NFL Playoff Picture 2014: Full Standings and Final Picks for Week 17

December 27, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If there's one thing the NFL has taught us over the years, it's that predictions are an easy way to get in trouble. Teams endure peaks and valleys over the course of 16 games that can make any assessment at a given time seem foolish. 
Making predictions in Week 17 is particularly difficult because teams already in the playoffs are likely to rest their starters, while those still fighting to get in can come out big in a tight spot. Whatever happens on the final Sunday of the regular season, it's all compelling in various ways. 
As the final hours tick away before kickoff, teams know where their fates lie, and they know they have one job to do. There are plenty of things still left to be decided, so let's examine the standings heading into the final day and make picks for the most important games on the schedule. 
Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers
Even though it's felt like a foregone conclusion that Green Bay was going to win the NFC North...

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