First off, a very Merry Christmas to you and yours this holiday season from us at the Pigskin Report. It’s always quite a somber holiday mood for the diehard NFL fan; for it means we’re nearing the end of the regular season. And the week number suggests, things are winding down and the playoffs begin just two weeks from today. It goes by so fast, doesn’t it?
With most of the top teams already in, there is just fighting for playoff seeding from most of the contests. However, there are a few “bubble” teams left that are either trying to get in or clinging desperately to a low playoff seed. Below is a closer look to five games this week that could have huge playoff implications.
Minnesota Vikings @ Houston Texans
The big talk in Houston this week has been the question of “who are you more afraid of; Adrian Peterson or Jason Allen.” For those who don’t remember, Jason Allen ended Matt Schaub’s season the last time these two teams met. Whereas, as amazing as he may be, Adrian Peterson i...