How much do you care about the AFC? Your answer to that question will determine how much of today's NFL playoffs action you end up watching, but we'll fill you in on all the details regardless.
Here's the schedule for the playoffs, minus tomorrow's slate of NFC games, which we'll be covering in the morning on Sunday. Share your picks and predictions with us using the widgets wayyy below.
Wild Card Weekend (Saturday)
First round bye (AFC)
1 - Denver Broncos (12-4) - Sunday, Jan. 17, 3:40 p.m., CBS
2 - New England Patriots (12-4) - Saturday, Jan. 16, 3:35 p.m., CBS
First round bye (NFC)
1 - Carolina Panthers (15-1) - Sunday, Jan. 17, 12:05 p.m., FOX
2 - Arizona Cardinals (12-4) - Saturday, Jan. 16, 7:15 p.m., NBC
Saturday, Jan. 16
AFC Divisional Round Game 1: New England Patriots vs. highest seed, 3:35 p.m., CBS
NFC Divisional Round Game 1: Arizona Cardinals vs. highest seed, 7:15 p.m., NBC
Sunday, Jan. 17
NFC Divisional Round Game 2: Carolina Panthers vs. lowest seed, 12:05 p.m., FOX
AFC Divisional Round Game 2: Denver Broncos vs. lowest seed, 3:40 p.m., CBS
Sunday, Feb. 7
Super Bowl 50: AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 5:30 p.m., CBS
I'll be taking the Bengals and Chiefs today. The Bengals are the better football team, even with A.J. McCarron at the helm and their history of playoff chokery. The Chiefs, similarly, are the better offense and arguably better defense, and should handle their business against the Texans, even on the road.