NFL Playoffs 2016: AFC, NFC Schedule, Bracket Predictions for Divisional Round

January 12, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For the first time since introducing the wild card in 1990, all four road squads advanced to the NFL's divisional round. Two won convincingly, and two needed a big break to survive, but all four face a much tougher challenge this weekend.
While the rest-versus-rust argument lives, a couple of opening-round winners prevailed at the expense of at least one key contributor. Barring any gruesome injuries sustained on the coach, the top seeds will instead return recharged and with a fuller depth chart.
None of last week's results should have surprised any attentive fans, and it now shouldn't stun them if the home clubs all turn the tables.
NFL Playoff Schedule
Divisional Round Preview Green Bay Packers vs. Arizona Cardinals
Panicked Green Bay Packers fans received reason for hope during the Wild Card Round. After a scoreless first quarter, the sluggish offense rebounded to score 35 points. Just as Washington's four-game winning streak tricked onlookers ...

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