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The firing came 358 days after Del Rio led his team to its first playoff berth in 14 seasons.
The Texans were on their way to a playoff berth before losing their best defensive player and best offensive player for the season.
Instead of ending with a traditional night game, which usually features two playoff contenders, the season will wrap up with a heavier-than-usual afternoon slate of gridiron battles.
The reality, of course, is that with all that’s on the line — a playoff berth, specifically — the Seahawks should hardly need any outside motivation, something Arians surely knows himself.
Step 2: The Panthers beat the Falcons The Falcons are standing between the Seahawks and a playoff berth.
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera defended his decision to use the name of his embattled owner during his postgame, locker-room speech Sunday after the Panthers clinched a playoff berth.
The 42-13 loss at SEC champion Georgia could have been written off as a predictable outcome against one of the four playoff teams, but the 44-17 drubbing at home against Louisville was another matter.
Other notable calls and debatable decisions in Week 16 included: —The Packers drew the ire of several teams for placing quarterback Aaron Rodgers back on injured reserve with a playoff berth out of reach.
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