- Associated Press - Monday, January 2, 2012


Saturday, Jan. 7

The wild-card round opens as Cincinnati is at Houston at 4:30 p.m, and Detroit visits New Orleans at 8 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 8

The wild-card round continues as Atlanta is at the Giants at 1 p.m., and Pittsburgh visits Denver at 4:30 p.m.



_ Matt Flynn, Packers, threw for franchise records 480 yards and six touchdowns, the final one to Jermichael Finley with 1:10 left, giving Green Bay a 45-41 victory over the Lions.

_ Matthew Stafford, Lions, threw for 520 yards with five touchdowns and two interceptions in a 45-41 loss to Green Bay.

_ Drew Brees, Saints, passed for 389 yards and five touchdowns, and New Orleans set a slew of NFL and club records in a 45-17 blowout of the Carolina Panthers.

_ Tom Brady, Patriots, finished with 23 completions in 35 attempts for three touchdowns and one interception as New England rallied from 21 points down for a 49-21 victory.

_ Eli Manning, Giants, threw for 346 yards and three touchdowns in New York’s 31-17 win over the Cowboys.

_ Michael Vick, Eagles, threw for 335 yards and three touchdowns, including a 62-yarder to DeSean Jackson, in Philadelphia’s 34-10 victory over Washington.

_ Matt Hasselbeck, Titans, threw two touchdown passes and 297 yards as Tennessee earned its first winning record since 2008 with a 23-22 victory over the Texans.

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