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NFL Dawgs Update

Chicago Bears v New York Giants Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

With the NFL season growing toward the playoffs, players with ties to the Bulldogs program are still finding ways to make an impact - either in the chase for postseason spots of playing the role of spoilers.

The Giants won in overtime against the Bears as Alec Ogletree had himself a day - two interceptions and one being run back for a score. On the other side was Roquan Smith leading the Bears with 10 tackles with Leonard Floyd having three.

In a matchup of two former offensive stars in Athens, the Rams clinched the NFL West by beating the Lions. Todd Gurley had 23 rushes for 132 yards and two touchdowns. For Detroit, Matthew Stafford wards,as 20-of-33 for 245 yards and a touchdown.

The Broncos beat the Bengals 24-10 with Shawn Williams leading a losing effort with nine tackles. On offense, Clint Boling filled in for the injured Cordy Glenn at left tackle.

AJ Green had a seven-yard catch before leaving the game with an injury that will sideline him for the rest of the season.

The Patriots, with David Andrews on the offensive line and Sony Michel rushing 17 times for 63 yards, beat the Vikings 24-10.

Chris Conley helped the Chiefs beat the Raiders in an offensive slugfest, catching three passes for 25 yards and a touchdown. Justin Houston had three tackles, one for a loss and recovered a fumble for KC.

Nick Chubb paced the Browns in a 29-13 loss to the Texans, rushing for 31 yards and touchdown as well as three catches for 41 yards. Orson Charles also had a 12-yard kickoff return.

The Panthers were led by the eight tackles of Thomas Davis in a 24-17 loss to Tampa.

Miami claimed a close win over Buffalo with Reshad Jones having seven tackles. For Buffalo, Isaiah McKenzie continues to blend in well with four catches for 46 yards and two kick returns for 31 yards.

Abry Jones had a tackle for Jacksonville as the Jaguars posted a 6-0 shutout win over the Colts.

The Titans beat the Jets 26-22 with Ben Jones at center.

Go Dawgs!