New Orleans Saints v Detroit Lions

The NFL post season begins this Sunday morning (AEST) headlined by New Orleans Saints taking on Detroit Lions in New Orleans. The Lions suffered a narrow loss to Superbowl favourites the Green Bay Packers last weekend and will now face an inform Saints line up who have put together a string of eight consecutive wins.

Detroit enters the game with only one playoffs victory since 1957 however before losing last weekend rebounded with three straight wins to clinch their first playoff series appearance since 1999. The winner will face the San Francisco 49ers in next week’s Divisional Playoffs.

In the earlier game an inform Houston Texans host Cincinnati Bengals in front of a home crowd at Reliant Stadium. The two sides met in week 14 of competition with the Texans grinding out a slim 20-19 away win. 

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