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With a bunch of playoff picture dominoes poised to fall in Week 16, there are several critical games to keep an eye on.
Another loss, another inch closer to the Great 2015 Jim Harbaugh Pursuit for the Dolphins. Also, the Bengals find themselves, while the Ravens find out they are the luckiest team in the NFL these days.
It's been a tumultuous tenure for Bears coach MarcTrestman and GM Phil Emery, and things hit a new low when offensive coordinator Aaron Kromer admitted making disparaging remarks about quarterback Jay Cutler.
An NFL executive overseeing the Los Angeles initiative for the league acknowledged that there were multiple teams with the intent of moving to LA as soon as next season. Both the Rams and Raiders are very interested in playing there in 2015.
Yes, Peyton Manning's numbers have been down in the passing game lately, but it has nothing to do with any injuries or a declining skill set, according to numerous sources.
While it's widely known that Jets coach Rex Ryan will not be back in 2015, many have wondered if GM John Idzik will be let go as well. But, for now, Idzik is helping craft the preparations for the franchise*s ensuing coaching search along with owner Woody Johnson.
What will Peyton Manning end up doing should he retire after the season? The future Hall of Famer might pursue ownership of an NFL team -- especially if the Tennessee Titans end up on the market at some point in 2015.
The Broncos are eyeing that top seed and likely tired of hearing about Peyton Manning's declining statistics. And fresh off a wake-up call, the Packers will handle a fading Bills team.
If things fall into place, the AFC West, AFC East, AFC South and NFC East should be just about decided in Week 15.
They can't run. They can't get their screen game on. And their backs don't block well. That means it's time for Ray Rice in Indy. Yep.

Before joining CBS Sports, Jason La Canfora was the Washington Redskins beat writer for The Washington Post for six years and served as NFL Network's insider. The Baltimore native can be seen every Sunday during the season on The NFL Today.
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