The New England Patriots and the Arizona Cardinals have advanced to their respective divisional championship games with wins in the NFL Playoffs on Monday.

The Cardinals won their way through to the NFC Championship game with a 26-20 win over the Green Bay Packers.

Arizona looked set to advance in regulation time, before the Packers produced an amazing Hail Mary to tie the game at the death.

With the Packers down 20-13, quarter back Aaron Rodgers sent a 41-yard pass into the end zone, finding Jeff Janis, who took the catch to put them just one point behind, before the conversation tied the game, sending it into overtime.

Larry Fitzgerald then produced a 75-yard run in overtime, to put the Cardinals inches from victory.

Just two plays later Fitzgerald completed the win with the match winning touchdown.

The Cardinals will now play either the Panthers or the Seahawks.

Earlier in the day, the the New England Patriots defeated Kansas City Chiefs to advance to the AFC Championship game, with a 27-20 victory.

The Patriots will play the winner of Monday's game between Pittsburgh and Denver for a place in Super Bowl 50.