Will the Packers make the playoffs in time? After winning streaks over the dying Chicago Bears and Los Angeles Rams, Green Bay are 6-8 with a chance to fight for the seventh and final NFC wildcard spot. Week 16 reveals much about how the Packers’ playoff chances in Miami with the Dolphins are justified. The Dolphins were leaning in the wrong direction, losing all of their last three games, but they were all on their way. Miami won his final nine home his games started by quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.
If the Packers want to make the playoffs again, they need to win and get help. However, in December he was in his best form since 2019 as head coach under Matt LaFleur, going 14-0 and averaging 10.1 points per game. Back-to-back NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers has thrown 31 touchdowns and just four interceptions in December since 2019. That’s the second-best touchdown-to-interception ratio behind Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen and his 32-4 mark.
Standing in the way of the Packers’ playoff pursuit are Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel, former San Francisco 49ers run game coordinator, and former 49ers running back Raheem Mostert. 2019 NFC Championship Game. Between Shanahan’s two proteges, Ruffler’s Packers and McDaniel’s Dolphins, who will come out on top and have Merry Christmas on Sunday?
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date: December 25th (Sun) | time: 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time
position: Hard Rock Stadium (Miami Gardens, FL)
tv set: Fox | stream: fuboTV (Try it for free)
follow: CBS Sports App
odds: Dolphin -3.5, O/U 49