2013 Super Bowl Odds, Week 14: Wild-card teams emerge

So the playoffs are kind of boring this year, huh? Well, the playoffs themselves will be awesome -- the race for the playoffs is a little less exciting. Thankfully, a few teams decided to spice things up.

Namely, the Redskins, who are now 17-4 to win the NFC East and might just be the favorites if they beat the Ravens in Week 14. They also saw a huge surge in their Super Bowl odds this week, jumping all the way from 90-1 to 40-1. That's what happens when the possibility of hosting a first-round playoff game suddenly emerges out of nowhere.

Even if the 'Skins don't win the NFC East, they could still end up with a pretty good shot at a wild-card game, depending on what the Bears (down from 18-1 to 12-1) do down the stretch.

The Seahawks are making a push as well, moving from 50-1 to 33-1, despite the fact that they've got to deal with the regular-season suspension of Brandon Browner and possibly the postseason suspension of Richard Sherman.

The Cowboys (50-1) made a little jump after manhandling the Eagles and the Colts (50-1) and Bengals (50-1) each solidified their candidacy as wild-card options in the AFC.

After that, things really fall off a cliff. But the teams engaged in the wild-card race should at least make things exciting the rest of the way.

Team Week 13  Odds
Week 14  Odds
Trend
Team Week 13  Odds
Week 14 Odds
Trend
  Houston Texans 9-2 9-2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
90-1 150-1
  New England Patriots 9-2 9-2 Minnesota Vikings
 150-1 300-1
San Francisco 49ers
 5-1  11-2 Los Angeles Chargers
150-1  500-1
Denver Broncos
11-2 11-2 Miami Dolphins
200-1 500-1
Atlanta Falcons
17-2 15-2 Los Angeles Rams
400-1 500-1
Green Bay Packers
 10-1  9-1 Buffalo Bills
500/1  500-1
New York Giants
12-1  9-1 New York Jets
500-1 500-1
Baltimore Ravens
 12-1  18-1 Detroit Lions
400-1 750-1
Chicago Bears
12-1  18-1 Cleveland Browns
 750-1 750-1
Pittsburgh Steelers
 33-1 18-1 Philadelphia Eagles
 500-1 750-1
Seattle Seahawks
 50-1 33-1 Tennessee Titans
750-1 1000-1
Washington Redskins
90-1 40-1 Arizona Cardinals
 1000-1 1000-1
Dallas Cowboys
 66-1 50-1 Oakland Raiders
1000-1 1000-1
Cincinnati Bengals
 60-1 50-1 Carolina Panthers
1000-1 1000-1
Indianapolis Colts
66-1  50-1 Kansas City Chiefs
OFF OFF N/A
New Orleans Saints
 50-1 90-1 Jacksonville Jaguars
OFF OFF N/A

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