After an extra week of rest, the New England Patriots return to the field Saturday for their first playoff game of the 2014, now-2015 season.
They host the Baltimore Ravens at Gillette Stadium. The winner goes on to the AFC Championship.
The Patriots are the AFC's top-seeded playoff team. The Ravens are the bottom-seeded team, but a team that's had considerable playoff success against the Patriots.
ESPN and Boston.com football writer Mike Reiss joins Morning Edition to size up both teams before they face off.
To hear the full interview, click on the audio player above.
This article was originally published on January 09, 2015.
This segment aired on January 9, 2015.