The NFL’s second playoff weekend of the 2021 season started with 30 gamers from Alabama excessive faculties and schools on an lively roster of eight groups nonetheless in rivalry. However after 4 nail-biting video games, solely on January 12 did the convention advance to championship competitors.
Awaiting the winners of these two video games is Tremendous Bowl LVI on February 13.
In NFC divisional spherical video games, the San Francisco 49ers beat the Inexperienced Bay Packers 13-10 on Saturday and the Los Angeles Rams 30-27 on Sunday in opposition to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Within the AFC’s divisional spherical video games, the Cincinnati Bengals beat the Tennessee Titans 19-16 on Saturday and the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs 42-36 in time beyond regulation on Sunday in opposition to the Buffalo Payments.
The 49ers, Rams and Bengals gained with a subject purpose as time ran out, with former Fort Payne Excessive Faculty standout Ewan McPherson kicking the game-winner for Cincinnati. The Chiefs scored a subject purpose within the ultimate recreation of the fourth quarter to ship their recreation into time beyond regulation.
Gamers from Alabama excessive faculties and schools on the rosters for the 4 remaining groups within the NFL playoffs embody:
Ewan McPherson, Kicker, Fort Payne
CJ Uzoma, Tight Finish, Auburn
· Jonah Williams, Offensive Tackles, Alabama
Kansas Metropolis Chiefs
Derrick Gore, Operating Again, Alabama
Tyrek Hill, large receiver, West Alabama
Jaren Reid, Defensive Sort out, Alabama
Prince Tega Vanogho, Offensive Tackles, Edgewood Academy, Auburn
, Apply Squad: Gehrig Dieter, large receiver, Alabama
, Apply Squad: Darryl Williams, Heart, Bessemer Metropolis
Los Angeles Ramso
Terrell Lewis, Exterior Linebacker, Alabama
A’Shawn Robinson, Defensive Sort out, Alabama
Darius Williams, cornerback, UAB
, Apply Squad: Chandler Brewer, Offensive Lineman, Florence
, Apply Squad: Blake Countess, Defensive Again, Auburn
, Apply Squad: Carson Tinker, Lengthy Snapper, Alabama
San Francisco 49ers
Jacquisky Tart, Safety, Davidson, Samford
Jimmy Ward, Safety, Davidson
, Apply Squad: Jordan Mathews, Tight Finish, Madison Academy
, Reserve / Wounded: Dee Ford, Defensive Finish, St. Clair County, Auburn
The Rams’ victory in Tampa Bay, in addition to the Inexperienced Bay 49ers’ upset, gave Los Angeles the chance to play the NFC Championship Sport at their house stadium. If the Rams win subsequent week, they may get an opportunity to play within the Tremendous Bowl at their house stadium.
The complete schedule for the NFL playoffs contains:
Tremendous Wild-Card Weekend
, AFC: No. 4 Cincinnati Bengals 26, No. 5 Las Vegas Raiders 19
, AFC: No. 3 Buffalo Payments 47, No. 6 New England Patriots 17
, NFC: No. 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31, No. 7 Philadelphia Eagles 15
, NFC: No. 6 San Francisco 49ers 23, No. 3 Dallas Cowboys 17
, AFC: No. 2 Kansas Metropolis Chiefs 42, No. 7 Pittsburgh Steelers 21
, NFC: No. 4 Los Angeles Rams 34, No. 5 Arizona Cardinals 11
, AFC: No. 4 Cincinnati Bengals 19, No. 1 Tennessee Titans 16
, NFC: No. 6 San Francisco 49ers 13, No. 1 Inexperienced Bay Packers 10
, NFC: No. 4 Los Angeles Rams 30, No. 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27
, AFC: No. 2 Kansas Metropolis Chiefs 42, No. 3 Buffalo Payments 36 (OT)
, AFC: No. 4 Cincinnati Bengals No. 2 Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, 2 p.m. (CBS)
, NFC: No. 6 San Francisco 49ers at No. 4 Los Angeles Rams, 5:30 p.m. (FOX)
Tremendous Bowl LVI
AFC Champion vs. NFC Champion at Sophie Stadium in Inglewood, California, 5:30 p.m. (NBC)
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Mark Inabinet is a sports activities reporter for Alabama Media Group. observe him on twitter AMarkG1,