The 2011 NFL playoffs have already seen its fair share of intrigue and surprises.
The Seattle Seahawks shocked the world by upsetting the New Orleans Saints. Rex Ryan finally got his revenge on Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts.
The Michael Vick comeback story ended early courtesy of the Green Bay Packers. The Baltimore Ravens displayed their playoff experience on the road against the upstart Kansas City Chiefs.
Already, the NFL playoffs have been more exciting than anything in recent years. Undoubtedly, the excitement will continue through to the second round of the playoffs.
The AFC features two rivalry matchups that have become both heated and personal between the teams. The NFC is full of question marks.
Can the Seahawks continue a magical run towards the Super Bowl? Are the Falcons really as good as their record would suggest? Can Aaron Rodgers bring glory back to Green Bay?
Here are 10 reasons why this year's Super Bowl could be the best in years...