NFL Playoffs 2012: 49ers Battle Saints; Patriots Take On Broncos

The 2012 NFL Playoffs resume on Saturday, with the San Francisco 49ers, New Orleans Saints, New England Patriots and Denver Broncos all in action in the divisional round.

In the first game of the day, Patrick Willis and the 49ers face Drew Brees and the high-octane Saints offense at 4:30 p.m. EDT (FOX). San Francisco finished the season with a 13-3 record and a 7-1 mark at home while New Orleans was also 13-3 and 5-3 on the road. The 49ers earned the luxury of the No. 2 seed, while the Saints are the third seed in the NFC.



In the second game, Tom Brady and the Patriots play host to Tim Tebow and the Broncos at 8:00 p.m. (CBS) at Gillette Stadium. New England was 13-3 in the regular season and clinched the AFC's No. 1 overall seed while Denver has ridden Tebow into the divisional round after he led the Broncos to a 29-23 overtime win against the Pittsburgh Steelers last week.


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