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Tipping Points

Week 14 provided a trio of afternoon games that could be previews of contests we will see in January, and all three of the 49ers-Saints, Chiefs-Patriots, and Ravens-Bills games delivered with compelling fourth quarters. The former matchup earns the top billing as the Game of the Week, and its back-and-forth scoring and crazy fourth-quarter finish makes it the game of the year in my mind.

Game of the Week

49ers at Saints

As one would no doubt expect from a matchup between the No. 2 and No. 7 DVOA defenses, the 49ers-Saints game was an immediate shootout.