Some teams surge toward the playoffs. Look at Denver, Seattle, Washington and Green Bay.
Others struggle to stay in the mix: try the Steelers, Bengals, Giants and Bears.
CHENEY, Wash. (AP) Venky Jois scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Eastern Washington held off Idaho State for a 57-54 victory on Saturday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Lateef McMullan scored 20 points and Portland State opened Big Sky conference play with a 63-49 win over Idaho State on Thursday night.
CINCINNATI (8-6) At PITTSBURGH (7-7)
Sunday, 1 p.m., CBS
OPENING LINE - Steelers by 5
RECORD VS. SPREAD - Cincinnati 7-6-1; Pittsburgh 6-8