TALE OF THE TAPE

  1. Wild Card Playoffs - Detroit Lions v Dallas Cowboys GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 28:  Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers fakes the hand-off to running back Eddie Lacy #27 in the second half of the NFL game against the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field on December 28, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Dallas Cowboys At Green Bay Packers

    The Cowboys pulled a major escape with their come-from-behind win over the Lions, but they have a much more difficult assignment against the Packers.

  2. CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 03:  Jonathan Stewart #28 and Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers celebrate after a touchdown is scored by Stewart during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game against the Arizona Cardinals at Bank of America Stadium on January 3, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 21:  Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks scrambles with the football during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 21, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.  The Seahawks defeated the Cardinals 35-6.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Carolina Panthers At Seattle Seahawks

    The Panthers got past the injury-depleted Cardinals in the Wild-Card round, and now have to face the defending Super Bowl champions on the road.

  3. 460999278 FOXBORO, MA - DECEMBER 28:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts in the huddle during the second quarter against the Buffalo Bills at Gillette Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
    Tale Of The Tape: Baltimore Ravens At New England Patriots

    Most observers believe the Patriots have their best team since the 2011 team that went to the Super Bowl, and it would be a disappointment if they don’t take advantage of their homefield advantage and get to the title game once again.

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    Wild Card Weekend: Cincinnati Bengals At Indianapolis Colts

    After another winning regular season, Andy Dalton steps into the bubbling cauldron that is the NFL’s postseason.

  5. BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 28: Quarterback Joe Flacco #5 of the Baltimore Ravens hands off to running back Justin Forsett #29 in the first quarter of a game against the Cleveland Browns at M&T Bank Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images) Cincinnati Bengals v Pittsburgh Steelers
    Wild Card Weekend: Baltimore Ravens At Pittsburgh Steelers

    The Steelers appeared to be an up-and-down team until midseason when Ben Roethlisberger came through with back-to-back six-TD games against the Colts and Ravens.

  6. at Lambeau Field on December 28, 2014 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. 460873334
    Wild Card Weekend: Detroit Lions At Dallas Cowboys

    The Lions failed in their quest to earn the NFC North title and a bye in the first round in large part because Matthew Stafford was inaccurate with key passes throughout the game.