NFL Playoff Bracket: Postseason Schedule, Matchups, Dates and Times
2 days ago In fact, quarterbacks making their first postseason start dating back to are 4- The Chiefs are also in their last six playoff games at. The NFL playoffs, which conclude Feb. 4 with Super Bowl LII, begin Saturday and Sunday with wild-card weekend. Here are our picks and. The NFL postseason gets underway this weekend with a four Wild Card games featuring some of the league's top teams from this season.
Andrew Luck was phenomenal as he threw for yards with two touchdowns and one interception, while his offense churned out yards on the ground in a dominating outing.
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However, he doesn't have history on his side as a first-year starter making his first playoff appearance. In fact, quarterbacks making their first postseason start dating back to are The Chiefs are also in their last six playoff games at home and winless at Arrowhead since Still, Mahomes' impressive firepower should be enough to stop the surging Colts.
Chiefs 27, Colts 21 Cowboys at Rams 8: Now facing an uphill battle at Los Angeles, Dallas will need star duo Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott in top form if they have any hope of breaking through Aaron Donald and Ndamukong Suh's defensive wall.
Meanwhile, much of the Rams' offensive success under Jared Goff will depend on the health of Todd Gurley, who missed the final two games of the regular season.
Barring any setbacks, the top quarterbacks from the draft class and the two best rushers in the league are sure to keep viewers on the edge of their seats. The matchup will mark the ninth time in NFL history the Rams and Cowboys have faced off in the postseason, which is more than any other two teams in the league.
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With the all-time record tied atthere's more than just a trip to the NFC championship on the line. Rams 24, Cowboys 20 Chargers at Patriots 1: But not Philip Rivers.
The Chargers quarterback is in games against New England when Brady starts, but the Patriots quarterback hasn't quite been himself this season, leaving the door open for Los Angeles to take advantage. The Chargers' pass rush had no problem stopping Lamar Jackson and the Ravens in the wild-card round, and will look to replicate that dominating effect on the road once again. Down the stretch they were the better team. The Chiefs, before drubbing a disinterested Raiders team in Week 17, looked a lot more beatable in December.
The Chiefs went against the spread in their last seven, covering only against the Raiders, according to OddsShark. Patrick Mahomes is in his first playoff start, and all three quarterbacks in that spot last week lost.
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The Washington Post said the record for teams with their quarterback making his first playoff start isdating back to Not to mention that the Chiefs defense has looked shaky, and Andrew Luck is on a roll. The Chiefs are a very good team, but the Colts have a real shot to upset them.
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Los Angeles remembers what it was like to lose its playoff opener last season, and that experience will help. It was a great sign to get Todd Gurley back to practice. Dallas was also a much different team at home this season, going at home including the Seahawks win last week and on the road. The Rams were at home. The way the Cowboys can win this game is by running the ball a lot, and that is a weakness of the Rams.
Los Angeles allowed 4. If Dallas controls the game script, they have a chance. But if the Rams get out to a lead early, this game could get away from the Cowboys fast.