NFL Picks Week 12: Teams Whose Playoff Aspirations Will Take a Hit on Sunday

November 23, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This is the point in the season when the cream begins rising to the top.
The Denver Broncos, Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints have been good all season, but the later the season goes, the more they begin distancing themselves from the pack. Others, like the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots, are also starting to put a few games between themselves and the teams in second place.
For those hovering around .500, it's imperative to maintain a deficit of only a few games in order to keep any postseason hopes alive. Six games may seem like a lot, but it will be Week 17 before you know it.
Looking at the schedule for Week 12, you see a few teams that will likely put a halt to their playoff push.
New York Jets
The fact that we're in Week 12 and the New York Jets have a wild-card spot is crazy. How many people were arguing that Rex Ryan should be fired before the year started? He had that crazy press conference about...

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