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Broncos America's New Favorite NFL Team |
According to a recent poll, the Broncos are the nation's favorite NFL team.

BTV Daily: Waiting Game |
With the weekend off, the Broncos will watch games this weekend and look to see who they'll face next weekend.

Watching and Waiting |
The Broncos will have the chance to watch their future oppoents play this weekend.

Focus Earns Broncos Weekend Off |
The Broncos' performance on the practice field and in the meeting and weight rooms this week earned them some time off.

Broncos’ running game equipped for postseason | Cover 32
The playoffs are set to begin on Saturday and the No. 1 seed Denver Broncos have a week to sit back and watch the action before taking the field on Jan. 12 against either the San Diego Chargers, Kansas City Chiefs or Indianapolis Colts.

AFC Wildcard Weekend-Saturday | Bronco Planet
The Denver Broncos, along with the New England Patriots, will sit home this weekend and await the outcome of the two AFC games being played to see which opponent they will compete with next week in the Divisional round of the 2013 NFL Playoffs.

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly in the AFC West: Week 17 | Fanspeak's AFC West Blog
The last week of the regular season saw the Chargers knock off the Chiefs in dramatic fashion to clinch the final wild card spot. Novak’s 36 yard field goal with 5 minutes to go in overtime gave San Diego the 27-24 victory. The Broncos also routed the Raiders 34-14, in a contest that was over well before halftime.

SB Nation 2014 NFL Playoff Coverage

2014 NFL Wild Card Round

SB Nation's 2014 NFL Playoff Coverage: Colts vs. Chiefs Preview
When the Chiefs and Colts played two weeks ago in Kansas City, there was very little on the line. Kansas City was likely locked into the No. 5 seed in the AFC while the Colts had already clinched the AFC South.

SB Nation's 2014 NFL Playoff Coverage: Packers vs. 49ers Preview
Sunday's game between San Francisco and Green Bay will be the fourth meeting between the two teams since the start of last season.

SB Nation's 2014 NFL Playoff Coverage: Eagles vs. Saints Preview
Sean Payton would have been a popular pick as the best offensive coach in the NFL before this season. Now, Chip Kelly is in that discussion, and the two will go head-to-head when the Eagles host the Saints on Saturday.

SB Nation's 2014 NFL Playoff Coverage: Bengals vs. Chargers Preview
On paper, it's easy to see why the Bengals are favored against the Chargers. The Bengals were 8-0 at home this season and racked up a +141 point differential in the process.

NFL playoffs wild-card predictions: Eagles, 49ers, Colts, Bengals | The MMQB
Picking the four teams that will prevail on this first weekend of playoff football, and how they will get it done. Plus 10 more things to watch, including the Chris Kluwe fallout and how the coaching carousel and draft are shaping up.

3TFO: Saints @ Eagles, Wild Card Round |
The playoffs have arrived and dreams of hoisting the Lombardi trophy remain for just 12 teams. In essence the playoffs began last week for both the Saints and Eagles, as they faced win or go home situations.

3TFO: 49ers @ Packers, Wild Card Round |
The final wild card game of the weekend brings the 12-4 San Francisco 49ers to Green Bay to play the 8-7-1 Packers. The forecast is calling for a high of zero degrees on Sunday. With kickoff being at 3:40 CST, the temperature will be dropping throughout the game.

3TFO: Chargers @ Bengals, Wild Card Round |
With a bit of help from the rest of the AFC wild card contenders, the San Diego Chargers return to the playoffs for the first time since 2009. They’ll take to the road to face a Cincinnati Bengals team making its third straight playoff appearance for the first time in franchise history.

3TFO: Chiefs @ Colts, Wild Card Round |
The Wild Card Round used to serve as a de facto undercard before the more important stages of the NFL playoffs. The league’s second-tier teams, each with their fatal flaws, would fight for scraps and moral victories until the true contenders would return from their byes to wipe out the survivors.

How the San Diego Chargers Have Changed since Week 13 - Bolts From The Blue
The Chargers lost to the Bengals 17-10 in week 13. Here are areas that could decide whether or not the Chargers can flip the script in the wild card round.

The game plan: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Indianapolis Colts - Arrowhead Pride
Nick Jacobs (@Jacobs71) is a producer at Time Warner Cable SportsChannel in Kansas City. He produces the Chiefs show #RedzoneKC and is on the Chiefs beat.

'Playbook': Kansas City Chiefs defense vs. Indianapolis Colts offense - NFL Videos
Will the Kansas City Chiefs defense get back to their dominant ways that helped them start 9-0 or can the Indianapolis Colts get their ground game on track? "NFL Playbook" has the answer.

'Playbook': San Diego Chargers offense vs. Cincinnati Bengals defense - NFL Videos
How was the Cincinnati Bengals defense able to slow down San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates in their regular season meeting? Our guys break down the coverages that the Bengals will show on Sunday.

Other NFL Related News

Richard Sherman smartest QBs: Peyton Manning, Drew Brees, Andrew Luck | The MMQB
Watching film and putting on pads makes players appreciate others who do the same every week. These five quarterbacks all stand out to me on film as being the most intelligent at their craft. Didn't make the list? Don't be mad, bro.

NFL Playoff Preview: Look at "purple chip" players when picking winners | The MMQB
The playoffs seem like the height of unpredictability, but there's a pretty simple formula to figuring out who'll win this weekend—just look at the 'purple-chip' players.

Marvin Lewis' Cincinnati Bengals producing a story worth telling -
Marvin Lewis and Andy Dalton have had ups and downs, but these Cincinnati Bengals continue to forge forward. Aditi Kinkhabwala takes a unique look at one of the NFL's most intriguing teams.

NFL should add wild-card ‘Wild Card’ games to include all 10-win teams -
Have 10 wins during the regular season and still left out of the playoffs? Not under this plan!

Texans open to trading first overall pick | National Football Post
The Houston Texans don't appear set on using their first overall pick in the 2014 draft.

Is it time to give Vontaze Burfict a new deal? | National Football Post
The Cincinnati Bengals surprised many in NFL circles by being proactive with core players entering the final year of rookie contracts. Defensive end Carlos Dunlap and All-Pro defensive tackle Geno Atkins signed lucrative contract extensions before the 2013 regular season started.

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