Byron K. Dixon Jr. (@BKD_TV)
The playoff race is heating up. With three weeks remaining on the schedule, the race towards Super Bowl LI is as tight as it’s been in years:
- Dallas Cowboys– The Cowboys had been the hottest team this season, even after a tough loss ending their eleven-game win streak you cannot fault the season they’ve had thus far. They will be the NFC’s number one seed.
- New England Patriots– After a strong showing on Monday Night against a formidable Ravens team, Tom Brady does his best work December-January. They have their eyes on that home field advantage.
- KC Chiefs– The Chiefs looked good against the Raiders and have a good shot at winning the AFC West. if they can get that number one seed Andy Reid’s squad could make a legit run to the Super Bowl.
- Detroit Lions– The Lions are quietly looking like the second best team in the NFC. Their offense has always been good and the defense is playing up to par.
- NY Giants– New York somehow still have a chance at the NFC East crown. This Giants team is very dangerous and getting hot at the right time. If they make the post-season, they’ll be a tough out.
- Oakland Raiders– The Raiders will be a playoff team. They may actually be a better road team anyway and still can score withy any team.
- Atlanta Falcons– The Falcons defense has played great. They need to get healthy on offense and have a chance to win the NFC South and get a playoff home game.
- Pittsburgh Steelers– Big Ben and the Steelers have a great chance to clinch the division heading into the post season. The ability to give the ball to Bell and throw to AB make their offense virtually unstoppable.
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers– The Bucs have been great as of late. Over the past five weeks, their defense has been the best in the NFL and Winston has matured as a young QB.
- Denver Broncos– Denver cannot afford another loss. The running game has to make itself visible or they will miss the postseason. They have a tough three game schedule to finish the season.