What's ahead for NFL Week 16

Giants QB Eli Manning is tackled on Sunday against Atlanta. (REUTERS)

Giants QB Eli Manning is tackled on Sunday against Atlanta. (REUTERS)

ROB LONGLEY, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 8:48 PM ET

FIVE STORIES TO WATCH

1. Can the Giants rebound?

One week they blow out the Saints and the next week they are blanked by the Falcons. So what exactly are the Super Bowl champions? Now they must play an equally desperate Baltimore Ravens team next week to stay in both the NFC East and wildcard race. Suspect on defence, the G-Men also have to wonder how an Eli Manning-led offence can be shut out.

2. San Francisco at Seattle

Offensive prowess vs. blunt-force defence. The 49ers, who pulled off the mild upset in a wild Sunday nighter in New England will face the Seattle Seahawks, who are 6-0 at home and have scored 108 points in their past two games. A 49ers win would clinch the NFC West title, but the Seahawks have won five of their past six.

3. How ’bout them Cowboys?

With a dramatic overtime win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, the beleaguered Cowboys find themselves in a first-place tie in the NFC East. If they win out, they take that division. If the


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