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NFL watch: Which local players will play in the NFL playoffs?

Published: Friday, Aug. 28 2015 1:23 p.m. MDT

San Diego Chargers free safety Eric Weddle (32) is mobbed by fans after an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in San Diego. The Chargers won 27-24 in overtime.  (AP Photo/Denis Poroy) (DENIS POROY, AP) San Diego Chargers free safety Eric Weddle (32) is mobbed by fans after an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in San Diego. The Chargers won 27-24 in overtime. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy) (DENIS POROY, AP)

The NFL playoff matchups are set, and 14 players with ties to the state of Utah will be headed into the postseason. Nine of those players played for the Utes, four played for Utah State, one each played for Weber State, Southern Utah and Snow College, and four of the players went to Utah high schools.

Now they'll all get a chance to try for a Super Bowl ring in the playoffs.

Here's all the players with local ties playing in the NFL playoffs.

Lafe Peavler is a sportswriter intern at the Deseret News.

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