Eagles’ No. 1 seed on hold

The Dallas Cowboys outlasted the Philadelphia Eagles at home. The Cincinnati Bengals narrowly escaped a loss on the road to the New England Patriots. The Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills and San Francisco 49ers took care of business. And the Minnesota Vikings continued to thrill their way to victory.

Even the Houston Texans – the Houston Texans! – won a game on Saturday.

The Christmas Eve slate of NFL games did not disappoint. Well, that depends on how your favorite team performed.

Here are the winners and losers from Saturday’s slate of games in Week 16:


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Dallas Cowboys

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver CeeDee Lamb (88) celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown during the second half against the Philadelphia Eagles at AT&T Stadium.

America’s team rebounded from their disappointing overtime loss in Jacksonville last week with a thrilling, 40-34 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles at home.

Dak Prescott overcame an early pick-six to help the Cowboys tie the game at 34 with his second touchdown pass to CeeDee Lamb with 5:49 left. And while the Cowboys were unable to score a touchdown again, their two field goals in the final minutes were enough.

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