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NFL WILD-CARD PLAYOFF CAPSULES

Published: Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 12:33 a.m. CDT

Bengals (10-6) at Texans (12-4)

When: 3:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Reliant Stadium, Houston

TV/Radio: NBC/670 AM

Series streak: Texans 3

Last meeting: Texans 31-10, (2012 AFC Wild Card playoffs)

Last week: Bengals 23, Ravens 17; Colts 28, Texans 16

Bengals FYI: 4th playoff appearance for team under coach Marvin Lewis. … First time team has reached playoffs in consecutive seasons since 1981-1982. … Quarterback Andy Dalton is 19-13 as a starter and threw for 3,669 passing yards and 27 TDs this season. … Ben Jarvus Green-Ellis rushed for career-high 1,094 yards. 

Texans FYI: Posted 6-0 record at home vs. AFC this season. … 12 wins is most in franchise history for a season. … Won second consecutive AFC South title. … Quarterback Matt Schaub will make first postseason start. He threw for 4,008 yards in regular season. … Arian Foster rushed for 153 yards on 24 attempts with two touchdowns.

SVM pick: Texans 28-17

Colts (11-5) at Ravens (10-6)

When: Noon, Sunday

Where: M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore

TV/Radio: CBS/670 AM

Series streak: Ravens 1

Last meeting: Ravens 24-10 (Dec. 11, 2011)

Last week: Colts 28, Texans 16; Bengals 23, Ravens 17

Colts FYI: Coach Chuck Pagano spent four seasons as Ravens assistant coach (2008-11). … Have won 9 of last 11 games. … Quarterback Andrew Luck's 4,374 set NFL record for most by a rookie. … Luck's 11 wins are most by rookie QB drafted No. 1 overall in Super Bowl era. … Vick Ballard's 814 rushing yards was second among AFC rookies. … Reggie Wayne ranks 5th in NFL history with 83 postseason receptions.

Ravnes FYI: Have reached playoffs for fifth consecutive season. … Have 2-2 record at home in postseason. … Quarterback Joe Flacco is first quarterback to start postseason game in each of his first five seasons in Super Bowl era. He has a 5-4 record in postseason. … Running back Ray Rice reached 1,600 yards from scrimmage for 4th season in row. Led AFC running backs with 61 receptions.

SVM pick: Colts 23-21

Vikings (10-6) at Packers (11-5)

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Lambeau Field, Green Bay

TV/Radio: NBC/670 AM

Series streak: Vikings 1

Last meeting: Vikings 37-34 (last week)

Last week: Vikings 37, Packers 34 

Vikings FYI: Participating in playoffs for 27th time in franchise history. … Won final four games of season to qualify. … Adrian Peterson rushed for 2,097 yards, nine-yards shy of breaking NFL record for single season help by Erick Dickerson. … Quarterback Christian Ponder passed for career-high 2,935 yards and 18 touchdowns. He did not throw interception in last three games. 

Packers FYI: Have won NFL-record 13 championships. … 29 playoff wins are third all time. … Won division for 20th time. … Quarterback Aaron Rodgers led NFL with 108.0 passer rating. … Packers are 29-2 when Rodgers starts and has a 115-plus rating. … Jermichael Finley's 61 receptions is most by tight end in team history. … James Jones led NFL with 14 touchdown receptions. … Clay Matthews had 13 sacks. It was third time in 4-year career that he recorded more than 10. 

SVM pick: Packers 36-32

Seahawks (11-5) at Redskins (10-6)

When: 3:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: FedEx Field, Washington, D.C. 

TV/Radio: Fox/670 AM

Series streak: Redskins 6

Last meeting: Redskins 23-17 (Nov. 27, 2011)

Last week: Seahawks 20, Rams 13; Redskins 28, Cowboys 18

Seahawks FYI: Have won last three wild-card playoff games. … Won last five games and seven of last eight. … Outscored teams 193-60 in last five games. … Quarterback Russell Wilson threw 26 touchdown passes, tying Petyon Manning's record for most by a rookie QB. He threw for 3,118 yards. … Marshawn Lynch was third in NFL with 1,590 rushing yards. … Sidney Rice led team with 50 receptions, 748 yards and seven touchdowns.

Redskins FYI: Seven wins in a row is longest current streak in NFC. … Fifth team to make playoffs in NFL history after 3-6 start. … Won NFC East for first time since 1999. … Robert Griffin III set NFL rookie record with a 102.4 passer rating. He had 3,200 passing yards, 20 touchdowns and five interceptions. Also rushed for 815 yards, most by a rookie QB in NFL history. … Alfred Morris rushed for team-record 1,613 yards, third most by a rookie in NFL history. … Team led league in rushing offense at 169.3 yards per game. 

SVM pick: Seahawks 19-17

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