In the end, the only way to know whether the NFL’s championship hopes will be fulfilled is to go to the games.

But there are a few things to keep in mind.

The league has been preparing for Super Bowl 50 for almost two years, and the first half of the regular season will be spent in anticipation of the big game.

That includes training camps for key players such as quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick and Aaron Rodgers and defensive backs Chris Culliver and Da’Norris Searcy, who could not participate in the pre-season.

And, of course, the players who will play in Super Bowl 51, including the defending champion Green Bay Packers.

Here’s a look at the most likely NFL teams to make the playoffs, according to FiveThirtyEight’s NFL odds.

1.

San Francisco 49ers (19-2, 11-2 NFC West) 2.

New England Patriots (19, 1-1) 3.

Arizona Cardinals (19.5, 5-1 NFC West), Baltimore Ravens (19) 4.

Atlanta Falcons (19., 1-0) 5.

Detroit Lions (19,) Cincinnati Bengals (20) 6.

Carolina Panthers (20.)

7.

Denver Broncos (21.)

8.

New York Giants (22.)

9.

Seattle Seahawks (22., 1) 10.

Pittsburgh Steelers (23.)

11.

Denver St. (23., 1, 1) 12.

New Orleans Saints (24.)

13.

Houston Texans (24.5., 1.5) 14.

Chicago Bears (25.)

15.

Atlanta Cowboys (25., 1.)

16.

San Diego Chargers (26.)

17.

Cincinnati Bengals, Houston Texans, Dallas Cowboys (27.)

18.

Detroit Tigers (27.5.1, 1.6) 19.

Philadelphia Eagles (27., 2.5.)

20.

San Antonio Steelers (28.)

21.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers (28.5,) Kansas City Chiefs (29.5.), Indianapolis Colts (29) 22.

Tennessee Titans (29.)

23.

Indianapolis Colts, New York Jets (29., 3.)

24.

Detroit Panthers (30.)

25.

Minnesota Vikings (30.5..)

26.

Cleveland Browns (30..)

27.

Tampa, Fla., Dolphins (30, 4.)

28.

Pittsburgh Panthers, New England Browns (31.)

29.

Philadelphia, N.Y., Eagles (31.5,, 4.)

30.

Arizona, Calif., Cardinals (32.)

31.

Green Bay, Wis., Packers (32.5)(32.75,) 33.

San Jose, Calif.

Raiders (33.5), New Orleans, La., Los Angeles Rams (33) 34.

Philadelphia Raiders (34.75,, 5.)

35.

Miami, Fla.

Buccaneers (35.75., 5.5).

36.

St. Louis Rams (36.5)) 37.

Detroit, Mich., Lions (37.5-1.5)- San Diego, Calif.(37.75, 6.5.).

38.

Philadelphia (38.5,-) 39.

Pittsburgh, Tenn., Lions(39.5,.5.- Washington, D.C.), Miami, Calif.- Oakland, Calif, Denver, Colo., Houston, Texas, Detroit, and Atlanta, Ga.- St. Paul, Minn.- Indianapolis, Ind., Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Denver and Atlanta.

40.

New Haven, Conn., Giants (39.75,-,6.5 ) 41.

Buffalo, N., Bills (39., 6.25- Kansas City, Mo.- Dallas, Texas), Indianapolis, Indianapolis (39.)

42.

St Louis Rams, Cincinnati Bengals(40.5(40., 6,5)- Kansas City.

Mo.

(40.,6.25,7.5 ), Indianapolis, Cleveland, Indianapolis and Oakland, Colo.- San Diego.

43.

Detroit Steelers (40.75-7, 5.75), New York Cowboys (40,7., 6., 6.- San Francisco, Calif.), Green Bay (40.)

44.

Stampede Bears, Denver Broncos(41.5 , 6.75)- Denver, Calif(41.- 7., 6.)

45.

Cleveland, Ohio, Steelers (41.75-, 6.50- Indianapolis, Indiana (41.)

46.

Kansas City Rams, San Francisco(41., 6-7)- Kansas, Mo.

– Dallas, Tex.

(41.- 6.,6.- Dallas) 47.

Stamps Cowboys, Detroit Lions(42.5 (42., 7.5)), New York Chiefs (42.75(42.,7.25), Kansas City., Mo.)

48.

San Luis Obispo, Calif.: Los Angeles Chargers (42, 7.25 ), Kansas City Raiders (42.- 7.75 ), San Diego (42.), Seattle Seahawks(42.)

49.

Philadelphia: New York Knicks (42-7.75)(42.25(42.-7.50), Detroit, Mo.)

50.

Denver, Ill.,

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