It's a good day to be an NFL fan: the NFL playoffs are here, and it's the divisional round. Today, the Kansas City Chiefs take on the New England Patriots, while the Green Bay Packers travel to Arizona to take on the Cardinals. The latter should be a real doozy: two of the best quaterbacks in the NFL (yes, Carson Palmer has revitalized his career to the fullest extent) -- though the Cardinals clearly have a better overall team than the
The Chiefs and Patriots should make for a curious matchup. The Patriots should have Rob Gronkowski back, while the Chiefs have been resurgent after a poor start to the season, even though their quarterback is Alex Smith. Overall, the Chiefs may actuallly have the better team -- Football Outsiders certainly seems to think so -- but it's always hard to beat Tom Brady and Bill Belichick.
Here's everything you need to know to watch the games.
Chiefs vs. Patriots
Where: Gillette Stadium, Foxboro
When: Saturday, January 16, 4:35 p.m. ET
Announcers: Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts
Radio: Chiefs Radio Network | Patriots Radio Network
Online Streaming: CBS Sports
Odds: The Patriots opened as five-point favorites, and the line has held steady at most sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.
Chiefs blog: Arrowhead Pride
Patriots blog: Pats Pulpit
Packers vs. Cardinals
Where: University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ
When: Saturday, January 16, 8:15 p.m. ET
Announcers: Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth
Radio: Packers Radio Network | Cardinals Radio Network
Online Streaming: NBC Sports
Odds: The Cardinals opened as a touchdown favorite, and the line remains steady at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.
Packers blog: Acme Packing Company
Cardinals blog: Revenge of the Birds