Thursday, June 13, 2024

NFL Playoffs Week Two: William & Mary Still Holds Strong Ties

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WILLIAMSBURG– William & Mary Tribe Football fans still have skin in the game as week two of the NFL postseason continues this weekend.


The Browns visit to Houston ended in a 45-14 loss. DeAndre Houston-Carson (William & Mary Class of 2016) came up with an interception off Brown’s QB Joe Flacco.

Lions offensive tackle Colby Sorsdal (William & Mary Class of 2023) and the team picked up the first playoff game win at home against the Los Angeles Rams with a thrilling 24-23 final.

Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott (William & Mary Class of 1998) offensive coordinator Joe Brady (William & Mary Class of 2012) and offensive aide DJ Mangas (William & Mary Class of 2011)  picked up the win at home against Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin (William & Mary Class of 1995) and assistant quarterback coach David Corley (William & Mary Class of 2002).

Ravens running back Owen Wright (William & Mary student through 2020) was off due to the first-round bye.

In addition to Tomlin and Corley, Browns senior offensive assistant Kevin Rogers (William & Mary Class of 1974), Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn (William & Mary defensive line coach 1994), and Eagles defensive backs coach D.K. McDonald (William & Mary defensive backs coach 2011) all suffered loses during the first round.


The Houston Texans will visit the first-seed Baltimore Ravens in an AFC showdown on Jan. 20 at 4:30 p.m. (ABC/ESPN). The Green Bay Packers will visit the first-seed San Francisco 49ers in an NFC showdown on Jan 20 at 8:15 p.m. (FOX).

On January 21, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will head to Ford Field in Detroit to take on the Detroit Lions at 3 p.m. (NBC) who host a second consecutive playoff game at Ford Field. The primetime matchup at 6:30 p.m. (CBS) will see the Kansas City Chiefs go head to head against the Buffalo Bills as Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes plays his first road playoff game of his career.

The AFC and NFC title games will be played on Jan. 28.

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