Keidel: This Year's Eagles Are Last Year's CowboysThe Eagles have secured home-field advantage in the NFL playoffs, while the Cowboys have been eliminated entirely.
Keidel: Chiefs Firing On All Cylinders As Postseason NearsAfter dashing out to a 5-0 start, and then following that up with a 1-6 stretch, the Kansas City Chiefs have won three in a row and are firing on all cylinders as the postseason approaches.
Keidel: Falcons, Saints Have A Lot Riding On Sunday's MeetingThe Falcons and Saints' seasons may both depend on Sunday's match-up, as the NFC South proves to be the NFL's toughest division once again.
Keidel: The Steelers Were RobbedThe last-minute Jesse James catch and apparent TD should've put the Steelers ahead of the Patriots, except the call was overruled.
Keidel: Eagles' Win Feels More Like A LossWith Carson Wentz's season-ending injury, the Eagles' playoff future looks uncertain, while the Rams' future grows a little brighter.
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: Minnesota Vikings Serve NoticeThe stifling Vikings defense shut down the high-flying Rams, helping the team keep pace with the Eagles for playoff home-field advantage.
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.