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Get ready for four great games this weekend.

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Here's today's Ravens-Patriots open thread. Also included is the schedule for the NFL's Divisional Round.

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Congratulations football fans. You've made it to the best weekend in sports.

It's the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs, which means there are four games over two days featuring the best eight remaining teams this season. In the AFC, the top-seeded Patriots will host the Ravens and the second-seeded Broncos will host the Colts.

In the NFC, the top-seeded Seahawks will host the surging Panthers, with the second-seeded Packers welcoming the Cowboys.

Over these next two days, you'll get what should be four great games to watch. And then that the stellar football weekend will be capped by the College Football Playoff National Championship between Oregon and Ohio State.

Here's the Divisional Round schedule:

Saturday, Jan. 10

AFC Divisional Game 1: (1) New England Patriots vs. (6) Baltimore Ravens, 4:35 p.m. (NBC)

NFC Divisional Game 1: (1) Seattle Seahawks vs. (4) Carolina Panthers, 8:15 p.m. (FOX)

Sunday, Jan. 11

NFC Divisional Game 2: (2) Green Bay Packers vs. (3) Dallas Cowboys, 1:05 p.m. (FOX)

AFC Divisional Game 2: (2) Denver Broncos vs. (4) Indianapolis Colts, 4:40 p.m. (CBS)

Sunday, Jan 18

NFC Championship Game, 3:05 p.m. (FOX)

AFC Championship Game, 6:40 p.m. (CBS)

Sunday, Feb. 1

Super Bowl XLIX, 6:30 p.m.