NFL Today, Wild-Card Playoffs

NFL Today, Wild-Card Playoffs

The other divisional playoff game might be the most intriguing of all, as the Kansas City Chiefs host the Indianapolis Colts in an AFC game on Saturday.

The Patriots, though, had one of the league's better run games this season with first-round pick and rookie running back Sony Michel, who had 931 yards and would have cleared 1,000 easily had he not missed three games with a sprained knee. Still an incredibly young team, I don't think anyone expected the Colts to be in the playoffs this season, but here they are about to face a very talented Houston Texans team, led by the surging Deshaun Watson and a dominant defense. That game is scheduled to kick off at 4:40 p.m.

The Los Angeles Chargers emerged from the opening round of the playoffs with a tough win over the Baltimore Ravens.

The Seahawks went for it on fourth-and-5 from the Dallas 39 in their first possible field-goal situation of the second half, converting on Russell Wilson's 22-yard pass to Doug Baldwin.

While the Chargers held on from the front on Sunday, the Philadelphia Eagles came from behind to beat the Chicago Bears 16-15 in a heart-stopping finish.




The Chargers built a 23-3 lead in the fourth quarter before Jackson threw two touchdown passes to make it close. He made up for a 41-yard attempt that was blocked by Za'Darius Smith in the third quarter. They had to survive after Tarik Cohen, an All-Pro punt returner, took back the kickoff following Philly's go-ahead score 35 yards. The Chargers last won two games during a single postseason in 2007, when the franchise was in San Diego.

- Michael Bennett and Tim Jernigan, Eagles.

The NFL's Wild Card weekend kicks off today with a pair of intriguing Saturday matchups.

— Kenny Moore II, Colts, had a sack and an interception in Indianapolis' 21-7 victory at Houston.

The Chargers got even for a 22-10 loss two weeks ago to Baltimore (10-7), the AFC North champions.

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