The Los Angeles Chargers coach Brandon Staley's final game with the organization began Thursday night in Week 15 of the NFL season, as the Raiders defeated the Chargers 63-21. Both Staley and general manager Tom Telesco were dismissed the next day.

The Cincinnati Bengals defeated the Minnesota Vikings 27-24 in overtime on Saturday, preserving their prospects of making the playoffs. 

After then, the Indianapolis Colts defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 30–13 by scoring 30 points in a row.

To end the slate, the Detroit Lions easily defeated the Denver Broncos, blowing the game 42-17.

Following every game, our NFL Nation reporters addressed any unanswered questions and identified the players or teams that were rising and falling. Now let's get started.

Detroit 42, Denver 17 Next game: at Vikings (Sunday, Dec. 24, 1 p.m. ET) 

Bronco Next game: vs. Patriots (Sunday, Dec. 24, 8:15 p.m. ET) 

Indianapolis 30, Pittsburgh 13 Next game: at Falcons (Sunday, Dec. 24, 1 p.m. ET)

Steeler Next game: vs. Bengals (Saturday, Dec. 23, 4:30 p.m. ET) 

Cincinnati 27, Minnesota 24   Next game: at Steelers (Saturday, Dec. 23, 4:30 p.m. ET) 

Las Vegas 63, L.A. Chargers 21 Next game: at Chiefs (Monday, Dec. 25, 1 p.m. ET) 

Viking  Next game: vs. Lions (Sunday, Dec. 24, 1 p.m. ET)

Charger   Next game: vs. Bills (Saturday, Dec. 23, 8 p.m. ET)

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