NFL Games Worth Watching in Week 15

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Week 15 of the NFL slate continues throughout Sunday and on Monday. Thursday Night Football and a couple Saturday matchups means there isn’t as many games to choose from this week, but there are still games that you should be monitoring.

This is the time of year when we usually see a few teams start to separate themselves as true Super Bowl contenders. Teams that seem to be hitting their peak at the right time, and are positioning themselves for a strong push when it hits crunch time.

Below are four games that, for one reason or another, deserve your attention.

New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins

Time: 1:00 p.m. ET (Noon CT)

Channel: CBS

Betting Line: Dolphins -1

Over/Under: 41.5

Breakdown: This is going to be an interesting matchup. First off, the 6-7 Patriots are battling to finish at or over .500, but it continues to be an uphill battle. The 8-5 Dolphins, on the other hand, are still in the mix for a playoff spot, but this is starting to look like this is a “must-win” game in order to make that happen.

Bill Belichick is usually really good at game-planning against rookie quarterbacks. In fact, he’s already gotten another notch under his belt when New England played Chargers signal-caller Justin Herbert earlier in the season season. In other words, Tua Tagovailoa will have his hands full.

Seattle Seahawks at Washington

Time: 1:00 p.m. ET (Noon CT)

Channel: FOX

Betting Line: Seahawks -6.5

Over/Under: 43.5

Breakdown: Don’t look now, but the Washington Football Team is on a four-game winning streak, including three straight on the road. Can they keep that going and prevent the Seattle Seahawks from getting win No. 10 this weekend? That’s not going to be easy, but at least they’re at home.

The Washington defense, especially that front with Chase Young, Jonathan Allen and Daron Payne, is going to need to step it up another notch against Russell Wilson and the rest of this high-flying Seattle passing game.

Kansas City Chiefs at New Orleans Saints

Time: 1:00 p.m. ET (Noon CT)

Channel: CBS

Betting Line: Chiefs -3

Over/Under: 52.5

Breakdown: Drew Brees is officially back and will start against the Kansas City Chiefs — or that’s the way it looks, at least. That automatically makes this game more intriguing, but how healthy will he be after breaking 11 ribs last month? That question will go a long way in determining the outcome on Sunday.

These are two of the best teams in the NFL from a record standpoint. The Chiefs have a league-best 12-1 record while the Saints are sitting at 10-3. Playing in a controlled environment at the Superdome should help give these offenses a chance to work at a high-level.

Cleveland Browns at New York Giants

Time: 1:00 p.m. ET (Noon CT)

Channel: NBC

Betting Line: Browns -6.5

Over/Under: 44

Breakdown: Giants offensive coordinator Jason Garrett has tested positive for COVID-19, so he’ll miss this match. You know what that means? Former Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens will be calling plays against his former team.

It would’ve been better — or at least a better storyline — if Odell Beckham Jr. would’ve been healthy and able to go against his former team. But these are two squads who still have plenty of familiarity with each other. Jabriel Peppers and Kevin Zeitler were both traded to New York, and Olivier Vernon had some of his best seasons with the Giants.

Follow Clint Lamb on Twitter @ClintRLamb.

Written by Clint Lamb

Clint Lamb is a College Football Writer for OutKick. Managing Editor for Roll Tide Wire. Sports radio host for The Bullpen on 730/103.9 The UMP. Co-host for The 'Bama Beat podcast through The Tuscaloosa News and

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