Postseason assignments use mixed crews, not all-star crews

The methodology of how officials are assigned to postseason games has had an air of mystery, but the league and the officials' union have established a basic framework for determining which officials get playoff assignments. Senior vice president of officiating Dean Blandino determines the assignments by first taking the cumulative accuracy

Schedule for the 2016 NFL playoffs

Here are the times and dates for the NFL 2016–17 postseason. All times are Eastern. Referee assignments will be posted when available. Wild Card Playoffs Full crews | Coverage Saturday, Jan. 7 ⁵Raiders at ⁴Texans, 4:35 p.m. ESPN ABC -- Ron Torbert ⁶Lions at ³Seahawks, 8:15 p.m. NBC -- Brad Allen Sunday, Jan. 8 ⁶Dolphins at ³Steelers, 1:05 p.m. CBS -- Craig