Around The NFL's Kevin Patra fills you in on the key storylines for each matchup. Here's your guide as you settle into your couch for all the NFL action.
Aaron Rodgers on meeting Tom Brady in NFC title game: 'I thought this was a real possibility'
Aaron Rodgers saw this one coming. Tom Brady flipped sides in the offseason, entering the NFC with his move to Tampa. That meant Rodgers might have to beat Brady to earn himself another shot at a Lombardi.
Buccaneers HC Bruce Arians: You start thinking Super Bowl, 'you'll get your (expletive) beat'
As the Buccaneers prepare to play the Packers on Sunday, the city of Tampa began its preparation to host Super Bowl LV. Bruce Arians advised his team on Wednesday to not look past Green Bay and ahead to a potentially historic accomplishment.
Wednesday's injury and roster news ahead of NFL Championship Sunday
Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians provided health updates on defensive tackle Vita Vea and receiver Antonio Brown ahead of Sunday's NFC Championship Game against the Packers. Plus, other injury and roster news we're tracking on Wednesday.
Ravens want Lamar Jackson long term, won't adjust offense to appease pass-happy fans
The Ravens have built their identity around the rare talents of their quarterback, one they want to be a Raven for many years to come. John Harbaugh confirmed Wednesday that Baltimore "absolutely" wants to lock up Lamar Jackson long term.
Patrick Mahomes remains in concussion protocol, limited participant in Wednesday's practice
Patrick Mahomes' path back to the field for the AFC Championship Game will include a stop at a mid-week practice. The Chiefs QB was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice.
NFL community celebrates Philip Rivers' retirement
Philip Rivers, who was drafted in 2004, left his mark in more ways than one on the league and the many players with whom he played in San Diego, Los Angeles and Indianapolis and against whom he sparred.
Bills HC Sean McDermott: 'This is the next step' for Josh Allen
Four quarterbacks enter Sunday's Championship games. Only one doesn't already own a Super Bowl ring. "This is the next step for Josh," Bills coach Sean McDermott said. "He'll be ready and we're extremely confident in Josh."
Dan Campbell hired as new Lions coach
Saints assistant head coach/tight ends coach Dan Campbell agreed to terms on a six-year deal with the Lions to become the franchise's next coach, Ian Rapoport reported.
Bengals O-line coach: 'We've got to do everything we can to protect' Joe Burrow
The Bengals are bringing back a familiar face to coach the offensive line. Coach Frank Pollack knows his No. 1 job is to protect quarterback Joe Burrow after the rookie suffered a knee injury.
Philip Rivers retiring from football after 17 seasons in NFL
Philip Rivers is calling it quits after 17 seasons in the pros. The Indianapolis Colts quarterback told The San Diego Union-Tribune's Kevin Acee on Tuesday night that he is retiring.
Doug Pederson 'leaning toward' taking 2021 off from coaching
In the immediate aftermath of the Eagles firing Doug Pederson, one big question was whether the coach would land another job this hiring cycle. To date, the ex-Eagles coach hasn't generated much interest.