The candidates are:
Video scandal: The Broncos and coach Josh McDaniels were fined a combined $100,000 after the NFL determined that the team’s video director, Steve Scarnecchia, filmed a San Francisco walk-through practice the day before the 49ers’ win over the Broncos on Oct.31 in London. Scarnecchia was fired.
The race: Kansas City and San Diego both won in Week 12 to improve to 7-4 and 6-5, respectively, setting up an exciting final five weeks of the season.
Jackson hurt: San Diego receiver Vincent Jackson injured his calf early in the game against the Colts. It was his first game of the season after ending his holdout.
Choose your story of the week and hit my mailbag with your thoughts. I will post some of your responses later in the week.