NFL Week 16 arrivals: Best entrances, outfits, cleats and more

Week 16 of the 2020 NFL season continues Sunday, headlined by a critical AFC showdown in Pittsburgh between the Steelers and the Colts.

While the action on the field will surely be captivating, we're here to highlight the best of what the players have to offer from a sartorial standpoint.

For more on the matchups today, look no further: Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the keys to every game, a bold prediction for each contest and final score picks. Check out ESPN's NFL Week 16 game guide.

More: Sunday's fantasy football inactives: Who's in and who's out?

Hail to Ron Rivera

With the Carolina Panthers visiting Washington and Ron Rivera, the Panthers' former coach, Carolina players wore special pregame gear honoring Rivera and his fight against cancer.

Earlier this month, ESPN's John Keim chronicled Rivera's fight against cancer, which was discovered in a lymph node.

Best space-western-inspired shirt

Trystan Castillo and the Ravens know that a win over the Giants on Sunday will bring a new hope for a playoff slot. This is the way.

Best personalized mask

In the era of COVID-19, we've seen some excellent masks on NFL players as they arrive for work. On his way to Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, Chiefs wideout Tyreek Hill shows off a simple, sharp design -- a black mask emblazoned with "Cheetah Life" in gold:

Best birthday party

With a Dec. 27 birthday, Nick Chubb will get to suit up for football games as part of the annual festivities every once in a while, depending on the length of his career and the NFL schedule makers. Week 16 of 2020 is one such day, as he turns 25:

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