NFL Playoffs 2021

NFL Playoffs 2021: Teams, Fixtures, and TV Schedule

After a long and taxing year, the NFL Playoffs 2021 are up and running at the moment. There are seven teams each from the American Football Conference and the National Football Conference competing for the Super Bowl LV title in 2021.

NFL Playoffs 2021 Teams

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Baltimore RavensWashington Football Team
Kansas City ChiefsGreen Bay Packers
Pittsburgh SteelersSeattle Seahawks
Cleveland BrownsLos Angeles Rams
Tennessee TitansNew Orleans Saints
Indianapolis ColtsTampa Bay Buccaneers
Buffalo BillsChicago Bears

NFL Playoffs 2021 Seeding

Kansas City Chiefs (West Winner)Green Bay Packers (North Winner)
Buffalo Bills (East Winner)New Orleans Saints (South Winner)
Pittsburgh Steelers (North Winner)Seattle Seahawks (West Winner)
Tennessee Titans (South Winner)Washington Football Team (East Winner)
Baltimore Ravens (Wild Card)Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Wild Card)
Cleveland Browns (Wild Card)Los Angeles Rams (Wild Card)
Indianapolis Colts (Wild Card)Chicago Bears (Wild Card)

NFL Playoffs 2021 Format / NFL Playoffs 2021 Schedule

In a first-of-its-kind revamp in the last 30 years, the NFL changed its playoff format due to a new collective league agreement. The alterations to the new expanded playoffs include more participants, new first-round bye rules, and a different schedule.

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League officials have increased the playoffs team numbers from 12 to 14 teams to feature seven teams per conference. There will still be four division winners. But there will be an extra wild-card team from both, the NFC and AFC.

 

As per the updated rules, only the number one seed from each conference—the Kansas City Chiefs and Green Bay Packers—will be awarded first-round byes.

NFL Playoffs 2021 Schedule

Saturday, Jan 9, 2021

Location
AFC Wild-Card Round

Buffalo Bills 27, Indianapolis Colts 24

Bills Stadium

Orchard Park, NY

NFC Wild-Card Round

Los Angeles Rams 30, Seattle Seahawks 20

CenturyLink Field

Seattle, WA

NFC Wild-Card Round

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31, Washington Redskins 23

FedExField

Landover, MD

Sunday, Jan 10, 2021

Location
AFC Wild-Card Round

Baltimore Ravens 20, Tennessee Titans 13

Nissan Stadium

Nashville, TN

NFC Wild-Card Round

New Orleans Saints 21, Chicago Bears 9

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

New Orleans, LA

AFC Wild-Card Round

Cleveland Browns 48, Pittsburgh Steelers 37

Heinz Field

Pittsburgh, PA

Saturday, Jan 16, 2021

Location
NFC Divisional Round

Los Angeles Rams at Green Bay Packers

Lambeau Field

Green Bay, WI

AFC Divisional Round

Baltimore Ravens at Buffalo Bills

Bills Stadium

Orchard Park, NY

Sunday, Jan 17, 2021

Location
AFC Divisional Round

Cleveland Browns at Kansas City Chiefs

Arrowhead Stadium

Kansas City, MO

NFC Divisional Round

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New Orleans Saints

Mercedes-Benz Superdome

New Orleans, LA

Sunday, Jan 24, 2021

Location
NFC Championship Game

NFC at NFC

Site

City TBD

AFC Championship Game

AFC at AFC

Site

City TBD

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Sunday, Feb 7, 2021s

Location
Super Bowl LV

AFC Champ vs. NFC Champ

Raymond James Stadium

Tampa, FL

Where to Watch NFL Playoffs 2021?

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Fans can tune in to watch the NFL Playoffs on FOX, CBS, NBC, and even Nickelodeon in 2021. In addition to that, fans can also catch the games live on the NFL official website by purchasing the NFL Game Pass.