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The six matchups for the wildcard round of the 2021 NFL Finals are set, and the Green Bay Packers (NFC) and Tennessee Titans (AFC) are the teams to say goodbye. Among the interesting matchups for the first round: Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys rule a classic rivalry with the San Francisco 49ers and New England Patriots face their AFC East rival Buffalo Bills for the third time this season .
Wild-card weekend will feature games on Saturday, January 15th; Sunday, January 16; and – for the first time – Monday 17 January. The match on Monday (Arizona Cardinals at the Los Angeles Rams) will be broadcast on ESPN, ABC and ESPN +. The division round takes place on 22-23. January and includes four matches that will determine who goes on to the conference championships on January 30th.
Here’s what we know about AFC and NFC brackets, including seeding, TV times, and the game plan from the wildcard weekend up to the Super Bowl LVI, which takes place Sunday, Feb. 13 from SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.
Wild-card weekend: January 15, 16 and 17
(7) Philadelphia Eagles by (2) Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Sunday at 13.00 ET on Fox
(6) San Francisco 49ers at (3) Dallas Cowboys
Sunday at 16.30 ET on CBS
(5) Arizona Cardinals at (4) Los Angeles Rams
Monday at 20.15 ET on ESPN / ABC / ESPN +
Goodbye: (1) Green Bay Packers
(7) Pittsburgh Steelers at (2) Kansas City Chiefs
Sunday at 20.15 ET on NBC
(6) New England Patriots at (3) Buffalo Bills
Saturday at 20.15 ET on CBS
(5) Las Vegas Raiders on (4) Cincinnati Bengals
Saturday at 16.30 ET on NBC
Goodbye: (1) Tennessee Titans
Division round: 22 and 23 January
Four matches will be played in the division round, two on Saturday 22 January and two on Sunday 23 January. Playing times will come at a later date. What we know so far:
In the NFC, the 1-seed Packers will host the team with the lowest seed.
In the AFC, the 1-seed Titans will host the team with the lowest seed.
Conference Championships: 30 Jan.
The NFC and AFC Championships will be played at home with the highest remaining seeds for each conference.
The NFC Championship game will be on Fox on Sunday, January 30, and the time for the game will come at a later date.
The AFC Championship Game will be on CBS on Sunday, January 30, and the time for the match will come at a later date.
Super Bowl LVI: February 13th
The Super Bowl LVI will be played at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, on Sunday, February 13th. The match is broadcast on NBC. Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar perform during the break.