What to watch in the NFL playoff picture


What to Watch in the NFC East playoff picture, with a lot of potential drama in the AFC: What will it mean for the Patriots?

Will the Falcons have enough firepower to make it work?

Will New Orleans have enough talent to make up for its lack of production?

Will Peyton Manning be able to pull off a repeat as the MVP?

Will Tom Brady be able outlast the other teams?

Will the Seahawks hold on to their lead in the division?

Will Aaron Rodgers and the Packers hold onto their lead?

Will Joe Flacco and the Ravens hold on?

What to watch for in the Western Conference playoff pictureWith a bunch of potential storylines: Will the Raiders win the division and hold onto the No. 2 seed?

Will Dak Prescott be able help the Cowboys win their first division title since 2009?

Will Cam Newton have enough playoff experience to carry the Panthers to the Super Bowl?

Will Ben Roethlisberger be able handle a tough test against a tough division?

Can the Vikings win their second division title in three years?

Will Andy Dalton have enough success to carry Cincinnati to a Super Bowl in his third season?

Will Jameis Winston be able pull it off in Tampa Bay?

Will Sam Bradford be able win his first playoff game in his first year?

Will Tyrod Taylor be able carry the Eagles to the NFC Championship?

Will Kirk Cousins have enough postseason experience to keep his team on the field?

Will Jared Goff be able hang with Carson Wentz?

Will Derek Carr be able continue to lead the Rams to a playoff victory?

Will Christian Ponder be able get the Vikings back in the postseason?

Will Russell Wilson be able hold on in Seattle?

Will Josh Gordon be able keep his playoff aspirations alive?

Will Jay Cutler have enough to hold on with the Packers?

Will DeSean Jackson be able overcome a difficult situation in Philadelphia?

Will Lamar Jackson be in good hands in Tampa?

Will Chris Hogan have enough experience to continue his playoff success?

Will Adam Gase be able put together a winning roster?

Will Ryan Tannehill have enough time to adjust to the NFL schedule?

Will Alex Smith be able withstand a tough schedule in Miami?

Will Nick Foles be able play in a tough situation?

Will Andrew Luck have enough practice reps to be ready for the regular season?

Can Nick Fitts be in the same place as Andrew Luck?

Will Josh McCown have enough reps in the next few weeks to be the QB the Eagles can trust?

Will Marcus Mariota be able lead the Bucs to the playoffs?

Will Paxton Lynch be able replace Robert Griffin III in New Orleans?

Will Mike Glennon be able throw the ball over the top to a talented wide receiver?

Will Jordan Reed be able bounce back from his broken collarbone?

Will Robert Griffin be able return to his former form in Cincinnati?

Will Jimmy Graham be able be the best player on the team for a long time?

Will Andy Dalton be able beat out Cam Newton?

Will Eli Manning be in a similar situation as Newton?

Will Matt Ryan have enough game experience to be a consistent winner?

Will Jerick McKinnon have enough of a supporting cast to carry an offense to a title?

Will Blake Bortles be able replicate the success he had in the past?

Will Tom Brady play to the best of his abilities?

Will Brandon Marshall be able contribute to the Bills success?

Will Jerick Sanders be able step up to a more complete role in the offense?

Will Eric Decker have enough carries to carry a successful offense?

Can Joe Flaws offense sustain through the bye week?

Will Trent Richardson be able make up his lack of rushing production?

Can Rex Burkhead hold up?

Will James White be able stay healthy?

Can Tyler Lockett be the #1 wide receiver in the draft?

Will John Ross be able fill in for Kelvin Benjamin?

Will Jacoby Brissett be able sustain his production in the early going?

Will Reggie Wayne have enough touches to be able compete in the backfield?

Will Michael Crabtree be able reach the top of the receiver depth chart?

Will T.Y. Hilton be able take his talents to the next level?

Will LeSean McCoy be able adjust to an offense that doesn’t play with any precision?

Will a talented defense be able bring out the best in him?

Will Terrance Williams be able pick up the slack for Jeremy Maclin?

Will Kyle Williams be the type of leader who can win with the team?

Will Matt Ryan be able manage the pressure on the quarterback?

Will Jake Locker be able remain healthy and contribute to his team’s success?

How the AFC playoff picture looks with the AFC East divisional playoff picture and the NFC West divisional playoffsHow the NFC playoff picture is shaping up with the NFC South divisional and Super Bowl implicationsWhat to Watch for in NFC West playoff pictureIn the NFCWest, the Cardinals, Seahawks, 49ers, 49er Nation, and Patriots have a chance to go all the way to the conference title.

With all three teams coming off consecutive losing seasons,