NFL First Round Playoffs Schedule 2023

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The 2023 NFL First Round Playoffs are set to kick off this weekend with a slate of five highly anticipated matchups. On Saturday, the No. 2 San Francisco 49ers will take on the No. 7 Seattle Seahawks, while the fourth-seeded Jacksonville Jaguars will face off against the fifth-seeded Los Angeles Chargers in an AFC showdown. Then on Sunday, two more NFC battles will be waged when the second-seeded Buffalo Bills host their divisional rivals, the seventh-seeded Miami Dolphins and third-seed Minnesota Vikings battle against sixth seed New York Giants. The action wraps up Monday night with a primetime clash between fourth seed Tampa Bay Buccaneers and fifth seed Dallas Cowboys. Don’t miss out on any of these thrilling games – it’s sure to be an exciting start to what promises to be one of most exciting postseasons yet!

Saturday, January 14

  • No. 2 San Francisco 49ers vs. No. 7 Seattle Seahawks, Saturday, 4:30 p.m ET., Fox
  • No. 4 Jacksonville Jaguars vs. No. 5 Los Angeles Chargers, Saturday, 8:15 p.m ET., NBC

Sunday, January 15

  • No. 2 Buffalo Bills vs. No. 7 Miami Dolphins, Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS
  • No. 3 Minnesota Vikings vs. No. 6 New York Giants, Sunday, 4:30 p.m. ET, Fox
  • No. 3 Cincinnati Bengals vs. No. 6 Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, 8:15 p.m. ET, NBC

Monday, January 16

  • No. 4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. No. 5 Dallas Cowboys, Monday, 8:15 p.m. ET, ABC/ESPN

When do the NFL playoffs start?

The NFL playoffs start on Saturday, January 14th with the kickoff of the first round of matchups. The games will air on Fox, NBC and CBS until Monday night when ABC/ESPN airs the final matchup. Don’t miss out – this is sure to be an exciting start to one of the most thrilling postseasons yet!

Who gets first round byes?

On their third attempt, the Eagles finally secured a first-round bye and NFC East title on Sunday. With Jalen Hurts back from injury, his presence was crucial in Philadelphia’s success after losing two weekends prior without him. On Saturday, the Chiefs won 31-13 against Vegas Raiders and officially became AFC’s No. 1 seed as a result of this victory.

NFL Playoffs

The 2023 NFL Playoffs are sure to be a thrilling affair, with exciting matchups across the board. With teams like the San Francisco 49ers, Jacksonville Jaguars, Buffalo Bills, Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Dallas Cowboys all vying for a spot in the Super Bowl this year’s playoffs will be one of the most competitive ever. Don’t miss out on any of these high-stakes games – it’s sure to be an unforgettable experience! Tune into your favorite networks this weekend and next week as we kick off what promises to be an incredible postseason run!