Meantime, the previously-winless Colts topped the Tennessee Titans, 27-13. The 1-and-13 Colts won without quarterback Peyton Manning under center for the first time since 1997. Manning was also ruled out for the rest of the season on Sunday.
In other action, the New England Patriots clinched the AFC East title with a 41-23 win over Tim Tebow and the Broncos in Denver. Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes and ran in for another score as New England captured the East crown for the ninth time in 11 years.
Despite suffering a 34-14 road loss to the San Diego Chargers, the Baltimore Ravens secured at least a playoff spot after losses by the Titans and New York Jets.
The Pittsburgh Steelers also clinched a playoff berth without playing Sunday. The Steelers will face the San Francisco 49ers on "Monday Night Football."
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