The final six teams will be whittled to just four on Sunday, with two teams coming out of the smoke to claim spots in the Championship Weekend alongside the Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs. Here is all the info you need:
Los Angeles Chargers at New England Patriots
1:05 p.m. Eastern
Former Buffalo Bills interim head coach Anthony Lynn leads the Chargers into Baltimore this weekend. Buffalo chose Sean McDermott over the Rex Ryan disciple in 2017, but Lynn was able to land the Chargers coaching job immediately after. The only Bills player on the Chargers is quarterback Cardale Jones, who sits on the practice squad. Wide receivers coach Phil McGeoghan spent 2017 in the same position in Buffalo, while defensive line coach Giff Smith was with the Bills from 2010 to 2012 in that capacity.
On the Patriots, the most noticeable former Bills player is cornerback Stephon Gilmore, who earned an All-Pro nod this year. He’s a former first-round pick in Buffalo. They also feature wide receiver Chris Hogan, signed away from Buffalo as a restricted free agent, and linebacker Ramon Humber, who left as a free agent.
Philadelphia Eagles at New Orleans Saints
4:40 p.m. Eastern
Linebacker Nigel Bradham and cornerback Corey Graham went to Philadelphia in free agency over the last couple years to play with former Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz. Left tackle Jason Peters was traded to Philly years ago and is still playing at a high level. Cornerback Ronald Darby is on injured reserve after being traded to the Eagles before the 2017 season.
Former Bills OT Michael Ola in on injured reserve for the Saints. That’s a pretty short list.