Day 2 of Wild Card weekend looks bright for home teams

David Simon

The Wild Card round is sort of a mixed bag. It can occasionally be good for some historic upsets — think Seahawks over Saints in 2011, featuring Marshawn Lynch’s legendary Beast Mode touchdown run. However, it’s also prone to mismatches with teams that may have very recently been in the mix for a top seed hosting teams that just barely scraped into the postseason on the final day.