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Picking winners for divisional round playoffs

  • By Lyle, the Around The League intern
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Wild Card Weekend was a bonanza for Chris Wesseling, who went 4-for-4 on his picks. That includes two Hero picks* (#MindBlowingStat: Wesseling just had three Hero picks* all season, then had two on a weekend with four games).

The divisional playoff round involves four intriguing matchups, including three that are rematches of games played this season.

Let's get to this week's picks.


SAINTS AT SEAHAWKS (Sat., 4:35 p.m. ET, FOX)

The Saints' last trip to Seattle for a playoff game resulted in a seismic event.


Dan Hanzus, Kevin Patra, Gregg Rosenthal, Marc Sessler, Chris Wesseling



COLTS AT PATRIOTS (Sat., 8:15 p.m. ET, CBS)

Marc Sessler, Chris Wesseling, Kevin Patra


Dan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal



49ERS AT PANTHERS (Sun., 1:05 p.m. ET, FOX)

Dan Hanzus, Kevin Patra, Marc Sessler


Gregg Rosenthal, Chris Wesseling



CHARGERS AT BRONCOS (Sun., 4:40 p.m. ET, CBS)

Gregg Rosenthal


Dan Hanzus, Kevin Patra, Marc Sessler, Chris Wesseling



Wild Card Weekend record

Chris Wesseling: 4-0
Kevin Patra: 2-2
Gregg Rosenthal: 2-2
Marc Sessler: 2-2
Dan Hanzus: 1-3

Final regular-season record

Gregg Rosenthal: 176-79
Chris Wesseling: 171-84
Kevin Patra: 165-90
Dan Hanzus: 159-96
Marc Sessler: 154-101

First-place finishes

Chris Wesseling: 8
Gregg Rosenthal: 6
Kevin Patra: 5
Marc Sessler: 3
Dan Hanzus: 2

Last-place finishes

Marc Sessler: 6
Dan Hanzus: 5
Kevin Patra: 5
Gregg Rosenthal: 2
Chris Wesseling: 2

Hero picks*

Gregg Rosenthal: 11
Marc Sessler: 6
Dan Hanzus: 5
Chris Wesseling: 5
Kevin Patra: 3

* Only person to pick a game right.

Around The League experts made their picks for all four Wild Card games. You can make your own picks with the NFL Weekly Pick 'em fantasy game.

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