NFL Divisional Round Recap

NFL Divisional Round Recap
This past weekend, the NFL Divisional Round was from January 21-22, 2023. The winners of these four games moved on to the Conference Championship to decide the Super Bowl matchup. The four games were Jacksonville Jaguars @ Kansas City Chiefs, Cincinnati Bengals @ Buffalo Bills, New York Giants @ Philadelphia Eagles, and Dallas Cowboys @ San Francisco 49ers.
The first game was the Jacksonville Jaguars playing in Kansas City against the Chiefs. The game was close with Kansas City barely edging out the Jaguars to win 27-20. Entering halftime the score was 17-10 with Kansas City winning. Kansas City was riding out a lead of 20-10 entering the fourth but Travis Etienne Jr. scored to make it a 20-17 game Patrick Mahomes who suffered an ankle sprain left the game in the first half but came back to play in the second half came out and scored making a ten-point game. The Jags managed to score another field goal but couldn’t score another touchdown.
The second AFC game was the Cincinnati Bengals playing in Buffalo against the Bills in the snow. Entering halftime it was all Bengals with a lead of 17-7. In the third, the Bengals scored again to make the score 24-7. The Bills ended up scoring another field goal in the fourth but it was not enough and the Bengals won 27-10 making the AFC Championship game Cincinnati Bengals @ Kansas City Chiefs.
The first NFC game was the New York Giants playing in Philadelphia against the Eagles. The Giants were coming off of an upset against the Vikings and the Eagles looking to win in their first game since the last game of the regular season. This game was looking like an Eagles victory entering halftime with an Eagles lead of 28-0. Entering the fourth the Eagles were still winning 28-7 and by the end of the game the Eagles had come up with a 38-7 win over the Giants.
The last game of the weekend was the Dallas Cowboys playing in San Francisco against the 49ers. Entering halftime the 49ers were winning 9-6. Entering the fourth however the game was tied at 9. Then Christian McCaffery was finally able to score the 49er’s first touchdown to make the score 16-9. The 49ers were finally able to secure the win of 19-12.
These are the schedules for the Championship Round:
San Francisco 49ers @ Philadelphia Eagles: noon Sun. January 9, 2023
Cincinnati Bengals @ Kansas City Chiefs: 3:30 Sun. January 9, 2023