The Wild Card Round saw the elimination of the Indianapolis Colts, Tennessee Titans, and Pittsburgh Steelers eliminated from the playoffs. With the Kansas City Chiefs joining the playoff action, let’s see who advances to the AFC Conference Championship this weekend.
After spending 14 years with the Boston Bruins, 43-year old Zdeno Chara has signed a one-year, $795,000 with the Washington Capitals. The Capitals finished an offseason of signing veteran defenders, including Paul LaDue, Trevor van Riemsdyk, and Justin Schultz, by signing the six-foot, nine-inch Slovak.
There is no debate that this year the NFC East is the worst division in the NFL. With a combined record of 11-28-1 in non-divisional games, the NFC East has been the laughing stock of the entire league. These teams have clinched the fact that the winner of the division and the fourth seed in the NFC playoffs will finish with a losing record, but the Giants have the chance to be the first team in NFL history to go 6-10 and make the playoffs. It seems that none of these teams are all that deserving of a playoff spot, but nevertheless, one team will earn the fourth seed on Week 17.
As the NHL previously announced, the NHL will realign its divisions for the 2021 NHL season which is to begin on January 13. To minimize the potential spread of the coronavirus, teams will only play other teams in their division. As a result of the 56-game regular season schedule, each team will play the others in their division 8 times a year. Here is one rivalry from each division that fans should be excited to see twice as much as usual.