The NFL playoffs are right around the corner, and the outcome of a few Week 16 games will likely determine which teams are playing in January and which are on the golf course. Let's take a look at a couple of the key games to keep an eye on this Sunday, Dec. 23.
As for the San Francisco 49ers, the NFC West title will be up for grabs as they take on the surging Seattle Seahawks. Both teams have been scoring at a high rate in recent weeks, and their defenses rank amongst the best in the league. This is the Sunday Night Football game of the week, with kickoff set for 8:20 p.m. ET.
The Steelers and Bengals are currently going after the sixth and final AFC playoff spot. They'll meet up at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday, and the winner will likely be going to the postseason. If the Colts can beat the Chiefs, they will also clinch a spot.
For a full look at the Week 16 schedule, check out Sports Illustrated.