The first week of 2013 heralds the beginning of the NFL playoffs, and Wild Card Weekend is shaping up to be exceptionally intriguing.
The Cincinnati Bengals travel to face the Houston Texans, where they'll attempt to exorcise the demons of last year's dismal loss.
The Green Bay Packers will host the Minnesota Vikings for the third matchup between these two teams in six weeks.
The upstart Indianapolis Colts will head to Baltimore to try and knock off the Ravens—perennial contenders in the AFC, but a team that has backed into the playoffs, having lost four of five games to end the season.
Finally, the Seattle Seahawks will hit the road to face the Washington Redskins in a battle between two rookie phenom quarterbacks, Russell Wilson and Robert Griffin III.
Follow along as we take a closer look at each Wild Card matchup, and feel free to debate our findings for each game in the comments section below.