NFL Divisional Round Recap
The 2022-23 NFL Divisional Round just wrapped up after a confusing end-of-season shuffle. The final matchups for the NFC and the AFC championships have also been settled. NFL Fans can now expect top football action as the postseason approaches the next stage.
Only four teams remain as a fight for a ticket to the 2023 NFL Super Bowl begins. Divisionals Rounds took place on January 21 and 22. NFL Weekend action started last Saturday when the Kansas City Chiefs faced the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Philadelphia Eagles also played the New York Giants. On Sunday, the Cincinnati Bengals visited the Buffalo Bills while San Francisco stood up against the Dallas Cowboys.
With the season entering the one-game elimination stage, teams have no second chances or replays. However, with top teams entering the Divisional Rounds, everything is set for the next stage.
Mahomes Chiefs Surpassed Lawrence’s Jags
In a much-anticipated duel, the Kansas City Chiefs managed to clinch their ticket to the AFC Championship game for the fifth consecutive season. Andy Reid’s team defeated Doug Pederson and Trevor Lawrence’s Jacksonville Jaguars in a game that finished 27-20.
Patrick Mahomes suffered an ankle injury late in the first quarter after taking a low hit. He missed a few downs. However, he pushed aside the pain before returning to take Kansas City to victory in the second half of the game.
Mahomes set a record with the feat. He became the first QB in NFL history to earn five conference championship titles before turning 30. The Chiefs have also become the third team to appear in five consecutive conference championship contests.
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