The 2021 NFL playoffs are in full swing, with Super Wild Card Weekend already under our belts. That opening postseason slate included several surprises and its fair share of blowouts with the Raiders, Eagles, Patriots, Cowboys, Steelers, and Cardinals all sent packing. Now, we’ll wade forward into the divisional round where the No. 1 seeds are crashing the party after enjoying a first-round bye.
As we’ve grown accustomed to over the years, you always have to expect the unexpected with the comes to the playoffs in the NFL. With that in mind, here are a handful of bold predictions for the second round as teams try to advance to the conference championship:
All signs are pointing to Derrick Henry being able to play in Tennessee’s playoff opener against the Bengals after missing the second half of the season due to a foot injury. The star running back was able to participate in padded practices this week, which again points to him making strong progress leading up to Saturday.
Not only do I anticipate seeing Henry on the field, but I expect him to look like his pre-injury self and control this game for the Titans. Cincinnati’s run defense…