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NFL wild-card weekend: Only one road team expected to win

It’s all about surviving and advancing now in what most people call the best weekend of the NFL season. First up, we have the wild-card round with plenty of quality matchups. Let’s see how these games play out using Madden NFL 19.

INDIANAPOLIS Colts AT HOUSTON texans

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Top things to 👀

  • Darius Leonard’s defense vs. Deshaun Watson’s offense. The teams split the season series.
  • Andrew Luck vs. Deshaun Watson.

texans 26, Colts 20 OT

For the second time this season, these two teams needed overtime, with Watson hitting DeAndre Hopkins for a 4-yard touchdown grab to give Houston the victory. Watson won this battle with Luck.

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MADDEN 19

seattle seahawks AT dallas cowboys

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Top things to 👀

  • We all hope this matchup will be as 🔥 as the 2007 playoff game.

COWBOYs 45, seahawks 31

The NFL’s leading rusher continued to eat, as the Seahawks’ defense saw Ezekiel Elliott run all over them to the tune of 196 yards. Cowboys don’t choke at home.

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Los angeles Chargers AT baltimore ravens

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Top things to 👀

  • Being a young’un has worked out for Lamar Jackson. 💪🏿

  • Wonder if Kodak Black will make the trip back to Baltimore to support his boy.

CHARGERs 16, RAVENS 9

Jackson threw for 300 yards but wasn’t able to get in the end zone, as he got picked off late in the fourth quarter from the Chargers’ 9-yard line.

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MADDEN 19

philadelphia EAGLEs AT chicago BEARS

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Top things to 👀

  • How will the Bears react to the pressure of opening the playoffs versus the defending Super Bowl champs?

BEARs 33, EAGLEs 23

Nick Foles’ magic finally ran out, thanks to the Chicago defense and two touchdown hookups from Mitchell Trubisky to Allen Robinson.

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Liner Notes

ESPN kicks off NFL Wild Card weekend 🏈 with the   vs. Saturday, Jan. 5 | 4:35 p.m. 📺 ESPN, ABC, ESPN Deportes 📱 ESPN App

Marcus Matthews is a general editor for The Undefeated. He’s a DMV native but prefers the Lakers over the Bullets/Wizards - #HTTR all day though!