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NFL Divisional Playoffs Open Thread

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This is the best weekend in football.

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The NFL playoffs have reached the divisional round.  Four games in two days, with the winners advancing next week to the NFL's final four. Here is your schedule for the weekend along with the results from last week's wild card round:

2015 PLAYOFFS (ALL TIMES ET)
WILD CARD WEEKEND - SATURDAY, JAN. 3
NFC: No. 5 Arizona Cardinals at No. 4 Carolina Panthers Carolina 27-16
AFC: No. 6 Baltimore Ravens at No. 3 Pittsburgh Steelers Baltimore 30-17
WILD CARD WEEKEND - SUNDAY, JAN. 4
AFC: No. 5 Cincinnati Bengals at No. 4 Indianapolis Colts Indianapolis 26-10
NFC: No. 6 Detroit Lions at No. 3 Dallas Cowboys Dallas 24-20
DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS - SATURDAY, JAN. 10
AFC: No. 6 Baltimore Ravens at No. 1 New England Patriots 4:35 p.m. ET NBC
NFC: No. 4 Carolina Panthers at No. 1 Seattle Seahawks 8:15 p.m. ET FOX
DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS - SUNDAY, JAN. 11
NFC: No. 3 Dallas Cowboys at No. 2 Green Bay Packers 1:05 p.m. ET FOX
AFC: No. 4 Indianapolis Colts at No. 2 Denver Broncos 4:40 p.m. ET CBS

There are Cal alumni to watch in each of the divisional round games this weekend.  Cal players are on opposite sides in three of the four games, with perhaps the most prominent matchup being in the first game on Saturday, where running backs Shane Vereen of the Patriots and Justin Forsett of the Ravens will likely see the ball quite a bit. Here is the full list of Cal alumni remaining in the playoffs:

Justin Forsett (RB), Baltimore Ravens

Shane Vereen (RB), New England Patriots

Thomas DeCoud (DB), Carolina Panthers

Ron Rivera (Head Coach), Carolina Panthers

Marshawn Lynch (RB), Seattle Seahawks

Brandon Mebane (DT), Seattle Seahawks (injured reserve)

L.P. Ladouceur (LS), Dallas Cowboys

Aaron Rodgers (QB), Green Bay Packers

Richard Rodgers (TE), Green Bay Packers

C.J. Anderson (RB), Denver Broncos

Enjoy the games.  Talk about them all right here.