New Orleans Saints to play at Philadelphia on Saturday night at 7:10 p.m
The New Orleans Saints (11-5) will play their wild-card playoff game at 7:10 p.m. Saturday at Philadelphia after the Eagles (10-6) defeated the Dallas Cowboys 24-22 on Sunday night. The full playoff schedule as released Sunday evening:
NFL WILD-CARD WEEKEND
Saturday, Jan. 4
AFC: 3:35 p.m.
Kansas City at Indianapolis (NBC)
NFC: 7:10 p.m.
New Orleans at Philadelphia (NBC)
Sunday, Jan. 5
AFC: 12:05 p.m.
San Diego at Cincinnati (CBS)
NFC: 3:40 p.m.
San Francisco at Green Bay (Fox)
NFL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS
Saturday, Jan. 11
NFC: 3:35 p.m.
Green Bay/San Francisco/New Orleans at Seattle (FOX)
AFC: 7:15 p.m.
Cincinnati/Indianapolis/Kansas City at New England (CBS)
Sunday, Jan. 12
NFC: 12:05 p.m.
Philadelphia/Dallas/Green Bay/San Francisco at Carolina (FOX)
AFC: 3:40 p.m.
Indianapolis/Kansas City/San Diego at Denver (CBS)
In the divisional playoffs, the division champion with the best record in each conference will host the lowest seeded wild card survivor. Once teams are seeded for the playoffs, positions do not change:
The AFC (CBS, 2 p.m.) and NFC (Fox, 5:30 p.m. Championship Games will be played on Sunday, Jan. 19.
New Orleans Saints vs Detroit Lions
Sunday October 19, 2014
Noon Kickoff Ford Field in Detroit
Last week's results: New Orleans was off while the Lions beat the Minnesota Vikings 17-3.
Series History: Saints lead 11-9-1
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