Not all NFL schedules are created equal.
While teams like the Houston Texans and Green Bay Packers have relatively clear paths to the playoffs, other postseason hopefuls aren't so fortunate.
Upstarts in the NFC West will travel some of the most most difficult paths in football as they continue to make the division elite, and the NFC North remains one of the most competitive in the league.
So, which teams have the toughest roads ahead?
Let's start in the AFC North, with a legitimate Super Bowl contender.