NFL week 17 and round one playoff schedule


Graphic by Brennan Arcement

The National Football League regular season is officially over and 14 teams are moving on to the postseason which will begin Jan. 9.

In Sunday’s National Football Conference South matchups, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Atlanta Falcons 44-27, and the New Orleans Saints defeated the Carolina Panthers 33-7.

In the NFC North matchups, the Minnesota Vikings beat the Detroit Lions 37-35, and the Green Bay Packers won their game against the Chicago Bears 35-16.

In the NFC West matchups, the Los Angeles Rams defeated the Arizona Cardinals 18-7, and the Seattle Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers 26-23.

The NFC East matchups ended with the New York Giants beating the Dallas Cowboys 23-19, and the Washington Football Team winning its game against the Philadelphia Eagles  20-14.

In the American Football Conference South matchups, the Indianapolis Colts beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 28-14, and the Tennessee Titans won their game against the Houston Texans 41-38.

The AFC North matchups ended with the Cleveland Browns beating the Pittsburgh Steelers 24-22 and the Baltimore Ravens defeating the Cincinnati Bengals 38-3.

The AFC West matchups ended with the Los Angeles Chargers beating the Kansas City Chiefs 38-31 and the Las Vegas Raiders beating the Denver Broncos 32-31.

In the AFC East matchups, the New England Patriots won their game against the New York Jets 28-14, and the Buffalo Bills defeated the Miami Dolphins 56-26.

The round one Wild Card playoff games will be Jan. 9-10.

On Saturday, the NFC Wild Card matchups include the Buccaneers versus Washington and the Rams versus the Seahawks. The AFC Wild Card matchup for Saturday will be the Colts versus the Bills.

On Sunday, the Saints will be playing against the Bears in a NFC Wild Card game. The AFC matchups include the Ravens versus the Titans and the Browns versus the Steelers.

The Packers and Chiefs will be on their round one bye weeks.