The NFL playoffs are nearly upon us. A hard-fought 2020 NFL season has yielded 13 out of 14 seeds in the postseason tournament, as we await the results of the Washington Football Team-Philadelphia Eagles game on Sunday night.
Pending the results of that game — which will determine whether Washington or the New York Giants take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the wild-card round — here is what we know about the AFC and NFC brackets, including seeding and the schedule of games from wild-card weekend up through Super Bowl LV.
Wild-card weekend: Jan. 9, 10
Byes for Green Bay Packers (13-3, NFC No. 1), Kansas City Chiefs (14-2, AFC No. 1).
No. 2 New Orleans Saints (12-4) vs. No. 7 Chicago Bears (8-8)
4:40 p.m. ET, Sunday, Jan. 10
Opening line: Saints -8.5; O/U 48
No. 3 Seattle Seahawks (12-4) vs. No. 6 Los Angeles Rams (10-6)
4:40 p.m. ET, Saturday, Jan. 9
Opening line: Seahawks -4.5; O/U 42
No. 4 Washington Football Team/New York Giants vs. No. 5 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (11-5)
8:15 p.m. ET, Saturday, Jan. 9
Opening line: TBD
No. 2 Buffalo Bills (13-3) vs. No. 7 Indianapolis Colts (11-5)
1:05 p.m. ET, Saturday, Jan. 9
Opening line: Bills -6.5; O/U 51.5
No. 3 Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4) vs. No. 6 Cleveland Browns (11-5)
8:15 p.m. ET, Sunday, Jan. 10
Opening line: Steelers -3.5; O/U 47
No. 4 Tennessee Titans (11-5) vs. No. 5 Baltimore Ravens (11-5)
1:05 p.m. ET, Sunday, Jan. 10
Opening line: Ravens -4.5; O/U 54.5
Note: Betting information is courtesy Caesars Sportsbook by William Hill.
Divisional round: Jan. 16, 17
No. 1-seeded Chiefs and Packers will host the lowest remaining seeds in their respective conferences.
Conference championships: Jan. 24
Super Bowl LV: Feb. 7
Raymond James Stadium (Tampa, Fla.)
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