2013 NFL Wild Card and Divisional Playoff schedule

NFL Playoffs Logo BlueHere are the dates and times for the NFL’s Wild Card and Divisional Playoff rounds, leading up to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans on February 3, 2012.

With the exception of Wild Card Saturday (both games on NBC), the order of games (conferences and times) from Wild Card Sunday (CBS & FOX), Divisional Playoff Weekend and Conference Championship Sunday are a reverse from the 2012 schedule.

One coincidence is that the Cincinnati-Houston Wild Card game on January 5 will play at the same time/date as it did last season (Saturday, 4:30 pm ET) as the first game of Wild Card Weekend.

NFL WILD CARD WEEKEND

Saturday, January 5
AFC: 4:30 PM (ET) – Cincinnati at Houston (NBC)
NFC: 8:00 PM (ET) – Minnesota at Green Bay (NBC)

Sunday, January 6
AFC: 1:00 PM (ET) – Indianapolis at Baltimore (CBS)
NFC: 4:30 PM (ET) – Seattle at Washington (FOX)

NFL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS

Saturday, January 12
AFC: 4:30 PM (ET) – Baltimore/Indianapolis/Cincinnati at Denver (CBS)
NFC: 8:00 PM (ET) – Green Bay/Washington/Seattle at San Francisco (FOX)

Sunday, January 13
NFC: 1:00 PM (ET) – Washington/Seattle/Minnesota at Atlanta (FOX)
AFC: 4:30 PM (ET) – Houston/Baltimore/Indianapolis at New England (CBS)

In the Divisional Playoffs, the division champion with the best record in each conference will host the lowest seeded Wild Card survivor. Once teams are seeded for the playoffs, positions do not change.

AFC: 1. Denver (13-3; AFC West champion); 2. New England (12-4; AFC East champion); 3.Houston (12-4; AFC South champion); 4. Baltimore (10-6; AFC North champion); 5. Indianapolis (11-5; Wild Card); 6. Cincinnati (10-6; Wild Card).

NFC: 1. Atlanta (13-3; NFC South champion); 2. San Francisco (11-4-1; NFC West champion); 3. Green Bay (11-5; NFC North champion); 4. Washington (10-6; NFC East champion); 5. Seattle (11-5; Wild Card); 6. Minnesota (10-6; Wild Card).

The NFC (FOX, 3:00 PM ET) and AFC (CBS, 6:30 PM ET) Championship Games will be played Sunday, January 20.

The 2013 Pro Bowl (NBC, 7:00 PM ET) will be played Sunday, January 27 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, one week before Super Bowl XLVII takes place at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Sunday, February 3 (CBS, 6:30 PM ET).

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