Sunday afternoon at Levi’s Stadium will bring together two football teams going in opposite directions. The Seattle Seahawks (6-4) are coming off a 34-31 loss last Monday night at CenturyLink Field against the Atlanta Falcons. While, the San Francisco 49ers (1-9) are coming off a bye week, which was preceded by a 31-21 home victory over the New York Giants.
Week 12 of the NFL season features an unexpected matchup of division leaders when the New Orleans Saints come west to take on the Los Angeles Rams. The Saints (8-2) have won eight games in a row after coming from 15 points down in the fourth quarter against the Redskins to win 34-31 in overtime. It was the largest fourth-quarter comeback in franchise history.
Week 11 in the NFL concludes with a “Monday Night Football” pairing of teams that are at a crossroads due to a combination of key injuries and a Super Bowl hangover as the Seattle Seahawks (6-3) host the Atlanta Falcons (5-4) at CenturyLink Field.
Points were not a problem for either Washington or New Orleans last week, although the two teams wound up with differing results in the end. At home against Minnesota, the Redskins and Vikings traded scores through most of the first half.
Sunday’s game between Dallas and Atlanta pits a pair of teams that entered the season with Super Bowl aspirations arriving at a crossroads as they prepare to embark on the second half of their schedules.
Just a month ago, the Green Bay Packers were riding high at 4–1, fresh off a 35–31 win at Dallas, and looking like the class of the NFC. Then Aaron Rodgers broke his collarbone in a loss at Minnesota, and the Packers haven’t won since.