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NFL Playoff Picture: Divisional round matchups set

The divisional round matchups are now set after an intriguing wild card weekend.

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Wild Card weekend is now officially over, and for the first time in NFL history all four road teams won in the opening round of the playoffs.

In the AFC, the Kansas City Chiefs completely and thoroughly dominated the Houston Texans 30-0, while the Pittsburgh Steelers won a crazy one against the Cincinnati Bengals 18-16 (thanks in large part due to the Bengals blowing it).  In the NFC, the Seattle Seahawks defeated the Minnesota Vikings 10-9 thanks to Minnesota missing a potential game-winning 27-yard field goal, while the Green Bay Packers got back on track and defeated the Washington Redskins 35-18.

Next weekend, the divisional round of the playoffs will take place and will feature the four wild card teams against the four teams who earned a first-round bye.  Here's the schedule for next weekend's matchups:

Saturday, January 16, 2016:

(5) Kansas City Chiefs (12-5) at (2) New England Patriots (12-4) - 4:35 p.m. ET, CBS

(5) Green Bay Packers (11-6) at (2) Arizona Cardinals (12-4) - 8:15 p.m. ET, NBC

Sunday, January 17, 2016:

(6) Seattle Seahawks (11-6) at (1) Carolina Panthers (15-1) - 1:05 p.m. ET, FOX

(6) Pittsburgh Steelers (11-6) at (1) Denver Broncos (12-4) - 4:40 p.m. ET, CBS

The winners of those four games will then face off in the conference championship games for the right to go to the Super Bowl.  The AFC Championship game will be played on Sunday, January 24, at 3:00 p.m. ET on CBS, while the NFC Championship game will be played that same day at 6:40 p.m. ET and will be televised on FOX.