Week 17 Picks- Previews and Predictions
The 2012 regular season comes to a close on Sunday as Week 17 signals the end of the line for non-playoff teams.
For playoff teams however, it provides one final chance to improve their postseason seed with a win.
There is still everything to play for in the NFC East with the Dallas Cowboys taking on RG3 and the Washington Redskins. There is also an exciting matchup in the AFC North as the Baltimore Ravens and the Cincinnati Bengals battle it out for the division title.
Those are just two of the standout games to see this week with plenty more action on show.
Now without further ado, here are my picks for Week 17.
Preview: 4-11 Raiders at 6-9 Chargers
Prediction: The Chargers keep their end of season wining run going in what could be Norv Turner’s final game.
Pick: Chargers Win
Preview: 6-9 Jets at 5-10 Bills
Prediction: Ryan Fitzpatrick gets the win here in what could be his final game as the Bills starting quarterback
Pick: Bills Win
Preview: 2-13 Jaguars at 5-10 Titans
Prediction: The Jags finish a season to forget with yet another defeat
Pick: Titans Win
Preview: 6-9 Buccaneers at 13-2 Falcons
Prediction: The Falcons should have no problems at home vs the Bucs
Pick: Falcons Win
Preview: 5-10 Browns at 7-8 Steelers
Prediction: Big Ben and the Steel Curtain finish the year by getting back to .500
Pick: Steelers Win
Preview: 9-6 Bears at 4-11 Lions
Prediction: The Bears pick up the victory on the road
Pick: Bears Win
Preview: 4-11 Eagles at 8-7 Giants
Prediction: It may be too late but the Giants get back to winning ways at home
Pick: Giants Win
Preview: 6-9 Panthers at 7-8 Saints
Prediction: The Saints say goodbye to a disastrous 2012 with a win
Pick: Saints Win
Preview: 11-4 Packers at 9-6 Vikings
Prediction: Adrian Peterson and the Vikings come up just short against Aaron Rodgers and co.
Pick: Packers Win
Preview: 7-7-1 Rams at 10-5 Seahawks
Prediction: The Seahawks come out on top at home against the Rams
Pick: Seahawks Win
Preview: 7-8 Dolphins at 11-4 Patriots
Prediction: The Patriots need a win here to force their way into the top two seeds and a first-round bye
Pick: Patriots Win
Preview: 2-13 Chiefs at 12-3 Broncos
Prediction: Peyton Manning concludes a fantastic season with a victory
Pick: Broncos Win
Preview: 5-10 Cardinals at 10-4-1 49ers
Prediction: Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers have struggled of late but they get the win here
Pick: 49ers Win
Preview: 12-3 Texans at 10-5 Colts
Prediction: Chuck Pagano makes an emotional return for the Colts and they prevail vs the Texans
Pick: Colts Win
Preview: 10-5 Ravens at 9-6 Bengals
Prediction: Joe Flacco and the Ravens clinch the AFC North title with a victory
Pick: Ravens Win
Preview: 8-7 Cowboys at 9-6 Redskins
Prediction: The Cowboys bounce back from disapointment with a win in Washington
Pick: Cowboys Win
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