Baltimore Ravens: What happened during the bye week?
Los Angeles Chargers hold off Chicago Bears
In a battle of who has the worse kicker luck, the Bears “won” the title after Eddy Pineiro missed a game-winning field goal. The Chargers walked away victorious, but remain a longshot for the playoffs, sitting at 3-5 on the season.
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Kansas City Chiefs downed by Green Bay Packers
Without Patrick Mahomes at the helm, the Chiefs weren’t able to walk away with a home win vs. a red-hot Packers squad. Aaron Rodgers continues to play at an MVP level and the defense is playing strong, too. The Chiefs now sit at 5-3, placing the Baltimore Ravens in a good spot to beat them for a top-two playoff seating.
Houston Texans beat Oakland Raiders
The Raiders have been a competitive team in 2019, but the Texans were able to outwit them to a 27-24 victory, giving the latter a 5-3 record. Deshaun Watson will lead this team to the promised land with his MVP-level play, but the defense will be reeling due to the loss of J.J. Watt. Oakland remains a tough out for the AFC, even with a 3-4 record.
Tenessee Titans beat Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Titans got some lucky calls to go their way, but they got the win vs. the Buccaneers on Sunday. Tennessee is in the thick of the AFC South with a 4-4 record. The division is wide open and it wouldn’t be a surprise to see any of its four teams win it.