After a Super Wildcard Weekend where five out of the six home sides progressed to the Divisional Round, it's time for things to start getting serious.
This weekend, we will have four games instead of six, with the four winners of this weekend's games to progress to the AFC and NFC Championship Games respectively.
This weekend, we will also see the top seed in the AFC (Tennessee Titans) and the NFC (Green Bay Packers) each enter playoff action for the first time after beginning the post-season with a bye week.
So, without further ado, it's time for this week's game previews.
Tennessee Titans vs. Cincinnati Bengals
The Cincinnati Bengals, who hadn't won a playoff game since 1991 before eliminating the Las Vegas Raiders last weekend, are riding a tidal wave of momentum.
Quarterback Joe Burrow and wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase have been mightily impressive throughout the entirety of this season, and will undoubtedly put a heap of pressure on a Tennessee Titans defence that ranks a lowly 25th in the league in passing yards allowed.
And like the offence, the Bengals defence is also firing on all cylinders, thanks in large part to the pass-rushing duo of Trey Hendrickson and Sam Hubbard (who each had one sack vs. Las Vegas) and starting middle linebacker Logan Wilson (nine solo tackles, three assisted).
However, that orange and black defence (which ranks fifth in the NFL in rushing yards allowed) will have to be at its very best against the Titans, who are likely to welcome back All-Pro running back Derrick Henry to their starting lineup.
Henry, who underwent surgery after he broke his foot in Week 8 against the Indianapolis Colts (at a time when he was leading the league in rushing yards), will be instrumental in kick-starting Tennessee's offence and allowing QB Ryan Tannehill to open up the passing attack.
It's very tough to choose the winner of this battle, as the Titans are the AFC's number one seed, playing at home and fresh off a week's break, while the Bengals franchise as a whole is having its best stretch since the end of the second millennium.
Therefore, I'll have to ride the Cincinnati tidal wave this week.
Prediction: Bengals 24-20.
Green Bay Packers vs. San Francisco 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers are feeling like they're on top of the world, first having won their way into the playoffs in Week 18 and, now, having toppled Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys against the odds on Super Wildcard Weekend.
QB Jimmy Garoppolo, while not sending shockwaves through the NFL, is doing just what head coach Kyle Shanahan needs (all while playing through a torn ligament in his wrist and a sprained shoulder), while WR/RB Deebo Samuel (110 total yards and one touchdown against the Cowboys) continues to emerge into one of the league's star talents.
Meanwhile, though, the Green Bay Packers have been biding their time; afforded that opportunity as the NFC's number one seed.
But with uncertainty surrounding QB Aaron Rodgers' future in Wisconsin, this postseason may be the final opportunity for a green-and-gold Super Bowl triumph for the foreseeable future.
Albeit, as long as Rodgers is still slinging pigskin at Lambeau Field (and leading the league's eighth-best passing offence), the Packers will be extremely difficult to top, despite a 49ers pass-rush that includes Nick Bosa, Arik Armstead and Dre Greenlaw.
Prediction: Packers 31-14.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Los Angeles Rams
The Los Angeles Rams were successful in bouncing back from their Week 18 shortcomings against the 49ers last weekend, as they crushed the Arizona Cardinals at SoFi Stadium to advance to the Divisional Round.
However, this weekend, the Rams will have a much tougher task on their hands in the form of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium.
Last week, the Buccaneers handled business professionally in dismantling the Philadelphia Eagles, 31-15.
The Eagles defence is good, but it's not as good as the Aaron Donald and Jalen Ramsey-led Rams defence the Bucs will be coming up against, which managed two sacks and two interceptions (one of which was returned for a TD) against Arizona.
Therefore, Bucs offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich (who currently happens to be fielding head coaching job offers from other teams) will have to scheme up a bulletproof gameplan for QB Tom Brady and co. if Tampa Bay is to progress to its second consecutive NFC Championship Game.
With the help of seasoned head coach Bruce Arians, I believe this is entirely possible.
Prediction: Buccaneers 30-27.
Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buffalo Bills
This match-up features arguably the two best young QBs currently in the NFL in Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes and Buffalo's Josh Allen, and because of that fact, we may well see an offensive spectacle at Arrowhead.
Last week, after an early hiccup (Pittsburgh's TJ Watt recovering a Chiefs fumble for a TD), Kansas City took care of the Steelers due in large part to Mahomes' five TD passes.
Mahomes, Travis Kelce, Tyreek Hill and the Chiefs offence (which ranks third in the league in offensive yards) will be looking to try and carve up a Bills defence that ranks an astonishing first in the NFL in points allowed, yards per play and passing yards.
On the other hand, we also saw some Allen brilliance last weekend as he (basically) single-handedly dominated the New England Patriots.
Allen's Bills have provided their success-starved fans with a tonne of hope over the last couple of years -- and their time to truly shine may be soon -- but for now, I'm backing the experienced Andy Reid (heading into his 24th year as an NFL head coach) and Eric Bieniemy (fifth year as Kansas City's offensive coordinator) to get the Chiefs over the line in front of their raucous home crowd.
Prediction: Chiefs 33-30.