NFL Playoffs 2018: Schedule, Odds and Final Predictions for AFC, NFC Games

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Bleacher Report—This year marks the fourth time in the past 20 NFL seasons that three teams with 13-3 records or better made the conference championship round (it also happened in 1998, 1999 and 2004). The New England Patriots, Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles each accomplished that feat this year, while the Jacksonville Jaguars improved by seven wins over last season to end at 10-6. Oddly enough, this is the second time three of the four remaining teams have been part of that accomplishment: the...

NFL Playoffs 2018: Schedule, Odds and Predictions for Sunday's Games. The final four teams left in the NFL playoff field consist of one five-time Super Bowl winner (and perennial playoff team) and three zero-time Super Bowl winners, none of whom registered a winning record in the previous season. The former team (the New England Patriots) is clearly unlike the others, but the Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings didn't get to the conference championship round by accident. All three teams had top-four scoring defenses and won their...