Wild-card weekend will officially begin with the Kansas City Chiefs and Indianapolis Colts on Saturday.
The NFL’s postseason schedule was released on Sunday evening, and the Chiefs and Colts will be the first game on Saturday at 4:35 p.m. ET on NBC. After that game on Saturday, New Orleans will play at the Philadelphia Eagles at 8:10 p.m. ET (NBC). The NFL picked the Saints and Eagles for its coveted prime time slot in round one, over a very enticing Packers-49ers game.
Meanwhile, the San Diego Chargers will play at the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday at 1:05 ET (CBS), while San Francisco will travel and face Green Bay at 4:40 p.m. ET (FOX).
In round two, the Patriots take center stage, getting the prime time spot on Saturday night, Jan. 11.
Here is the full playoff schedule:
AFC WILD-CARD ROUND (January 4-5)
No. 5 Kansas City Chiefs at No. 4 Indianapolis Colts, Saturday Jan. 4 at 4:35 p.m. ET on NBC
No. 6 San Diego Chargers at No. 3 Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday Jan. 5 at 1:05 p.m. ET on CBS
NFC WILD-CARD ROUND (January 4-5)
No. 5 San Francisco 49ers at No. 4 Green Bay Packers, Sunday Jan. 4 at 4:40 p.m. ET on FOX
No. 6 New Orleans Saints at No. 3 Philadelphia Eagles, Saturday Jan. 5 at 8:10 p.m. ET on NBC
AFC DIVISIONAL ROUND (January 11-12)
TBD at No. 2 New England Patriots, Saturday Jan. 11 at 8:15 p.m. ET on CBS
TBD at No. 1 Denver Broncos, Sunday Jan. 12 at 4:40 p.m. ET on CBS
NFC DIVISIONAL ROUND (January 11-12)
TBD at No. 1 Seattle Seahawks, Saturday Jan. 11 at 4:35 p.m. ET on FOX
TBD at No. 2 Carolina Panthers, Sunday Jan. 12 at 1:05 p.m. ET on FOX
AFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
JAN. 19, time TBA
NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME
JAN. 19, time TBA
SUPER BOWL XLVIII
FEB. 2, 6:30 p.m. ET, MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
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