The NFL is playing on Christmas.
Two games will be played on Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021, in NFL Week 16 action.
Cleveland Browns at Green Bay Packers
Time: 4:30 p.m. ET
TV, streaming, radio: Fox, NFL Network
About the Browns: Get more at BeaconJournal.com ... The Browns (7-7) are coming off an at-the-final-gun loss to the Raiders on Monday night. Cleveland was missing several players due to COVID-19 protocols. ... The Browns are last in the AFC North but are just one game behind the Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens, who share the lead. ... Quarterback Baker Mayfield has passed for 2,603 yards and completed 62.8% of his passes with 13 touchdowns and 7 interceptions. ... Nick Chubb has rushed for 1,017 yards and 7 TDs in 11 games. ... Jarvis Landry has 38 receptions for 397 yards and 1 TD. ... Myles Garrett has 15 sacks and 28 quarterback hits.
About the Packers: Get more at JSonline.com ... The Packers (11-3) are coming off a 31-30 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. ... Green Bay owns the NFL's best record and stands first in the NFC playoff standings. ... Quarterback Aaron Rodgers is going for a second consecutive NFL MVP honor. He has passed for 3,487 yards with 67.8% accuracy, 30 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. ... Aaron Jones and A.J. Dillon have almost evenly split their 1,293 rushing yards and 7 TDs. They also have combined for 8 receiving TDs. ... Davante Adams has 96 catches for 1,248 yards and 8 TDs. ... Preston Smith has 7 sacks.
Odds: The Packers are 7.5-point favorites, according to Tipico Sportsbook. The over/under is 45.5 points.
Indianapolis Colts at Arizona Cardinals
Time: 8:15 p.m. ET
TV, streaming, radio: NFL Network
About the Colts: Get more at IndyStar.com ... The Colts (8-6) are coming off a victory over the New England Patriots that lifted them into the 5th playoff spot in the AFC. ... Quarterback Carson Wentz has passed for 3,005 yards with 62.7% accuracy, 23 touchdowns and 6 interceptions. ... Jonathan Taylor leads the NFL in rushing yards (1,518) and rushing TDs (17). He has scored a rushing touchdown in 11 consecutive games. ... Michael Pittman Jr. has 68 catches for 889 yards and 5 TDs. ... Darius Leonard has 107 tackles, 6 forced fumbles and 3 interceptions. ... The Colts had an NFL-leading 7 players selected to the Pro Bowl.
About the Cardinals: Get more at AZCentral.com ... The Cardinals (10-4) are coming off a loss to the Detroit Lions, their second loss in a row. Arizona stands 4th in the NFC playoff race but is being chased by the Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers in the NFC West race. ... Quarterback Kyler Murray has passed for 3,039 yards with 69.8% accuracy, 20 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in 11 games. ... James Conner has 700 rushing yards, 334 receiving yards and 16 total TDs. ... Christian Kirk has 62 catches for 812 yards and 5 TDs. ... Markus Golden has 11 sacks and 4 forced fumbles.
Odds: The Cardinals are 1.5-point favorites, according to Tipico Sportsbook. The over/under is 48.5 points.
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