At ESPN Insider, a tricky Week 17 of DFS action awaits with several teams resting starters for the playoffs. Some of our favorite matchups include Matthew Stafford, Melvin Gordon, Doug Baldwin, and Jesse James.
Bah humbug. The Raiders and Eagles played arguably the worst game of the season to end Week 16. Also: Cam delivers, the first game-winning drive of the Jared Goff era, and another team bites the dust after trying an ill-advised field goal in New England.
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For FiveThirtyEight, I looked at The Five-Year Rule, which I first talked about in FOA 2017 in regards to the Chiefs this year. No team has ever started the same quarterback under the same head coach for more than five years and seen that duo win its first championship. Alex Smith and Andy Reid are currently in their fifth year together, and sure enough it could be the last if the Chiefs don't come through with a ring.
The Game of the Year is actually the Game of the Year -- but what can the NFL do about the Calvin Johnson Catch Rule and end-zone fumbles? Also: another handsome game-winning drive for the 49ers, Aaron Rodgers' shaky return, and the week of the onside kick.
The Steelers and Ravens played another classic to decide the AFC North. Also: Joe Webb and Nick Foles get game-winning drives, heavy snow in Buffalo, a handsome quarterback in Houston, and Case Keenum blows his chance to be MVP in Carolina.
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