Good afternoon and welcome to the SBN Chicago coverage of the Divisional round of the 2011 NFL Playoffs. We will be bringing you live updates of both of today's games, for the Seahawks @ Bears at 1:00 p.m. EST (noon CST) click here. For the Jets @ Patriots 4:30 p.m (3:30 CST), just stay right here.
Seattle Seahawks: Linebacker Lofa Tatupu (concussion) has been given clearance to play. He was not able to dress for practice this week, but is expected to start today.
Chicago Bears: Linebacker Pisa Tinoisamoa will start Sunday, after sitting out of practice with a knee injury. Wide receiver Charles Tillman (ankle) will be available, after missing the final game of the regular season.
New York Jets: Wide receiver Brad Smith (groin) is questionable, and will be a game-time decision. Receiver Santonio Holmes (quad), and quarterback Mark Sanchez (shoulder) are both listed as probable, and are 99.9% certain to play.
New England Patriots: Tight end Aaron Hernandez (hip) is listed as questionable, as is receiver Deion Branch.