A win for the Arizona Cardinals (12-2) this afternoon would clinch the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoffs. Ironically, Green Bay is the only team that can mathematically swap places with Arizona, giving this matchup added significance.
The crazy NFC playoff picture will get a little clearer this Sunday when Arizona tries to clinch the West Division title, while surprising Philadelphia looks to build on a two-game winning streak that has put it back into contention in the hapless East.
The Minnesota Vikings look to bounce back from a disappointing 38-7 loss to Seattle against another NFC West foe, the Arizona Cardinals, as the playoff contenders kick off Week 14 action Thursday night at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Arizona sure didn’t gain any style points in last week’s 19-13 victory over San Francisco, but the Cardinals did make it five in a row and were able to keep a three-game cushion over Seattle in the NFC West, while still holding onto a first-round bye in the playoff derby.
Thanksgiving Day was just the appetizer for Week 12 NFL and fantasy action. For the first time since Week 3 all 32 teams are in action, which means we still have 13 games to go between Sunday and Monday.
While there are plenty of things to be thankful for, one of them for football (and fantasy) fans is three games on Thanksgiving Day! And speaking of these three, oh-so-tasty matchups, what is a fantasy owner to do?
Is it just me or is the NFL and fantasy season flying by? Can you believe that it’s Thanksgiving already? The really good news is that since we are now in Week 12, every team has had their bye. So that means from here on out we have a full schedule of all 32 teams playing. Which also means we finally have true position rankings.
The Cincinnati Bengals (8-1) were just knocked from the ranks of the unbeaten and now get an even tougher test on the road, facing an Arizona Cardinals (7-2) team coming off its biggest win of the season in Seattle.
A critical battle within the NFC West is on tap for NBC's "Sunday Night Football" this week, as the Seattle Seahawks will look to close the gap on the Arizona Cardinals at CenturyLink Field in Seattle.