Today's Tv Games

Nfl Week

December 17, 2006|By Chicago Tribune

EAGLES (7-6) @ GIANTS (7-6)

Time, TV -- 4:15 p.m., chs. 45, 5

Line -- Giants by 5 1/2 .

Key stat -- Giants have won the past three meetings in the series.

The buzz -- QB Eli Manning has shaken out of a slump, which should be enough for the Giants to stay alive in the NFC wild-card race. Eagles QB Jeff Garcia can't keep playing this well ... can he?

CHIEFS (7-6) @ CHARGERS (11-2)

Time, TV -- 8:15 p.m., chs. 11, 4

Line -- Chargers by 8 1/2 .

Key stat -- Chargers are 6-0 at home.

The buzz -- Chiefs RB Larry Johnson will have a harder time picking up yards than will Chargers RB LaDainian Tomlinson, who leads a hungry team that is closing in on home-field advantage in the playoffs.

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