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The divisional round of the playoffs certainly settled a few narratives on who the best teams in the NFL were after an exciting weekend of games. Ultimately, the league has its four best teams playing on conference championship weekend.
The Philadelphia Eagles rolled to victory over the new York Giants, showcasing they are still one of the best teams in the league and the Super Bowl contender they’ve been all season. Philadelphia will host the NFC Championship Game against the San Francisco 49ers, who won a showdown against the Dallas Cowboys to set the conference up with a matchup of its top two seeds.
The AFC Championship Game has a highly anticipated rematch between the Kansas City Chiefs and Cincinnati Bengals in what is sure to be one of the best games of the season. Patrick Mahomes had a gutty performance on a high ankle sprain for the Chiefs to get past the Jacksonville Jaguars while Joe Burrow led the Bengals to a dominant victory over the Buffalo Bills — in snowy Buffalo.
Conference championship weekend has the makings of an all timer. Here’s a early primer of what’s coming up next week.
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