National Football League First-Round Playoff Schedule

The schedule for the National Football League playoffs. All times New York.

=========== FIRST ROUND ===========

Saturday, Jan. 7
Cincinnati (9-7) at Houston (10-6), 4:30 pm (NBC)

Detroit (10-6) at New Orleans (13-3), 8 pm (NBC)

Sunday, Jan. 8
Atlanta (10-6) at New York Giants OR Dallas, 1 pm (FOX)

Pittsburgh (12-4) at Denver (8-8), 4:30 pm (CBS)

*The New England Patriots (13-3) and Baltimore Ravens (12-4) got
first-round byes in the American Football Conference, while the
Green Bay Packers (15-1) and San Francisco 49ers (13-3) received
byes in the National Football Conference.


Saturday, Jan. 14
New Orleans/Dallas-NY Giants/Atlanta at San Francisco, 4:30 pm

Denver/Pittsburgh/Cincinnati at New England, 8 pm (CBS)

Sunday, Jan. 15
Houston/Denver/Pittsburgh at Baltimore, 1 pm (CBS)

Dallas-NY Giants/Atlanta/Detroit at Green Bay, 4:30 pm (FOX)

Sunday, Jan. 22
AFC Championship, 3 pm (CBS)
NFC Championship, 6:30 pm (FOX)

Sunday, Feb. 5
at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, 6:30 pm (NBC)

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