Updated: December 4, 2012 9:26 PM
Week 14 storylines: Matchups could determine postseason future

Week 14 storylines

Week 14 storylines (© David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports/USA TODAY Sports)
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  • Arizona’s quarterbacks going into CenturyLink Field? Oh, boy. (© Benny Sieu/USA TODAY Sports)
  • Big offense meets big defense in the AFC's biggest game of the week. (© Don McPeak-US Presswire/USA TODAY Sports)
  • The Jets. The Jaguars. Yuck. (© Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports/USA TODAY Sports)
  • Christian Ponder’s engaged. Neat. Now, can he go out and play well in a big football game? (© Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports/USA TODAY Sports)
  • The Giants look to avenge last season’s low point. (© Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports/USA TODAY Sports)
  • Brady Quinn’s return to Cleveland. (© John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports/USA TODAY Sports)
  • Calvin Johnson’s chase of 2,000. (© Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports/USA TODAY Sports)
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Though four teams have already clinched playoff berths, the playoff picture is anything but clear heading into Week 14. Only three teams — Oakland, Jacksonville, and Kansas City — have been officially eliminated from the postseason. Carolina and Philadelphia — though the lights are certainly flickering — are still mathematically alive in the NFC playoff race. The Texans and Patriots square off in what might very well be an AFC Championship Game preview, the Redskins and Ravens go at it in a battle of the Mid-Atlantic, and the Giants look to avenge last year’s embarrassing 'Monday Night Football' loss in New Orleans. Here are Peter Schrager's top 10 storylines for Week 14:

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