NFL playoff bracket Both No. 1 seeds were defeated for the very first time since 2010. The Titans lost their game to the Bengals and the Packers faced defeat against the 49ers. The next day, despite staging an incredible comeback from a 27-3 deficit to tie the game, the No. 2 Buccaneers were ousted by the Rams. 

The overtime drama between the Chiefs and Bills, which included 25 total points in the last two minutes of play, was the only match of the weekend that didn’t end on a field goal. On the first drive of overtime, the Chiefs scored a touchdown.

Cincinnati will now travel to Kansas City to determine the AFC’s representative in Super Bowl 56, while the NFC title clash will be an in-state fight between San Francisco and Los Angeles.

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NFL playoff bracket

You can access the nfl playoff bracket 2021 printable online. Below is given the complete NFL playoff bracket for 2022:

AFC

2. Kansas City Chiefs vs. 4. Cincinnati Bengals

1. Tennessee Titans vs. 4. Cincinnati Bengals

2. Kansas City Chiefs vs. 3. Buffalo Bills

1. Tennessee Titans (bye)

2. Kansas City Chiefs vs. 7. Pittsburgh Steelers

3. Buffalo Bills vs. 6. New England Patriots

4. Cincinnati Bengals vs. 5. Las Vegas Raiders

NFC

4. Los Angeles Rams vs. 6. San Francisco 49ers

1. Green Bay Packers vs. 6. San Francisco 49ers

2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. 4. Los Angeles Rams

1. Green Bay Packers (bye)

2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. 7. Philadelphia Eagles

3. Dallas Cowboys vs. 6. San Francisco 49ers

4. Los Angeles Rams vs. 5. Arizona Cardinals

NFL Championship 2022 in a nutshell

The two conference championship games have come to an end now, and the final NFL games  of the season is just one Pro Bowl away. On Sunday, February 13th, Super Bowl 56 will be broadcast live from SoFi Stadium. The Cincinnati Bengals earned the AFC Championship game earlier this season, and they already know who they will face in the Super Bowl!

It’s been done by Matthew Stafford! The Los Angeles Rams’ biggest offseason move pays off, since they are headed back to the Super Bowl! They won when it mattered, despite two regular-season defeats to the San Francisco 49ers. And, fortunately for them, they won’t have to travel quite as far for Super Bowl 56.

They become only the second team in history to participate in the Super Bowl in their native city, and it also happens to be the 2nd time in 2 years.

Key roster alterations, similar to the Atlanta Braves’ World Series victory, aided this Super Bowl victory. Stafford made his debut in Los Angeles during the preseason, and the Rams bolstered both sides of their club with the additions of wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and defender Von Miller before the trade deadline. It definitely paid off, as the Rams are trying to improve on their Super Bowl performance from three years ago.

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How many teams make the NFL playoffs?

In 2022, a total of 14 teams will compete in the playoff bracket NFL. The NFL’s 14-team postseason will be in its second season. The NFL used to make the playoffs with 12 teams — six from every conference — but that altered for the 2020 season.

The AFC will now have seven teams in the playoffs, while the NFC will have seven. The playoff bracket is solely affected by the addition of a seventh seed in each conference and the elimination of the No. 2 seed’s bye week.

The new NFL system will see 43.75 percent of the league’s teams participate in playoff action. Division victors will still be placed Nos. 1-4 by record, with Wild Card clubs filling the final three positions.

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FAQs about NFL playoff bracket

What teams are going to the playoffs?

There are 14 teams in the playoffs, out of which 7 fall under AFC & other 7 are categorized under NFC. Find the details of the team below;

AFC

  1. Tennessee Titans: 12-5
  2. Kansas City Chiefs: 12-5
  3. Buffalo Bills: 11-6
  4. Cincinnati Bengals: 10-7
  5. Las Vegas Raiders: 10-7
  6. New England Patriots: 10-7
  7. Pittsburgh Steelers: 9-7-1

NFC

  1. Green Bay Packers / 13-4
  2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 13-4
  3. Dallas Cowboys / 12-5
  4. Los Angeles Rams / 12-5
  5. Arizona Cardinals / 11-6
  6. San Francisco 49ers / 10-7
  7. Philadelphia Eagles / 9-8

Who will win NFC Championship 2022?

In the NFC Championship Game, the Rams defeated the 49ers 20-17 to advance to Super Bowl 56. The Rams ultimately defeated the 49ers on Sunday, and will face the Bengals in their own Super Bowl. It is predicted tha Rams will win the NFC championship 2022.

What time is the AFC playoff game today?

There are 2 nfl games today:

  1. Bengals 26, Raiders 19 at 4:35 pm ET
  2. Bills 47, Patriots 17 at 8:15 pm ET

What time is the NFC Championship Game?

The kick off match is at 6:30 pm ET in Inglewood, California.