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Full Week 11 NFL playoff picture: How the NFC, AFC look right now

With back-to-back wins, the Cowboys are on the fringes of the postseason. Here's how the top six looks in each conference.

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The bow on Drew Brees' historic career? An MVP trophy in epic season

The 39-year-old Brees is having an extraordinary season, and the Saints are the league's best team. Put No. 9 at No. 1 in the right-minded MVP standings.

Top Headlines

Bears' defense wreaks havoc in win over Vikings

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Jackson intercepts Cousins, takes it to the house

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Jackson talks the importance of turnovers

Bears safety Eddie Jackson breaks down his pick-6 vs. the Vikings and explains why the Bears are looking to build off the victory.

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Mack calls Nagy an 'evil genius' after Bears' win

Khalil Mack praises Matt Nagy after Chicago's stellar defensive performance against the Vikings, saying that his head coach understands his players.

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Clark on Cousins: 'He just was not good enough'

Ryan Clark explains that the Vikings' defense needs to get more turnovers and Kirk Cousins must perform at franchise-quarterback level to make a run in the playoffs.

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Zimmer, Cousins sum up Vikings' shortcomings in loss

Mike Zimmer and Kirk Cousins break down some of the reasons the Vikings couldn't pull things together to defeat the Bears.

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Trubisky: Bears must 'stay hungry, stay humble'

Mitchell Trubisky reflects on the Bears' 25-20 win over the Vikings, and breaks down what his team has to do down the stretch of the playoff hunt.

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Amos caps off 1st half with INT

Kirk Cousins makes an errant throw, and Adrian Amos makes the easy interception to keep it 14-0 Bears at the break.

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Miller goes low to scoop up 18-yard TD pass

Mitchell Trubisky throws to the end zone for Anthony Miller, who makes a sliding catch to make it 11-0 Bears following the 2-point conversion.

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Harris skies for leaping INT

Mitchell Trubisky tries to go deep to Taylor Gabriel, but Anthony Harris times his leap perfectly for the acrobatic takeaway.

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Mack strips Cook and secures recovery

Khalil Mack jars the ball free from Dalvin Cook and scoops it up to keep the Vikings off the scoreboard.

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Week 11

Don't fret, Washington: Anything is possible in the chaotic NFC East

Ten games of the 2018 season are in the books, yet we still have no clue how the NFC East is going to shake out.

Week 11 takeaways: Steelers, Texans pad division leads

The playoff picture got a bit clearer at the top, while the wild-card races now seem quite muddled. NFL Nation dives into Week 11.

Week 11 Scoreboard

Sunday's Top Moments

Big Ben dives into end zone for game-winning TD with seconds remaining

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OBJ uses strong hands to secure 8-yard TD catch

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Brees tosses 4 TDs in Saints' drubbing of Eagles

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Miller picks off Rivers, returns it 42 yards

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Jackson rushes for 117 yards in first career start

Raven's Lamar Jackson rushes for 117 yards, throws for 150 yards and gets a 24-21 win against Bengals.

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Josh Richardson hurls shoe into crowd, gets ejected

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Spoelstra calls Richardson's actions 'unacceptable'

Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra says a "competitive will" came from Josh Richardson, but throwing a shoe was "unacceptable."

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Famous college football prank

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  • The day MIT won the Harvard-Yale game

    In 1982, during the middle of The Game between rivals Harvard and Yale, a third player entered the game when MIT students pulled the greatest prank in college football history.