-5 and will host the Buffalo Bills this Sunday night. Kick-off is 8:20pm.
The Steelers continue to hold onto the final AFC Wild Card spot. Buffalo has the other Wild Card. The Bills fell to 9-4 after losing 24-17 to Baltimore. With the victory, the Ravens clinched a playoff spot. It was the ninth win in a row for Baltimore, who host the Jets this Thursday.
Other NFL games Sunday:
–Cleveland defeated Cincinnati 27-19. The Browns are now 6-7. The Bengals fell to 1-12.
–Tennessee defeated Oakland 42-21. The Titans have tied Houston for the AFC South lead at 8-5. The Texans were defeated by Denver 38-24 yesterday. The Titans host the Texans this Sunday.
–Kansas City defeated New England 23-16. The victory, combined with the Raiders loss, clinches the AFC West for the Chiefs.
–the Los Angeles Chargers defeated Jacksonville 45-10.
–Green Bay defeated Washington 20-15.
–Minnesota over Detroit 20-7.
–Tampa Bay held off Indianapolis 38-35. The Colts have fallen to 6-7.
–The New York Jets edged Miami 22-21.
–San Francisco defeated New Orleans 48-46. The 49ers took over first place in the NFC West at 11-2. Despite the loss, New Orleans has already clinched the NFC South.
Sunday Night Football:
–The Los Angeles Rams kept playoff hopes alive with a 28-12 victory over Seattle. The Seahawks fell to 10-3, while The Rams are now 8-5 and one game behind Minnesota for the final NFC Wild Card.
Tonight in Monday Night Football:
–The 5-7 Philadelphia Eagles host the 2-10 New York Giants at 8:15pm. With a victory, the Eagles can tie Dallas for the NFC East lead.