The NFL Playoffs have half of their Conference Championship participants in place, following the first two games of the Divisional round today. The remaining two slots in next weekend's AFC and NFC Championships will be claimed tomorrow, as the San Diego Chargers and Denver Broncos and the San Francisco 49ers and Carolina Panthers face off.
Earlier today, the Seattle Seahawks beat the New Orleans Saints 23-15 in the afternoon game. The win by Seattle means next week's NFC Championship game will be played in Seattle, with the Seahawks hosting the winner of the 49ers at Panthers game tomorrow. The NFC Championship will be January 19 at 6:30pm ET on Fox.
The second game today saw the New England Patriots beat the Indianapolis Colts in Foxboro, with a final score of 43-22. The Patriots will face the winner of the Chargers at Broncos, All-AFC West game. If Denver wins, the AFC Championship Game will be in Denver, while if San Diego wins, the Patriots will host the game. The AFC Championship will be January 19 at 3pm ET on CBS.
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