The fight for playoff position kicks into high gear as the NFL enters Week 16. Five postseason slots have been clinched and seven remain up for grabs with just two weeks remaining in the 2018 season.
Week 16 kicks off with a Saturday doubleheader as the Tennessee Titans host the Washington Redskins and the Baltimore Ravens travel to take on the Los Angeles Chargers.
On Sunday, the Houston Texans and Philadelphia Eagles square off at Lincoln Financial Field in a battle of playoff hopefuls. The Texans sit atop the AFC South and can clinch the division title with a victory this week.
The NFC South champion New Orleans Saints host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday afternoon. Saints quarterback Drew Brees boasts the league’s highest passer rating, and wide receiver Michael Thomas leads the league with 109 catches. The Saints can clinch home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs with a win in Week 16.
Sunday’s nightcap features the Kansas City Chiefs on the road against the Seattle Seahawks. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes leads the NFL with 45 touchdown passes this season, tied for third-most in league history through the first 15 weeks.