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Sunday Divisional Playoff open thread

The divisional round concludes with some exciting games.

NFL: NOV 08 Saints at Buccaneers Photo by Cliff Welch/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Saturday’s round of the NFL divisional playoffs was a bit of a let down. The Packers took control of their game quite early, and the Rams never really threated them. The Ravens, meanwhile, were spinning their tires against the Bills defense, and once Lamar Jackson exited the game, it was practically over.

Here’s hoping today’s slate of games fares better. First up will be the Browns and Chiefs. Cleveland is coming off a win over their division rival Steelers, thanks in part to an explosive first half. Their scoring faltered a bit down the road, and Pittsburgh clawed back to put up a respectable score, but the early deficit was too much. Against the Kansas City Chiefs, however, their offense will have to score early and often to keep up with Patrick Mahomes and company.

Here’s how to watch the first game of the day:

Date: January 17, 2021
Time: 3:05 p.m. ET
Location: Arrowhead Stadium — Kansas City, MO
Announcers: Jim Nantz, Tony Romo, Tracy Wolfson
Online streaming: Yahoo Sports app, fuboTV

We go from the young Baker Mayfield and Patrick Mahomes to the old Drew Brees and Tom Brady in our second game of the day. In a tilt of NFC South foes, we get to see two Hall of Famers duke it out in a battle of two of the top teams. The Saints enter the game as the number one ranked team by DVOA, and the Buccaneers sit just behind in second place. Two great offenses and defense will surely make for an entertaining affair.

Here’s how to watch the final game of the divisional round:

Date: January 17, 2021
Time: 6:40 p.m. ET
Location: Mercedes-Benz Superdome — New Orleans, LA
Announcers: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews, Tom Rinaldi
Online streaming: FOX Sports Go, Yahoo sports app

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