Originally posted on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 12/31/11
It’s Week 17 in the NFL and as the regular season closes as a new year begins.  For some NFL teams the New Year will bring change.  Coaches will be fired, free agents will swap teams and new players will be drafted.  For other teams 2012 begins with a must win scenario.  The Dallas Cowboys and Tony Romo start their New Year off on the road against Eli Manning and the New York Giants.  The winner claims the NFC East crown as well as the No. 4 seed in the NFC playoffs , while the loser will prepare for a long winter’s nap.  Our second game features one of the biggest stories  of 2011; the emergence of Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos.  On Sunday, Tebow  and the Broncos look  to return to the playoffs for the first time since 2005.  All that stands in their way is former Broncos’ starting quarterback Kyle Orton and a rejuvenated Kansas City Chiefs team under interim head coach Romeo Crennel.  And finally in an AFC North Battle for the ages,  the Baltimore Ravens hope to begin 2012 by clinching the AFC North and at least the No. 2 seed in the AFC  playoffs.  In order [...]
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