The 2011 NFL season is just weeks away, and fans are gearing up for one of the best seasons ever.
From the fast-paced and exciting free agency period to preseason, fans are waiting to see which teams will separate themselves from the rest of the competition, and make the playoffs.
But the regular season is a long and winding road, full of surprises and disappointments. Each tough game could have a huge impact on the teams who make the postseason, and every play or drive could decide a franchise's fate.
Here are the 10 games in the 2011 schedule that have the biggest playoff implications.