The Super Bowl is finished and the league has a familiar champion but as the season ends the pursuit of Super Bowl LII begins with plenty of big stories to follow.
The debate between parity and dynasties translated to NRG stadium where a two-decade dynasty took on a team that had yet to win the title at Super Bowl LI.
The Super Bowl will feature a match-up that most would assume has been seen plenty of times but in 51 years the best offence and defence have only faced off a few times making this an interesting game.
The playoffs have not provided the close games that everyone is accustomed to when the best teams face-off but there is still a game left to save this version of the playoffs.
The NFL Playoffs have not been as exciting as they could be with mismatches every week but the conference championships could change things as four teams playing at a high level could make for some great games.
Wild Card weekend was predictably boring but the game that everyone wanted to watch turned out to be a criticism of free time rather than a focus on the performances in the game.
The NFL Playoffs are back and there is certainly no lack of questions as the AFC and NFC send their best six teams in an attempt for one of them to get to Houston and take home Super Bowl LI.
The NFL playoffs are right around the corner and the momentum some teams gained near the end of the season could be the difference they need to get to Houston.
If teams were debating whether to rest their stars as the season winds down, Week 16 may have given them plenty of reasons to go the safe route after injuries hurt a few teams heading into the playoffs.
The desperation for quarterbacks can lead to some terrible decisions which the Houston Texans are learning this year after shelling out big money for a now back-up quarterback.