Jimmy Garoppolo and the 49ers romped past Minnesota 27-10 with a balanced performance, setting a franchise playoff record by allowing only 147 yards to the Vikings.
- Aaron Rodgers, Packers, had two touchdown passes and finished 16 of 27 for 243 yards while leading Green Bay past Seattle 28-23 on Sunday night. He said the thought during the week was the team that would run the ball 30 times would likely win the game.
According to OddsShark, the Chiefs are the odds-on favorites to hoist the Lombardi Trophy now that teams like the Baltimore Ravens have been eliminated from the picture.
QB intelligence report: Becoming the ninth player to throw five touchdown passes in a playoff game, Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes now has eight TD tosses, 894 yards and no interceptions in three postseason contests.
The last time Kansas City and Tennessee met was also the last time the Chiefs were beaten, 35-32 in Nashville on November 10.
So who wins Titans vs. Chiefs in the 2020 NFL Playoffs?
No. 4 Texans 22-19 over No. 5 Bills (OT): The playoffs got off to a wild originate in Houston because the Texans fought reduction from a 16-0 deficit in the second half of to drag out a 22-19 snatch in extra time.
Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson connected with Kenny Stills and Darren Fells and Lonnie Johnson ran in a blocked punt as the visitors raced into a 21-point first-quarter lead.
Even supposing the Seahawks furthermore struggled on offense, they did reach up with one enormous play and that got here in the third quarter when Russell Wilson hit D.Okay. After starting off to a 24-0 start against the Chiefs, Patrick Mahomes and company rallied with seven consecutive touchdowns, some of which were a result from turnovers on Houston's part. The 49ers' top-ranked passing defense limited Aaron Rodgers to just 81 net passing yards, the fewest of his career, while he took five sacks.
The 2017 third-round pick had just one tackle in Sunday's loss, but it came on the biggest play of the game.
No. 6 seed Tennessee (11-7) won its second straight road playoff game with a similar approach: feed Derrick Henry.
The Titans and Chiefs were two of the most explosive offenses in the National Football League during the second half of the season, and that 67-point outbreak in week 10 was no coincidence.