Another Sunday without Steelers football means another Sunday of watching the other teams play and contemplating the impact of the results, particularly as it relates to the Steelers' playoff-clinching scenarios.
The Steelers have the potential to clinch a playoff spot and win the AFC North when all is said and done in Week 13. For a full breakdown of the scenarios, click on Steelers Playoff Scenarios.
In the meantime, here are some games that have an impact on their chances.
CLEVELAND (8-3) at TENNESSEE (8-3), 1 p.m.
Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield hasn't thrown an interception in four consecutive games. Running back Nick Chubb has rumbled for at least 110 yards on the ground in three consecutive outings. And wide receiver Jarvis Landry had a season-high eight catches and a season-high 143 receiving yards and his first touchdown reception of the season in Cleveland's 27-25 win on Nov. 29 at Jacksonville. Titans running back Derrick Henry's 178 rushing yards and three rushing scores in Tennessee's 45-26 victory on Nov. 29 over Indianapolis made him the fourth player in NFL history to produce three 175-yard/three-TD efforts on the ground in his first five seasons.
CINCINNATI (2-8-1) at MIAMI (7-4), 1 p.m.
The Dolphins are fifth in the NFL in takeaway/giveaway at plus-six. Cornerback Xavien Howard leads the league with seven interceptions and defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah is tied for seventh with eight sacks. Bengals quarterback Brandon Allen had 17 completions (on 29 attempts), 136 passing yards, a touchdown and an interception in his first start of the season last Sunday, a 19-17 loss to the New York Football Giants. Cincinnati is minus-6 in takeaway/giveaway (tied for 27th).
INDIANAPOLIS (7-4) at HOUSTON (4-7), 1 p.m.
Colts quarterback Philip Rivers has 16 touchdown passes, three interceptions and a passer rating of 121.4 in five career games against the Texans. Running back Jonathan Taylor is fifth among rookies with 745 yards from scrimmage (518 rushing, 227 receiving). Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson's 118.4 passer rating since Week Three is the highest in the NFL. Defensive end J.J. Watt's 19-yard pick six in Houston's 41-25 victory on Thanksgiving in Detroit was his sixth career touchdown (three on defense, three on offense).
LAS VEGAS (6-5) at NEW YORK JETS (0-11), 1 p.m.
The Raiders have lost two in a row, 35-31 to the Chiefs and 43-6 to the Falcons last Sunday in Atlanta. Quarterback Derek Carr has nine touchdown passes, one interception and a passer rating of 106.5 in four career games against the Jets. New York running back Frank Gore has 521 yards on the ground and has at least 500 yards from scrimmage in 16 seasons, the most in NFL history.
DENVER (4-7) at KANSAS CITY (10-1), 8:20 p.m.
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes had 462 passing yards and three touchdowns in last week's 27-24 victory over the Buccaneers. Mahomes is the first player in NFL history with at least 30 completions and 300 passing yards in four consecutive games. Broncos wide receivers Jerry Jeudy (37) and K.J. Hamler (25) are the only rookie wide receiver teammates to have both hauled in at least 25 catches this season.