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Sony Michel and Isaiah Wynn celebrate – 2017 Season Photo Rewind: Tennessee
Sony Michel and Isaiah Wynn celebrate

 
 
There are eight NFL Bulldogs remaining with the NFC and AFC
Championships on deck for next weekend. Since there is at least one
Bulldog on each of the four rosters, Georgia will extend its SEC-leading
streak of a player in the Super Bowl to 18 straight years.
 
The AFC Championship Game will feature New England at Kansas
City. The Patriots have tailback Sony Michel and center David Andrews
on the active roster and offensive tackle Isaiah Wynn on injured reserve,
while the Chiefs boast outside linebacker Justin Houston and receiver
Chris Conley.
 
The Rams will visit New Orleans in the NFC Championship Game.
Los Angeles is led by halfback Todd Gurley along with inside linebacker
and special teams standout Ramik Wilson, and the Saints have tight end
Benjamin Watson.
 
Super Bowl LII will be held Sunday, Feb. 3, in Atlanta.
 
 
Divisional Playoffs
 
Kansas City Chiefs 31, Indianapolis Colts 13:
 
Justin Houston:
Houston had two sacks for 15 yards, recovered a
fumble, and defended one pass. Houston and the Chiefs limited the Colts
to 263 total yards.
 
Chris Conley: Conley was targeted three times but did not have any
catches. Recognized as an excellent blocking receiver, Conley was on the
field for 56 of 87 offensive plays and helped Kansas City accumulate 433
total yards.
 
Corey Moore: Moore, a backup safety for the Colts, logged 15
special teams plays and posted one tackle.
 
 
New England Patriots 41, San Diego Chargers 28:
 
David Andrews: Andrews started at center and helped the Patriots
roll up 498 total yards. Andrews and his linemates did not allow a sack.
 
Sony Michel: Michel had 24 rushes for 159 yards and scored three
touchdowns for New England. He reached the century mark and registered
all three touchdowns in the first half. Michel also hauled in a 9-yard pass.
 
Isaiah Wynn: Wynn has been on the Patriots’ injured reserve list
throughout the year following Achilles tendon surgery during preseason
camp.
 
Los Angeles Rams 30, Dallas Cowboys 22:
 
Todd Gurley: Gurley rushed 16 times for 115 yards, including a 35-
yard touchdown run, for the Rams. He also caught two passes for three
yards. As a team, the Rams rushed for 273 yards and had 459 total yards.
Gurley had missed the Rams' final two regular-season games with knee
inflammation.
 
Ramik Wilson: Wilson appeared on 17 special teams plays for the
Rams but did not have any stats.
 
Reggie Davis: Davis, a receiver, was signed to the Cowboys’
practice squad in November and did not appear in any games.
New Orleans Saints 20, Philadelphia Eagles 14:
Benjamin Watson: Watson had a 12-yard reception for the Saints,
who rolled up 420 total yards. Watson announced in December that he will
retire at the end of the

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Greg is closing in on 10 years writing about and photographing UGA sports. While often wrong and/or out of focus, it has been a long, strange trip full of fun and new friends.