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NFL Divisional Round: What you need to know

The chase for Super Bowl 50 is down to eight teams. With the NFL’s divisional round set to begin on Saturday, here’s what you should know about each team that’s still in the playoff hunt.

Kansas City Chiefs

Chiefs rookie defensive back Marcus Peters finished the
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Chiefs rookie defensive back Marcus Peters finished the regular season tied for the league lead in interceptions (eight), interceptions returned for touchdowns (two) and passes defensed (26).

New England Patriots

The Patriots are expected to have wide receiver
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The Patriots are expected to have wide receiver Julian Edelman back for the first time since he broke his foot during a Week 10 game against the Giants. The Patriots went 4-4 in Edelman's absence (including the game against the Giants), averaging 247.8 passing yards and 23.6 points per game. Before Edelman's injury, they went 8-0 and averaged 325.5 passing yards and 34.5 points per game.

Green Bay Packers

Packers running back Eddie Lacy had three games
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Packers running back Eddie Lacy had three games with 100 or more rushing yards and four games with 10 or fewer rushing yards in 2015.

Arizona Cardinals

The Cardinals forced a turnover on 16.7 percent
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The Cardinals forced a turnover on 16.7 percent of opponents' drives in 2015, second to only Carolina's 19.4.

Seattle Seahawks

Seahawks wideout Doug Baldwin caught 75.7 percent of
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Seahawks wideout Doug Baldwin caught 75.7 percent of his targets in 2015, tops among wide receivers.

Carolina Panthers

Greg Olsen's 1,104 receiving yards for the Panthers
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Greg Olsen's 1,104 receiving yards for the Panthers were second most for a tight end in 2015 and only 72 behind the Patriots' Rob Gronkowski for the most at the position.

Pittsburgh Steelers

DeAngelo Williams is expected to miss Sunday's AFC
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DeAngelo Williams is expected to miss Sunday's AFC divisional game at Denver, meaning Jordan Todman and Fitzgerald Toussaint (pictured) likely will share the load again at running back for the Steelers. The two totaled 183 yards from scrimmage against the Bengals in their wild-card game after totaling 64 yards from scrimmage during the regular season.

Denver Broncos

Peyton Manning has faced the Steelers in the
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Peyton Manning has faced the Steelers in the playoffs once before, in the 2005 AFC divisional round. Manning, then with the Colts, completed 22 of 38 passes for 290 yards and a touchdown in a 21-18 loss. Only one Steelers defender remains from that team: linebacker James Harrison.

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