Ted Hyman, CBS Sports
When the NFL season started, there were 32 teams aiming to get to the Super Bowl, and now, we’re down to just four on Sunday after a wild divisional round weekend last week.
The divisional round ended with a bang on Sunday night with the Chiefs beating the Bills 27-24 in another instant classic. The outcome of the game wasn’t decided until Tyler Bass missed a 44-yard field goal with just under two minutes left to play. The Chiefs are now headed to the AFC championship game for the sixth straight year.
Patrick Mahomes will be traveling to Baltimore to face Lamar Jackson and a Ravens team that will be hosting the AFC title game for the first time in franchise history. The top-seeded Ravens coasted to a 34-10 win over the Texans on Saturday to punch their ticket to the conference title game.
In the NFC, the Detroit Lions are headed to the NFC championship game for just the second time in franchise history. The Lions clinched their spot in the game with a 31-23 win over the Buccaneers on Sunday. Thanks to the victory, the Lions will now be headed to San Francisco to face the 49ers with a spot in Super Bowl LVIII on the line.
With that in mind, let’s check out the entire 2024 NFL playoff schedule.
Super Wild Card Weekend
Saturday, Jan. 13
Sunday, Jan. 14
(7) Packers 48-32 over (2) Cowboys. In the biggest upset of the wild-card round, the Packers went into Dallas and handed a beatdown to the Cowboys. Jordan Love finished the game with a passer rating of 157.2, which is tied for the fourth-highest ever in an NFL postseason game. It was a dominant performance by the Packers, who led 48-16 before the Cowboys were able to score two touchdowns in garbage time. (3) Lions 24-23 over (6) Rams. The Lions picked up…..