Vols In NFL Playoffs!

Four Vols and their teams will take part in the NFL Playoffs this weekend.

Here is everything you need to know to follow the NFL Vols throughout the first round of the playoffs.

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Texans Game Center

Vols Jason Allen and Arian Foster will square off in the first game of the weekend as the Cincinnati Bengals and Houston Texans face off at 4:30 p.m. at Reliant Stadium on NBC.

The Bengals are 7-5 on the year and took the final Wild Card spot in Week 16 of the regular season.

Allen played in just four games this season in his first year with the Bengals making three tackles. The veteran cornerback registered two tackles against Washington in a 38-31 win at the end of September but was inactive until a three-game stretch in December.

The Texans earned the No. 3 seed in the playoffs after finishing with a 12-4 record.

Foster has tallied 1,424 yards rushing in his fourth NFL season, the second highest of his career, playing and starting all 16 games in 2012. He also rushed for 15 touchdowns, leading all NFL rushers and caught another two. His 17 total touchdowns is also an NFL best. Foster is sixth in the NFL with his 1,424 yards and second in the AFC behind Jamaal Charles.

Minnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers Game Center


Marvin Mitchell and the Minnesota Vikings, with a 37-34 win over Green Bay on Sunday at home, earned the right to their playoff spot. They will head out to Green Bay this weekend for a rematch with the Packers at 8 p.m. in the Wild-Card Round.

Marvin Mitchell battled the injury bug in 2012 but finished the regular season playing in 11 games while starting one for the Minnesota Vikings. Mitchell finished with nine tackles and a forced fumble on the year.

Indianapolis Colts vs. Baltimore Ravens Game Center


Morgan Cox and the Ravens earned the fourth seed in the playoffs in the AFC and will play the Indianapolis Colts Sunday at 1 p.m. on CBS.

Cox was the Ravens primary longsnapper snapping on each and every punt and kick of the 2012 season, his third in the NFL. For the Ravens Cox snapped a total 164 times on 83 punts, 44 extra points and 33 field goal attempts.

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