NFL Week 16 Recap
We are seeing many teams getting ready for the playoffs as we head into the final weeks of the NFL regular season. Some teams are starting to take the lead, while others fall into the background.
This next week, there are many games that are up in the air. You never know what will happen heading into each game. Many times, the underdogs can surprise you and come out ahead.
The dust has finally settled on a Christmas weekend Week 16 in the NFL. There are still five playoff spots still up for grabs, as we head into week 17. For now, let’s take a look at your week 16 recap.
Los Angeles: The City of Broken Dreams (14-51 Rams)
The Denver Broncos have not been good all season long. Or, more specifically, the Broncos’ offense has not been good. The defense has been one of the best all year.
But the offense was so bad on Sunday against the Rams that it has now infected the once-great Denver defense. They allowed 118 yards and three touchdowns to Cam Akers and two touchdowns to Baker Mayfield. On top of that, for the first time since 2017, the Broncos gave up 50 points. The final score in Los Angeles was 51-14 in favor of the Rams.
Needless to say, the Broncos did not cover as road favorites on Sunday. When Monday morning broke back in Denver, head coach Nathaniel Hackett had been relieved of his coaching duties. Hackett becomes just the fifth head coach since the 1970 NFL merger to be fired in the middle of his first season.
Denver reportedly offered the interim head coaching job to defensive coordinator Ejiro Evero, but he said no. He is going to be a head coaching candidate this off-season. Taking over the Bronco’s mess does him no favors. Instead, the job belongs to former time management assistant Jim Rosburg for the next two weeks.
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