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NFL Playoff Bracket, Schedule 2018-2019: Wild Card Games Through Super Bowl Dates, Times, TV Channels

Questions remain today regarding what teams will make the NFL Playoffs 2018-2019 and how they will be seeded in the bracket but by the end of Sunday’s action, we’ll have all the answers.

See the complete NFL Playoffs 2018-2019 schedule and bracket below including dates, times (when available) and TV channels for the games. And, see more on the NFL playoff picture here heading into today's final matchups.

Already in the NFL playoffs this year are the NFC division winners who clinched before today’s regular-season finale. These playoff-bound teams include Dallas Cowboys (NFC East), New Orleans Saints (NFC South), Chicago Bears (NFC North) and the Los Angeles Rams (NFC West).

In the AFC, the New England Patriots have clinched (East) and the rest of the teams will have to battle today for the right to claim a division win or wildcard entry into the playoffs. Here’s what we know so far:

Seattle has secured an NFC wild card, and so have the Los Angeles Chargers. The Chargers are still in contention to win the AFC West.

According to the AP, the “Rams (12-3) get the other opening-round bye if they beat San Francisco on Sunday. If they lose and the Bears win at Minnesota, Chicago (11-4) earns the week off and Los Angeles drops to the third seed.

“A Bears win also could keep the Vikings (8-6-1) out of the postseason, providing defending champion Philadelphia (8-7) wins at Washington. Only the Vikings or Eagles can get the second NFC wild card.”

In the AFC, it’s not so clear, according to the AP:

“The simplest route is if Kansas City (11-4) and New England (10-5), currently the top two in the conference, both win Sunday. But if the Chiefs lose at home to Oakland and the Chargers (11-4) win at Denver, Los Angeles moves into the top spot,” according to the AP.

“Houston (10-5) also could wind up No. 1 in the AFC with losses by the Chiefs, Patriots against the Jets, and Chargers. New England, the only unbeaten team at home this year, would get the first seed with a victory and losses by the Chiefs and Chargers.

"If the Texans fall at home to Jacksonville, the winner of the Colts at Titans game in Tennessee takes the AFC South, and the Texans become a wild card, joining either the Chiefs or Chargers."

Here’s the NFL 2018-2019 playoff schedule and bracket:

NFL Wild-Card Games

Sat., Jan. 5

AFC (TBD) 

NFC (TBD)

Sun., Jan. 6

AFC (TBD)

NFC (TBD)

NFL Division Playoff Games

Sat., Jan. 12

AFC (TBD)

NFC (TBD)

Sun., Jan. 13

AFC (TBD)

NFC (TBD)

NFL Conference Championships

Sun., Jan. 20

NFC (TBD) 3:05 p.m. (Fox)

Sun., Jan. 20

AFC (TBD) 6:40 p.m. (CBS)

Super Bowl

Sun., Feb. 3  6:30 p.m.  (CBS)

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