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2012 NFL Playoffs: Wild Card Weekend Schedule, TV Times And More

The 2012 NFL playoffs schedules have been set, and even though Los Angeles doesn't have a team doesn't mean professional football won't be on a ton of televisions this weekend. Wild card weekend brings four excellent matchups beginning on Saturday afternoon.


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Saturday, January 7

1:30 p.m. PST - Cincinnati Bengals at Houston Texas (NBC): Houston plays its first ever playoff game after winning the AFC South at 10-6.

5 p.m. PST - Detroit Lions at New Orleans Saints (NBC): Drew Brees, the new single-season record holder for most passing yards with 5,476, looks to erase the memory of last season's early playoff exit in Seattle.

Sunday, January 8

10 a.m. PST - Atlanta Falcons at New York Giants (Fox): Eli Manning and company rallied from a midseason four-game losing streak and won their final two games to win the NFC East.

1:30 p.m. PST (CBS) - Pittsburgh Steelers at Denver Broncos (CBS): Even though Tim Tebow and the Broncos are at home in Denver, they are huge underdogs to the 13-3 Steelers.