I'm not sure how much of this is belief on the part of the author or the need to fill space as we march toward wild-card weekend, but SI.com's Greg Bedard notes that in every year for the past decade, at least one NFL team with a playoff bye has lost its first playoff game — and he thinks the Packers are ripe for a quick exit.

Packers/Cowboys would be the most intriguing matchup of the divisional round. And it would be no sure thing, at the very least, that Aaron Rodgers would finally move out of his tie with Daunte Culpepper for career playoff victories (one) at Lambeau Field.

hail teddy Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater made ESPN.com's Mel Kiper's all-rookie team in the NFL, though linebacker Anthony Barr did not.

once upon a time On a list of the top 25 college football dynasties in history, the Gophers' run from 1934-41 is No. 8, per SI.com.