NFL Divisional Playoffs full of Hawaii's own

23 Referee Ron Torbert Explains Controversial Call From Patriots Titans Playoff Game

Ryan has recorded a passer rating of at least 100 or more in five consecutive games, the second longest streak in National Football League history.

That was evident against the Kansas City Chiefs in the wild-card round, when star tight end Travis Kelce caught four passes for 66 yards and a touchdown in one half before suffering a concussion after a helmet-to-helmet hit and leaving the game. I keep hearing that the Eagles will shutdown the run and make them one dimensional. A near ideal game plan in Los Angeles kept the high powered Rams offense off the field - they limited running back Todd Gurley to just 18 touches and dominated the time of possession by over 15 minutes!

"Now it's all about preparing the best way I can and trying to help my team win this next game".

- New Orleans are 1-6 all time on the road in the playoffs. Rookie sensation Leonard Fournette rushed for just 57 yards against Buffalo, and the Steelers rank a respectable 10th in the league for rushing yards allowed per game (105.8). Don't sleep on Matt Ryan and his bunch. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Eagles were resting, getting ready for their home game this week.

The Atlanta Falcons are one of the most puzzling teams in a season full of National Football League befuddlement. The Eagles, on the other hand, are on a steep decline. They took advantage of critical Rams special teams turnovers and converted them into points, while the defense took care of the young Rams offense.

Apparently, the Falcons are starting to find believers because they are favored on the road at Philadelphia on Saturday in the NFC divisional round, although this likely due largely to Carson Wentz's absence. Without their leader in Wentz, I see the Philly offense getting smothered by the Falcons defense. If the Eagles can not generate some offense against the Falcons, it might be too much to ask for Philadelphia's fourth-ranked defense to keep Atlanta from scoring.


You can take the line to open the previous section and just replace the Titans with the Eagles and Rob Gronkowski with Falcons wideout Julio Jones. I love the way both these teams have played this year and as a fan I'm REALLY excited for this game.

- New England are 9-1 at home in the playoffs since the 2011 season.

Sunday features a pair of regular season rematches, as Jacksonville heads to Pittsburgh looking for a second straight win in the Steel City and Minnesota is looking for back-to-back home victories over New Orleans.

If you're a believer in a playoff experience at quarterback, then these divisional playoff games look like locks.

- Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has thrown multiple interceptions in six of his nine playoff games at home in his career. His passer rating drops from 103.5 to 62.1 under pressure this season, roughly the difference between Drew Brees (103.9 passer rating) and DeShone Kizer (60.5, the worst rating by a passer this season). Its defense has allowed 8.9 fewer points per game than expected in 2017, the second-best mark behind the Jaguars (12.8) this season and the 16th best effort since 2002. Even so, I expect him to put up a decent performance against the Saints defense, which is mediocre, to put it lightly. This team plays with a unique swagger that reminds me of a young Seattle Seahawks team, and against the Carolina Panthers they showed why their offense is so unsafe.

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