The Buffalo Payments and Cincinnati Bengals are set to make “Monday Night time Soccer” historical past in additional methods than one once they sq. off in Week 17.
The Bengals (11-4) have an opportunity to catapult themselves into the No. 1 spot within the AFC playoff picture if they’ll defeat the Payments (12-3) and if the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs (12-3) fall to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Cincinnati holds a possible tiebreaker over the Chiefs resulting from their head-to-head win in early December.
Buffalo has already clinched the AFC East and a top-three seed within the postseason, however the Bengals might probably drop all the best way right down to the No. 5 seed with losses of their ultimate two contests.
The Baltimore Ravens (10-5) have clinched a playoff berth, however path Cincinnati within the AFC North, but might take the division crown in the event that they win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on “Sunday Night time Soccer” after which defeat the Bengals in Week 18.
With Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts nursing a shoulder harm, Allen and Burrow have put themselves close to the highest of the NFL’s MVP race, although Kansas Metropolis’s Patrick Mahomes is actually within the combine as effectively.
Burrow is second within the NFL in passing yards (4,260) and passing touchdowns (34) — trailing solely Mahomes in each classes — whereas rating tied for second in completion proportion (69.0%) and tied for third in completions (389). Allen is third in passing touchdowns (32) and sixth in passing yards (4,029) however has stronger dashing numbers than Burrow.
Buffalo’s signal-caller is third within the league in yards per carry (6.5) and has produced 746 dashing yards and 7 touchdowns on 115 makes an attempt. Burrow has 5 dashing touchdowns on the season however has simply 72 carries for 247 yards.