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3 players with the most to gain from Super Bowl LIV

The Super Bowl offers the brightest spotlight for NFL players. Sometimes that stage affords players the opportunity to raise their profile among other all-time greats. Other times it allows them to get handsomely paid. Here are three players with the most to gain from Super Bowl LIV.

3 key matchups that will determine Super Bowl LIV

Super Bowl LIV features a classic style-meets-style match. From the AFC, we have the Kansas City Chiefs, whose pass-heavy offense features explosive weapons like Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce, and Tyreek Hill. From the NFC, we have the San Francisco 49ers, who were second to only the Baltimore Ravens in rushing yards per game this season. Whose style will prevail?

The greatest upsets in Super Bowl history

Favorites beware! The underdog finds a way to win the Super Bowl nearly a third of the time (17 times in 53 games). But not all upsets are created equal. Usually one team is a small favorite, but on a few occasions, we have seen underdogs rise up and slay colossal favorites. Here is a list of the greatest shockers in Super Bowl history.

AFC Championship Game: Titans vs. Chiefs preview and pick

Sparks will fly on Sunday when the upstart Tennessee Titans take on the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in the AFC Championship Game.

NFL Playoffs: Seahawks poised to upset Packers

The Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs kicks off this weekend, and the best matchup will take place at Lambeau Field. The coaching edge has to go to Pete Carroll. While he’s made some strange strategical choices at times, this will be his 20th playoff game (11-8 record) and Matt LaFleur’s first.

Armed Forces Bowl: Tulane vs. Southern Miss preview and pick

The Armed Forces Bowl features two teams that were trending the wrong way as the regular season ended. After starting the year 5-1 with the only blemish being a road loss at Auburn, Tulane stumbled to a 6-6 finish. Southern Mississippi’s story had them in the thick of the C-USA West race before getting blown out in their final two conference games by a total of 35 points. Both teams look to finish the year on a high note by earning a rare bowl win.

Birmingham Bowl: Boston College vs. Cincinnati preview and pick

College football's bowl season continues January 2, when Boston College and Cincinnati face off in the Birmingham Bowl at Legion Field Stadium in Birmingham, Alabama.

Music City Bowl: Mississippi State vs. Louisville preview and pick

Mississippi State and Louisville moved in opposite directions for most of the 2019 football season, but they ultimately ended up in the same place and will face off Monday, December 30 at the Music City Bowl in Nashville.

Packers primed to upset Vikings on Monday Night Football

This week’s Monday Night Football battle will go a long way towards determining the NFC North champion and playoff positioning. As it stands, the Packers are the No. 2 seed and the Vikings are the No. 6 seed. Green Bay has clinched a playoff spot and will win the NFC North with a win at Minnesota.