NFL playoff matchups
AFC wild-card game: Bengals vs. TexansThey lost their last regular season game, but offensive lineman Andrew Whitworth (pictured) and the 9-6 Cincinnati Bengals team sneaked into the playoffs anyway. The team ranked 18th in the league in total points per game (21.5) during the regular season and ninth in total points allowed (20.2).
The Houston Texans finished 10-6 on the season. Running back Arian Foster led the charge with 1,224 yards and 12 touchdowns. On defense they ranked fourth in fewest points allowed (17.4) and second in total yards allowed (285.7).
The game is a rematch of week 14 when Houston beat Cincinnati 20-19.