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NFL playoffs bracket and schedule

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Keep up to date with the NFL playoff bracket and schedule throughout the postseason.

Conference championships

Los Angeles Rams 26, New Orleans Saints 23 (OT)

New England Patriots at Kansas City Chiefs, Jan. 20, 6:40 (CBS) [Follow live]

Super Bowl

AFC champion vs. NFC champion in Atlanta, Feb. 3, 6:30 (CBS)

Divisional round

New Orleans Saints 20, Philadelphia Eagles 14

— Westlake High produced two Super Bowl MVPs. On Sunday, they’ll meet in the NFL playoffs.

New England Patriots 41, Los Angeles Chargers 22

— Tom Brady, Bill Belichick don’t worry about the past. That’s why the Patriots still have a future.

— ‘Hi, I’m Tom Brady’: How the Patriots' 41-year-old quarterback relates to teammates

Kansas City Chiefs 31, Indianapolis Colts 13

— The Chiefs and a preternatural Patrick Mahomes roll Colts, move on to AFC championship game

— 'We got it done!’: The inside story of how Patrick Mahomes landed with the Chiefs.

Los Angeles Rams 30, Dallas Cowboys 22

— Todd Gurley, C.J. Anderson each crack 100 yards as Rams run past Cowboys

Wild-card round

Indianapolis Colts 21, Houston Texans 7

Andrew Luck and the Colts matter again, and they present a real threat to the Chiefs

Dallas Cowboys 24, Seattle Seahawks 22

Dak Prescott and the Cowboys hold off Seahawks, move on in NFL playoffs

Los Angeles Chargers 23, Baltimore Ravens 17

— The Chargers solved Lamar Jackson and the Ravens, and they won’t go quietly in the AFC

Philadelphia Eagles 16, Chicago Bears 15

— Double doink: Bears’ season ends and Eagles’ run continues on a cruel missed field goal

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