Dec. 23 (Bloomberg) -- The New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys lost to leave the Washington Redskins alone atop the National Football Conference East division with one round of regular-season games remaining in the National Football League.
The Baltimore Ravens beat the Giants 33-14 to win the American Football Conference North division after the New Orleans Saints defeated Dallas 34-31 in overtime and Washington beat the Philadelphia Eagles 27-20.
The Redskins are 9-6 while the Giants and Cowboys are tied on 8-7 marks. New York hosts Philadelphia on Dec. 30, while Dallas visits Washington.
Also today, the Cincinnati Bengals defeated Pittsburgh 13-10 to eliminate the Steelers from postseason contention and reach the playoffs in consecutive years for the first time since 1981-82. The Ravens are 10-5 and the Bengals are 9-6 ahead of their meeting in Baltimore on Dec 30.
The Indianapolis Colts won 20-13 against the Kansas City Chiefs to reach the playoffs for the 10th time in 11 seasons, while the Minnesota Vikings stayed in the hunt for an NFC wild-card berth with a 23-6 road win against the Houston Texans.
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