Found January 03, 2013 on Football Nation:
The NFL’s long awaited elimination tournament arrives in full force this weekend with four wild card matchups on the schedule. The Ravens welcome familiar AFC rival, the Indianapolis Colts, into M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday at 1 p.m. for their first round showdown between the conference’s fourth and fifth seeds.  Baltimore finished the regular season at 10-6, and wanders into the playoffs losers of four of their last five, after snoozing through a Bengals game last week that didn’t matter for seeding by resting most marquee players for three plus quarters.The Colts capped off an emotional 11-5 season by pounding their top rival Houston, 28-16, and welcoming head coach Chuck Pagano back to the sidelines, after he missed much of the season receiving three months of leukemia treatment.Indianapolis has re-righted their franchise from a disappointing 2-14 output in 2011 on the shoulders of star rookie quarterback Andrew Luck. The Ravens battled through defensive injuries, fired their o...
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