After your one-week hiatus, the -panel returns to be able to anticipate five serious Week seventeen matchups. Not simply tend to be all all 5 adventures intra-divisional affairs, however each adventure offers potential playoff implications, when well.
In this AFC, that four scale winners and five playoff teams have already been determined, nonetheless vegetables No. 1-4 are generally continue to in place intended for grabs. If your Texans win, Houston could clinch the actual No. 1 AFC seedling and home-field edge throughout the postseason. If the actual Texans lose, your Broncos and/or Patriots can steal their own bye by profitable with Sunday. If Baltimore is victorious and New England loses, the particular Ravens will gain that No. a few seed.
The safe bet of Sunday nights ersus Redskins-Cowboys adventure will administer the NFC East overhead as well as NFC utes No. five seed. If your Cowboys lose, they'll be eliminated from playoff contention. If the Redskins lose, Washington can then merely help make the playoffs which includes a Minnesota damage AND Chicago loss.
An NFC West staff will definitely take up among the a pair of NFC wildcard spots, because 49ers in addition to Seahawks have both equally clinched playoff berths . The next wild card may possibly visit into the Vikings, Bears, Redskins or maybe Giants. The Vikings are usually in command that belongs to them destiny. If Minnesota surpasses Green Bay, regardless of different happens throughout the league, the particular Vikings are developing that postseason. If Minnesota loses and Chicago wins, the Bears will take the final wildcard spot. The Giants have another result at generating the playoffs, but they need to win, as well as Dallas, Minnesota along with Chicago all should lose.
Although the Falcons have got undoubtedly secured that NFC azines best seed, the other first-round bye can certainly check out the particular Packers or 49ers. If that Packers win, they ll find the No. 2 seed starting along with a first-round bye. If that Packers get rid of and also the 49ers win, the actual No. only two seedling could visit San Francisco. It ersus sometimes probable (though highly unlikely) that the Seahawks might have the first-round bye. For that for you to happen, that Seahawks can have to help win, while the Packers plus 49ers might both equally include to help lose.
Philadelphia Eagles (4-11) @ New York Giants (8-7)
Jeremy Bergman: Eagles 19, Giants 17Houston Texans (12-3) @ Indianapolis Colts (10-5)Green Bay Packers (11-4) @ Minnesota Vikings (9-6)Dallas Cowboys (8-7) @ Washington Redskins (9-6)