Well, some things were settled during Week 14. The Seattle Seahawks proved themselves to be contenders in the NFC, while mediocre play came back to haunt the Atlanta Falcons against the Carolina Panthers.
The Dallas Cowboys earned a much-needed win against the Cincinnati Bengals, who fell to 7-6. Meanwhile, the Baltimore and Pittsburgh Steelers, Cincinnati's AFC North rivals, failed to capitalize.
The horse race continues as 23 teams remain in the playoff chase. All the while, the bottom-feeders look to find something to build on entering the offseason.