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The AFC and NFC Championship Games Entrance Survey

Will Joe Burrow keep up his hot streak against the Chiefs? How much will Patrick Mahomes be limited by his injury? And what should we expect from the battle between the Eagles offense and the 49ers defense?

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NFL Conference Championship Picks Against the Spread

Vegas oddsmakers are predicting tight games between the 49ers-Eagles and Bengals-Chiefs. Here’s the case for why each team could make the Super Bowl, and our picks for who will actually win.

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A Championship Weekend Mega-Preview, Plus a Boston Sports Check-in | With Peter Schrager, Benjamin Solak, and Bill’s Dad

Later, Bill talks with his dad about the ‘Boston Herald’ article detailing the Patriots’ dysfunctional 2022-23 season, the bleak outlook for the Red Sox, the surging Bruins, and more

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Mahomes’s Ankle, Purdy Magic, and Picks for Championship Weekend

JJ and Raheem are back to discuss Patrick Mahomes, Hurts vs. Purdy, and their picks for championship weekend

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Eagles-49ers Preview: NFC Championship Game Final Predictions

Plus, find out whether Ben has changed his mind about this game and what the outcome will be

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The Cowboys Have Plenty to Think About This Offseason—but Not Their QB

Dak Prescott has received criticism for his up-and-down season, and his play in the divisional round. But he is still a top player in the NFL—and the Cowboys’ chances are much better with him than without him.

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How the Bengals Defense Can Beat Patrick Mahomes … Again

Ben Solak breaks down how the Bengals and defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo have beaten QBs like Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen, and Lamar Jackson in the past, and how they can do it again this weekend

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The Rapid Evolution of Joe Burrow

The Bengals’ star quarterback has taken another step up this season, not by refining his play style but by changing it. That’s his superpower.

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NFC Championship Game Preview With Rob “Stats” Guerrera

The guys take a deeper dive into the matchup but with a San Francisco 49ers view

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Dak Prescott Is the Best QB in the NFC

Steven Ruiz debunks all the myths about Dak Prescott and tries to prove why he’s one of the top QBs in the NFL

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Tales From the Couch: Fourth-Quarter Marathon. Plus Tim Hasselbeck on Conference Championship Matchups and Playing for Andy Reid.

Ryen runs through recent NBA fourth quarters and discusses the NFL playoffs with Tim Hasselbeck

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Dime for Your Thoughts: The Big Questions, and Bigger Decisions, Facing Daniel Jones and the Giants

After an unexpectedly successful season, the New York Giants have to figure out where they’re going next—and who can drive them there

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The Five Things That Explain the Eagles’ Success

From Jalen Hurts’s breakthrough season to a deep investment in the trenches to a master class in coaching from Nick Sirianni, here is how the Philadelphia Eagles built themselves into the NFC favorite

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Ranking the Four QBs in the NFL’s Conference Championship Games

Chiefs-Bengals presents one of the best quarterback matchups in the NFL, but Patrick Mahomes is still in a league of his own

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What Can the 49ers’ Brock Purdy Paradox Teach Us About Quarterback Value?

The San Francisco 49ers are in the NFC championship game with a seventh-round rookie quarterback. Is Brock Purdy merely a product of Kyle Shanahan’s system and a placeholder for Trey Lance, or is he the 49ers’ future?

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Recapping the Divisional Round and Looking Ahead to Championship Sunday

The East Coast Bias boys make predictions for the NFL’s championship games and share their NBA and college basketball bets

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Get Off Dak’s Back! Plus: Joe Burrow’s Window, Bad Bills Overreactions, and More Big Takeaways From the Divisional-Round Weekend 

Sheil and Ben share their reactions to the NFL’s divisional-round action

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NFL Divisional-Round Review, Topps Finest Quality Issues, and New Releases

Mike and Jesse also make their picks for the conference championships

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The Eagles Will Face the 49ers for a Chance to Play in the Super Bowl

Sheil and Ben give some immediate matchup thoughts on how the NFC championship game will play out

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How the NFL’s Final Four Teams Explain the 2022 Season

NFL seasons are often defined by the best teams, and that’s no different this year. But what do the successes of the Bengals, Chiefs, Eagles, and 49ers signal about the league at large and where it’s going?

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Everything You Need to Know About the 2023 Divisional Round

Read our analysis on the Bills’ collapse against the Bengals, Patrick Mahomes grinding through injury to dispatch the Jags, the Cowboys falling short in the postseason once again, and everything else from this weekend

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Sunday Divisional-Round Recap: Bengals Cruise Past the Bills, and the Niners Shut Down the Cowboys

Nora, Steven, and Ben discuss the 49ers offense and the Bengals’ impressive victory

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Winners and Losers of the NFL’s Divisional Round

The Cowboys drew up the worst trick play of the season in their loss to the 49ers, while the Bengals offensive line was surprisingly effective against the Bills. Plus, kickers making tackles and QBs losing contact lenses!

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A Cowboys Collapse, Burrow’s Big Day, Buffalo’s Big Mistake, and a Baby Doll Cameo With Cousin Sal

Bill recaps the weekend’s divisional-round playoff games

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Divisional Weekend Recap, How the Giants Get Better, and Calls

JJ discusses how New York can bounce back after its loss to Philadelphia

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The Dak Prescott Roller Coaster Reaches a New Low

One week, Prescott can look perfect. The next, he’s throwing two picks in a divisional-round loss to the 49ers. How will the Cowboys continue to navigate life with their expensive, inconsistent quarterback?

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There Will Be No Fairy Tale Ending for the Bills

Damar Hamlin’s return to the stadium in a Buffalo blizzard was storybook stuff for the Bills. But Joe Burrow and the Bengals had their own perfect script in a dominant AFC divisional-round win.

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THE GIANTS’ SEASON ENDS IN THE DIVISIONAL ROUND

JJ returns to Spotify Live to discuss the Giants’ 31-7 loss to the Eagles in the divisional round of the NFC playoffs

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Saturday Divisional Round Recap: Chiefs Win Despite Mahomes Injury, Eagles Soar Past Giants

Nora and Steven discuss how Steve Spagnuolo’s defense stifled the Jaguars’ offensive game plan

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Eagles Blow Out Giants to Advance to the NFC Championship Game

Sheil and Ben discuss the Eagles’ overall dominance from both sides of the ball

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Even on One Leg, Patrick Mahomes Would Not Be Denied

The Chiefs dispatched the Jaguars despite their quarterback suffering an ankle injury early in the first quarter. But the AFC championship game—whether it’s against the Bills or the Bengals—will provide a more difficult test if Mahomes remains hobbled.

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NFL Divisional-Round Playoff Picks Against the Spread

This weekend’s slate features two heavy favorites in the Chiefs and Eagles. But which underdogs have the best chance of advancing to the conference championship game? Here are our picks for each divisional-round game.