The beginning of the 2011 NFL playoffs is just hours away, with four exciting matchups to enjoy this weekend in the Wild Card round.
The New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, Atlanta Falcons and Chicago Bears have earned first round bye s for being the top two teams in their respective conferences.
In the AFC Wild Card round the New York Jets will travel to Indianapolis to take on Peyton Manning and the Colts, while the Kansas City Chiefs will play host to the Baltimore Ravens. In the NFC Wild Card round the New Orleans Saints will be battling the 7-9 Seattle Seahawks on the road, and the Green Bay Packers will be going head to head against the Philadelphia Eagles.
The following slides exhibit previews for the four Wild Card games this weekend, as well as predictions for the outcomes of each.