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Playoff Picture Looks Exciting

With 4 teams vying for first place in the AFC North in Week 13, things are heating up to meltdown conditions even in the icy north…

The Bengals, who tied a game, are 7-3-1 while the Ravens, Steelers and Browns all have a 7-4-0 record with 2 division wins. These 4 teams will duke it out in their respective divisional games for supremacy over the AFC North.

Meanwhile, the New England Patriots (9-2-0) are running away with the AFC East (and the number 1 seed) unless someone can stop them.

A similar situation is developing in the NFC with the Arizona Cardinals (9-2-0) running away with the NFC West and the number 1 seed.

The NFC South is trying really hard to see how low a team’s record can be and still make the playoffs. The Atlanta Falcons (4-7-0) are leading the division with a 4-0 division record, having beaten each of its division rivals at least once (and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers twice).


The Philadelphia Eagles (8-3-0) and the Dallas Cowboys (8-3-0) are vying for first place in the NFC East. One of these teams will win the division and the other will likely make the playoffs as a wild card. This week’s Thanksgiving game between the Cowboys and Eagles will decide who takes the division.


Another game with playoff implications this Thanksgiving Day is the Seattle Seahawks (7-4-0) trip to San Francisco to take on the 49ers (7-4-0) for sole possession of 2nd place in the NFC West, behind the Cardinals. The winner will be hoping that the Detroit Lions (7-4-0) lose to the Chicago Bears (5-6-0), also on Thanksgiving Day!


Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers (8-3-0) are looking like the likely winners of the NFC North unless Detroit has something to say about it. But the New England Patriots (9-2-0) will be coming to town this weekend to see if they can knock them down a peg.

When You Let A Player Go–Don’t Let Him Play In Your Division!


Desean Jackson autographed minihelmetDesean Jackson autographed Redskins Helmet

When the Philadelphia Eagles released Desean Jackson during the offseason, I bet they didn’t think they would have to play him twice a year in their own division. With the Redskins snatching up Jackson and adding him to a very good offense led by Robert Griffin III and coached by offensive mastermind Jay Gruden, you might expect a little payback coming the Eagles way this season.

NFC North Division RivalsThe Chicago Bears are in the middle of a Payback Triangle with defensive end Julius Peppers having been released only to be grabbed by the Green Bay Packers. But that’s not all, folks! The Minnesota Vikings let Jared Allen go in free agency and the Bears made him an offer he couldn’t refuse. So the Bears will be giving Allen a chance to get some payback twice a year against the Vikings while the Packers will be giving Peppers a couple shots at Jay Cutler this season!NFC North Division

Which player playing for the archrival of his former team are you looking forward to seeing play this season?