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Crunching numbers from Saturday’s NFL divisional playoff games

New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis (33) tries to elude Houston Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson (25) during an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. Lewis scored three touchdowns (kickoff return, pass reception, run).
New England Patriots running back Dion Lewis (33) tries to elude Houston Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson (25) during an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. Lewis scored three touchdowns (kickoff return, pass reception, run). The Associated Press

Behind the box scores of the AFC and NFC divisional games Saturday:

2: Interceptions thrown by the Patriots’ Tom Brady in 38 attempts against the Texans.

2: Interceptions thrown by the Patriots’ Brady in 432 regular-season attempts.

3: Touchdowns by the Patriots’ Dion Lewis (pass reception, kickoff return, run)

3: Converted third downs by the Texans in 16 attempts (19 percent, the lowest of any team Saturday).

5: Combined interceptions thrown by the Patriots and Texans.

6: Consecutive AFC championship games reached by the Patriots.

19: Points by the Falcons in the second quarter, the most by any team in any one quarter Saturday.

19: Unanswered points allowed by the Seahawks following their 10-7 second-quarter lead.

19: Seconds it took the Seahawks to score its final touchdown after the Falcons’ final touchdown.

28: Total first downs by the Falcons.

32: NFL teams that regularly practice tip drills.

54: Total offensive plays by the Seahawks, the fewest of any team Saturday.

104: Rushing yards by the Texans, the most of any team Saturday.

137: Receiving yards by the Patriots’ Julian Edelman, the most of any receiver on Saturday. He had the most receptions (8) of any receiver as well.

194: Return yards by the Seahawks’ Devin Hester.

422: Total yards by the Falcons.

View the AFC box score

View the NFC box score

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