Dec 252016
 

Detroit Lions (9-5) at Dallas Cowboys (12-2) With the Eagles’ upset victory over the Giants on Thursday Night Football, the Dallas Cowboys have clinched the NFC East and homefield advantage all the way through to the Super Bowl. The Cowboys have said they won’t take their foot off the gas, but it’s going to be […]

Dec 242016
 

Cincinnati Bengals (5-8-1) at Houston Texans (7-7) The Bengals were expecting to get top wide receiver AJ Green back from injury this week, after a 4-game absence with a hamstring injury. Green even said he was playing this week. However, at the end of a lost season, after getting eliminated in a close loss to […]

Dec 242016
 

Atlanta Falcons (9-5) at Carolina Panthers (6-8) The Falcons are 9-5, but they’re actually even better than that suggests, as they’ve gone 9-5 despite a 3-4 record in games decided by a touchdown or less. In fact, they rank 2nd in the NFL in both first down rate differential and point differential, ahead of the […]

Dec 242016
 

Tennessee Titans (8-6) at Jacksonville Jaguars (2-12) Both of these teams used to top my underrated list, but have fallen down the list in recent weeks. In Tennessee’s case, it’s just a matter of public opinion catching up to how good they actually are, following upset victories over Green Bay, Denver, and Kansas City in […]

Dec 242016
 

Arizona Cardinals (5-8-1) at Seattle Seahawks (9-4-1) The last time these two teams faced each other, it was a defensive matchup that ended in a 6-6 tie. However, the Cardinals actually significantly outplayed the Seahawks in that game, winning the first down battle 23 to 11 and the first down rate battle by 6.26%. They […]