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NFL Wild Card weekend: Sunday open thread

Here's an open thread for you to discuss the Sunday wild card games.

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The NFL's Wild Card weekend is halfway over, and Saturday's action didn't feature a ton of offense - though the second game of the day got quite interesting.  Today, the two NFC Wild Card games will take place, and here's an open thread to discuss the day's action.  First, however, let's take a very brief look at the matchups.

Seattle Seahawks (10-6) at Minnesota Vikings (11-5)

1:05 p.m. ET - NBC

In a game that is supposed to be played in incredibly cold temperatures, the weather could be the x-factor in this one.  If we're talking about the run game, I'd take the Vikings with Adrian Peterson, while both teams have good defenses.  But I think the phenomenal play of Russell Wilson this year is enough to give the Seahawks the clear edge, as long as Wilson can make the throws necessary in the frigid temperatures.  I'll take the Seahawks in this one.

Green Bay Packers (10-6) at Washington Redskins (9-7)

4:40 p.m. ET - FOX

This game is a hard one to predict, because for the past few months the Packers have greatly underachieved.  The Redskins aren't a great team, but Kirk Cousins has played well this year and Washington can be dangerous.  So this game really could come down to whether Aaron Rodgers and the Packers play like we know they're able to but haven't seen much this year.  I'm counting on them being able to do enough to win, though I'm not overly confident in this one.