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NFL Playoff Picture 2016: Games schedule, start times, dates, TV coverage, and more

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The 2016 NFL playoff games have been set.

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The 2015 NFL regular season is officially over. It went by fast, as always, but now it's time to look ahead to the 2016 NFL playoff picture. This postseason schedule should be interesting. Here is a look at the final NFL playoff seeding. (Stay tuned for updates as times and dates become available).

First round bye (NFC)

1 - Carolina Panthers (15-1) - Sunday, Jan. 17, 1:05 PM ET, FOX

2 - Arizona Cardinals (12-4) - Saturday, Jan. 16, 8:15 PM ET, NBC

Wild Card Weekend (NFC)

3 - Minnesota Vikings (11-5) vs. 6 - Seattle Seahawks (10-6) - Sunday, Jan. 10, 1:05 PM ET, NBC

4 - Washington Redskins (9-7) vs. 5 - Green Bay Packers (10-6) - Sunday, Jan. 10, 4:40 PM ET, FOX

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First round bye (AFC)

1 - Denver Broncos (12-4) - Sunday, Jan. 17, 4:40 PM ET, CBS

2 - New England Patriots (12-4) - Saturday, Jan. 16, 4:35 PM ET, CBS

Wild Card Weekend (AFC)

3 - Cincinnati Bengals (12-4) vs. 6 - Pittsburgh Steelers (10-6) - Saturday, Jan. 9, 8:15 PM ET, CBS

4 - Houston Texans (9-7) vs. 5 - Kansas City Chiefs (11-5) - Saturday, Jan. 9, 4:25 PM ET, ESPN/ABC

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2016 NFL playoffs schedule:

Wild Card: January 9-10
Divisional round: January 16-17
AFC/NFC Championship game: January 24 (AFCCG 3:05 PM ET on CBS, NFCCG 6:40 PM ET on FOX)
Super Bowl: February 7

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The Philadelphia Eagles missed the playoffs for the second consecutive year. The Birds had a chance to get in by beating Washington and then winning again in Week 17 but the Redskins proved to be the best team in the NFC Least. They now have the honor of getting smoked in the first round.

Maybe next year, Eagles fans.