NFL Week 18 Scores and Results: It was a thrilling weekend of football in Week 18 of the NFL season. The Cincinnati Bengals pulled off a victory against the Baltimore Ravens, with quarterback Joe Burrow throwing for a touchdown and running back Joe Mixon adding another on the ground.
The Bengals were able to take advantage of four turnovers by the Ravens to secure the 27-16 win and set up a home rematch in the first round of the playoffs next week.
Meanwhile, the Buffalo Bills honored safety Damar Hamlin, who had suffered cardiac arrest on the field earlier in the week, with a 35-23 win over the New England Patriots.
The win also secured the Bills the No. 2 seed in the AFC. Josh Allen led the way for the Bills, going 19-31 for 254 yards and three touchdowns, while Nyheim Hines had a standout performance with two kickoff returns for touchdowns, including a 96-yarder on the opening kickoff.
The Patriots, who needed only a win to secure a playoff berth, stumbled down the stretch, losing five of their last seven games, and were eliminated from postseason play with an 8-9 record.
In other notable matchups in the early kickoffs in the Week 18 schedule on Sunday, the Atlanta Falcons defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30-17, the Minnesota Vikings won against the Chicago Bears 29-13, and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cleveland Browns 28-14.
The Houston Texans narrowly defeated the Indianapolis Colts 32-31 for only their third victory of the season, and the Carolina Panthers edged out the New Orleans Saints 10-7. The Miami Dolphins also came out on top, defeating the New York Jets 11-6 to clinch a Wild Card spot.
Meanwhile, the Dallas Cowboys lost 26-6 at Washington Commanders, the Philadelphia Eagles secured a 22-16 victory over the New York Giants, while the Detroit Lions eliminated Green Bay Patriots, 29-16.
NFL Week 18 Scores
Kansas City 31, Las Vegas 13
Jacksonville 20, Tennessee 16
Atlanta Falcons 30, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 17
Buffalo Bills 35, New England Patriots 23
Carolina Panthers 10, New Orleans Saints 7
Cincinnati Bengals 27, Baltimore Ravens 16
Houston Texans 32, Indianapolis Colts 31
Miami Dolphins 11, N.Y. Jets 6
Minnesota Vikings 29, Chicago Bears 13
Pittsburgh Steelers 28, Cleveland Browns 14
Arizona Cardinals 13, lost at San Francisco 49ers 38
Dallas Cowboys 6, lost at Washington Commanders 26
L.A. Chargers 28, lost at Denver Broncos 31
L.A. Rams 16, lost at Seattle Seahawks 19
N.Y. Giants 22, lost at Philadelphia Eagles 16
Detroit Lions 20, beat Green Bay Patriots 16