Bleacher Report’s Expert Consensus Wild-Card Picks

January 5, 2017   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFL's second season is underway.
Or at least it will be on Saturday. This weekend brings with it the first round of the 2016-17 NFL playoffs.
Wild Card Weekend.
It's been a little while since the first round of the playoffs produced a Super Bowl participant. Each of the last three Super Bowls were chalk all the way—No. 1 seed vs. No. 1 seed.
However, that isn't to say the Wild Card Round doesn't matter. The last time a team that played in the Wild Card Round made it all the way to the biggest game in sports, the Baltimore Ravens wound up lifting the Lombardi Trophy as the champions of Super Bowl XLVII.
Still, we're getting a bit ahead of ourselves. Before any of the wild-card teams can start making plans for Houston, they first must accomplish their most immediate goal.
Winning this week.
Then they can worry about hitting the road in the divisional round to face the big boys of the AFC and NFC.
With that in mind, we've gathered the NFL ...

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