If healthy enough, Stanton would make his first playoff appearance of his career. Cardinals' season starter Carson Palmer has an 0-2 playoff record from his days with the Bengals. Arizona third string quarterback Ryan Lindley has played in just nine games in his career.
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Cam Newton: 1 playoff game, 0 wins, 1 loss
In his first career playoff game against the 49ers last season, Newton was sacked five times and threw two interceptions in a 23-10 loss. The Panthers finished the 2014 regular season on a four-game winning, but that was in the lowly NFC South. Last playoff appearance: 2013.
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Matthew Stafford: 1 playoff game, 0 wins, 1 loss
Stafford hopes to get his first playoff win in his home state of Texas this weekend against the Cowboys. But he has yet to beat a team with a winning record on the road in his career. Last playoff appearance: 2011.
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Andy Dalton: 3 playoff games, 0 wins, 3 losses
Dalton's postseason trips have been a nightmare. Cincinnati's offense has averaged 11 points in the last three playoff losses with Dalton throwing a total of 1 touchdown and 6 interceptions. Last playoff appearance: 2013.
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Tony Romo: 4 playoff games, 1 win, 3 losses
Romo has received a lot of heat for the Cowboys' season and playoff failures throughout his career. Dallas is the hottest team heading into January and Romo can silence the critics by getting the Cowboys back to the Super Bowl for the first time in nearly two decades. Last playoff appearance: 2009.
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Andrew Luck: 3 playoff games, 1 win, 2 losses
Luck has shown why he was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, leading the Colts to the playoffs in his first three seasons in the league. Last playoff appearance: 2013.
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Russell Wilson: 5 playoff games, 4 wins, 1 loss
Wilson led Seattle to the Super Bowl in just his second season in the league. He looks to be in good shape for another title with the defending champs the NFC's No. 1 seed in the playoffs. Last playoff appearance: 2013. Super Bowl record: 1-0.
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Aaron Rodgers: 9 playoff games, 5 wins, 4 losses
Outside of Rodgers' Super Bowl-winning 2010 season, he's gone 1-4 in the playoffs. Last playoff appearance: 2013. Super Bowl record: 1-0.
Joe Flacco: 13 playoff games, 9 wins, 4 losses
After winning the Super Bowl two seasons ago, Flacco and the Ravens are back in the postseason. He's led Baltimore to the playoffs five of his six season since being a first round pick in the 2008 NFL Draft. It didn't take him long to prove his worth by getting the Ravens to the AFC Championship Game his rookie season. Last playoff appearance: 2012. Super Bowl record: 1-0.
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Ben Roethlisberger: 14 playoff games, 10 wins, 4 losses
Roethlisberger was the youngest quarterback to win a Super Bowl when he did it at age 23 in 2006. After getting another Vince Lombardi three years later, he put the Steelers atop the league with the most titles (6). Last playoff appearance: 2011. Super Bowl record: 2-1.
Manning will go down as one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history. But despite his record-breaking stats and annually leading his team to the playoffs, he won't want to be remembered for having a losing Super Bowl record. Last playoff appearance: 2013. Super Bowl record: 1-2.
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Tom Brady: 26 playoff games, 18 wins, 8 losses
No player in NFL history has played in more playoff games than Brady. The Patriots have been nearly unstoppable throughout his career with five Super Bowl appearances. Last playoff appearance: 2013. Super Bowl record: 3-2.