The Saints and the Rams already look to have secured both the divisions they play in and byes for the playoffs but who else in the NFC looks likely at the moment to make the post-season and compete for Superbowl glory as the NFC representative. This blog post will be a quick look at the chances of the teams I believe still have a chance at getting to the playoffs and make some bold predictions.
Thanksgiving for us Brits is a bit of an odd concept, its something not many or any of us really celebrate, but to our friends across the pond its a national holiday and a chance to spend a day with family. Football on thanksgiving goes back to 1876 and The University of Michigan. They became the first team in history to regularly host a thanksgiving game. The NFL adopted this tradition in 1920 under its former APFA name, 6 games were hosted that day.
As the years have gone on the NFL has developed its thanksgiving model and since 2006 three contests have regularly been held on Thanksgiving. The Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys are regular hosts, with the third a game picked by the NFL, normally a divisional game. This year the red hot Saints.