Football To Dominate Weekends From Now To Super Bowl
Each of the major networks, with the exception of ABC, will have a piece of the NFL playoff action in the run-up to CBS's coverage of the Super Bowl on Feb. 3. On Sunday, the NFL released its calendar of playoffs beginning with next week's Wild Card weekend that, starting on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. with the AFC Wild Card Game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Houston Texans, followed at 8:00 p.m. with the NFC Wildcard Game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers. Both games will be televised by NBC. On Sunday CBS will carry the AFC Wild Card Game between Indianapolis and Baltimore at 1:00 p.m., followed by Fox's coverage of the NFC Wildcard Game between Seattle and Washington. The following two weekends CBS gets the AFC Divisional Playoff games, while Fox gets the NFC games. Then, on Sunday, January 20, Fox is slated to air the NFC Championship Game and CBS the AFC Championship Game.