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SEATTLE - DECEMBER 29: Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates a touchdown with teamamates against the St. Louis Rams on December 29, 2013 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Which Team Is The Best Opponent for Seattle?

Seattle has already faced, and beaten, both the Saints and 49ers this season but not the Packers. Does the unknown help or hurt a team in the Playoffs?

12/31/2013

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 29: kicker Phil Dawson #9 of the San Francisco 49ers celebrates after kicking the game winning 40 yard field goal against the Arizona Cardinals during the final moments of the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The 49ers defeated the Cardinals 23-20. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

49ers Lean On Experience In NFC Playoffs

Last year, the 49ers made an improbable run to the Super Bowl, before falling one play short of reaching the ultimate team goal. They lost to the Baltimore Ravens, a more experienced team that rode momentum all the way to a Championship. This year it’s San Francisco who fits this description and unlike last year, the Niners have everything in place to get past the rest of the NFC.

12/31/2013

CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 29: Jeromy Miles #36 of the Baltimore Ravens and Shawn Williams #40 of the Cincinnati Bengals tussle after a play during the 34-17 Bengals win at Paul Brown Stadium on December 29, 2013 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

With Playoffs Looming, 2014 Opponents Set For Bengals

The Cincinnati Bengals had a great season and are looking forward to welcoming the San Diego Chargers into Paul Brown Stadium for the Wild Card round of the playoffs. Even with that game on the immediate horizon, the 2014 opponents for the Bengals have now been set.

12/31/2013

San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick scrambles against the Green Bay Packers during a playoff game on January 12, 2013. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

NFL Playoff Schedule: Rematches Galore In Wild-Card Round

You again? It begins with the Colts hosting the Chiefs on Saturday. At night, in the only first-round game not involving teams that faced each other this season, New Orleans is at Philadelphia.

12/30/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Will Win The NFC South? Saints Vs. Panthers

Both the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers sit tied atop the NFC South at 10-4. One of them will emerge as the winner of the conference in two weeks. The question is, who will secure the division title?

12/19/2013

Head coach Rex Ryan of the New York Jets meets brother Rob Ryan, defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints, after the Jets' 26-20 win at MetLife Stadium on November 3, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Rex Ryan Reaches Out To Brother Rob For Tips On How To Stop Cam Newton

The Jets coach said this week he’s talked at length to his brother Rob, defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints, about stopping Cam Newton and the Panthers.

12/14/2013

Drew Brees and Kenny Stills of the New Orleans Saints celebrate a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys on November 10, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

NFL Week 10 Roundup: Jax Wins A Game, Brees Blows Out ‘Boys

At some point, even if they won’t admit it, Gus Bradley and his Jacksonville Jaguars must have wondered if a victory would come this season. They can stop wondering.

11/11/2013

Head coach Rex Ryan of the New York Jets meets brother Rob Ryan, defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints, after the Jets' 26-20 win at MetLife Stadium on November 3, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Willie Colon: Rex Ryan Is ‘The Fire’ Behind Surprising Jets

Here’s a stunner: The Jets would be in the playoffs if the regular season ended today. Yes, those Jets. The group many thought would struggle to come close to last year’s total of six wins.

11/05/2013

Outside linebacker Quinton Coples, No. 98, and defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson of the Jets sack Saints quarterback Drew Brees during the 2nd half of the Jets’ 26-20 win at MetLife Stadium on Nov. 3, 2013 in East Rutherford, N.J. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Mo Wilk On WFAN: If Jets Continue Fighting, Playoffs Will Take Care Of Itself

Most experts also had the Jets penciled in as 3-6 heading into their bye. Muhammad Wilkerson and Co. obviously had other ideas, beating two of the three first-place teams they faced during the hardest part of their schedule.

11/04/2013

Defensive end Sheldon Richardson and quarterback Geno Smith of the New York Jets celebrate their 26-20 win over the New Orleans Saints at MetLife Stadium on November 3, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Palladino: Jets Now Stamped As Real Playoff Contenders

The Jets graduated Sunday. They beat a good Saints team, led by a good quarterback in Drew Brees, 26-20, through timely offense and fantastic defense.

11/04/2013

Jets stun Saints on Sunday (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images), while star-studded Nets can't find their game in Orlando (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images).

Lichtenstein: Jets And Nets Make For Bizarre Sunday Viewing

What makes sports so fascinating to watch? You can’t know for certain what will transpire.

11/04/2013

Jets linebacker DeMario Davis, left, picks off a pass against the New Orleans Saints at MetLife Stadium on Nov. 3, 2013. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Jets’ Defense Leads Team Past Brees, Saints 26-20

Rex Ryan’s defense outperformed twin Rob’s unit as the New York Jets upset the New Orleans Saints 26-20 Sunday.

11/03/2013

Jeff Cumberland of the New York Jets runs with the ball while defended by Michael Boley of the Cincinnati Bengals. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Jets’ Cumberland, Holmes Inactive Against Saints

Linebacker Jonathan Vilma is making his season debut after being removed from the injured reserve list Saturday.

11/03/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 27: Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints runs the ball against the Buffalo Bills at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Saints defeated the Bills 35-14. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

How Much Will Cumberland’s Injury Impact The Jets Offense?

The Jets lose another valuable member of their offense due to injury. Can Geno Smith still find a way to outscore Drew Brees?

11/01/2013

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Boomer & Carton: Al Dukes Spits A Jets-Saints Freestyle

With the Jets preparing to take on the Saints, rather than spending his Halloween constructing yet another parody masterpiece, Al decided to keep it real.

WFAN–11/01/2013

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