In that vein, here is a look at the odds for each playoff team to take home the Lombardi Trophy from eight online sportsbooks. I think that ends in New Orleans this weekend. Can the second-year QB be ready for the Colts?
The Rams have two 100-yard rushers in a playoff game for the first time in franchise history.
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12).
And then what was beginning to look impossible actually happened ... the Dallas defense forced a punt. While the bulk of the weather is likely to have passed by kickoff, there is potential for several inches of snow to fall ahead of the game, and it will be cold. It's a four game slate, not just going to hit the lock button on one quarterback, especially as the total suggest that the Colts are going to expect a ton from Luck this week.
But now, the pressure mounts again, as they're one win away from their season-long goal of a Super Bowl appearance. Dallas played a strong game last week against Seattle, but it was close.
SportsLine's proprietary computer model went 176-80 straight up last season and beat over 95 percent of CBS Sports Office Pool players in 2016 and '17.
Gurley scored his first-career playoff touchdown on a 35-yard carry late in the second quarter.
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Unfortunately for the Cowboys, the force got plenty of movement in this one as the Rams bullied the Dallas defensive front.
The Chargers completely confused the Baltimore Ravens a week ago with hard defensive looks and a gameplan that worked to perfection in what was, overall, a stifling victory that made the home crowd turn on its rookie quarterback.
Indianapolis Colts (10-6) at Kansas City Chiefs (12-4), Chiefs -5.5 favorite: The MVP award is supposed to be a regular season accolade, but I can't help think that this game will sway peoples' minds as to who should be the rightful victor.
Mahomes threw for 278 yards while running a touchdown to lead the Chiefs to the AFC title game - their first since 1994 - against either the Los Angeles Chargers or New England Patriots. Our own Will Brinson has you covered there, including how the over-under total for the game is dropping like insane due to the expected weather conditions during the contest. Furthermore, the Patriots have been suspect on the defensive side of the ball at times this year and in the playoffs that is a key to success.
At SugarHouse Sportsbook, bettors have the opportunity to wager on specific teams to win the Super Bowl vs. the field. If they win the Super Bowl, that's how much each player would receive as a bonus. Add in a veteran Quarterback in Phillip Rivers and you have a team that has everything it needs to make a Super Bowl run.
Todd Gurley #30 of the Los Angeles Rams carries the ball against the Minnesota Vikings at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on September 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. One of the top divisional round National Football League picks the model recommends: go over (51.5) when the the Saints take on the Eagles. But this Philly team has changed a lot since then and they proved last weekend that even with all the injuries to their defense, they can still hold the opposition. And he just may slice through the Rams' defense.