NFL Playoffs Update

by Branee Knoll

The NFL playoffs have gotten tighters and more intense. After a wildcard round that saw teams win by an average 17 points, the first 3 divisional games were finished by last second field goals, and the fourth went into overtime. On Saturday, January 22, the Bengals beat the Titans 19-16, and the 49ers beat the Packers 13-10. On Sunday, January 23, the Rams beat the Buccaneers, 30-27, and the Chiefs beat the Bills in overtime, 42-36. 

Sunday, January 20, 2022 will be the AFC and NFC championship games. The Bengals play at Arrowhead Stadium vs the Chiefs at 3pm.  The Sporting News’  prediction is that the Chiefs will beat the Bengals 31-28. The 49ers play at the SoFi Stadium vs the Rams at 6:30 p.m. The predictions for this game is the Rams will beat the 49ers 26-21. 

These are some pretty good matchups, although there were some pretty big upsets in the previous rounds. Who do you think will make it to the Super Bowl?

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