>>Giants Stomp Pack; Advance To NFC Title Game
(Green Bay, WI) -- The New York Giants advanced to the NFC Championship Game by defeating the defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers, 37-20. Hakeem Nicks hauled in seven catches for 165 yards with two touchdowns for the Giants, who will travel to San Francisco to face the 49ers on Sunday. The two teams have met in the playoffs seven times since 1980. The winner of next week's game will advance to Super Bowl 46. Eli Manning completed 21-of-33 passes for 330 yards with three TD's and an interception. The Giants' defense forced three fumbles and also had an interception in the lopsided victory.
>>Niners Stun Saints In Wild Finish
(San Francisco, CA) -- Vernon Davis caught a 14-yard touchdown pass with nine seconds left in the fourth quarter to give the 49ers a wild 36-32 win over the Saints in a divisional playoff thriller on Saturday. Davis' grab capped a game-winning seven-play, 85-yard drive. Davis had seven catches for 180 yards and two scores for the 49ers. Alex Smith threw for 299 yards and three touchdowns in the victory. The 49ers will host the New York Giants in the NFC Championship game on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. The 49ers and Giants have met seven times in the playoffs since 1980.
>>Ravens Drop Texans, Advance To AFC Championship
(Baltimore, MD) -- The Baltimore Ravens have advanced to the AFC Championship Game after a 20-13 victory over the Houston Texans. Joe Flacco finished 14-of-27 for 176 yards with two touchdowns for the Ravens, who will travel to New England to face the top-seeded Patriots next Sunday. New England grabbed a 45-10 win over the Denver Broncos on Saturday night. The winner of next week's game will advance to Super Bowl 46. Anquan Boldin and Kris Wilson each found the endzone via the air and Billy Cundiff added a pair of field goals in the win. Baltimore finished the season a perfect 9-and-0 at M&T Bank Stadium.
New England Patriots 45, Denver Broncos 10
(AFC Divisional Playoffs)