2016 NFL Playoff Schedule and Predictions

By: Zach Metkler, GZ Sports Report Writer

With the NFL regular season now in the books, the playoff seedings have been firmly cemented in place.

AFC

  1. New England (14-2)
  2. Kansas City (12-4)
  3. Pittsburgh (11-5)
  4. Houston (9-7)
  5. Oakland (12-4)
  6. Miami (10-6)

NFC

  1. Dallas (13-3)
  2. Atlanta (11-5)
  3. Seattle (10-5-1)
  4. Green Bay (10-6)
  5. NY Giants (11-5)
  6. Detroit (9-7)

In traditional fashion, the Wild Card matchups will feature the #6 at #3 and #5 at #4. The schedule for the first two weeks of the playoffs is featured below:

Wild Card Round

Saturday, January 7
-4:35pm ET on ESPN/ABC: Oakland at Houston
-8:15pm ET on NBC: Detroit at Seattle

Sunday, January 8
-1:05pm ET on CBS: Miami at Pittsburgh
-4:40pm ET on FOX: NY Giants at Green Bay

Divisional Round

Saturday, January 14
-4:35pm ET on FOX: TBD at Atlanta
-8:15pm ET on CBS: TBD at New England

Sunday, January 15
-1:05pm ET on NBC: TBD at Kansas City
-4:40pm ET on FOX: TBD at Dallas

Predictions

  • Houston over Oakland
  • Seattle over Detroit
  • Pittsburgh over Miami
  • Green Bay over NY Giants

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