NFL Wildcard Round Game Times and Network Schedules are Set

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The game slots have been set for the first weekend of the NFL playoffs, even as we await the winner of the NFC East in tonight’s game.

The playoffs open with Kansas City at Indianapolis at 4 p.m. eastern time on Saturday, January 4th. The evening game (8 p.m.) on Saturday is the New Orleans Saints traveling to the winner of the NFC East. Both of those games will be broadcast on NBC.

The Sunday games start with the AFC matchup of San Diego at Cincinnati at 1 p.m. on CBS. The NFC game between Green Bay and San Francisco will start at 4:30 p.m. eastern on FOX.

The early lines are out for the first weekend. Cincinnati is the largest favorite checking in as a 7 point favorite at home over San Diego. Indianapolis is favored by 2.5 against the Chiefs and the Eagles are also favored by 2.5 over New Orleans.

San Francisco opens as the only road favorite, favored by 3 at Green Bay in a rematch of the season opener.


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