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20212021 PostseasonSchedule for the 2021 NFL playoffs

Schedule for the 2021 NFL playoffs

Here are the kickoff times and dates for the NFL 2021–22 postseason games. All times are Eastern. Referee assignments will be posted when available, and will be linked to the liveblog after the games are played.

Starting this season, there is a Wild Card Playoff game on Monday night. Also, only the top seed in each conference will receive a first-round bye.

Super Wild Card Weekend


Saturday, Jan. 15

  • ₅Raiders at ₄Bengals, 4:35 p.m. NBC PeacockJerome Boger
  • ₆Patriots at ₃Bills, 8:15 p.m. CBS Para+Brad Allen

Sunday, Jan. 16

  • ₇Eagles at ₂Buccaneers, 1:05 p.m. FoxCraig Wrolstad
  • ₆49ers at ₃Cowboys, 4:40 p.m. CBS NICK Para+ PrimeAlex Kemp
  • ₇Steelers at ₂Chiefs, 8:15 p.m. NBC PeacockShawn Smith

Monday, Jan. 17

  • ₅Cardinals at ₄Rams, 8:15 p.m. ABC ESPN ESPN2 ESPN+Clay Martin

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Divisional Playoffs


Saturday, Jan. 22

  • ₄Bengals at ₁Titans, 4:30 p.m. CBS Para+ — Clete Blakeman
  • ₆49ers at ₁Packers, 8:15 p.m. FOX — Ron Torbert

Sunday, Jan. 23

  • ₄Rams at ₂Buccaneers, 3:00 p.m. NBC Peacock — Shawn Hochuli
  • ₃Bills at ₂Chiefs, 6:30 p.m. CBS Para+ — John Hussey

Conference Championships

Sunday, Jan. 30

  • ₄Bengals at ₃Bills/₂Chiefs winner, 3:05 p.m. CBS
  • ₆49ers at ₄Rams/₂Buccaneers winner, 6:40 p.m. Fox

Super Bowl LVI

Sunday, Feb. 13

  • NFC Champion vs. AFC Champion*, at SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, Calif., 6:35 p.m. NBC — TBA

*The AFC team is the designated home team in even-numbered Super Bowls.

Ben Austro
Ben Austro is the editor and founder of Football Zebras and the author of So You Think You Know Football?: The Armchair Ref's Guide to the Official Rules (on sale now)

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