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NFL Playoffs Television Schedule for Jan.-Feb. 2014

December 30, 2013 by Douglas Pucci in Highlights with 0 Comments


NFL Playoffs

By Douglas Pucci

The National Football League announced its postseason television schedule on Sunday, December 29.

The Kansas City Chiefs and AFC South division champion Indianapolis Colts will kickoff Wild Card weekend on NBC on Saturday, January 4, followed by an NFC matchup (also on NBC) in the Saturday evening slot featuring quarterback Drew Brees and his New Orleans Saints visiting the Philadelphia Eagles.

Sunday, January 5 will feature the San Diego Chargers visiting the Cincinnati Bengals in a rematch of a 17-10 overtime game from Week 13 (won by Cincinnati) on CBS at 1 p.m. Then, in the late afternoon, defending NFC champion San Francisco 49ers visit the NFC North champion Green Bay Packers, led by the recent return of formerly-injured Aaron Rodgers, on Fox.

The home teams and their scheduled times have also been announced for the following weekend’s Divisional playoff games. Fox will air NFC’s top-seeded Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 4:40 p.m. and air NFC’s second-seeded Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 1:05 p.m. CBS will air AFC’s second-seeded New England Patriots on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 8:15 p.m. and air AFC’s top-seeded Denver Broncos on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 4:40 p.m.

All start times in the following TV schedule are Eastern (Updated Jan. 19 @ 10:00 p.m. EST):

Saturday, January 4, 2014

4:30 p.m.
AFC Wild Card Game (NBC)
(#5) Kansas City Chiefs at (#4) Indianapolis Colts
Announcers: Dan Hicks, Mike Mayock

8:15 p.m.
NFC Wild Card Game (NBC)
(#6) New Orleans Saints at (#3) Philadelphia Eagles
Announcers: Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth

Sunday, January 5, 2014

1:05 p.m.
AFC Wild Card Game (CBS)
(#6) San Diego Chargers at (#3) Cincinnati Bengals
Announcers: Jim Nantz, Phil Simms

4:30 p.m.
NFC Wild Card Game (Fox)
(#5) San Francisco 49ers at (#4) Green Bay Packers
Announcers: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman

Saturday, January 11, 2014

4:30 p.m.
NFC Divisional Playoff (Fox)
(#6) New Orleans Saints at (#1) Seattle Seahawks
Announcers: Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch

8:00 p.m.
AFC Divisional Playoff (CBS)
(#4) Indianapolis Colts at (#2) New England Patriots
Announcer: Greg Gumbel, Dan Dierdorf
Note: This will be Dierdorf’s final game before his retirement.

Sunday, January 12, 2014

1:05 p.m.
NFC Divisional Playoff (Fox)
(#5) San Francisco 49ers at (#2) Carolina Panthers
Announcers: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman

4:30 p.m.
AFC Divisional Playoff (CBS)
(#6) San Diego Chargers at (#1) Denver Broncos
Announcer: Jim Nantz, Phil Simms

Sunday, January 19, 2014

3:00 p.m.
AFC Championship Game (CBS)
(#2) New England Patriots at (#1) Denver Broncos
Announcers: Jim Nantz, Phil Simms

6:30 p.m.
NFC Championship Game (Fox)
(#5) San Francisco 49ers at (#1) Seattle Seahawks
Announcers: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman

Sunday, February 2, 2014 (tentative)

6:25 p.m.
Super Bowl XLVIII (Fox)
Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos
MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
Announcers: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman

Douglas Pucci
by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) is a frequent contributor to TV Media Insights, hosting the site forum’s many companion games about TV and writing reviews of various shows. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1′s “Pop Up Video,” Pucci also went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City.

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