NFL releases schedule for wild-card playoff games; Colts-Bills to kick off ‘Super Wild Card Weekend’

The NFL announced the schedule for wild-card weekend — or Super Wild Card Weekend, as the league is calling it — with three games each on Saturday, Jan. 9 and Sunday, Jan. 10. This will be the first time in league history that there will be three playoff games in one day.

The Indianapolis Colts and Buffalo Bills will kick off postseason play Saturday. The Bills are AFC East winners for the first time since 1995 and are the No. 2 seed in the conference, while the Colts reached the playoffs as a wild-card entry.

Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers get a prime-time showcase against the winner of the NFC East. The Cleveland Browns — who ended the NFL's longest playoff drought — will play their AFC North rivals, the Pittsburgh Steelers, on Sunday night.

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Josh Allen and the Bills kick off wild-card weekend by hosting the Colts. (Photo: Mark Konezny, USA TODAY Sports)

SUPER WILD CARD WEEKEND

Saturday, Jan. 9

  • Indianapolis Colts at Buffalo Bills, 1:05 p.m. ET (CBS)
  • Los Angeles Rams at Seattle Seahawks, 4:40 p.m. ET (FOX)
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New York Giants or Washington Football Team, 8:15 p.m. ET (NBC)

Sunday, Jan. 10

  • Baltimore Ravens at Tennessee Titans, 1:05 p.m. ET (ESPN/ABC)
  • Chicago Bears at New Orleans Saints, 4:40 p.m. ET (CBS, Nickelodeon, Amazon Prime)   
  • Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers, 8:15 p.m. ET (NBC, Telemundo, Peacock)

DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS

Saturday, Jan. 16

Sunday, Jan. 17

CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sunday, Jan. 24

SUPER BOWL LV

Sunday, Feb. 7

At Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Fla.

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