When the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, they won the Super Bowl -- at least in the minds of some prominent analysts.
The guys continue to react to the Broncos hiring Packers OC Nathaniel Hackett. Joe Fortenbaugh joins to preview championship weekend & play House Money. The guys play Take Your Pick with matchups from Chiefs/Bengals & Rams/49ers.
After a weekend of football that was, even by the divisional round's usual high standards, probably the best in NFL history, we can only imagine...
The Bills and Chiefs played an instant classic, but all four games were wild -- and amazing -- in their own right.
Laura, Mina, RC, Dan, and Marcus review the Divisional Round of the playoffs which included four epic games that came down to game-winning field goals and a legendary overtime battle.
Paul is joined by Jimmy Burrow, father of Bengals QB Joe Burrow, to react to Jimmy's son advancing to the AFC Championship. Callers are still debating Georgia/Alabama.
(Sara Ziegler, sports editor): We couldn't have asked for much more from the divisional round of the NFL playoffs.
Burrow became the first quarterback who was a former No. 1 overall draft pick to reach a conference title game in his first or second season.
Bengals-Chiefs, 49ers-Rams: We've got early previews -- and overreactions -- for each conference title game
The conference championship game matchups are set. Here's everything you need to know, with X factors, what to watch for and more for both games.
All four of the divisional-round weekend matchups featured a game-winning score on the final play. Three of those scores came in the form of a field goal. The other was set up by, you guessed it, a field goal.
The Kansas City Chiefs opened as touchdown favorites over the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship Game, while the Los Angeles Rams are 3.5-point favorites over the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game.
What to watch for in every divisional-round game. Bold predictions. Key stats to know. Matchups to watch. And, of course, final score picks for every game.
Joe Burrow said he is "tired of the underdog narrative" after the Bengals' 19-16 victory over the top-seeded Titans on Saturday.
— Maybe, just maybe, these young Cincinnati Bengals really are that good.
Tennessee Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown delivered a big-time play by somehow coming down with a Ryan Tannehill pass for a 33-yard touchdown when the team needed it the most.
Ben Baby ESPN Staff Writer
Bengals inactives for today's game vs. TEN: WR Stanley Morgan, WR Trenton Irwin, RB Trayveon Williams, OL Fred Johnson, CB Vernon Hargreaves, DE Wyatt Ray. DTs Zack Kerr, Tyler Shelvin are active today.
Cincinnati revamped its run defense after a disastrous 2019. Two years later, that overhaul’s biggest test will come Saturday against Tennessee.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
Before his injury, Derrick Henry was having a down year. Henry rush yards over expectation per carry, per NFL Next Gen Stats. 2018: +1.20 2019: +1.06 2020: +1.11 2021: +0.05 His high yardage total was driven by volume, not efficiency.