Wild Card weekend is complete and now we move onto the next round of the 2016 NFL playoff schedule. The AFC and NFC Divisional round will take place next week with four more games. Some argue this is the best weekend in football because you have the eight best teams in the NFL playing. And that includes the Kansas City Chiefs.
The Kansas City Chiefs will visit the New England Patriots on Saturday where the Chiefs are five point underdogs. That's the first game of the weekend so KC will know their fate early once again. I'm not sure if I prefer the Saturday or Sunday games ... I kinda like getting right to it with the first Saturday game.
Over in Arizona, the Cardinals are seven point favorites over the Green Bay Packers. The Carolina Panthers are just three point home favorites against the Seattle Seahawks while the final game of the weekend has the Denver Broncos a 6.5-point favorite over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
These are four terrific games. If you had asked me before the season to sign up for a Divisional round game at Gillette Stadium? I would've signed up for that 100/100. Going up against the best coach and quarterback of our generation in January is what its all about. Can't wait!
Here's the schedule next week....
(All times Arrowhead Time ... or Central)
Saturday, Jan. 16
AFC Divisional Round Game 1: (5) Kansas City Chiefs vs. (2) New England Patriots, 3:35 p.m., CBS
NFC Divisional Round Game 1: . (5) Green Bay Packers vs. (2) Arizona Cardinals 7:15 p.m., NBC
Sunday, Jan. 17
NFC Divisional Round Game 2: (6) Seattle Seahawks vs. (1) Carolina Panthers 12:05 p.m., FOX
AFC Divisional Round Game 2: (6) Pittsburgh Steelers vs. (1) Denver Broncos 3:40 p.m., CBS