Just four teams remaining in the NFL playoffs -- and that number will be cut in half by late Sunday night.
Green Bay and Chicago kick off the league's conference-championship weekend in the Windy City, followed by the Jets visiting Pittsburgh for a battle with the Steelers.
Which teams will survive and advance to Super Bowl XLV in Dallas? Our experts make their predictions:
|Barry Barnes||Bears, 27-17|| Green Bay's on a roll, while Chicago hasn't worked up a sweat in four months. Packers homegrown stars Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews beat Bears free agents Jay Cutler and Julius Peppers.
-- David Elfin
A home underdog that knows the visiting team well, went 1-1 in two games against it and hasn't had to work hard in over a month, against a road favorite everybody loves whose QB never plays well against the home team and is playing for its life for the fifth week in a row? Makes me wish I was in Vegas.
-- Dan Graziano
Although the Packers have a better top-to-bottom roster than the Bears, the combination of home-field advantage at Soldier Field and superior special teams will send the Bears to the Super Bowl.
-- Michael David Smith
|David Elfin||Packers, 24-20|
|Ray Glier||Packers, 24-14|
|Dan Graziano||Bears, 17-10|
|Chris Harry||Packers, 26-13|
|John Hickey||Packers, 20-17|
|Andy Kent||Packers, 30-24|
|John Oehser||Bears, 24-21|
|Michael David Smith||Bears, 20-17|
|Barry Barnes||Jets, 23-20|| The Jets' secondary will keep Pittsburgh's talented wideouts in front of them, and New York won't be intimated to run against the Steel Curtain.
-- Barry Barnes
Same old Jets -- they lose in the AFC title game for the second year in a row.
-- Chris Harry
Pittsburgh's defense is leaps and bounds ahead of New England's, especially with Troy Polamalu in the lineup, which will spell trouble for Mark Sanchez and the Jets offense.
-- Andy Kent
|David Elfin||Steelers, 24-23|
|Ray Glier||Jets, 21-17|
|Dan Graziano||Jets, 21-17|
|Chris Harry||Steelers, 23-7|
|John Hickey||Steelers, 24-13|
|Andy Kent||Steelers, 27-20|
|John Oehser||Steelers, 28-17|
|Michael David Smith||Steelers, 24-14|