Divisional playoff picks, previews; Thursday's NFL news

Get a head start on Thursday's football talk with "NFL AM" beginning at 6 a.m. ET on NFL Network. Today, hear from Green Bay Packers fullback John Kuhn on his team's big clash with the San Francisco 49ers this weekend. And later, catch Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs on "Around the League Live" at 5 p.m. ET.

Here's what else is on tap for Thursday:

» Get ready for Divisional Weekend by watching the San Francisco 49ers' Week 1 victory over the Green Bay Packers in its entirety on a special edition of "NFL Replay," tonight at 8 p.m. ET on NFL Network.

The Divisional Round

The playoffs continue this weekend, with the right to play on Championship Sunday at stake. NFL.com's analysts break down the divisional round:

» Kimberly Jones: Ravens at Broncos
» Bucky Brooks: Packers at 49ers
» Jeff Darlington: Seahawks at Falcons
» Albert Breer: Texans at Patriots

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» Our analysts make their picks for this weekend's Divisional Round.

» If defense wins championships, then you'll want to read Gil Brandt's ranking of the eight remaining defenses in the playoffs.

» Adam Schein tells us why he trusts Russell Wilson more than Matt Ryan.

» Albert Breer on the top-seeded Denver Broncos as they prepare to battle Ray Lewis and the Ravens for a trip to the AFC Championship Game.

» Daniel Jeremiah has watched a lot of bowl games, and he has some thoughts on the 2013 NFL Draft.

» What was the best play of the 2012 NFL season? Watch 20 of the best, and then vote for the Top 10, with the winners to be unveiled at the NFL Honors ceremony.

» Tweet your way into NFL lore. Come up with creative names for Marshawn Lynch's winning touchdown run, John Kuhn's score against the Vikings and Ray Lewis' final dance in Baltimore. We'll pick our favorite names, and let users pick the final winner.

» Happy birthday to Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Ma'ake Kemoeatu, who turns 34 on Thursday.

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