TALE OF THE TAPE

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  1. PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 04:  Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants drops back to pass in the first quarter during the game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field on December 4, 2016 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 11: Kirk Cousins #8 of the Washington Redskins throws a pass in the second quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field on December 11, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
    Week 17 Tale Of The Tape: New York Giants At Washington Redskins

    The Redskins took care of business against Chicago, but if they are going to make the playoffs, they have to beat the Giants and get some additional help.

  2. CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 18:   Quarterback Matt Barkley #12 of the Chicago Bears calls the play in the second quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field on December 18, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 24:  Sam Bradford #8 of the Minnesota Vikings warms up before the game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on December 24, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
    Week 17 Tale Of The Tape: Chicago Bears At Minnesota Vikings

    Both the Bears and the Vikings’ seasons have been disappointments, but ending the year with a win over a division foe would certainly buoy their spirits.

  3. NEW ORLEANS, LA - DECEMBER 24:  Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints throws a pass against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on December 24, 2016 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images) CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 24:  Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons runs the ball against the Carolina Panthers in the 3rd quarter during their game at Bank of America Stadium on December 24, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
    Week 17 Tale Of The Tape: New Orleans Saints At Atlanta Falcons

    The Saints won’t be heading to the playoffs like the Falcons, but they’ll give the NFC South champs a run for their money in a heated divisional game.

  4. EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 18:  Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions passes against the New York Giants  during their game at MetLife Stadium on December 18, 2016 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 18:  Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys looks to pass during the first half against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at AT&T Stadium on December 18, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
    Week 16 Tale Of The Tape: Detroit Lions at Dallas Cowboys

    The Lions travel to Big D looking to do what no team but the Giants have this season, beat the Cowboys.

  5. DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 18:  Quarterback Trevor Siemian #13 of the Denver Broncos scrambles as he looks for a receiver downfield in the third quarter of a game against the New England Patriots at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 18, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) KANSAS CITY, MO - DECEMBER 18:  Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs in action during the game against the Tennessee Titans at Arrowhead Stadium on December 18, 2016 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Reed Hoffmann/Getty Images)
    Week 16 Tale Of The Tape: Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs

    The Broncos playoff hopes are dimming, they need a win against the Chiefs on the road this week.

  6. BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 18: Quarterback Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens passes the ball while teammates guard Marshal Yanda #73 and offensive guard Vladimir Ducasse #62 block against the Philadelphia Eagles in the second quarter at M&T Bank Stadium on December 18, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 18:  Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers throws a pass during the second quarter of the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on December 18, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
    Week 16 Tale Of The Tape: Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers

    AFC North rivals battle it out for the division crown in Pittsburgh.

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