With just four weeks remaining in the NFL's regular season, a handful of favorites (like Tom Brady's Patriots) have emerged as legitimate title contenders. And while the championship game has produced some thrilling battles in recent years, some Super Bowl matchups are simply more intriguing than others.
Here are nine of the Super Bowl contests we'd most like to see, ranked from good to great.
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Detroit Lions vs. Anyone
The Lions are one of only four NFL teams (along with the Jaguars, Browns and Texans) that have never made an appearance in the Super Bowl.
Could this be the year? Detroit is 7-1 in its past eight games, and Matthew Stafford is playing like the MVP. It'd be fun to see a beaten-down Lions fan base finally have something to be excited about. Do it for Barry Sanders.
Oakland Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks
There was a time when the Raiders and the Seahawks matched up twice a year when the two teams were both a part of the AFC West, but Seattle's move to the NFC West in 2002 made that old rivalry a thing of the past. It would be a nice nod to some league history to see these two play for the title on Feb. 5.
Denver Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks
We'd love to see the Broncos' elite defense get a shot at revenge against Russell Wilson and the Seahawks for their 43-8 defeat in Super Bowl XLVIII, but this year's Denver team would appear to be hard-pressed to make it that far.
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Kansas City Chiefs vs. Green Bay Packers
A rematch of Super Bowl 1 would be fun for its historical implications, sure. But in the unlikely event that Aaron Rodgers can resurrect what appears to be a lost season in Green Bay, a matchup with a Chiefs team that features the anti-Rodgers at quarterback would be extremely interesting.
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New England Patriots vs. Seattle Seahawks
Tom Brady raised the trophy after beating the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX in 2015, and the two teams could be on a collision course to play for the title once again.
The losses of Rob Gronkowski and Earl Thomas mean that neither team would be at full strength, but anytime we can potentially get a Super Bowl rematch with the same teams squaring off just two years later, it's always an exciting prospect.
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New England Patriots vs. New York Giants
Eli Manning and company didn't look too great in a Week 13 loss to the Steelers, but New York is still 8-4 on the season and has a propensity for getting hot in the final games of the year.
Add in the fact that the Giants have two Super Bowl victories over New England -- including the one that featured David Tyree's incredible late-game "helmet catch" -- and we'd be in for a treat to see Brady and Manning battle for a title one more time.
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Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Dallas Cowboys
Talk about your NFL history. The Steelers and Cowboys have faced each other in Super Bowls three different times, with Dallas winning the last meeting in 1996.
We'd also get treated to a shootout between Ben Roethlisberger and Dak Prescott, with Ezekiel Elliot's rushing attack behind the best offensive line in the league likely being the difference.
Dallas Cowboys vs. New England Patriots
New money versus old money. The Patriots are the standard for consistent NFL success, while the Cowboys, behind rookies Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott, may be just getting started.
Dallas Cowboys vs. Oakland Raiders
Two of the NFL's most storied franchises meeting in the Super Bowl for the first time would be an absolute ratings bonanza.
Oakland and Dallas may each have more fans individually than the majority of the league (outside of New England) combined, and they also happen to be two of the NFL's top teams with just four weeks remaining in the regular season.