After a wild opening weekend that saw three teams go on the road and pull off an upset, the NFL playoffs are now headed to the divisional round, which will feature five newcomers and three very familiar faces. One of those familiar faces belongs to the Patriots, who will …
Saturday, January 5
No. 6 Indianapolis 21-7 over No. 3 Houston: T.Y. Hilton always seems to thrive in Houston and that was definitely the case in this game. Hilton caught five passes for 85 yards in the win. The Texans had no answer for Andrew Luck, who threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns. Indy’s Marlon Mack also rushed for 148 yards, marking the first time all year that any running back hit the 100-yard mark against the Texans. For more on the game, click here for all the takeaways from Indy’s win.
No. 4 Dallas 24-22 over No. 5 Seattle: The Cowboys rode the legs of Ezekiel Elliott to a wild win over the Seahawks. Elliott rushed for 137 yards and a touchdown in the two-point win. The Cowboys defense also came up big, holding the NFL’s top rushing offense to just 73 rushing yards. For more on the game, click here for all the takeaways from the Dallas win.