Published: January 4th, 2009 | Tags: NFL playoffs
With the wild-card round in the books, the matchups for the AFC and NFC divisional playoff round are now set. Just like the matchups on the AFC side of the bracket, the NFC games have a familiar feel to them.
The Eagles pulled off a road win in Minnesota on Sunday, defeating the Vikings 26-14, to advance. With the win, the Eagles will visit the Giants in a 1 p.m. ET game on Jan. 11. The NFC East rivals split their meetings this season, the Eagles winning 20-14 at Giants Stadium in Week 14, and the Giants winning 36-31 on the road in Week 10.
The Cardinals and Panthers, who will play in the 8:15 p.m. ET timeslot on Jan. 10, have also met this season. The Panthers scored 21 third-quarter points en route to a 27-23 home win in Week 8.