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NFL playoffs schedule announced

Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the schedule of sites, dates and times for the National Football League Wild Card Playoffs on January 9-10 and Divisional Playoffs on January 16-17.


Saturday, January 9

AFC: 4:35 PM (ET)
Kansas City at Houston (ESPN, with simulcast on ABC)

AFC: 8:15 PM (ET)
Pittsburgh at Cincinnati (CBS)

Sunday, January 10

NFC: 1:05 PM (ET)
Seattle at Minnesota (NBC)

NFC: 4:40 PM (ET)
Green Bay at Washington (FOX)


Saturday, J​anuary 16

AFC: 4:35 PM (ET)
Cincinnati/Houston/Kansas City at New England (CBS)

NFC: 8:15 PM (ET)
Minnesota/Washington/Green Bay at Arizona (NBC)

Sunday, January 17

NFC: 1:05 PM (ET)
Washington/Green Bay/Seattle at Carolina (FOX)

AFC: 4:40 PM (ET)
Houston/Kansas City/Pittsburgh at Denver (CBS)

In the Divisional Playoffs, the division champion with the best record in each conference will host the lowest seeded Wild Card survivor.  Once teams are seeded for the playoffs, positions do not change:

American Football Conference
Denver (12-4, AFC West champion)  
New England (12-4, AFC East champion)   
Cincinnati (12-4, AFC North champion)
Houston (9-7, AFC South champion)
Kansas City (11-5)  
Pittsburgh (10-6)  

National Football Conference
Carolina (15-1, NFC South champion)
Arizona (13-3, NFC West champion)
Minnesota (11-5, NFC North champion)
Washington (9-7, NFC East champion)
Green Bay (10-6)
Seattle (10-6)

The AFC (CBS, 3:05 PM ET) and NFC (FOX, 6:40 PM ET) Championship Games will be played on Sunday, January 24.

The 2016 Pro Bowl (ESPN, 7:00 PM ET) will be played on Sunday, January 31 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii and Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, February 7 (CBS, 6:30 PM ET), at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

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