NFL teams complete ‘Wild Card’ round in the playoffs

Zak Everett, Reporter

The Bills beat Indianapolis to get their first playoff win since 1995.

The Bills survive against Indianapolis by a score of 27-24. It was an entertaining game that went down to the wire. Buffalo had a 24-10 lead going into the fourth quarter and almost blew it, but a 54 yard field goal from Tyler Bass to put them up 11, ended up being the game winning field goal. The Bills will host the Baltimore Ravens next Saturday at 8:15 p.m.

The Rams defeated The Seahawks with a big game from their defense.

After John Wofford got injured early in the first Jarred Goff entered the game. While Goff did not play amazing he did enough to secure the victory. It was really the Rams defense who won them the game getting a pick six along with five sacks. The Rams will travel to play Green Bay next week Saturday at 4:35 p.m.

Buccaneers win a close game on the road against Washington

It was announced only hours before kickoff that Washington’s quarterback Alex Smith will not be able to suit up against the Buccaneers. In came Taylor Heinicke making his playoff debut and he had one heck of a game. He had 352 passing yards and 2 touchdowns. However, The Washington offense was unable to match Tom Brady and the Buccaneers offense. Buccaneers win 31-23. Tampa will play New Orleans next Sunday.

The Ravens stop Derrick Henry and pick up a 20-13 win over the Titans.

Both defenses came to play but Baltimore’s defense was just on another level. They held 2,000 yard rusher, Derrick Henry to only 40 yards on the ground and Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill to only 165 passing yards. Lamar Jackson finally gets his first playoff win of his career. The Ravens will play Buffalo next Saturday night.

The Saints defense dominates at home

The Chicago Bears were unable to find the end zone until the last drive of a game that was already decided. The Bears defense was good enough to keep them in the game for three quarters but the Bears offense was nowhere near effective enough to get the win. The Saints host Tampa Bay next Sunday. 

The Browns Completely shock the Steelers and get their first playoff win since 2002

The Browns jumped out to a shocking 28-0 lead at the end of the first quarter. The game looked to be a blowout but Pittsburgh went on a 29-14 run to cut the lead to 2 possessions going into the fourth quarter. The Steelers failed to complete a comeback when Browns running back Nick Chubb got a 40 yard touchdown reception and a Ben Rothelisberger interception sealed the game for the Browns. The Browns will travel to Kansas City to take on the Chiefs next Sunday.