The New York Jets, seeded sixth with a record of 11-5, will open the AFC playoffs on Saturday, Jan. 8 when they travel to Indianapolis to take on the third-seeded Colts (10-6). The Colts clinched the final AFC playoff berth Sunday, winning the AFC South title with a 23-20 victory over Tennessee on a last-second Adam Vinatieri field goal. The game will be played at 8 p.m. ET and broadcast on NBC.
In the other AFC game on wild-card weekend, Baltimore (12-4) will be at Kansas City (1 p.m. ET, CBS).
In the NFC, Atlanta is No. 1, Chicago No. 2, Philadelphia No. 3, the winner of tonight's St. Louis/Seattle game is No. 4, New Orleans is No. 5 and Green Bay No. 6.
The playoffs will begin Saturday, Jan. 8 at 4:30 p.m. ET with the Saints (11-5) traveling to face the NFC West champion, which will be the winner of tonight's St Louis vs. Seattle game (NBC). On Sunday, Green Bay (10-6) will be at Philadelphia, (4:30 p.m. ET, FOX).
The rest of the playoff schedule is as follows:
NFL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS
Saturday, January 15
AFC: 4:30 PM (ET) Indianapolis or Kansas City or Baltimore at Pittsburgh (CBS-TV)
NFC: 8 PM (ET) St. Louis/Seattle or New Orleans or Green Bay at Atlanta (FOX-TV)
Sunday, January 16
NFC: 1 PM (ET) Philadelphia or St. Louis/Seattle or New Orleans at Chicago (FOX-TV)
AFC: 4:30 PM (ET) Kansas City or Baltimore or New York Jets at New England (CBS-TV)