AFC Division Leaders Maintain Control

All four AFC division leaders won in Week 12; Nobody wants to lose their step toward first place in the playoff seeding.

Trevor Lawrence and the Jacksonville Jaguars They took control of their division. Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs They erased a large deficit. Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens They showed their balance.

Three of the leaders of the AFC They kept pace on the road on Sunday, establishing an open race in the fight for first place in the conference.

Will this be the year someone finally takes Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs out of Arrowhead in the playoffs? AP Photo

Los Ravens (9-3) defeated Los Angeles Chargers by 20-10 to remain with a half-game advantage over the Chiefs (8-3), Jaguars (8-3) and the Miami Dolphins (8-3). Jackson he threw for 177 yards, Ravens They ran for 197 and their fierce defense dried up Justin Herbert already the Chargersforcing four turnovers.

Baltimore receives Los Angeles Rams after his bye week and then plays with Jacksonville y Miami in the middle of a complicated match against the San Francisco 49ers (8-3) in Weeks 15, 16 and 17. Those matchups will help determine who will finish on top of the AFC.

Los Chiefs reacted after a disappointing home loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night by coming back for a 31-17 victory over Las Vegas Raiders. It took them a quarter to get into the game in Las Vegas before Mahomes launch of the annotation and Isiah Pacheco ran for two more.

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A great hope for Chiefs was the performance of the rookie wide receiver, Rashee Rice, who had eight receptions for 107 yards and a touchdown. One week after Marquez Valdes-Scantling y Justin Watson dropped passes that cost them a victory against the Eaglesit was important that someone other than Travis Kelce raise his hand to catch passes Mahomes.

Kansas City has received five championship games from the AFC in a row. None of their last six rivals currently have a winning record, so they have an open path to finishing on top. If they win all their games between now and the end, they will rest in the first week of the postseason.

Lawrence he passed for 364 yards and a score, in addition to scoring a rushing touchdown to help the Jaguars would contain the Houston Texans24-21. Jacksonville has a two-game lead over the Texans (6-5) and the Indianapolis Colts (6-5) in the On from AFC.

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The hope of Jacksonville to finish as the best team in the AFC could depend on what happens in consecutive games against the Cleveland Browns (7-4) y Baltimore in Weeks 14 and 15.

Los Dolphins They had the day off after sweeping the New York Jets in the first game of the NFL en ‘Black Friday’.

They earned another victory on Sunday when the Buffalo Bills collapsed in Philadelphia. Josh Allen and the Bills they blew several leads, including one in overtime, before losing 37-34 to leave their record at 6-6.

Los Billswho came into the season with the expectation of reaching the Super Bowl, They are tenths in the AFC and they are behind the Pittsburgh Steelers (7-4), Cleveland, Indianapolis, Houston y Denver Broncos (6-5) in the race as a wild card team.

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