It is Week 7 and as the NFL season nears the halfway pole, certain teams have established themselves as real contenders to earn a spot in the playoffs.
The Detroit Lions, after several years of being the dismal Detroit Lions are 5-1 and one game behind undefeated Green Bay.
The San Francisco 49ers are 5-1 and have arisen unscathed out of the Mike Singletary years only to enter the Jim Harbaugh-era. Where close games and head-to-head head coach shoving matches happen on regular intervals.
The Buffalo Bills and Oakland Raiders are off to surprising 4-2 starts. Things are looking up in Oakland after they traded a few high draft picks and the Interstate-580 corridor to Cincinnati for Carson Palmer.
And the New York Giants are atop the NFC East?
It’s time to preview three of the top matches this week in the National Football League.