The Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs begin Saturday when the Cincinnati Bengals (11-7) take on the Tennessee Titans (12-5). Kickoff is set for 4:30 p.m. ET at Nissan Stadium (on CBS). The AFC North Division champion Bengals entered the postseason as the conference’s No. 4 seed. They opened Wild Card Weekend with a 26-19 home win over the Las Vegas Raiders for their first postseason win since 1991. QB Joe Burrow passed for 244 yards and 2 touchdowns. After they took a 7-3 lead in the first quarter, they never trailed again.
The Titans enjoyed a first-round bye as the No. 1 seed in the AFC. They went 12-5 in the regular season, winning the AFC South. After having one of the league’s worst defenses in 2020, the Titans allowed the sixth-fewest points in the league this season (20.8 points per game).