Game of the Week: Win and the Giants are in Eagles clinch home field with a win themselves. Can this rivalry get any hotter? Yes, Giants get revenge for an early season loss by tripping up the Eagles.
The Raiders can secure home field in the AFC with a win, without Priest Holmes the Chiefs will not have a chance.
The Dolphins need to win up north and in the cold to win the division and make the playoffs, scenarios in which they don’t ever thrive under.
The Saints are in full collapse mode as QB Aaron Brooks has looked bad, and their defense looks worse. Look for the roof to cave in on Sunday.
Stinker of the Week: The Vikings have played solid football the last few weeks ruining the playoff hopes of the Saints and Dolphins. This week they will ruin Lions Coach Marty Mornhinweg’s swan song.
The Browns can make the playoffs with a win, playing outside and in the Dog Pound, they got Michael Vick right where they want him.
The Cowboys have quit, and are setting up for next year already. In fact Coach Dave Campo already has his office packed up for his firing on Monday.
The Bengals always tend to play their best in December when all hope is lost and no one cares any more. Look for them to keep it close in a shoot out in Buffalo.
The team formerly known Oilers comes back to Houston just playing for playoff positing. They should win, but they will keep it close as they hope to avoid injuries.
Upset of the Week: The Steelers have nothing really to play for, as they likely won’t even receive a first round bye. Look for the Steelers back ups to see allot of action while the Ravens finish 8-8.
The Colts need a win to get in the playoffs, and will do so by tearing apart the Jaguars, who will likely be seeing the end of the Tom Coughlin era.
The Chargers playoff hopes are likely dead, but they close the season out in solid fashion by beating the Seahawks.
The Broncos will beat the Cardinals but an 11.5 spread is way too high, even for Mile High.
The Jets could have a chance for the division crown if other games fall right, while the Packers could have nothing at all to play for. That likely means the Jets will win.
The Buccaneers need to get the bad taste from their Monday Night stinker out of their mouths and do so by ending their cold weather jinx in Chicago.
The 49ers will be playing next week. Don’t expect to many regulars to play long, as the 49ers goal is to stay healthy while the Rams want a positive to build on for next year.