The NFL playoffs are rife with intriguing narratives. We, at The Kicker, highlighted our favorite storyline for every team.

AFC:

  1. Broncos: Will Peyton sing his audibles to the Nationwide theme?

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  2. Patriots: Where will Bill Simmons rank “Intentionally Losing Two Games to End the Season” in the Belichick Shadiness Pantheon?

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  3. Bengals: Can AJ Webb come through in the clutch?

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  4. Texans: Who is their quarterback? No one knows! Maybe this is an advantage? It’s not. But it might be? It isn’t.

    Brian Who?

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  5. Chiefs: Charcandrick West’s mom is still not proud of him, despite starting in the playoffs.

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  6. Steelers:  Who is Fitzgerald Toussaint? The maitre de of New Orleans’ best beignet spot, Cafe Du Monde? The author of a classic novel about the pitfalls of wealth in Victorian England?

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NFC:

  1. Panthers: Will aging, out-of-touch sports reporters get angrier about celebratory dancing during the playoffs? Vegas has the odds at -850.

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  2. Cardinals: Will Larry Fitzgerald share his secret formula to keep Benjamin Button-ing?

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  3. Vikings: Should Vikings fans prepare for an excruciating collapse or merely an agonizing defeat? 

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  4. Redskins: Will you like that? Kirk Cousins opines that you will.

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  5. Packers: Can Aaron Rodgers find time to prepare despite having a girlfriend?

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  6. Seahawks: Should the Seahawks call their injury report the Lesion of Boom?

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