Broncos, Patriots, Panthers, Cardinals Make it to Conference Championship Weekend
And then there were four.
From 32 NFL teams dreaming of a Super Bowl in the preseason to four teams vying for the right to do so in January, that is exactly the scenario we are in.
The Broncos, Patriots, Panthers and Cardinals all won during the divisional round this weekend and advanced to their respective conference championship games.
The Broncos were able to get a late lead and hold that lead as they defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-16 on Sunday.
Also on Sunday, the Panthers scored 31 points in the firstt half and were held scoreless in the second half but the Seahawks were held scoreless themselves in the first half and didn't have enough time to comeback as the Panthers won 31-24.
On Saturday there were two games as well with the Patriots defeating the Chiefs 27-20 and the Cardinals defeating the Packers 26-20.
The AFC and NFC Championship games are set for next Sunday with the right to play in Super Bowl 50 on the line.
First at 2:05 PM CT, the Denver Broncos will host the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game on CBS.
Then at 5:40 PM CT on Fox, the Panthers will host the Cardinals in Charlotte.
Super Bowl 50 will be on CBS on February 7th at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, CA.