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NFL Week 16: Twas the day after Christmas

It's Week 16 and the playoff pressure is hot and shiny (like a light bulb). From the box of multicolored scrunchies known as the NFC West to the shiny new Lexus know as the Falcons/Saints Monday Night duel, Melissa Jacobs has 10 NFL presents to unwrap come Sunday morning.

Updated: January 25, 2011, 10:31 AM ET
By Melissa Jacobs

Twas the day after Christmas and all through the league, playoff scenarios were stirring all kinds of intrigue. Here's 10 stories picked with your interest in mind, starring Tebow and Brady, plus the NFC West bind.

1) Giants at Packers: Week 16's most consequential game. Giants win and are postseason bound. Packers win and they control their own destiny. A loss and they'll be packing their bags for the offseason.

2) NFC West Conundrum: If the 5-9 49ers beat St. Louis and ...

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