<span style=""><span style="text-decoration: underline;">NFL WILD CARD SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED</span>
- Commissioner ROGER GOODELL announced today the schedule of sites, dates and times for the National Football League Wild Card games of January 9-10 (all times Eastern):
NFL WILD CARD WEEKEND
Saturday, January 9
AFC: 4:30 PM (ET) New York Jets (9-7) at Cincinnati (10-6) (NBC-TV)
NFC: 8:00 PM (ET) Philadelphia (11-5) at Dallas (11-5) (NBC-TV)
Sunday, January 10
AFC: 1:00 PM (ET) Baltimore (9-7) at New England (10-6) (CBS-TV)
NFC: 4:40 PM (ET) Green Bay (11-5) at Arizona (10-6) (FOX-TV)
The NFL Divisional Playoffs will be played on Saturday and Sunday, January 16-17 (CBS-TV, FOX-TV).
The AFC (CBS, 3:00 PM ET) and NFC (FOX, 6:40 PM ET) Championship Games will be played on Sunday, January 24.
The 2010 Pro Bowl (ESPN, 7:20 PM ET) will be played on Sunday, January 31 at Dolphin Stadium in South Florida, one week before Super Bowl XLIV takes place on the same field on Sunday, February 7 (CBS, 6:25 PM ET).
Once teams are ranked for the playoffs, positions do not change:
|AFC ||NFC |
|1. Indianapolis ||AFC South champ||1. New Orleans||NFC South champ|
|2. San Diego ||AFC West champ||2. Minnesota||NFC North champ|
|3. New England ||AFC East champ||3. Dallas||NFC East champ|
|4. Cincinnati||AFC North champ||4. Arizona||NFC West champ|
|5. New York Jets ||Wildcard||5. Green Bay||Wildcard|
|6. Baltimore||Wildcard||6. Philadelphia||Wildcard|