The 2011-2012 NFL Playoffs begin on Saturday, with four teams in action. The Cincinnatti Bengals, Houston Texans, Detroit Lions, New Orleans Saints, Atlanta Falcons, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers and Denver Broncos will all be in action this weekend, but only two games will be played Saturday.
As for the New England Patriots, they have a bye week courtesy of clinching the No. 1 overall seed in the AFC after finishing the regular season with a 13-3 record. Nevertheless, they will be interested in the outcome of these games.
Here is your weekend schedule for all eight games this weekend.
NFL PLAYOFFS 2011-2012 - WILD CARD ROUND
AFC Wild Card: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Texans, 4:30 p.m. EDT
NFC Wild Card: Detroit Lions vs. New Orleans Saints, 8:00 p.m. EDT
NFC Wild Card: Atlanta Falcons vs. New York Giants, 1:00 p.m. EDT
AFC WIld Card: Pitsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos, 4:30 p.m. EDT
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