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NFL Divisional Round Reaction

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That was one of the best rounds of playoff football we have seen in a while. Everyone game was better than the last. The Bengals and 49ers shocked the number one seeds and the Rams and Chiefs gave us a show as they beat a very determined Bucs and Bills team. There was suspense for every game as all games were decided by one score and by the final possession. We will be going over each game instead of the usual format since there is less games now. So let us jump right into it.

CIN Vs TEN (CIN 19 TEN 16)

Despite sacking Joe Burrow 9 times the Titans fall short and exit playoffs a one seed.

Despite sacking Joe Burrow 9 times the Titans fall short and exit playoffs a one seed.

Titans and Bengals kicked off the divisional round right!!! The Titans had this game near the end and looked like they were going to set up a FG to win it but Ryan Tannehill threw his third interception of the night to give Cincy a chance to set up their FG to win the game and they did exactly that. The Titans had a recording tying 9 sacks on Joe Burrow but couldn't stop him because he still had over 300 passing yards and did his thing to drive the Bengals down the field for the FG. Derrick Henry had under 70 rushing yards and was not utilized down the stretch where he should of. Titans had the number one seed and the bye and it looked like they didn't deserve it. Offense looked bad and defense looked bad as well. Now Derrick Henry has more time to recover and to see if the Titans can get things together on offense. Is Ryan Tannehill the answer at QB? We will find out soon enough.

SF vs GB (SF 13 GB 10)

49ers shock Packers once again as they block a FG and punt against GB.

49ers shock Packers once again as they block a FG and punt against GB.

Both number one seeds fell on the same day....... People expected the Titans too but the Packers??? On Aaron Rodgers 'Last Dance" season? The 49ers capitalized on the Packers mistakes on special teams and that was it. Blocked FG and blocked punt that was returned for a TD. Basically the last two SF playoff games was them capitalizing on their opponents mistakes and we didn't see much on offense. Jimmy G hasn't been amazing and the offense hasn't either. As for GB they have a very dramatic offseason coming up with Aaron Rodgers future in jeopardy and a lot of people have their contracts up. The Packers can either stay a title contender or be in rebuild mode and it is all up to one man.

LAR Vs TB (LAR 30 TB 27)

Rams go up 27-3 early but Bucs stage late comeback but fall short as Cooper Kupp comes in clutch to set up GW FG.

Rams go up 27-3 early but Bucs stage late comeback but fall short as Cooper Kupp comes in clutch to set up GW FG.

Everyone was thinking the same thing with the score 27-3...... this game is over. There is no way Brady pulls this off again. The Rams made Brady uncomfortable the whole first half. Fast forward and Playoff Lenny ties up the game 27-27. The Rams had a total of four fumbles in the game and that was the exact momentum the Bucs needed to get back into it. They clawed and fought their way back and Mike Evans even burned Jalen Ramsey for a TD. After they tied up the game the Bucs weakness showed.... their secondary. Two quick throws from Stafford to Kupp and the Rams set up their GW FG to advance to the next round. It was ugly but the Rams got it done and they almost blew it. As for the Bucs their future is also in jeopardy because Tom Brady could retire this season after being really hesitant. The same man that turned them into a title contender can turn this team back into the fighting for playoffs team they were before him.

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BUF Vs KC (BUF 36 KC 42)

Chiefs and Bills had an amazing game which went to OT where chiefs won on first possession and made many question the NFL OT rules.

Chiefs and Bills had an amazing game which went to OT where chiefs won on first possession and made many question the NFL OT rules.

This was for sure the best game to close out the divisional round. Two of the AFC powerhouses going blow for blow. The Chiefs came out to play while the Bills defense was underwhelming after being first ranked in all of the NFL. They played decent the first half and the second half went terrible. All they had to do was the hold off the Chiefs for 13 seconds and they would move on. The Chiefs started on their 25 yard line and managed to set up a field goal to send things into OT where they won after winning the coin toss. Now there are huge debates about OT. First of all the Bills defense should have done their job and close out the Chiefs in 13 seconds. They are the number one ranked defense for a reason right? Also Stefon Diggs was locked down the entire game. The Bills should blame their defense and defensive coordinator. Josh Allen and Gabe Davis balled out and should be the last ones to blame.

The Conference Championship bracket has been set!!!

The Conference Championship bracket has been set!!!

THE CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE NOW SET!!!!! BENGALS VS CHIEFS AND 49ERS VS RAMS!!!! WHO YA GOT???? A lot of story lines for each. Enjoy it and we are that much closer to the SUPER BOWL!!!!

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