The NFL turns up the heat this coming weekend with the best regular-season teams—the Packers, the 49ers, the Patriots and the Ravens—getting their first games of the 2012 playoffs.
It will be crazy; it always is. There will be the expected and the unexpected. There will be classic venues like Lambeau Field and places that haven't seen playoff football in a while, like Candlestick Park.
We've looked at the matchups, and here are some early predictions.