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With just three weeks remaining in the regular season, NFL playoff contenders have to start making their moves.

The Chiefs host the Chargers this week in a potentially all-important AFC West clash. The Chargers have won four straight, and the Chiefs got back on track last week. The two teams are tied atop the division at 7-6, and a wild-card spot isn’t guaranteed to the loser.

Kansas City has won a franchise-best seven straight against the Chargers, dating back to 2014. Chiefs rookie running back Kareem Hunt returned to form last week and needs just 76 rushing yards to pass Joe Delaney for the most by a rookie in franchise history. Delaney had 1,121 yards in the 1981 season.

So, what are the odds the Chargers can steal a road win?

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The NFC South will have at least two representatives in the postseason after the Saints and Panthers both punched their ticket on Sunday. New Orleans (11-4) pulled away from the Falcons (9-6) for a 23-13 victory at the Superdome while Carolina (11-4) rallied for a 22-19 win over Wholesale NFL Jerseys Nike the Buccaneers in Charlotte. The Saints can clinch the division next week with a win over the Bucs (4-11) while the Panthers and Falcons will tangle in Atlanta. A Falcons MLB Jerseys Cheap win will give the NFC South three playoff teams while the Panthers need to win and have the Bucs beat the Saints to win the division.

The Seahawks will be hoping for a Panthers victory to help them get into the playoffs. Seattle kept its playoff chances alive with a 21-12 over the Cowboys, who were eliminated with the loss. Also eliminated from postseason contention in the NFC were the Lions with a 26-17 loss in Cincinnati.

Love missed his first eight shots of the game and finished the night 1-11 from the field with two points in 21 minutes. He was an absolute nonfactor on both ends of the court. The Cavaliers depend on him to be their second option offensively. If he can’t do that, they’re in loads of trouble.

He leads college basketball in both scoring and assisting.

Young is averaging 29.4 points on 47 percent shooting from the field, 40 percent shooting from three, and 86.3 percent shooting from the foul line to lead the Sooners to a top-10 AP Top 25 ranking. But he also averages 10.6 assists and 1.8 steals per game, rounding out his game as a potential top-five pick in the 2018 NBA draft.

The only other player to do that, ever, was Duke’s Dick Groat back in the 1951-52 season. Yes, Trae Young is on pace to do something that hasn’t been done in 65 years.

“He’s done an amazing job, man,” Westbrook said on Dec. 20. “He’s put the work in and he’s put himself in a position to lead a team, and he’s leading the country in scoring and assists. It’s amazing to see him do such great things.”

And legendary Kentucky head coach John Calipari heaped praise on the freshman in early January:

“I knew how good he was, but I didn’t even realize he was this good,” Calipari said, according to SECCountry.com. “The biggest thing in this, and it’s a great lesson. Lon Kruger, who I have unbelievable respect for, basically said ‘We’re gonna play through you, it’s all going through you, you’re gonna shoot when you want.’ And he did not lie.”

Although Philly is the No. 1 NFC seed, the Falcons are favored. Part of Wholesale MLB Jerseys that owes to Atlanta’s impressive work in winning at the Los Angeles Rams last week. Part has to do with the Falcons nearly winning the Super Bowl last February.

“It’s just going out there and playing and staying in the zone and Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale trusting my instincts,” Foles says. “I’ve played this game a long time. There’s a reason I’ve been able to do what I’ve been able to do. When I play my best and I’m most comfortable, I just go out there and play.”

By contrast, Atlanta’s Matt Ryan has a passer rating of at least 100 in five straight postseason games, tied for the second-longest streak in league history. Only Joe Montana had a longer string with eight.

The Chiefs are 2-1 and averaging 29 points a game since Andy Reid gave up play-calling duties to coordinator Matt Nagy.

The Lions aren’t going to apologize for their schedule, especially if it helps them get into the playoffs. They’ve won two straight over the Bucs and Bears, they get the Bengals now and they finish with the Packers. It’s going to have to be Matthew Stafford or bust. He’s third in the NFL in yardage; his team is second to last in rushing yards. Of course, the Bengals look like a team mailing it in the last two weeks (losses by a combined 67-14, ever since the headhunt-fest against the Steelers). The Lions might just need to show up.

They appear back on track and in control of the AFC West race. The Dolphins threw away all the momentum they’d gained from beating the Patriots by losing to the Bills, and by Jay Cutler throwing a hideous interception to clinch it. The Chiefs are another team unlikely to flinch now that their goal is in clear sight.

Is it foolish to use the term “winnable games” when discussing the Browns? Sure, when the Bears are next on the schedule. The Browns somehow have a more stable outlook for the future than do the Bears, whose coach and general manager are living on borrowed time. They looked downright inept against the Lions last week, at least as much as the Browns often do. If not now, Browns, then never.

Like NBA contracts, when shoe deals are signed and numbers are reported, that is most often the number the player will be paid if all incentives are met. The original deal may have been worth $66 million had he hit certain incentives, but the base dollar amount didn’t seem to be enough for Wall. If that was the case, it made sense for him to walk away.

This time around, things were to his liking. Wall signed a five-year deal with the NFL Jerseys Free Shipping brand which gives him a bit more flexibility than an eight-year deal Wholesale NFL Jerseys Free Shipping would. Plus, he got a new start with a new team to build his brand up again.

The team Wall worked with initially is gone, he said. There’s new management and new structure for him. With that, he said, he’s hoping for new opportunities.

“A lot of those guys that were there before have been laid off … It’s a brand new start because it’s a whole new crew over there,” Wall said. “They have a lot of the same guys over there player-wise, but it’s just a new start.”

The Falcons are 2-point favorites over the top-seeded Eagles, a highly unusual occurrence.

True to their nature, both coaches are loath to talk about the other’s program in the runup to the CFP semifinals. They remain cordial, but the competition between them in recruiting and in the SEC will only increase in the coming years. When Smart landed the Georgia job, he hired away Alabama defensive backs coach Mel Tucker as his defensive coordinator, which bothered Saban.

Before the 2016 season, Smart and Saban butted heads over Tide safety Maurice Smith, who left Alabama for Georgia as a graduate transfer. Saban didn’t want to allow Smith to transfer to another SEC school, but Smart challenged the SEC rule and received a conditional waiver that allowed Smith to play for the Bulldogs immediately.

“I don’t take stuff like that personally,” Saban said. “I really don’t. Kirby did a good job for me for a long time. I think he’s doing a really good job now. I think he’s taken the situation there and really done a great job with it. I respect the [hell] out of that.”

In the most recent recruiting cycle, Georgia has signed seven of the top 30 prospects in the ESPN 300, including No. 1 overall player and dual-threat quarterback Justin Fields, No. 1 running back Zamir White and No. 1 guard Trey Hill. The Bulldogs also flipped safety Nadab Joseph, who had previously committed to Alabama.

“I think we all have the same structure in recruiting, but we’ve got a good sell,” Smart said. “We’ve got a great education; we have a great location; and we won, which was the biggest difference. I think it was a little bit of a perfect storm for us. We had a huge game in the SEC championship game [a 28-7 victory over Auburn on Dec. 2], which built momentum for us. I think people wanted to come to Nike NFL Jerseys From China Georgia, but they just wanted to see that we could win. Once they saw that, things fell into place.”

But one that, with Carson Wentz on the sideline, makes enough sense.

Still, let’s give Tennessee tremendous credit for how it rallied in Kansas City. The MLB Jerseys Wholesale Titans showed resolve and an ability to come up with big plays on offense that few expected.

“You’ve got every team fighting to play for the next week,” Patriots safety Devin McCourty says. “Nobody’s going to go out there — and I don’t care if you’re down, if you’re up — like no one is going to quit. So, that’s something I think we always talk about, and obviously you could see it in that game against Kansas City.”

But this one is in New England. Yes, it’s gotten tiresome to travel (and travel, and travel) to Foxborough for playoff games. There’ll be another one up there next weekend.

That is what’s on the line in the final week of the 2017 NFL regular season.

Four AFC teams are vying for the two wild-card spots, while either the Falcons or Seahawks will claim the last playoff berth in the NFC.

Not only will Carolina’s game at Atlanta help decide the NHL Jerseys Wholesale NFC South champion, it will also determine whether the Falcons (9-6) make the playoffs. A Falcons win will clinch a postseason spot and hand the NFC South to the Saints. If the Panthers (11-4) win on Sunday (4:25 p.m. ET, Fox), they can win the division if the Saints (11-4) lose to the Buccaneers (4-11). All the Saints need to do is win at Tampa Bay (4:25 p.m. ET, Fox) to win the NFC South.

A Falcons loss will open the door for the Seahawks (9-6), who would have to beat the Cardinals (7-8) at CenturyLink Field (4:25 p.m. ET, Fox) to take advantage of a potential Falcons loss.

The AFC playoff picture will be cleared up with a quartet of games involving the Ravens, Titans, Chargers and Bills.

Baker Mayfield has been participating in Oklahoma practices.

As those around Murray gradually dispersed, he went back to Cheap Jerseys China scrolling on his phone. And the entire state of Oklahoma collectively exhaled.

I’m not dying, Mayfield said in his first public comments in 16 days. I’ll be playing, and we are focused on our goal.

Insiders around the Sooners all week had privately maintained that snow would befall Manhattan Beach before Mayfield would miss the Georgia game. And in the 15 minutes Oklahoma’s practices had been opened up to cameras the previous two days, Mayfield certainly looked well enough in passing drills.

But with every absence from the field for regularly scheduled team events and media appearances, consternation about Mayfield’s status grew.

And though he still had a difficult time talking Saturday, Mayfield decided it was time for him to speak for himself.

My teammates don’t need to answer questions on my behalf, said Mayfield, barely audible. This whole thing is not about me. Oklahoma is here to play a playoff game. We are here to win a game, and that is what it needs to be about.