Sunday’s games in the final week of the NFL regular season will be filled with plenty of excitement as numerous matchups will play a heavy factor in the playoff standings. From the Houston Texans looking to hold on to the No. 1 seed in the AFC as they face the Indianapolis Colts to the Minnesota Vikings fighting for their playoff lives against the Green Bay Packers, Week 17 should be fun for all fans to watch.
At the beginning of the season, nobody could have predicted this finale would have such heavy playoff indications considering many believed the Redskins would finish near the bottom of the division–especially after starting the year off with a 3-6 record. Since then, Washington has emerged as one of the hottest teams in football as they enter Week 17 riding a six-game winning streak and could be one of those teams nobody wants to play in the postseason.
As for Dallas, they’ve been one of the hottest teams in the second half of the season as well after winning five of their last seven games–even though they’re coming off a disappointing 34-31 overtime loss to the New Orleans Saints. If the Cowboys have any chance of pulling off the big win on the road in this one, they’ll need another strong performance from Dez Bryant–who has 10 touchdown receptions over the last seven games.
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