Conference Championship recap on Fox CT, Patriots and Seahawks will compete in Super Bowl
HARTFORD – And then there were two. Now, the Super Bowl is set.
The top two seeds in the NFL playoffs — Seattle in the NFC and New England in the AFC are gearing up to battle it out.
SUPER BOWL XLIX
No.1 New England Patriots vs. No. 1 Seattle Seahawks , Feb. 1, 6:30 p.m., NBC (at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.)
Here’s a look at how we got here:
Conference title games
No. 2 Green Bay Packers (13-4) at No. 1 Seattle Seahawks (13-4)- (28-22 OT)
Plagued by turnovers and outplayed much of Sunday by Green Bay, the Seahawks staged an improbable comeback and beat the Packers 28-22 in overtime. Russel Wilson, who struggled until the final minutes, hit Jermaine Kearse for a 35-yard touchdown 3:19 into the extra period to end the game. View the detailed game recap here.
No. 4 Indianapolis Colts (13-5) at No. 1 New England Patriots (13-4) – (7 – 45)
The New England Patriots crushed the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC championship game on Sunday to advance to Super Bowl 49. New England will face the defending champion Seattle Seahawks on Feb. 1 in Glendale, Arizona. View the detailed game recap here.
Here are the highlights from the divisional round:
AFC – Divisional Round – 4:35 p.m. Foxboro, MA (NBC)
Baltimore Ravens @ New England Patriots (31-35)
Tom Brady’s third touchdown pass gave New England its first lead with about five minutes remaining and the Patriots reached their fourth straight AFC championship game with a 35-31 win over the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday. Read more about the game here.
NFC – Divisional Round – 8:15 p.m. Seattle, WA (FOX)
Carolina Panthers @ Seattle Seahawks (17-37)
Russell Wilson found Jermaine Kearse for a 63-yard touchdown, his second TD pass of the first half, and the Seattle Seahawks led 14-10 over the Carolina Panthers after three quarters in the NFC divisional playoff game on Saturday night. Read more about the game here.
NFC – Divisional Round – 1:05 p.m Green Bay, WI (FOX)
Dallas Cowboys @ Green Bay Packers (21-26)
Green Bay rallied from an 11-point deficit as Aaron Rodgers threw for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to beat Dallas 26-21 Sunday in an NFC divisional-round playoff. Read more about the game here.
AFC – Divisional Round – 4:40 p.m. Denver, CO (CBS)
Indianapolis Colts @ Denver Broncos (24-13)
Andrew Luck has his signature NFL win, and it came against his predecessor, at that. Hardly pressured all afternoon, Luck threw two touchdown passes and led the Indianapolis Colts past Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos 24-13 Sunday. Read more about the game here.
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