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So I’m looking at the Week 17 schedule, the final week of the season, and I’m thinking: NBC has to be eyeballing the Tim Tebow-Kyle Orton matchup for its flex game to primetime on Sunday night, Jan. 1. OK, so you’ve heard this story before. And once again, much has to fall into place. But it’s possible the Broncos’ final game, which is currently scheduled to kick off at 2:15 p.m. and played at Sports Authority Field at Mile High, will be flexed to primetime. It’s also possible, mabye even likely, NBC would consider the season finale between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants to be the most attractive game, at least in terms of pulling a rating from those huge TV markets. NBC, which keeps its week 17 flex game open, will announce its decision no later than Monday, perhaps as soon as Sunday. For that game to have meaning, though, the Giants can’t lose this Saturday to the New York Jets while the Cowboys win at home against Philadelphia. Such a scenario would clinch the NFC East ti...
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