Tale Of The Tape: Cleveland Browns At Baltimore Ravens
The Browns wanted to let Johnny Manziel close the season with three starts so they could better evaluate his NFL future, however his season ended with a hamstring injury suffered against the Panthers in Week 16.
Tale Of The Tape: Carolina Panthers At Atlanta Falcons
Cam Newton will lead the hopeful Panthers into this winner-take-all NFC South showdown. If Newton can avoid mistakes and take advantage of the generous Atlanta defense, the Panthers will return to the playoffs for the second consecutive year.
Elvis Dumervil Vs. J.J. Watt
According to most sportswriters Houston Texans outstanding DE J.J. Watt is a shoe in for NFL Defensive Player Of The Year. But hold the phone, a certain OLB/DE on The Ravens may have something to say about that before it’s all said & done.
Tale Of The Tape: Denver Broncos At Cincinnati Bengals
Peyton Manning took a big shot to his upper leg in the Broncos’ Week 16 victory over the Chargers and had to come out of the game, but he came back and performed adequately.
Tale Of The Tape: Seattle Seahawks At Arizona Cardinals
The Seahawks are streaking at the right time of the year and they appear to have gotten a big break since the Cardinals are down to their third- and fourth-string quarterbacks.
Tale Of The Tape: Indianapolis Colts At Dallas Cowboys
The Colts had no difficulty clinching the AFC South title despite starting the season with consecutive losses, and they have lofty goals ahead.