INDIANAPOLIS- There are division games, matchups to determine a division leader, and outright playoff position contests that test the mental and physical toughness of both teams. We get the best of all these things tomorrow at 1:00 as the stage is ready for the game to decide the temporary king of the AFC South. The Indianapolis Colts host the Tennessee Titans for the NFL Week 12 Game of the Week.
Game of the Week
Indianapolis Colts (7-3) vs. Tennessee Titans (7-3)
Division rivalry games are always fun. This time the stakes are much higher as one of these teams will obtain the lead in the AFC South Division race. This game has major playoff implications as both of these teams are in the race. The Colts defense continues to impress and their offense is now the top unit in the league despite showing inconsistency early on. Indianapolis averages 414.9 yards per game. Who thought that the Colts offense would go from one of the worst in the league to the top dog in the NFL?
The Titans are still the powerhouse that fans and reporters expect. This contest will certainly be one of the best games of the year. Ryan Tannehill and Derrick Henry face the NFL’s second-best defense.
Prediction: Colts 28 Titans 14
Other top games
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Kansas City Chiefs
This is a game for those who love to see points in bunches. The Buccaneers have balance on both sides of the ball but the Chiefs still feature of the best offenses in NFL with multiple big-time playmakers. Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill, Travis Kelce, and Clyde Edwards-Helaire will test Tampa Bay’s elite defense. The Buccaneers have plenty of playmakers as well in Tom Brady, Chris Godwin, Mike Evans, Robert Gronkowski, Ronald Jones, and Leonard Fournette.
Prediction: Chiefs 35 Buccaneers 30
Pittsburgh Steelers (10-0) vs. Baltimore Ravens (6-4)
This is an important game that has playoff implications. Unfortunately, Lamar Jackson won’t be able to play as he recovers from COVID-19. The Ravens defense will play a pivotal role in deciding the outcome of this game.
Ben Roethlisberger, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Chase Claypool, and James Connor will test Baltimore’s elite defensive front that features Calais Campbell, Yannick Ngouke, Derek Wolfe, Michael Pierce, and rookie linebacker Patrick Queen.
Prediction: Steelers 20 Ravens 7
Green Bay Packers (7-3) vs. Chicago Bears (5-5)
The oldest rivalry in the NFL is back! Will Aaron Rodgers, Aaron Jones, and DeVante Adams lead the Packers to another win? Mitch Trubisky is back in the starting role for the Bears due to Nick Foles’ injury,
Prediction: Packers 38 Bears 17