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Cowboys Opponent Profile: Green Bay Packers Welcome Cowboys To Lambeau Field

The Dallas Cowboys and Green Bay Packers are two of the NFL’s most iconic franchises and they battle in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. Here is a look at the Packers heading into the big game.


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Cowboys Opponent Profile: Detroit Lions Head To Dallas For Wild Card

The Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions prepare to play in the NFC wild card game. Here is a look at the Lions as they take on Dallas in the Cowboys first playoff berth in five years.


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Opponent Profile: Steelers Host Ravens In Wild Card Week

The Pittsburgh Steelers finalized their regular season with a win over the Cincinnati Bengals to host the Baltimore Ravens during wild card week of the 2014 NFL Playoffs.


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Opponent Profile: Lions Prepare For Cowboys’ Potent Offense

The Detroit Lions have to face the Dallas Cowboys and their excellent offense, perhaps without Ndamukong Suh.


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Opponent Profile: Chargers Will Look To Contain Justin Forsett

The Ravens had 2 weeks to prepare for an opponent. This game they’ll have less than 6 days to prepare for the San Diego Chargers in a matchup that has playoff implications galore.


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The Browns Will Be Tough For The Ravens To Chain Down At The Dog Pound

Cleveland’s entire offense focuses around play action passing once the run is established. Look for Kyle Shanahan to establish Terrence West, and then unleash a myriad of bootleg pass plays to get Hoyer out of the Pocket, and pass catchers open down field.


FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 24: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos is pressured by defensive end Rob Ninkovich #50 of the New England Patriots during a game at Gillette Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots Defense Needs Big Game Against Broncos In AFC Championship Game

Both Patriots Nation and Broncos Country are looking forward to Brady/Manning XV. The rest of the planet will probably enjoy the game, too.


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Ravens Face A Familiar Foe In Carson Palmer

There wasn’t a happier team to see Carson Palmer leave Cincinnati than the Baltimore Ravens. For years, Palmer plagued the Ravens’ defense with precise passing and fourth quarter comebacks. And though Palmer isn’t the same quarterback he used to be, it’ll still be in the Ravens’ best interest to keep him contained for 60 minutes.


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Ravens’ Defense Will Look To Force Turnovers Against Cowboys QB Tony Romo

The Ravens may be struggling a bit on defense. But they still have a knack for getting to the football. After Tony Romo struggled to hold on to the football in Week Four, look for the defense to bait the Cowboys QB to turn the football over.



Ravens’ Offense May Have Too Many Weapons For Browns To Handle

Joe Flacco and the Ravens passing attack currently rank 3rd in the NFL. Couple that with the 2nd ranked scoring offense, and you have a team that can strike fear in any defense. The Browns will be forced to pick their poison in this game. Will it be Joe Flacco or Ray Rice?


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Patriots Will Force Ravens QB Joe Flacco To Beat Them With His Arm

The Patriots do a great job in taking away an opposing teams’ best player. In this game, Ray Rice is the best player, averaging an impressive 6.2 yards per carry. Look for the Patriots to try and take Rice out of the equation and force Flacco to beat them with his arm.


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Ray Rice Could Have A Big Game Against The Philadelphia Eagles

The Baltimore Ravens will have to run the football a lot more against an Eagles defense that loves to rush the passer. If the Ravens can get Rice going, it will open up the offense as well as keep the Eagles defense guessing.