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Wild Card Round
#6 Miami Dolphins 28
#3 Denver Broncos 44
#5 Cincinnati Bengals 27
#4 New England Patriots 24
#3 Denver Broncos 28
#2 Indianapolis Colts 38
#5 Cincinnati Bengals 14
#1 Pittsburgh Steelers 20
#2 Indianapolis Colts 25
#1 Pittsburgh Steelers 33
Wild Card Round
#6 Philadelphia Eagles 23
#3 Carolina Panthers 30
#5 Arizona Cardinals 37
#4 New York Giants 18
#3 Carolina Panthers 23
#2 Chicago Bears 10
#5 Arizona Cardinals 17
#1 Seattle Seahawks 29
#3 Carolina Panthers 25
#1 Seattle Seahawks 34
Super Bowl XLI
#1 Pittsburgh Steelers 10
#1 Seattle Seahawks 16
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