With the 8-7 Rams traveling to face the Giants in a monster game for their playoff hopes, which Week 17 Sunday game are you most looking forward to watching?
Perhaps there is no better matchup this weekend than a battle between two AFC powers and MVP candidates. The 11-4 Miami Dolphins head to the East Coast to play the 12-3 Baltimore Ravens, who are the current top seed in the conference.
The Ravens gave 49ers haters and Brock Purdy critics the greatest Christmas present of all in a 33-19 beatdown in San Francisco. Purdy was picked off four times in the gift that kept on giving. Likely MVP favorite Lamar Jackson was efficient, throwing two touchdown passes in the opening minutes of the third quarter while rushing for 45 yards to dispatch the Niners.
In another game that filled NFL fans with the holiday spirit, the Dolphins defeated the Cowboys 22-20 on a game-winning 29-yard field goal from Jason Sanders. Tua Tagovailoa completed 24-of-37 passes for 293 yards and a touchdown pass to stud running back Raheem Mostert. In his return from a one-week absence, MVP contender Tyreek Hill led Miami with 99 yards on nine receptions.
The key to this game is whether Baltimore can prevent the All-Pro wideout from causing too much damage. Hill had 11 catches for 190 yards and two touchdowns that helped the Dolphins win a 42-38 thriller last season. I expect Tyreek to play well like he usually does but the Ravens’ defense will limit him from running wild this time around. Give me the Ravens to cover in a rematch that’ll go down to the wire.
The Ravens will host the Dolphins at 10 a.m. PT.
Baltimore is a 3.5-point favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook and my picks for Tallysight are shown below.
Aside from Ravens-Dolphins, other Sunday games to be on the lookout for include Patriots at Bills, Falcons at Bears, Titans at Texans, Raiders at Colts, Panthers at Jaguars, Cardinals at Eagles, Saints at Buccaneers, 49ers at Commanders (go Commies go!), Steelers at Seahawks (LA fans are all Steelers fans this week), Chargers at Broncos and the Bengals at Chiefs. Sunday Night Football will feature the Packers at Vikings in a matchup that’ll prove to everyone but Matt LaFleur that DC Joe Barry still sucks.
Which games are you most looking forward to this Sunday?