How Saturday wins by Cowboys and Chiefs impact the postseason race

For the first time in 17 years, the NFL scheduled a Saturday doubleheader for the final week of the season

Both of those games ended exactly as expected with the Chiefs and Cowboys both winning.

The Chiefs, who were an 11-point favorite over the Broncos, got an unexpected scare in Denver in a 28-24 win

There was no scare for the Cowboys as they rolled to an 51-26 blowout win over Philadelphia.

Saints (8-8): The only way the Saints can't get in the playoffs is if they beat the Falcons AND the 49ers lose to the Rams.

Although the Chiefs have moved up to the top spot in the AFC

Chiefs might not be there for long and that's because the Titans can claim the No

In the NFC, the win by Dallas didn't cause the standings to change, but it did open the door for the Cowboys to move up as high as the two-seed