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2013 NFL Playoff Picks: Divisional Round

The San Francisco 49ers host the Green Bay Packers in a rematch of this year's season-opener.
<p> 2013 NFL Playoff Picks: Divisional Round, including Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos, Houston Texans at New England Patriots, Green Bay Packers at San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks at Atlanta Falcons.</p>

NFL Playoffs previews and predictions for the Divisional Round:

NFL Power Rankings Going Into Divisional Round of Playoffs

Peyton Manning has the Denver Broncos riding an 11-game winning streak into the playoffs.
<p> NFL Power Rankings Going Into Divisional Round of Playoffs, including the Denver Broncos, Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers, Green Bay Packers, Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens, Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins, Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts, Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears, New York Giants, Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers.</p>

Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons head into the playoffs as the No. 1 seeds in the AFC and NFC, respectively. Meanwhile, the Kansas City Chiefs have locked up the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft.

Here are our NFL Power Rankings following the NFL Playoffs' Wild Card Weekend:

25 Amazing NFL Stats from the 2012 Regular Season

Athlon Sports brings NFL fans the best 25 stats, records and milestones of 2012.
<p> Top 25 Best NFL Stats of 2012</p>

Another stellar NFL season is in the books. And unlike any year in the past, rookie quarterbacks, single-season records, franchise records and all-time greats produced at unprecedented levels. The NFL record books were completely rewritten this fall and Athlon Sports has compiled all the important numbers the fans need to know about 2012:

NFL Power Rankings Going Into Wild Card Weekend

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are near the top of the power rankings yet again.
<p> NFL Power Rankings Going Into Wild Card Weekend, including the Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos, New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers, Houston Texans, Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, Washington Redskins, Baltimore Ravens, Indianapolis Colts, Cincinnati Bengals, Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears, New York Giants, Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers.</p>

Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos head into the playoffs as the No. 1 seeds in the NFC and AFC, respectively. Meanwhile, the Kansas City Chiefs have locked up the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft.

Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 17 of the season:

2012 NFL Picks, Every Game: Week 17

RG3 and the Redskins are attempting to dive into the playoffs with a win over the rival Cowboys.
<p> 2012 NFL Picks, Every Game: Week 17, including the Dallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins, Houston Texans at Indianapolis Colts, Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals, Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions, Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants, Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons, New York Jets at Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints and Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots.</p>

NFL Week 17 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule, broken down into tiers in regards to what they’re playing for (in order of likelihood) on the last Sunday of the regular season:


First-round Bye:

Texans (12-3) at Colts (10-5)

NFL Power Rankings Going Into Week 17

The defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants continue to fall in the power rankings.
<p> NFL Power Rankings Going Into Week 17, including the San Francisco 49ers, Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots, Houston Texans, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, Baltimore Ravens, Indianapolis Colts, Washington Redskins, New York Giants, Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cincinnati Bengals and St. Louis Rams.</p>

Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The Atlanta Falcons have flown back into the top spot after locking up home-field advantage throughout the NFC Playoffs. Meanwhile, the Kansas City Chiefs remain the on the bottom of the totem pole.

Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 16 of the season:

NFL Picks Against the Spread: Week 16

On Sunday night, San Francisco will look to become the first team to win at Seattle this season.
<p> NFL Picks Against the Spread: Week 16, including the San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks, New York Giants at Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints at Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings at Houston Texans, Atlanta Falcons at Detroit Lions, San Diego Chargers at New York Jets, Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins and Tennessee Titans at Green Bay Packers.</p>

A betting preview of every game (against the spread) in Week 16.

2012 NFL Picks, Every Game: Week 16

The Seattle Seahawks host the San Francisco 49ers in a Sunday night showdown in Week 16.
<p> 2012 NFL Picks, Every Game: Week 16, including the San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks, New York Giants at Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints at Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins at Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings at Houston Texans, Atlanta Falcons at Detroit Lions, San Diego Chargers at New York Jets, Buffalo Bills at Miami Dolphins and Tennessee Titans at Green Bay Packers.</p>

NFL Week 16 previews and predictions for every game on the schedule:

NFL Power Rankings Going Into Week 16

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made a statement in an upset win on the road against the Patriots.
<p> NFL Power Rankings Going Into Week 16, including the San Francisco 49ers, Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots, Houston Texans, Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, Baltimore Ravens, Indianapolis Colts, Washington Redskins, New York Giants, Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings, Chicago Bears, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cincinnati Bengals and St. Louis Rams.</p>

Athlon Sports' weekly rankings of NFL teams. The San Francisco 49ers have moved into the top spot after knocking off the previous No. 1 New England Patriots, while no team is playing worse than the Kansas City Chiefs, who were blanked by the Oakland Raiders for the second time in history this weekend.

Here are our NFL Power Rankings following Week 15 of the season:

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