As we enter Week 15 of the 2010 NFL season, there are three games that NFL odds aren't quite sure about including the Green Bay Packers-New England Patriots, Chicago Bears-Minnesota Vikings and Kansas City Chiefs-St. Louis Rams. Some oddsmakers have those games listed but most do not because of one reason -- quarterback questions. When you're not sure of the quarterback's availability, you can't assume anything because the position is so important.
In the Packers-Patriots game on Sunday Night Football, Green Bay is waiting on the status of QB Aaron Rodgers, who left last week's game against the Detroit Lions with a concussion. It's Rodgers' second concussion this year so there's a very real possibility that he won't be able to play. Either way, the Patriots will be favored in this one. Right now it's just a matter of how much.
The Bears-Vikings game on Monday Night Football, there are already non-quarterback question marks as the game is expected to be be played at TCF Bank Stadium at the University of Minnesota because the roof collapsed on the Metrodome last Sunday. There's also the QB Brett Favre question. Favre of course missed last week's game -- ending his consecutive games streak -- and his status for this Sunday is unknown. His backup, QB Tarvaris Jackson, has turf toe and may not be available to play against the Bears. This means that the Vikings could sign a quarterback this week and have him start on Monday. Scary.
The Chiefs-Rams game isn't listed yet for many oddsmakers because QB Matt Cassel's status is in question. He had an appendectomy one week ago on Wednesday and we have no clue what his status is. You would think he has a good shot to play since Cassel said on a radio show this week that they "took it down to the last minute" last week deciding whether he would play. Still, though, we don't know if he'll be available and likely won't have a better idea until Friday.
So that's three games that oddsmakers aren't sure of at this point because of quarterback questions.