Football fans have two more weekends of NFL doubleheaders with just a few more weeks of the season left. There are two NFL divisional round playoff games on today’s slate.
The Atlanta Falcons host the Seattle Seahawks in the first game of the day. The game kicks off at 4:35 p.m. Eastern on FOX. Kevin Burkhardt and John Lynch are the announcers for the contest.
The Falcons enter the game as 5 point favorites. Seattle came away with the 26-24 victory in the Week 6 matchup earlier this season. The winner of the contest will play the Packers-Cowboys winner for the right to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl.
The Houston Texans take on the New England Patriots in the final game of the day. The game kicks off at 8:15 p.m. Eastern on CBS. Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will have the call. New England is favored at home by 15 points. The Patriots came away with a 27-0 victory in Week 3 the last time these two teams squared off.
The winner will take on the Steelers-Chiefs winner in the AFC championship. There are two games on Sunday, January 14. The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Kansas City Chiefs at 8:20 p.m. Eastern on NBC. The Dallas Cowboys host the Green Bay Packers at 4:40 p.m. Eastern on FOX.
By the end of the weekend, only four teams will remain in the hunt for Super Bowl LI. Both the NFC and AFC championships take place on Sunday, January 22.