The headline game of the week was as good as advertised. Ohio State clashed with Iowa in a back-and-forth heavyweight fight on Senior Day at Kinnick Stadium.
The Saints are rolling, yet making little progress in the powerful NFC South. Elsewhere Sunday, the Patriots and Jets remained on top of the AFC East as New England edged Indianapolis and New York rallied to beat Houston.
After three straight close calls, the Bills made sure there would be no 0-16 teams this season by beating the only franchise to manage that ignominious feat, the Lions, 14-12 on Sunday.