It took over five hours and overtime to determine a winner, but the mud-caked Chicago Bears managed to withstand a late charge from the Baltimore Ravens and win in overtime, 23-20.
Sunday’s game became a battle of which team could better manage the weather conditions. The first quarter was affected by the incoming storm, but even after the delay, winds inside Soldier Field died down and picked up in cycles, unpredictably altering how the teams could run their offense.
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The Jets will have company for the No. 6 seed in the AFC. The winner of the game between the Dolphins and Chargers will be tied with the Jets, and the Ravens could also draw even with a win against the Chicago Bears.
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The NFC North and NFC East will both have tight races for the division crowd, and the lead could change hands in both after the Week 11 games. With a win over the Redskins, the Philadelphia Eagles have taken over first place in the NFC East as the Cowboys were on a bye week.
This was the kind of game the Cardinals had hoped would be the norm when they traded for Palmer in the offseason. The veteran quarterback has struggled for much of the season, often finding opponents before teammates resulting in far too many turnovers — but on Sunday he was almost perfect. If this can continue the Cardinals will be on track for a playoff push.
Running back Bobby Rainey was the biggest surprise of the week. The second-year running back totaled more yards on Sunday than he did over the span of his career, and the Atlanta Falcons had to way of stopping him.