Nick Bornheimer is a New Yorker by way of Wisconsin. He got his professional start with the ESPN affiliate in Milwaukee where his responsibilities included Packers, Brewers, and Bucks coverage . . . among an array of other tasks. Outside of Stacker, Nick currently works as a copywriter, editor, and business developer based in Brooklyn, NY.
Heading into Week 15, two playoff spots have been clinched in the AFC, with nine teams still alive for the other four. In the NFC, only the Saints have punched their ticket via an NFC South title, while eight other teams are still mathematically alive for the five remaining spots.
With the NFL regular season now three-fourths of the way played out, we have entered the final stretch in a race toward the postseason. Six different teams have a chance to punch their playoff ticket, while seven others desperately try to avoid elimination.
Week 12 in the NFL is set to be the most exciting slate yet. Major playoff implications are at stake as only six games remain in the 2019 regular season. It’s must-win mode for several teams currently on the outside looking in at the postseason picture.
Power dynamics have been called into question over the past few weeks in the NFL. A week after the undefeated New England Patriots fell and the Green Bay Packers were shocked, the last unbeaten—the San Francisco 49ers—were taken down and the New Orleans Saints were exposed at home.