14 Teams, 1 Goal
The Road to Super Bowl LV
Sunday, Jan 24th:
The Bucaneers upset the Packers at Lambeau Field in a game where the Bucs never trailed but gambled late when Brady threw 3 interceptions in 7 attempts. The defense got a sack and three-and-out on consecutive drives to help them cling to the lead they jumped to earlier in the game. Brady finished with 280 passing yards and 3 touchdowns and will be going to his 10th Super Bowl in 20 seasons. The Bucs will also becomes the first NFL team to secure a home-stadium Super Bowl.
A ‘dialed-in’ Mahomes leads the Chiefs back to the Super Bowl with a win over the Bills. After a slow start and going down 9-0 early, the Chiefs weapons of Patrick Mahomes, Tyreek Hill, and Travis Kelce came to life and once it did the Bills had no answer for the explosiveness.
Next Up: Mahomes and the Chiefs vs. Brady and the Bucs. A truly legendary matchup!
Sunday, Jan 17th:
After Patrick Mahomes was ruled out of the game due to a concussion, the Chiefs survive a tight one and advance to the AFC title game with 22-17 victory over the Browns. The Bucs defense was dominant and Brady outduels Brees to advance to his 14th conference championship game by defeating the Saints 30-20.
Saturday, Jan 16th:
Aaron Rodgers leads top-seeded Packers to a 32-18 victory over the Rams and earns a trip to the NFC title game. This will be the first time in his career that he has played in an NFC Championship Game at Lambeau Field. The Packers will be one win away from their first Super Bowl in a decade. The Bills defeated the Ravens 17-3. Taron Johnson helps seal the deal with 101-yard interception return to send Bills to the AFC Championship game for the 1st time since 1993.
Super Wild Card Round:
Sunday, Jan 10th:
Ravens QB Lamar Jackson tops 100 yards rushing en route to his first career playoff win to eliminate the Titans. The Saints pull away late for 21-9 win over the Bears, and the Browns pounce on the Steelers from the jump with 28 unanswered points and their first playoff win in 18 years.
Saturday, Jan 9th:
Washington challenged Tom Brady and the Bucs behind a doubtful quarterback. The Rams rode their defense to upset the Seahawks, and the Bills defeated the Colts on the way to their first playoff win in almost 25 years.
Friday, Jan 8th:
The mad dash to Super Bowl LV begins now. After a wild Week 17 solidified the playoff picture, we have 14 teams left standing and on the verge of trying to scratch their way to Raymond James Stadium. For the Packers and Chiefs, they get to sit back, relax, and enjoy Super Wild-Card Weekend with the rest of us after securing the No. 1 seed in their respective conferences along with a first-round bye. Six games are on the weekend schedule and that’s how many will be sent packing when the dust settles on Monday.