Well, the NFL regular season is just about over and the matchups for the first round of the playoff are just about set. The AFC side of the bracket is finalized with both the Denver Broncoes and New England Patriots getting 1st round byes. The Texans dropped to the #3 seed and will play the Cincinnati Bengals in an AFC Wild Card Game. The other Widl Card game will feature the Baltmore Ravens and Indianapolis Colts. In the NFC, the Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers locked down the top 2 seeds and will get round 1 off. The Packers dropped to the #3 seed and will host the Minnesota Vikings in a rematch of the regular season finale. The other NFC Wild Card Game will depend upon the winner tonight’s Sunday night football game between the Redskins and Giants. The winner will host the Seattle Seahawks. Stay tuned as we will update this schedule as times, dates, and matchups continue to be announced!
Update 12/30/2012 10:32 PM: The Redskins defeated the Dallas Cowboys 28-18 and will host the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Wildcard game. We also updated the dates and times of the wild card matchups in the first round of the 2013 NFL Playoffs.
Update 1/05/2013 6:40 PM: The Houston Texans defeated the Cincinnati Bengals and will be headed to Boston to face the New England Patriots in a AFC Divisional Playoff game. Since the Texans are the #3 seed, the winner of the Colts/Ravens game would end up the lower seeded team and will face the Denver Broncos.
Update 1/05/2013 10:40 PM: The Green Bay Packers defeated the Minnesota Vikings and will be headed to San Francisco to face the 49ers in a NFC Divisional Playoff game. Since the Packers are the #3 seed, the winner of the Redskins/Seahawks game would end up the lower seeded team and will face the Atlanta Falcons.
Update 1/06/2013 3:44 PM: The Baltimore Ravens defeated the Indianapolis Colts and will be headed to Denver to face the Broncos in the other AFC Divisional Playoff game.
Update 1/06/2013 6:34 PM: The Seattle Seahawks defeated the Washington Redskins and will be headed to Atlanta to face the Falcons in the other NFC Divisional Playoff game.
2013 AFC Playoff Bracket
- Denver Broncos
- New England Patriots
- Houston Texans
- Baltimore Ravens
Indianapolis Colts (Wild Card #1) Cincinnati Bengals (Wild Card #2)
Round 1 – AFC Wild Card MatchupsHouston Texans vs Cincinnati Bengals (Texans 19 – Bengals 13) 1/5 4:30 PM Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas Baltimore Ravens vs Indianapolis Colts (Ravens 24 – Colts 9) 1/6 1:00 PM MT Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland
Round 2 – AFC Divisional Playoff MatchupsDenver Broncos vs Baltimore Ravens 1/12 Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado New England Patriots vs Houston Texans 1/13 Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts
Round 3 – AFC Championship
TBD vs TBD
2013 NFC Playoff Bracket
- Atlanta Falcons
- San Francisco 49ers
- Green Bay Packers
- Seattle Seahawks (Wild Card #1)
Minnesota Vikings (Wild Card #2)
Round 1 – NFC Wild Card MatchupsGreen Bay Packers vs Minnesota Vikings (Packers 24 – Vikings 10) 1/5 8:00 PM Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin Washington Redskins vs Seattle Seahawks (Seahawks 24 – Redskins 14) 1/6 4:30 PM Fedex Field Washington DC
Round 2 – NFC Divisional Playoff MatchupsAtlanta Falcons vs Seattle Seahawks 1/13 Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia San Francisco 49ers vs Green Bay Packers 1/12 Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California
Round 3 – NFC Championship
TBD vs TBD