New York Giants, Washington Redskins Game Moved To 4:25 PM ET
- Author: Lawrence Cooper Dec 28, 2016,
Dec 28, 2016, 0:38
Doing so would mean it takes one less victory to get all the way to the Super Bowl. The Giants (10-5) and Redskins (8-6-1) game in Washington could have playoff implications and will get the late afternoon kickoff.
Other than the New England Patriots, the Packers are playing the best football in the NFL the last five weeks. Surely the line took into consideration that the G-Men clinched a playoff spot on Saturday. The Cowboys beat the Packers, 30-16, on October 16 in a game in which Rodgers threw an interception and lost a fumble at the Dallas 1-yard line. But the 49ers are bad and almost double-digit underdogs so it's likely Green Bay would be the No. 4 with a victory and open the playoffs on wild-card weekend at home against the Giants. It's a mathematically meaningless game for the Giants, but they seem to have a lot to prove before they step into the postseason for the first time since the 2011 season. The Lions haven't won their division since 1993.
Falcons: The Giants play at Atlanta with an Atlanta loss AND a Seattle win AND a Detroit win. Green Bay has experienced a drastic turnaround since that night, but Washington did to the Packers - particularly in the fourth quarter - could carry over. Aaron Rodgers has been outstanding, Mike McCarthy is calling a brilliant game and it was great to have Clay Matthews back last week. pressuring the quarterback. Green Bay Packers on Sunday, January 1 to a night game to give the game a national audience.
If the Lions beat the Cowboys and tie the Packers, the Lions will have the better overall record and win the division.
So when the questions about the Giants' wild-card game inevitably come up this week - Who?
Celtics squander huge lead late before squeaking past Knicks
Horford and Smart contributed for 15 points each for the Celtics, who never trailed after the 5:14 mark of the second quarter. In the clip above, you can see Anthony, Jarell, and his mother Anne give each other an emotional group hug.
Christmas Day has come and gone and the National Football League regular season is coming to a close.
Which seed with the Detroit Lions finish with?
The potentially weird situation arises if the Packers and Lions tie next week. All our Washington Redskins have to do now is beat the NY Giants on New Years Day to be in the NFL Playoffs.
This is a unsafe week to try and pick winners against the numbers with so many teams having nothing to play for.