Raiders vs. Chargers flex decision could have weird implications


Subsequent weekend will deliver on the primary Week 18 in NFL historical past after the league opted to increase the common season to 17 video games for every crew. Three playoff spots stay obtainable heading into the ultimate week of the season, two of that are within the AFC.

After Sunday’s video games, the NFL introduced main scheduling information for subsequent weekend. Chiefs at Broncos and Cowboys at Eagles might be performed in a doubleheader on Saturday, whereas Chargers at Raiders–an AFC West matchup between two groups proper within the playoff hunt—was flexed into the Sunday Night time Soccer slot.

Los Angeles and Las Vegas are two of 5 AFC groups nonetheless vying for playoff spots, together with the Colts, Ravens and Steelers.

For Indianapolis, the state of affairs is straight ahead, with the Colts merely needing to beat the two–14 Jaguars to lock up a playoff spot. If it fails to take action, nevertheless, the state of affairs turns into very fascinating for the 2 AFC West groups within the working.