Minnesota opens as a 3½-point favorite against Philadelphia in the NFC championship game, New England by 9½ over Jacksonville for the AFC title.
Tom Brady passed for three touchdowns and 337 yards, and New England cruised past Tennessee 35-14 on Saturday night to advance to its seventh consecutive conference title game.
Marcus Mariota led Tennessee to three second-half touchdowns, incredibly throwing one to himself, and the Titans beat Kansas City 22-21 for their first playoff win in 14 years.
Tom Brady threw for a franchise playoff-best 384 yards and three touchdowns in a the Patriots’ 36-17 rout of the Steelers on Sunday in New England's seventh consecutive AFC championship game.
Matt Ryan and Julio Jones teamed up for a dominant playoff performance, and the Atlanta Falcons ignored all those ghosts from the last half-century.
In the aftermath of the Broncos’ victory over New England in Sunday’s AFC championship game, Peyton Manning divulged the not-so-surprising information during his postgame hug with Patriots coach Bill Belichick in an exchange captured by NFL Films cameras.
Cam Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two others, and Carolina’s big-play defense stifled the league’s top-ranked offense in a 49-15 romp Sunday for the NFC championship.
Denver cornerback Bradley Roby saved the game by picking off Tom Brady’s pass on a 2-point try with 12 seconds left to preserve a 20-18 victory for the Broncos over the Patriots Sunday in the AFC title game.
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers are heading to Denver. The Cincinnati Bengals are heading to another long offseason after a meltdown as ugly and ill-timed as it was complete.