NFL wild-card matchups: Chargers-Bengals, Chiefs-Colts, 49ers-Packers, Saints-Eagles


Aaron Rodgers and Randall Cobb teamed up to send Green Bay to the NFC North title and a playoff berth. (Charles Rex Arbogast / AP)

The NFL playoff picture is set.

NFC

Seattle (13-3) is the No. 1 seed and Carolina (12-4) is seeded second. Both get first-round byes and Seattle has home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

In wild-card weekend, Saturday’s late game has New Orleans, the No. 6 seed, visiting No. 3 Philadelphia. Kickoff for that matchup is slated for 8:10 p.m. on NBC. Wild-card weekend wraps up on Sunday with the NFC’s other matchup: No. 5 San Francisco travels to Lambeau Field to square off against No. 4 Green Bay at 4:40 p.m. on Fox.


It’s good to be in the playoffs. Even better to have a first-round bye. (Jared Wickerham / Getty Images)

AFC

Denver (13-3) is the No. 1 seed and New England (12-4) is seeded second. Both get first-round byes and Denver has home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.

Kansas City, the conference’s No. 5 seed, will visit No. 4 Indianapolis on Saturday at 4:35 p.m. on NBC. In the AFC’s other matchup, No. 6 San Diego will travel to face No. 3 Cincinnati in Sunday’s early game at 1:05 p.m. on CBS.

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.

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