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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) If the New England Patriots need to accomplish anything before the postseason, it probably should be avoiding sluggish starts.
All set in the AFC, except for the matchups.
As for the NFC playoff race, there's still plenty of intrigue.
Sunday, Dec. 30
Dallas at Washington (8:20 p.m.). The winner of the game between the rival Cowboys (8-7) and Redskins (9-6) clinches the NFC East.