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What you need to know to enjoy Sunday’s NFL playoffs

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady wore gloves over both hands at a press conference Friday. Brady has a cut on his right hand.(AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady wore gloves over both hands at a press conference Friday. Brady has a cut on his right hand.(AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

Credit: Bill Sikes

Credit: Bill Sikes

What: The NFC and AFC Championship Games

Why: The winners go to the Super Bowl

The games: 

Jaguars (10-6) at Patriots (13-3), 3:05 p.m.

Vikings (13-3) at Eagles (13-3), 6:40 P.M.

TV:

Jaguars-Patriots, CBS

Vikings-Eagles, Fox

Score updates: Click here

After this: The Super Bowl is two weeks later, Feb. 4, at 6:30 p.m. at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota.

The latest news:

-- Patriots QB Tom Brady suffered a cut on his throwing hand in practice and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game. But Brady said he practiced in full on Friday.

-- Former Georgia receiver Malcolm Mitchell is on the Patriots' roster but will not play due to an injury.
-- Vikings receiver Adam Thielen is listed as questionable due to a lower back injury but is expected to start.