2022 NFL playoffs bracket: Divisional round lookahead, as Tom Brady and the Bucs face a lethal Rams’ pass rush

Just like that, one round of playoff football is already in the books after the Rams rolled past the Cardinals in Monday night’s NFC West rematch. It’s on to the divisional round, where the No. 1-seeded Packers and Titans will enter the dance as everyone looks to take one step closer to Super Bowl LVI.

When and where will the next big playoff games take place? And which matchup is the most anticipated? Check out our instant divisional round lookahead for all the details:

AFC

When: Saturday, 4:30 p.m. ET
TV: CBS | Stream: Paramount+ (click here)
Line: Titans -3, O/U 47

The Bengals are riding high after ending their 31-year playoff drought after edging the Raiders in the wild card round. Cincinnati will come to Nashville featuring one of the NFL’s best offenses, led by quarterback Joe Burrow, running back Joe Mixon and receivers Ja’Marr Chase, Tee Higgins and Tyler Boyd. The Bengals will monitor the statuses of defensive end Trey Hendrickson and defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi this week. Hendrickson is the concussion protocol, while Ogunjobi sustained a foot injury against the Raiders. 

The Titans had the weekend off after earning the AFC’s lone playoff bye. Despite losing Derrick Henry at midseason, the Titans went 12-5 during the regular season behind an effective running game and a defense that was one of the league’s best in terms of scoring, rushing yards allowed and third-down and red-zone efficiency. The Titans’ defense was just 25th against the pass, a bad sign with Burrow coming to town.

When: Sunday, 6:30 p.m. ET
TV: CBS | Stream: Paramount+ (click here)
Line: Chiefs -2, O/U 54.5

Divisional round weekend will commence with a rematch of last year’s AFC Championship Game. It is also between two teams that scored a combined 89 points in wild card wins over New England and Pittsburgh. On Saturday, the Bills became the NFL’s first team to not punt, attempt a field goal or…

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