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NFL Wild Card & Divisional Playoff Schedule Announced

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Commissioner ROGER GOODELL announced today the schedule of sites, dates and times for the National Football League Wild Card Playoffs of January 5-6 and Divisional Playoffs of January 12-13 (all times Eastern):

NFL WILD CARD WEEKEND

Saturday, January 5

AFC: 4:30 PM (ET) Cincinnati at Houston (NBC)

NFC: 8:00 PM (ET) Minnesota at Green Bay (NBC)

Sunday, January 6

AFC: 1:00 PM (ET) Indianapolis at Baltimore (CBS)

NFC: 4:30 PM (ET) Seattle at Washington/Dallas (FOX)

NFL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS

Saturday, January 12

AFC: 4:30 PM (ET) Baltimore/Indianapolis/Cincinnati at Denver (CBS)

NFC: 8:00 PM (ET) Green Bay/Washington/Dallas/Seattle at San Francisco (FOX)

Sunday, January 13

NFC: 1:00 PM (ET) Washington/Dallas/Seattle/Minnesota at Atlanta (FOX)

AFC: 4:30 PM (ET) Houston at New England (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
1. Denver (13-3, AFC West champion)
2. New England (12-4, AFC East champion)
3. Houston (12-4, AFC South champion)
4. Baltimore (10-6, AFC North champion)
5. Indianapolis (11-5)
6. Cincinnati (10-6)

National Football Conference
1. Atlanta (13-3, NFC South champion)
2. San Francisco (11-4-1, NFC West champion)
3. Green Bay (11-5, NFC North champion)
4. Washington/Dallas (9-6/8-7) (NFC East champion)
5. Seattle (11-5)
6. Minnesota (10-6)

The AFC (CBS, 6:30 PM ET) and NFC (FOX, 3:00 PM ET) Championship Games will be played on Sunday, January 20.

The 2013 Pro Bowl (NBC, 7:00 PM ET) will be played on Sunday, January 27 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, one week before Super Bowl XLVII takes place at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Sunday, February 3 (CBS, 6:30 PM ET).

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