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2016 NFL playoff schedule: Full slate of first-round matchups

2016 NFL playoff schedule: Full slate of first-round matchups

The NFL announced the schedule for next weekend’s first-round playoff matches.

The NFL announced the schedule for next weekend’s first-round playoff matches on Sunday night. 

The Panthers and Cardinals are the top two seeds in the NFC and will receive first-round byes. The Patriots and Broncos clinched byes on the AFC side. 

Saturday, Jan. 9

No. 5 Chiefs at No. 4 Texans | 4:35 p.m. ET, ABC

No. 6 Steelers at No. 3 Bengals | 8:15 p.m. ET, CBS

Sunday, Jan. 10

No. 6 Seahawks at No. 3 Vikings | 1:05 p.m. ET, NBC

No. 5 Packers at No. 4 Redskins | 4:40 p.m. ET, Fox

The highest remaining AFC seed faces the Patriots, the lowest remaining AFC seed faces the Broncos. The highest NFC seed faces the Cardinals and the lowest seed faces the Panthers.

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