2016-17 NFL Playoffs: Brackets
[lead align=”default”]The field for the 2016-17 NFL playoffs is completely set with the playing of the 256th game on Sunday night.[/lead]
All 12 teams are locked into their respective seeds, and all that is left to be determined are game times.
2016-17 NFL Playoffs: NFC Bracket
The Dallas Cowboys and Atlanta Falcons, champions of the NFC East and South, respectively, earned byes into the Divisional round. They will face the winners of next weekend’s Wild Card round.
In one game, the fifth-seed New York Giants face the NFC North champion Green Bay Packers. Green Bay won the regular season finale in Detroit to take the division crown and the four seed. The other contest features the six-seed Detroit Lions visiting the NFC West champion Seattle Seahawks. The worst seed standing goes to Dallas, while the best takes a flight to Atlanta.
2016-17 NFL Playoffs: AFC Bracket
The New England Patriots claimed the top seed in the AFC thanks to their AFC East victory and an NFL-best 14-2 record. They will be joined in the Division round by the Kansas City Chiefs, the AFC West champions and the number two seed.
One of the two Wild Card Weekend games in the AFC will see the six-seed Miami Dolphins visit the AFC North champion Pittsburgh Steelers. In the other, the fifth-seed Oakland Raiders take on the AFC South victors, the Houston Texans. The latter game is a contest in which neither team has a stable quarterback situation.