Originally written on Football Extra Points  |  Last updated 11/6/14
The Steelers have to beat the Bengals this week if they want to keep their playoff hopes alive. The season is coming to a close and I'm sitting at 142-82.  That's over .600 but I can do better.   Here's a look at week 16 Atlanta at Detroit - The Falcons destroyed the Giants last week and silenced a few critics that say they can't win the big game.  I still want to see what they can do in the playoffs.  They are playing well on both sides of the ball right now but they are still not the best team in the NFC.  The Falcons have to win at least one playoff game to prove they are for real. The Lions are terrible.  As a fan, I've watched almost every Lions game the last 10 years.  I thought the Lions were building toward a bright future but they took a big step backward this season.  They did not address their biggest need last offseason, their defensive backfield.  Add to that the fact that all of their receivers were injured expect CJ and you've got a 4 win season.  Th...
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