The first half of the 2016 NFL Playoffs Divisional Round is complete, with the New England Patriots defeating the Kansas City Chiefs and the Arizona Cardinals coming up with the victory against the Green Bay Packers in overtime. With half of the competitors for next week's Conference Championship games now known, we come into Sunday with two more games on the schedule.
First on the slate is the NFC, with the Seattle Seahawks at the Carolina Panthers. Can the sixth seeded Seahawks continue to win and find a way to get to their third straight NFC Championship Game, and potentially to their third straight Super Bowl? Will the top seed in the NFC, the Carolina Panthers, who only lost one game all season, come out in rhythm after the bye week they earned?
The AFC will take the spotlight with the final game for the weekend featuring the Pittsburgh Steelers visiting the Denver Broncos. This game could be the story of quarterbacks, as Pittsburgh's Ben Roethlisberger comes into the game with an injured shoulder and Denver's Peyton Manning re-gained his starting position at halftime of Week 17 after missing several weeks with a foot injury. Which quarterback will be able to find rhythm and take full control of their offense?
The Conference Championship games will be hosted by the top remaining seed in each conference. For the NFC Championship game, that will mean the game will be in Carolina if the Panthers win Sunday, or else it will be Cardinals. The AFC Championship game will be in Denver if the Broncos win Sunday, or it will be in New England if the Steelers come out on top.
Below, you will find everything you need to watch, stream, or listen to the games for Sunday.
Seahawks vs. Panthers
Where: Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC
When: Sunday, January 17, 10:05 a.m. PT
Announcers: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman
Radio: Seahawks Radio Network | Panthers Radio Network
Online Streaming: FOXSportsGo
Odds: The line opened at Panthers -1.5, but quickly moved up to a field goal. It currently sits between 2.5- and 3-points, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.
Seahawks blog: Field Gulls
Panthers blog: Cat Scratch Reader
Steelers vs. Broncos
Where: Sports Authority Field at Mile High, Denver
When: Sunday, January 17, 1:40 p.m. PT
Announcers: Jim Nantz, Phil Simms
Radio: Steelers Radio Network | Broncos Radio Network
Online Streaming: CBS Sports
Odds: The line opened at Broncos -2.5, and Steelers injury news has led to it moving to 6.5-points at some sportsbooks. A lot of sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark have not provided a line due to the questions about Antonio Brown and Ben Roethlisberger.
Steelers blog: Behind The Steel Curtain
Broncos blog: Mile High Report