The Wild Card Round of the NFL playoffs is over, and that means that we're on to the Divisional Round, as the final eight teams in the NFL season battle for the right to go to the conference championship games. Let's take a look at those four games for this upcoming weekend.
Last week, the Carolina Panthers defeated the Arizona Cardinals, 27-16, to advance. Since the Panthers are the four seed in the playoffs and the other winner in the NFC was the three seed, the Panthers (seeing as they're the lowest remaining seed in the conference) will travel to take on the number one seeded Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, January 10, at 8:15 p.m. ET on FOX.
The number three seed, the Dallas Cowboys, meanwhile, defeated the Detroit Lions 24-20 last Sunday to advance, and they will travel to Green Bay to take on the Packers in the Divisional Round of the playoffs. The game will be played at 1:05 p.m. ET at Lambeau Field and will be broadcast on FOX in the lone game this weekend that features the two seed versus the three seed.
In the AFC, the Baltimore Ravens were the lone road team to win on Wild Card weekend, as they defeated their AFC North rival Pittsburgh Steelers 30-17. The Ravens, the sixth seed in the AFC playoffs, will travel to New England to play the top overall seed in the conference, the Patriots, on Saturday at 4:35 p.m. ET (on NBC).
Finally, the fourth seeded Indianapolis Colts defeated the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday 26-10, and in doing so they also advanced to the Divisional Round of the playoffs. They will travel to Denver to take on the Broncos (and quarterback Peyton Manning) on Sunday, January 11, at 4:40 p.m. ET on CBS.
The winners of the four games this weekend will then play in the conference championship round for the right to go to the Super Bowl.