The second day of the NFL Playoffs kicks off around 1:00 p.m Eastern today as the Buffalo Bills visit the Jacksonville Jaguars. This is Buffalo’s first postseason game since 1999. It is Jacksonvill’s first Playoff game since 2007 and their first home Playoff game since losing the 1999 AFC Championship Game to the Titans.
The late afternoon timeslot has the marquee game of the weekend as Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers visit the New Orleans Saints for the third time this year. New Orleans swept the divisional series in the regular season.
The NFL reseeds after the first round. The top seeded New England Patriots get the lowest remaining seed in the AFC field after the weekend’s games. If the Bills win, the lowest seed with be Buffalo. The Bills will go to Foxborough next weekend, while the Titans will visit Pittsburgh. If the Jaguars win, the Titans will be the lowest remaining seed and will visit the Patriots while the Jaguars will go to Pittsburgh.
On the NFC side, one Divisional weekend game is set. The Falcons are the lowest seeded team in the NFC Playoffs, but they won last night. They have a date with the top seeded Eagles next weekend. The winner of today’s Panthers-Saints game will visit the Minnesota Vikings next weekend.
Wild Card Round
AFC byes: New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers
NFC byes: Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings
Saturday, Jan. 6
GAME 1: Tennessee Titans 22 Kansas City Chiefs 21
GAME 2: Atlanta Falcons 26 Los Angeles Rams 13
Sunday, Jan. 7
GAME 3: Buffalo Bills at Jacksonville Jaguars, 1:05 p.m., CBS
GAME 4: Carolina Panthers at New Orleans Saints, 4:40 p.m., FOX
Saturday, Jan. 13
GAME 5: Atlanta Falcons at Philadelphia Eagles, 4:35 p.m., NBC
GAME 6: Tennessee Titans or Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots, 8:15 p.m., CBS
Sunday, Jan. 14
GAME 7: Tennessee Titans or Jacksonville Jaguars at Pittsburgh Steelers, 1:05 p.m., CBS
GAME 8: Carolina Panthers or New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings, 4:40 p.m., FOX
Sunday, Jan. 21
AFC Championship: Game 6 winner vs. Game 7 winner, 3:05 p.m., CBS
NFC Championship: Game 5 winner vs. Game 8 winner, 6:40 p.m., FOX
Super Bowl 52
Sunday, Feb. 4
AFC Champion vs. NFC Champion, 6:30 p.m., NBC
All times are Eastern.