NFL Picks Week 16: New York Giants, Green Bay Packers Sort Out Playoff Scenarios

December 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After the NFL's Week 16 concludes, the playoff picture will be much clearer.
As of now, AFC teams like the Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs and San Diego Chargers have their playoff hopes still up in the air, but this week's happenings will go a long way in determining their fates.
The Giants-Packers game is the most important in the NFC, but the not-so-glamorous St. Louis Rams-San Francisco 49ers game, as well as the Seattle Seahawks' and Arizona Cardinals' respective contests, will help decide which NFC West team will get whipped in the first round of the postseason.
It's strange to see a guy like Peyton Manning have to scrap late in the season for a playoff spot, but with Maurice Jones-Drew willing the Jaguars to a tie atop the AFC South with the Colts, he'll have to do just that.
Here are my picks against the spread for Week 16.
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