The top-line numbers show that Super Bowl LVI is a mismatch. Can we find advantages for the Bengals by splitting and cutting up the data? And where do the Rams have the advantage instead?
An early emptying of the Super Bowl LVI stat notebook: Bengals and Rams season trends, lots of empty backfields, and troubles with Troy Reeder in coverage.
If the Cincinnati Bengals are going to beat Kansas City and advance to the Super Bowl, they must find a way to keep Joe Burrow upright.
Each team in the NFC Championship can attack where the opponent is weakest, a reason why this game is closer than the Vegas line suggests.
San Francisco's hopes in the divisional round rest largely on an ability to shut down Green Bay's All-Pro wide receiver.
If the Tennessee Titans are going to beat the Cincinnati Bengals and advance to the AFC Championship Game, they'll need Harold Landry and their pass rush to put Joe Burrow on the ground.
In his 13th NFL season, Matthew Stafford finally got his first playoff win—but it won't mean a thing if his Rams can't beat Tom Brady and the Buccaneers in the divisional round.
Josh Allen and the Buffalo offense look better than the Kansas City defense. Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City offense should have a similar edge against Buffalo's defense.
Matthew Stafford has thrown eight interceptions in his last four games. The Arizona Cardinals have lost four of their last five contests. One of those trends should come to an end in the playoffs on Monday night.