Keidel: Ravens, Steelers Have Healthy Respect For Each OtherThe Ravens and Steelers meet each other this Sunday night, once again with playoff implications in the AFC.
Keidel: Case Keenum Leading Vikings To Top Seed In NFCIt may come as a surprise to some, but journeyman quarterback Case Keenum has led the Minnesota Vikings to a 10-2 record and the NFC's No. 1 spot through three quarters of the season.
Keidel: NFC South Is Back On TopThe Carolina Panthers and New Orleans Saints play for NFC South lead, as the Atlanta Falcons climb back into the playoff picture.
Keidel: Are Eagles This Good, Or Bears This Bad?These days it's much better to be Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles than Mitch Trubisky and the Chicago Bears.
Keidel: Surging Steelers Still Lucky To Not Face RodgersThe Pittsburgh Steelers and their fans have to be ecstatic to face a Green Bay Packers team without Aaron Rodgers.
Keidel: Raiders Need Win Way More Than Patriots DoCan the sputtering Raiders get a much-needed win over a Patriots team already cruising toward the playoffs?
Keidel: Vikings Good And Getting BetterWhile last season's Minnesota Vikings faded from the NFC playoff race, this season's team is a legitimate contender.
Keidel: Are The Saints And Bills Really Playoff Contenders?The New Orleans Saints, winners of six in a row, go to chilly Buffalo to play the 5-3 Bills in a game with potential playoff implications.
Keidel: McVay's Rams Are For RealIf the Los Angeles Rams continue the strong showing, they'll be a playoff contender and Sean McVay will be a Coach of the Year candidate.
Keidel: Carson Wentz Is Carrying The EaglesThe Philadelphia Eagles may be the NFL's best team right now, and second-year quarterback Carson Wentz is a big reason why.
Keidel: Deshaun Watson, A Star In The MakingDeshaun Watson's record-breaking performance couldn't push the Texans past the Seahawks, but the rookie QB's future looks bright.
Keidel: Cowboys, Redskins To Resume RivalryThe Cowboys and Redskins play Sunday for sole possession of second place in the NFC East behind the Eagles.
Keidel: New York Giants Are Just Plain BadThe Giants, projected as a possible playoff contender, are a huge disappointment, even with injuries crippling an already-suspect offense.
Keidel: Falcons-Patriots Super Bowl Rematch Not A PreviewThe Falcons-Patriots game Sunday is a Super Bowl rematch, but it doesn't feel like a preview, because neither team is that good.
Keidel: Packers Can't Overcome Aaron Rodgers InjuryAaron Rodgers was injured on a hard, clean tackle, possibly ending his season the Green Bay Packers' playoff hopes.