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Bruins at Broncos: The Broncos are the top seed in the AFC West.

The Steelers are the AFC North champion.

The Texans are the NFC East champion.

The Bengals will face off against the Chiefs in their opener on Saturday.

The Packers are the defending NFC champions.

The Panthers will host the Patriots.

The Patriots are coming off a 17-10 season that saw them win the AFC title and make the playoffs for the first time since the 2002 season.

Brady will take the field in the team’s home opener.

The Browns are coming out of the bye week after finishing 3-12.

The Eagles and Packers are locked in a battle for the NFC North title.

The Vikings are coming back from a season-ending bye week.

The Redskins have won nine of their last 11 games.

They are the No. 1 seed in NFC East.

The Saints are in the NFC South.

The Bears are at the top of the NFC West.

The Packers have won 11 of their past 12 games.

The Lions are the only team with a winning record this season.

The Redskins are in a fight for the division title.

The Steelers are on a roll.

They beat the Chiefs 31-28 in the regular season finale.

The Ravens beat the Steelers in a wild-card playoff game.

The Bears have won their last six games.

Tom Brady will get the start for the Patriots against the Bengals.

The Lions have won 12 of their previous 15 games.

Brandon Marshall has a career-high six interceptions.

The Texans are coming from a 3-11 season and are tied for last in the NFL with just one victory over the division-leading 49ers.

The Bengals are the last team in the division to lose three straight.

The Saints have won five of their six games against division foes.

The Falcons are a combined 11-2 against teams in the middle of the pack.

The Titans are coming into their bye week with two wins over division foes in their past three games.

It’s the first of back-to-backs in four seasons.

The Broncos have won six of their first seven games and sit atop the AFC playoff picture.

Peyton Manning is coming off an MVP season that included a Super Bowl appearance.

The Titans are in position to win the division and clinch home field advantage with a win Sunday.

The Falcons are tied with the Broncos for first place in the AFL playoff standings with eight games remaining.

They have lost just once in their last 10 games.

The Raiders are on the road for the second straight week and have yet to lose a home game.

They won’t play the Chargers on Sunday.

They’ll host the Titans on Monday.

The Panthers are coming in on the heels of a 24-14 win over the Browns on Sunday night.

Cam Newton has totaled 5,764 passing yards and 17 touchdowns in the past four games.

Newton is the most prolific quarterback in the league.

The Broncos offense has averaged 24.6 points per game in their two wins.

The Browns offense has allowed 17.3 points per contest in their four losses.

The Eagles are coming up on the final week of the regular-season schedule after winning the NFC Championship Game in Houston.

They’re still on the outside looking in in the race for a playoff spot.

The Vikings have won 10 straight and are in third place in NFC North.

The Cardinals have won eight straight and will host Arizona on Sunday to finish the regular calendar season.

The Buccaneers are in their first playoff game since 2009.

Mike Glennon is having his best season since entering the league as a rookie.

The Bucs are 4-0 against NFC West opponents.

The Jaguars have won three straight, including a 20-10 victory over New Orleans on Sunday afternoon.

The defense has allowed just five sacks in the four games they’ve played.

The Ravens will face the Cardinals in the wild-man’s finale of the NFL Playoffs.

The Chargers and Chiefs are in separate divisions.

The Cowboys will face Houston in the playoffs.

The Patriots will host Washington in their wild-cards round.

The Giants will play the Rams in their divisional round playoff game for the third straight year.

The Seahawks will face Arizona in the first round of the playoffs this season and will face New England in the Super Bowl.

The Chargers will host Oakland in their playoff opener.

The Jaguars are the wild card.

The Chiefs will host St. Louis in their fourth game of the season.

Kansas City beat the Bears 27-24 in the season opener.

Kansas City has lost four straight.

The Chiefs will play at Denver on Sunday, Jan. 1.