Corey Dillon is the first Bengal back to have three consecutive 100-yard games since Pete Johnson in 1980. . . . The Bengals have won three in a row for the first time since 1997. . . . The Giants are 9-0 in December in two-plus seasons under Coach Jim Fassel.
The St. Louis Rams became the first team in NFL history to go undefeated in their division a year after going winless in division play. . . . Troy Aikman's touchdown pass Sunday was his 153rd, tying Roger Staubach for No. 2 in Cowboy history. Danny White had 155.
"Any time anybody runs for 279 yards on you, that's not a good sign."
Cleveland coach, after Bengals had little trouble running the ball in 44-28 victory.
"I don't want to kill it for the kids, but Santa Claus is not going to bring us the playoffs."
Washington guard, on what he told his teammates that got them so motivated before 28-3 win over Arizona.
"We can kiss the division goodbye."
Buffalo tailback, after a 19-17 loss to Giants.
"It was like a lung injury, an intestinal injury and a kidney injury. I thought, 'Do I go down now?' I said, 'No,' and I continued on."
Raven receiver, on tremendous hit he shook off from safety Scott Shields before scoring touchdown in 31-24 win.