NFL Playoff Schedule 2017: Known AFC, NFC Wild-Card and Postseason Info

December 31, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With one Sunday to go in the NFL season, 10 of the 12 playoff teams are known commodities.
There are two openings up for grabs, and there is quite a bit of jockeying for the specific spots that will all be determined by the time the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions finish their battle for the NFC North title Sunday night.
Four teams have clinched their playoff spot and are locked into their position. The Dallas Cowboys clinched the NFC East title and the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs.
Their Week 17 game at Philadelphia is meaningless from a positioning perspective, but head coach Jason Garrett is going to give some game action to quarterback Tony Romo, according to a report from Adam Schefter and Todd Archer. He has not played since November 2015.
The New York Giants are locked in as the No. 1 wild-card team, meaning they will have the fifth seed when the playoffs open.
The Giants are likely to play the winner of the Green Bay-Detroit game, on the road, bec...

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