NFL wild-card playoff game plans: Keys to win, matchups to know

NFL wild-card weekend has kicked off and still includes some intriguing games, including Baltimore at Cincinnati and Dallas at Tampa Bay. Let's dive into each matchup, focusing on specific keys that can help teams advance to the divisional round. Based on what I've seen on tape and with some help from the numbers, we can get a better feel for how coaching staffs will scheme for personnel, game situation and coverage. These are my game plans for all 12 teams.

Here are the game plan keys -- on both sides of the ball -- for the rest of the games, along with the ESPN Football Power Index projections for each matchup.

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(6) Baltimore Ravens at (3) Cincinnati Bengals

When: Sunday, 8:15 p.m. ET on NBC
Line: CIN -8.5 (40.5)
FPI prediction: CIN by 12

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