NFL Playoff Picture 2016: Updated Scenario and Bracket Before Divisional Round

January 12, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As is typically the case, the Wild Card Round of the NFL playoffs was rife with a number of upsets—at least as far as the seeding was concerned.
There is usually a weak link or two among the conference champs, and with both the Houston Texans and Washington Redskins barely over .500 on the regular season, it comes as little surprise that the Kansas City Chiefs and Green Bay Packers moved on to the next round.
The Steelers' beating the Cincinnati Bengals wasn’t shocking, as long as you had a cursory knowledge of the rivalry and the home team’s ill fortune when it comes to the NFL playoffs, while the Seattle Seahawks' winning in the playoffs can’t exactly be considered an upset.
But with the league’s top seeds ready to take the field this weekend for the first time this postseason, the lower seeds are in much more precarious positions than they were the week before. This is the real meat of the playoffs, and things are going to get much ...

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