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The Seattle Seahawks rode the league's best scoring defense to a 13-3 record and the top seed in the NFC. Close behind: the second-seeded Carolina Panthers. Are these the top two defenses among the NFL's 12 playoff teams? Click on the images to set your rankings!

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The Denver Broncos set the single-season record for points scored (606). Surely they have the best offense among the league's 12 playoff teams ... right? If they do, where do the other squads rank? Click on the images below to set your list!

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The Seahawks and Broncos went 13-3 and earned No. 1 seeds in their respective conferences. But which one is the best of the 12-team 2013-14 NFL playoff field? Or do you believe one of the others -- perhaps the upstart Panthers, or the experienced Patriots -- should earn the top spot? Click on the images below to set your rankings!

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NFL playoff teams

49ers

49ers

12-4, 2nd in NFC West

Bengals

Bengals

11-5, 1st in AFC North

Broncos

Broncos

13-3, 1st in AFC West

Chargers

Chargers

9-7, 3rd in AFC West

Chiefs

Chiefs

11-5, 2nd in AFC West

Colts

Colts

11-5, 1st in AFC South

Eagles

Eagles

10-6, 1st in NFC East

Packers

Packers

8-7-1, 1st in NFC North

Panthers

Panthers

12-4, 1st in NFC South

Patriots

Patriots

12-4, 1st in AFC East

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Saints

11-5, 2nd in NFC South

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13-3, 1st in NFC West

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What's next for Panthers, Saints?

Everything seemed set for a huge New Orleans Saints win. Drew Brees & Co. held a 13-10 lead on the road over the Carolina Panthers, and just a minute remained. Then Cam Newton earned perhaps the biggest win of his career, engineering a five-play, 65-yard touchdown drive in just 32 seconds (ending on a 14-yard strike from Newton to Domenik Hixon). The 17-13 win sent Carolina to the top of the NFC South standings, and all but doomed New Orleans to a wild-card spot -- and a first-round road game, which doesn't bode well for a team that went 3-5 away from the Superdome this season.

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Champions League Round of 16

Both Manchester City and Arsenal will face incredibly tough opponents when the Champions League round of 16 gets underway in February. City drew Spanish giant Barcelona, while Arsenal will face defending champion Bayern Munich. In other parts of the draw, struggling Italian giant AC Milan will have its hands full with Spanish dark horse Atletico Madrid, while Chelsea will face a tough opponent in Turkish side Galatasaray, which features former Chelsea great Didier Drogba. How do you see the round of 16 playing out?

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  • Which round of 16 matchup are you looking forward to more?

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