With just one game left on the NFL's Week 11 slate, a Monday Night Football meeting between the New England Patriots and the Kansas City Chiefs, the NFL Playoff Picture has begun to take shape. Unfortunately for the New York football fans, both the New York Giants and New York Jets are currently on the outside looking in.
Two weeks ago the Giants were 6-2 with a two-game lead over the Dallas Cowboys and total control of the NFC East. Now they are 6-4, tied with Dallas atop the division, and facing the reality that the Cowboys hold the tie-breaker advantages and have an easier schedule the rest of the way. Dallas has a better division record thatn the Giants (2-1 vs. 1-2) and a better conference record (5-2 vs. 3-4). Thus, it would appear crucial that the Giants win the two games they have remaining with Dallas, Dec. 11 in Dallas and a season-ending meeting at MetLife Stadium Jan. 1.
In The Hunt
Atlanta Falcons (6-4)
New York Giants (6-4)
At 5-5, the Jets are much like the Giants. Sitting 5-3 a couple of weeks ago and having won three straight the Jets looked a like a certain playoff team. After two losses in a row, including an awful one Thursday in Denver, the Jets are reeling and their season is on the ropes.
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