The NFL regular season will wind to its end this week, but before it does, a half dozen or more teams face critical games. The Green Bay Packers, New York Giants, Seattle Seahawks and St. Louis Rams are all playing for their playoff lives in Week 17, and they are not alone. The playoff picture has come into focus over the past few weeks, but the world could still turn upside down with just one or two strange upsets this weekend.
Fantasy football is not over, and there is a certain pure enjoyment to be had in just watching a football game on a winter's Sunday for the heck of it. Read on for the five games that demand your attention this week, as well as previews and predictions on each.