NFL Divisional Round Recap
The NFL playoffs have been a series of very interesting games so far, and last weekend was no exception. Last Saturday during the Divisional round of playoffs, the Seattle Seahawks lost to the Atlanta Falcons 20-36. During the game, Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan put on an amazing performance and passed for 388 yards and 3 touchdowns. Later that night, on the AFC side of the NFL, the New England Patriots defeated the Houston Texans 16-34. During this game, running back Dion Lewis became the first player in NFL history to return a kickoff for a touchdown, receive a touchdown, and run for a touchdown in the time span of one game.
On Sunday, the Green Bay Packers beat the Dallas Cowboys 34-31. In the final 20 seconds of the game quarterback Aaron Rodgers threw a pass to his tight end Jared Cook on a third down and twenty yards to give kicker Mason Crosby the chance to hit the game winning field goal as time expired. Later that evening, in the final game in this divisional round, the Steelers beat the Chiefs 18-16. During the game, Steelers kicker Chris Boswell was 6 for 6 on field goals breaking an NFL record in the postseason.