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NFL Playoff picture: Seeding, match-ups, Wild Card weekend game times, TV schedule

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NFL: Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots Greg M. Cooper -USA TODAY Sports

The Playoffs are upon us but sadly the Raiders will not be a part of the fun. The downside is they will not be anywhere in contention this year. The upside is that with a new coach coming in expectations will be high for 2018.

Playoff Seeding


  1. New England Patriots
  2. Pittsburgh Steelers
  3. Jacksonville Jaguars
  4. Kansas City Chiefs
  5. Tennessee Titans
  6. Buffalo Bills


  1. Philadelphia Eagles
  2. Minnesota Vikings
  3. Los Angeles Rams
  4. New Orleans Saints
  5. Carolina Panthers
  6. Atlanta Falcons

The AFC wild card round teams will be battling it out for the right to face either the 1 seed New England Patriots or the 2 seed Pittsburgh Steelers. In the NFC the 1 seed Philadelphia Eagles are enjoying their week off along with the 2 seed Minnesota Vikings. Let the playoff madness begin!

Wild Card weekend schedule


Saturday, Jan 06th 4:35 PM ET on ESPN

#5 Tennessee Titans (9-7) @ #4 Kansas City Chiefs (10-6)

Sunday, Jan 07th 1:05 PM ET on CBS

#6 Buffalo Bills (9-7) @ #3 Jacksonville Jaguars (10-6)


Saturday, Jan 06th 8:15 PM ET on NBC

#6 Atlanta Falcons (10-6) @ #3 Los Angeles Rams (11-5)

Sunday, Jan 07th 4:40 PM ET on CBS

#5 Carolina Panthers (11-5) @ #4 New Orleans Saints (11-5)

So, while the Raiders won’t be in it there is plenty of excitement this week in football with some great match-ups. Go Tennessee, beat the Chiefs!