Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 12/29/12
Week 17 is usually one of the weirdest weeks in all of football.  Teams that have clinched first round byes in the playoffs usually sit star players, while bottom feeder teams sit starters to look at young talent and get a better draft pick.  Luckily, both teams in this match-up have something to play for.  The 11-4 New England Patriots look to clinch a first round bye with a win and Houston loss.  The 7-8 Miami Dolphins are one of the Pats' most bitter rivals, and would love to play spoiler here.  Click below for three bold predictions for Sunday's matchup.
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