NFL Week 15 viewer's guide

There are six Week 15 matchups with huge playoff implications, starting with the epic renewal of the NFL's oldest rivalry in Chicago and concluding with a colossal clash between the San Francisco 49ers and New England Patriots. The surprising Indianapolis Colts also get their first of two matchups in three weeks against the division-leading Houston Texans.

    • Minnesota at St. Louis

      Sun 1:00 p.m. ET, FOX Get Tickets
    • Why you should care:

      It's December, and we're still talking about these teams? Yup. For the Rams, this is the first time they've had a .500 record in December since 2003. That in itself is an accomplishment for a franchise that is rebuilding as fast as only they thought they could. More ...
    • Who will win:

      Elliot Harrison predicts a Rams victory. See more experts predictions and make your own picks with NFL Weekly Pick 'Em
    • Fantasy implications:

      Adrian Peterson is an obvious starter, but which other running backs should you consider for your fantasy football team? Michael Fabiano examines in Start 'Em, Sit 'Em.
    • Playoff picture:

      The Rams and Vikings each still harbor playoff hopes, but the two teams will need to keep winning and get some help to play into January. More ...
    • Top five picks to click:

      » Will Peterson run for 2,000 yards?
      » Should Peterson win MVP?
      » Dickerson against Peterson setting mark
      » Kluwe's antics wearing thin on Vikings coach
      » Peyton or AP, whose comeback is greatest?
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