The conference title games are now set after one of the wildest divisional rounds in NFL history.
In the NFC Championship, the 49ers and Rams will square off for the third time this season. The 49ers have won six straight against the Rams, which includes a series sweep this season.
In the AFC title game, the Bengals will be traveling to Kansas City to face the Chiefs in a game that will kick off at 3 p.m. ET Sunday on CBS (and streaming on Paramount+). The Chiefs will be hosting the AFC Championship for an NFL-record fourth straight year, while this marks the Bengals’ first trip to the conference title game since 1988.
All four teams playing in the conference title round needed a dramatic win to get there.
The drama started on Saturday afternoon when the Bengals knocked off the top-seeded Titans 19-16 thanks to a walk-off field goal by rookie Evan McPherson.
In the nightcap on Saturday, the 49ers also pulled off an upset when they beat the Packers 13-10 thanks to a walk-off field goal from 45 yards out by Robbie Gould.
The loss by both the Packers and Titans marks the first time since 2010 that both one seeds have gone down in the divisional round.
After a wild day of games on Saturday, things got even crazier on Sunday The day started off with the Rams upsetting the Buccaneers 30-27 on a walk-off field goal by Matthew Gay. The Rams held on for the win even though the Buccaneers were able storm back from a 27-3 deficit to tie the game at 14 in the fourth quarter.
The divisional round ended up saving the best for last with the Chiefs outlasting the Bills 42-36 in overtime in a game that saw 25 points scored in the final one minute and 54 seconds.
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