After a Super Wild Card Weekend that wasn’t so super, the divisional round of the playoffs has already more than made up for it with two big upsets on Saturday.
The first upset came on Saturday afternoon when the Bengals knocked off the Titans 19-16 with a walk-off field goal by rookie Evan McPherson. The Bengals are now headed to the AFC Championship game for the first time since the 1988 season.
In the nightcap on Saturday, the 49ers also pulled off an upset when they beat the Packers 13-10 thanks to a walk-off 45-yard field goal from Robbie Gould. With the loss, Aaron Rodgers is now 0-4 in his career against the 49ers in the playoffs.
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.
The Bengals and 49ers will have to wait until Sunday to figure out who they’re going to play. On San Francisco’s end, the 49ers will be hitting the road for the NFC title game to face either the Rams or Buccaneers. Tom Brady and the Bucs will be hosting the Rams in a game that kicks off at 3 p.m. ET on Sunday.
As for the Bengals, they’ll be traveling to either Buffalo or Kansas City for the AFC title game. The Bills and Chiefs will be kicking off at 6:30 p.m. ET on Sunday.
Here’s a look at the playoff schedule along with the results of each game that’s been played so far.
Super Wild Card Weekend
Saturday, Jan. 15
(4) Bengals 26-19 over (5) Raiders. The Bengals ended their 31-year playoff drought, but things definitely got dramatic before that happened. The Bengals’ win wasn’t clinched until Carr threw an interception from Cincinnati’s 9-yard line with 12 seconds left in the game. In his first playoff start ever, Joe Burrow threw two touchdown…..