TALE OF THE TAPE

NFL Playoffs

  1. Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers.  (credit: Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) Kirk Cousins #8 of the Washington Redskins. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
    Wild Card Weekend Tale: Green Bay Packers At Washington Redskins

    The idea of Aaron Rodgers competing in the playoffs normally makes the Packers one of the most dangerous teams in the league, but that has not been the case this year.

  2. Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 warms up with teammate wide receiver Doug Baldwin #89 of the Seattle Seahawks. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images) Teddy Bridgewater #5 of the Minnesota Vikings. (credit: Jon Durr/Getty Images)
    Wild Card Weekend Tale: Seattle Seahawks At Minnesota Vikings

    The Seahawks should not be underestimated as the playoffs get underway. After winning Super Bowl XLVIII, they were one play away from winning again last year.

  3. Ben Roethlisberger AJ McCarron #5 of the Cincinnati Bengals. (credit: John Grieshop/Getty Images)
    Wild Card Weekend Tale: Pittsburgh Steelers At Cincinnati Bengals

    The Steelers may be the No. 6 seed in the AFC playoffs, but they are very dangerous because they have such an explosive offense.

  4. Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs.  (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images) Brian Hoyer #7 of the Houston Texans. (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)
    Wild Card Weekend Tale: Kansas City Chiefs At Houston Texans

    The Chiefs roll into the playoffs on a 10-game winning streak, and while there are a lot of reasons for their recent success, the biggest may be the consistency of quarterback Alex Smith.

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    Bill Nye The Science Guy Says Belichick’s DeflateGate Explanation Makes No Sense

    One man is a scientist, the other a legendary football coach. Who’s smarter, and who do you believe?

  6. Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images) Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
    Which Team Has The Super Bowl Edge? New England Patriots Vs. Seattle Seahawks

    The Patriots have managed to outsmart both the Ravens and Colts with trick plays in the postseason, and the Seahawks will have to be on high alert here.

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