NFL Playoff Brackets and Schedules, Times, TV and When is Super Bowl LIV in Miami?

The NFL waited until the end of Sunday night's game between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks to release the playoff schedule, times and TV networks. The 49ers defeated the Seahawks, 26-21, Sunday to clinch the NFC West title and home-field advantage through the playoffs.

There will be 11 games over the next five weeks over various TV networks to decide this year's Super Bowl LIV champion. The big game will be played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, broadcast this season on Fox

Here is the schedule for the Wild Card Weekend (All times ET):

Saturday, January 4, 2020
Buffalo Bills at Houston Texans, 4:35 p.m. (ABC/ESPN)
Tennessee Titans at New England Patriots, 8:15 p.m. (CBS)

Sunday, January 5, 2020
Minnesota Vikings at New Orleans Saints, 1:05 p.m. (FOX)
Seattle Seahawks at Philadelphia Eagles, 4:40 p.m. (NBC)

The Divisional Round will be Jan. 11-12, 2020, and teams who had first-round byes will host.

Saturday, January 11, 2020
San Francisco 49ers vs. Lower Remaining Seed, 4:35 p.m. (NBC)
Baltimore Ravens vs. Lower Remaining Seed, 8:15 p.m. (CBS)

Sunday, January 12, 2020
Kansas City Chiefs vs. Higher Remaining Seed, 3:05 p.m. (CBS)
Green Bay Packers vs. Higher Remaining Seed, 6:40 p.m. (FOX)

Conference Championship Games
Sunday, January 19, 2020, TBD

Super Bowl LIV
Sunday, February 2, 2020
Miami, Florida

AFC Playoff Seeds

  1. Baltimore Ravens (14-2)
  2. Kansas City Chiefs (12-4)
  3. New England Patriots (12-4)
  4. Houston Texans (10-6)
  5. Buffalo Bills (10-6)
  6. Tennessee Titans (9-7)

NFC Playoff Seeds

  1. San Francisco 49ers (13-3)
  2. Green Bay Packers (13-3)
  3. New Orleans Saints (13-3)
  4. Philadelphia Eagles (9-7)
  5. Seattle Seahawks (11-5)
  6. Minnesota Vikings (10-6)

Sunday's night's game capped a day full of contests with playoff implications. The biggest shocker of the day was the Miami Dolphins going to New England and taking down the Patriots, 27-24. The Patriots would have locked up the No. 2 seed in the AFC and first-round bye with a win, but instead fell to the No. 3 seed after the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Los Angeles Chargers to overtake the second seed.

With the 49ers win, all top seeds from the NFC going into Sunday won their games and held pat. The Green Bay Packers came from behind to beat the Detroit Lions on a last-second field goal. The Packers retained the second seed and first-round bye. The New Orleans Saints throttled the Carolina Panthers and held onto the third seed with a 13-3 record.

Green Bay Packers
Mason Crosby #2 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates his game winning field against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on December 29, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. The Green Bay Packers defeated the Detroit Lions, 23 - 20. Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images

The Philadelphia Eagles held off the New York Giants to win the NFC East ahead of the Dallas Cowboys, which were eliminated on Sunday.

The Tennessee Titans went into Houston and defeated the Texans to grab the final AFC wild card spot, thus eliminating the Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders from contention.

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