Four weeks remain in the 2012 season. By my count, 20 of the NFL's 32 teams still have at least an outside shot at a playoff berth. That's the way the late Pete Rozelle dreamed each season would finish. It's also why the last four weeks of the season take on added importance for every team: it's time to finish what you started.
The Indianapolis Colts have improbably won eight of their first 12 games. As giddy as that has made Colts' fans, it won't mean "diddly-poo" to use the words of Jim Mora, if they don't finish with at least two wins in their final four games.
The same applies to the Pickem contest between me and Steven. I've built a sizeable advantage over 13 weeks (128-64 to 109-83). But Steven seems to have gotten his bearings the last few weeks and is putting on the pressure for me to maintain my lead and win the season's contest.
Here's who we like this week: