NFL playoff picks against spread: Packers pick apart Giants in wild-card round

This QB matchup has gone from Derek Carr vs. Brock Osweiler to Matt McGloin vs. Tom Savage to Connor Cook vs. Osweiler. These teams played a good one in Mexico City in November, but its unlikely either one will come back to Houston for Super Bowl LI.

Although Osweiler doesnt inspire confidence, its hard to trust Oakland with Cook making his first NFL start as playoff rookie. The Texans have the better overall defense and get more plays there to take an ugly one.

The AFC later ran a fake field goal as Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce Cheap Authentic NHL Jerseys powered his way off the left side for a 7-yard gain to pick up a first down at the NFC 23-yard line late in the third quarter. That led to a 31-yard field goal by Baltimore’s Justin Tucker.

Kelce caught three passes for 36 yards, including a 23-yard touchdown in the second quarter that gave the AFC a 14-7 lead. Kelce was named the game’s offensive MVP.

Bills linebacker Lorenzo Alexander had a game-high nine tackles and two pass breakups, but it was a game-clinching interception with 1:23 remaining that sealed his selection as the defensive MVP.

Alexander, who had 12 1/2 sacks in his first season in Buffalo, was Cheap College Jerseys playing in just the second Pro Bowl of his 10-year career. The 33-year-old Cal alum entered the season with just nine career sacks.

The NFL returned to its traditional AFC-NFC format after going unconferenced the last three years. After several years of players just going through the motions, especially on defense, Sunday’s game was a refreshing return to an all-star game that resembled a competitive contest.