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NFL playoff schedule 2014: Official release of 2014 NFL playoff schedule happens

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NFL playoff schedule 2014 release time is here. The league revealed the official 2014 NFL playoff schedule on Sunday night (Dec. 29). The brackets are set and according to a report from ESPN, the first game of the postseason will be hosted by the Indianapolis Colts. The Colts host the Kansas City Chiefs in the wild card round of the postseason. That game will take place on Saturday, Jan. 4.

NFC Brackets

AFC Brackets

The other AFC game is on Sunday (Jan. 5) and will have the Cincinnati Bengals hosting the San Diego Chargers. As for the NFC wild card round, the Saturday game is the New Orleans Saints vs. Philadelphia Eagles or Dallas Cowboys and the Sunday game is the San Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers. The Packers and NFC East champion will play host to the two wild card teams.

In the divisional round, the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots will host the Saturday games (Jan. 11), with the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos hosting the Sunday games (Jan. 12).

2014 NFL Playoff Schedule

AFC:

SATURDAY, JAN. 4

4:35 p.m. ET on NBC: No. 5 Kansas City Chiefs at No. 4 Indianapolis Colts

SUNDAY, JAN. 5

1:05 p.m. ET on CBS: No. 6 San Diego Chargers at No. 3 Cincinnati Bengals

Second Round:

SATURDAY, JAN. 11

8:15 p.m. ET on CBS: Best remaining seed at No. 2 New England Patriots

SUNDAY, JAN. 12

4:40 p.m. ET on CBS: Worst remaining seed at No. 1 Denver Broncos

AFC Title Game: SUNDAY, JAN. 19, time TBA

NFC:

SATURDAY, JAN. 4

8:10 p.m. ET on NBC: No. 6 New Orleans Saints at No. 3 Philadelphia or Dallas

SUNDAY, JAN. 5

4:40 p.m. ET on Fox: No. 5 San Francisco 49ers at No. 4 Green Bay Packers

Second Round:

SATURDAY, JAN. 11

4:35 p.m. ET on Fox: Worst remaining seed at No. 1 Seattle Seahawks

SUNDAY, JAN. 12

1:05 p.m. ET on Fox: Best remaining seed at No. 2 Carolina Panthers

NFC Title Game: SUNDAY, JAN. 19, time TBA

SUPER BOWL XLVIII: SUNDAY, FEB. 2, 6:30 p.m. ET, MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.

More Football News:

NFL Draft Order

AFC Playoff Brackets

NFC Playoff Brackets

2014 NFL Mock Draft Look

Pro Bowl Selections In Seattle

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