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Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 01/ 8/2011

NFL playoff schedule kicks off with Saints-Seahawks

By Cindy Boren

The Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints will kick off the NFL playoffs today.

The Saints will play the Seahawks in Seattle at 4:30 p.m.; the New York Jets will play the Colts in Indianapolis at 8 p.m. Both are NBC games. (All times are Eastern.)

On Sunday, the Ravens will play the Chiefs at 1 p.m. in Kansas City (CBS); the Green Bay Packers will play the Eagles in Philadelphia at 4:30 p.m. (Fox).

On Jan. 15, the highest seed among the Colts, Chiefs and Ravens will play the Steelers in Pittsburgh at 4:30 p.m. (CBS). The lowest seed team among the Seahawks, Saints and Packers will play the Falcons in Atlanta at 8 p.m. (Fox).

On Jan. 16, the remaining NFC team (either the Eagles, Seahawks or Saints) will play the Bears in Chicago at 1 p.m. (Fox). The remaining AFC team (Chiefs, Ravens or Jets) will play the Patriots in New England at 4:30 p.m. (CBS).

The NFC Championship Game will be played at 3 p.m. Jan. 23 (Fox); the AFC game will be at 6:30 p.m. (CBS).

By Cindy Boren  | January 8, 2011; 11:10 AM ET
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Comments

When do the Redskins play? Oh yeah, they have a late kickoff - August.

Posted by: richards2 | January 3, 2011 12:01 PM | Report abuse

At the end of every season, 31 out of 32 teams go home disappointed.

Posted by: egc52556 | January 3, 2011 12:29 PM | Report abuse

It will be a bird/flying themed wild card week! I predict that the Ravens, Seahawks, Jets and Eagles will be victorious...

Posted by: ozpunk | January 3, 2011 1:33 PM | Report abuse

I'm thinking spiritual flight - Saints!

Posted by: BluePelican | January 3, 2011 2:56 PM | Report abuse

So...the I-70 Super Bowl dream dies. Again. Sigh. I don't think the Chiefs even get past the Ravens.

Posted by: CindyBoren | January 3, 2011 6:30 PM | Report abuse

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