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

Here’s how the final AFC and NFC playoff fields look after Week 17 (a primer on tiebreaking procedures can be found here):

AFC
 

  • 1
    1Denver Broncos (12–4)
    Conference: 8–4; Division: 4–2
    Clinched AFC West, first-round bye, home field advantage throughout AFC playoffs
  • 2
    2New England Patriots (12–4)
    Conference: 9–3; Division: 4–2
    Clinched AFC East, first-round bye

  • 3
    3cincinnati Bengals (12–4)
    Conference: 9–3; Division: 5–1
    Clinched AFC North

  • 4
    4Houston Texans (9–7)
    Conference: 7–5; Division: 5–1
    Clinched AFC South

  • 5
    5Kansas City Chiefs (11–5)
    Conference: 10–2; Division: 5–1
    Clinched playoff berth

  • 6
    6Pittsburgh Steelers (10–6)
    Conference: 7–5; Division: 3–3
    Clinched playoff berth

Wild-card matchups: No. 5 Chiefs at No. 4 Texans (Saturday, 4:35 p.m. ET); No. 6 Steelers at No. 3 Bengals (Saturday, 8:15 p.m. ET).

NFC
 
  • 1
    1Carolina Panthers: 15–1
    Conference: 11–1; Division: 5–1
    Clinched NFC South, first-round bye and home field advantage throughout NFC playoffs

  • 2
    2Arizona Cardinals (13–3)
    Conference: 10–2; Division: 4–2
    Clinched NFC West and first-round bye

  • 3
    3Minnesota Vikings (11–5)
    Conference: 8–4; Division: 5–1
    Clinched NFC North

  • 4
    4Washington Redskins (9–7)
    Conference: 8–4; Division: 4–2
    Clinched NFC East

  • 5
    5Green Bay Packers (10–6)
    Conference: 7–5; Division: 3–3
    Clinched playoff berth

  • 6
    5Seattle Seahawks (10–6)
    Conference: 7–5; Division: 3–3
    Clinched playoff berth

Wild-card matchups: No. 5 Packers at No. 4 Redskins (Sunday, 4:40 p.m. ET); No. 6 Seahawks at No. 3 Vikings (Sunday, 1:05 p.m. ET).

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