Much attention in Week 17 of the NFL season should focus on games taking place in both of the league's southern divisions. More specifically, two contests have massive playoff implications.
In the NFC, the 9-6 Atlanta Falcons, who are holding on to the sixth seed in the NFC, are hosting the 11-4 Carolina Panthers.
In the AFC, it's a similar situation: The 8-7 Tennessee Titans, who are holding on to the sixth seed in the AFC, are hosting the 10-5 Jacksonville Jaguars.
We'll take a deep dive into...
Multiple teams will vie for three open NFL playoff spots in a scenario similar to musical chairs. Above all, winning removes complication in these situations. However, a loss would put a contending club in the tiebreaker shuffle. How will teams perform in crucial matchups?
The Atlanta Falcons-Carolina Panthers matchup is among the more notable. One team needs a victory to return to the postseason, while the other still has an opportunity to win an NFC South division title, with some help. How...
Sunday morning of Week 17 is last call for would-be NFL bettors who want the luxury of picking and choosing from an entire 16-game slate.
Once Week 17 concludes, bettors only have limited playoff schedules to lean on as the NFL works its way toward crowning a champion worthy of the Lombardi Trophy. Avoiding tough calls, propping up risky big payouts with gimme lines and other full-slate strategies go out the window.
Luckily for those needing to recover a bit of bankroll or build on a successful...