The NFL is on the brink of another Super Bowl and that means we have another week of the best games on television.
The 2016 Super Bowl will be the highest-rated and most watched event in the league’s history.
That makes it even more important to watch and see what the rest of the NFL has to offer.
Below are a few key things you should know before the biggest game in sports.1.
The AFC Championship Game will be televised in prime time on CBS and NBC.
There is no reason why it can’t be seen in primetime on CBS or NBC, as it has the most viewers and will also draw the most advertisers.2.
The Super Bowl’s ratings will be boosted by Super Bowl ads.
There will be plenty of ads on broadcast television that will be airing throughout the event.
But there will also be ads in the Super 24-hour cable window, on ESPN2, and on CBS Sports Network.
The NFLPA is planning to have ads airing during all of the games.3.
The biggest star in the field of the AFC will be Matt Ryan.
He is the quarterback of the Atlanta Falcons and one of the most electrifying players in the NFL.
Ryan is in a prime position to take the ball down the field and take the game to the AFC.
Ryan has the physical attributes and athleticism to be a dominant player in this game.4.
The NFC will be a tough out for the New York Giants.
The defending Super Bowl champion NFC North will be led by Eli Manning and the Chicago Bears.
The Giants have the NFL’s best defense.
They are one of only two teams to have notched double-digit points in each of the past five seasons.
The Bears have the NFC’s best offense, led by Ezekiel Elliott.5.
Peyton Manning will be back for the rematch of the Superbowl.
The Broncos quarterback is one of four players to lead the NFL in passing yards in each season.
He has an amazing season in 2016.6.
The Steelers will be playing without Le’Veon Bell.
Bell missed all of last season with a torn ACL and MCL.
Pittsburgh will miss him severely.7.
The Chargers will be without Keenan Allen.
Allen has been a force this season with 7,948 rushing yards, including 1,816 yards on the ground.
The team has been one of three AFC teams without a win since the start of this season.8.
The Browns are missing Josh McCown.
McCown had his worst season in the history of the Browns.
He led the team to a 6-8 record and lost the first playoff game of his career.
The Cleveland Browns are not playoff contenders.9.
The Packers are missing Aaron Rodgers.
The franchise quarterback has missed the entire 2016 season due to a knee injury.10.
The Texans will be missing Jadeveon Clowney.
The reigning Defensive Player of the Year is the NFL leader in sacks (28) and quarterback hits (65).
Clowney has a knack for making big plays.11.
The Jets are without Matt Forte.
The star running back has missed most of the season due for shoulder surgery.12.
The Vikings will be in the mix for a playoff spot with their run defense.
The Minnesota defense is one for the ages.13.
The Raiders will be going without Khalil Mack.
Mack has been the best player on the Oakland Raiders for the past three years.
He missed most games last season due a neck injury.14.
The Rams will be looking to get back to the playoffs after losing the NFC West title game to Denver.15.
The Titans will be trying to bounce back after the loss of DeMarco Murray.
Murray was a top-five running back last season and will get a chance to play again this season after missing the entire 2015 season.16.
The Saints will be hoping to bounceback from their disappointing loss to the Jets in the NFC Championship Game.
New Orleans will be desperate to get the win against the NFC East team.17.
The Patriots are looking to rebound after a disappointing season in which they fell to 4-12 in the regular season.
The offense will be key in their quest to repeat as Super Bowl champions.18.
The Dolphins are in a tough spot.
They missed the playoffs for the first time since 2008 and were not in contention to make the playoffs again in 2016, either.19.
The Redskins will be making a bold statement by getting a No. 1 overall pick.
They will have to get a quarterback to start in Week 1 against the Patriots.20.
The Cowboys will be starting quarterback Dak Prescott, but will need to find a way to replace his quarterback of record, Dak Prescott.21.
The Seahawks are going to be looking for some offense to go along with their defense.
Seattle is one the worst defenses in the National Football League.22.
The Jaguars are going against the best defense in the AFC in the Denver Broncos.
They could be a threat to win the AFC South.23