Chicago Bears Huddle "Road to Dallas" Wild Card Round Playoff Picks

Here it is folks, Chicago Bears Huddle "Road to Dallas" Wild Card picks. Each week, Managing Editor Adam Oestmann (0-0) and Featured Colimnist Darren Doxey (0-0) will go head-to-head picking the winners out of each round of the NFL playoffs. This week is Wild Card week. Here's to hoping the Packers lose in embarrassing fashion!

AFC Wild Card Round

New York Jets at Indianapolis Colts

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The New York Jets enter the postseason as the No. 6 seed in the AFC. Having lost three of their last five regular season games, some wonder if Rex Ryan can get this team back into playoff form. The Jets finished 11-5 on the season with the 11th ranked overall offense (4th in rush yards) and third ranked overall defense in the National Football League.

The Colts enter the postseason as the No. 3 seed in the AFC. Having made the playoffs an astonishing nine years in a row - and 11 of their last 12 seasons - the Colts and Peyton Manning know what it takes to win in the playoffs. Indianapolis finished the season 10-6 with the fourth ranked overall offense (1st in passing yards) and 20th ranked overall defense (25th in rush yards allowed) in the National Football League.

Adam's pick: Indianapolis Colts

Darren's pick: New York Jets

Baltimore Ravens at Kansas City Chiefs

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The Baltimore Ravens enter the postseason as the No. 5 seed in the AFC. The Ravens must now go on the road to face the Kansas City Chiefs. But, Baltimore has won on the road in the Wild Card round in each of their last two seasons. The Ravens finished the season 12-4 with the 22nd ranked overall offense and 10th ranked overall defense (3rd in points allowed) in the National Football league.

The Chiefs enter the postseason as the No. 4 seed in the AFC. Having only faced two opponents this season who finished above .500, the Chiefs are flying under the radar. Which could prove to be a good thing for them. The Chiefs finished the season 10-6 with the 12th ranked overall offense (1st in rush yards) and the 14th ranked overall defense in the National Football League.

Adam's pick: Baltimore Ravens

Darren's pick: Baltimore Ravens

NFC Wild Card Round

Green Bay Packers at Philadelphia Eagles

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The Green Bay Packers enter the playoffs as the No. 6 seed in the NFC. Having lost three of their last four road games during the regular season, the Packers must now travel to Philadelphia. With one of the most injured teams in the NFL, the Packers hope to make a come from behind run in the playoffs. The Packers finished the season 10-6 with the ninth ranked overall offense and the fifth ranked overall defense (2nd in points allowed) in the National Football League.

The Eagles enter the playoffs as the No. 3 seed in the NFC. The Eagles took the opportunity to rest their players in the final week of the regular season and should enter their game against the Pack fairly healthy. Despite a .500 record at home this season, the Eagles feel confident heading into round one. Philadelphia finished the season 10-6 with the second ranked overall offense and the 12th ranked overall defense in the National Football League.

Adam's pick: Philadelphia Eagles

Darren's pick: Philadelphia Eagles

New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks

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The Saints enter the playoffs as the No. 5 seed in the NFC. The only team in the first round of the playoffs to face a team with a sub .500 record, the Saints can't really complain. Or can they? A long trip up to the pacific northwest, in Qwest Field, without their top two running backs, this may be a closer game than you think. The Saints finished the season 11-5 with the sixth ranked overall offense and the fourth ranked overall defense in the National Football League.

The Seahawks enter the playoffs as the No. 4 seed in the NFC playoffs. The first team in the history of the NFL to make the playoffs with a below .500 record, the Seahawks have a lot to prove if they want to be taken seriously. They have a chance to do that against a very, very, good defending-champion New Orleans Saints team. The Seahawks finished the season 7-9 with the 28th ranked overall offense and the 27th ranked overall defense in the National Football league.

Adam's pick: New Orleans Saints

Darren's pick: Seattle Seahawks

Given both of our picks, it looks like we have the Bears pinned for a rematch against Mike Vick and the Eagles in Soldier Field on January 16, at noon CT. We shall see... Beardown, Bears fans!

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