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NFL wildcard playoff picks: Brady’s return and Ravens look for revenge on Titans  

By Editor - Fri Jan 08, 3:44 am

The road to the Super Bowl starts on Saturday as the red hot Bills face the Colts, while the Browns return to the postseason after 18 years on Sunday Indianapolis Colts at Buffalo Bills Saturday, 1.05pm ET/6.05pm GMTWhat the Colts need to do to win: Any team whose main strength is their offensive line is hardly a must-see, but the Colts are a well-balanced unit – ranking in the top 10 in both offense and defense this season. If that offensive line helps rookie running back Jonathan Taylor play to his best on Saturday, the Bills will be in trouble. After a so-so start to his NFL career, Taylor has been ripping into opponents since December, when he averaged 5.9 yards per attempt. In his last game (admittedly against the risible Jaguars) he ran for 253 yards.What the Bills need to do to win: Josh Allen has always been capable of greatness, the difference this season is that he has mostly eliminated the horrible turnovers that frequently punctuated that greatness. He has, of course, been helped the brilliance of Stefon Diggs and the sparkiness of Cole Beasley and it’s worrying for Bills fans that both receivers missed practice on Wednesday. If the Bills play somewhere close to their best though, they win this one easily.Key player: Philip Rivers, QB, Colts. Rivers, at 39, isn’t going to win games single-handedly but still has the ability to lose them for his team (although, in fairness, he has committed far fewer turnovers this season than he has in the past). On Saturday he’ll be against one of the best cornerbacks in the league, Tre’Davious White, though

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NFL wildcard playoff picks: Brady’s return and Ravens look for revenge on Titans

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