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NFL announces Super Wild Card schedule; Raiders, Steelers earn AFC Wild Card playoff berths

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Rolling into the playoffs, the NFL has revealed the schedule for their upcoming Super Wild Card Weekend, which is set to take place from 15th to 17th January. On Saturday there will be two Wild Card games and three of the same on Sunday, in addition to a Monday Night Game to the playoffs. Meanwhile, Las Vegas Raiders and Pittsburgh Steelers have secured their Wild Card berths on Saturday and Sunday fixtures, respectively.

The Raiders thrashed the Los Angeles Chargers 35-32 (overtime) in their final regular season matchup this Sunday, clinching their first playoff berth in the last five years. Currently ranked fifth in the AFC, the Raiders had their last playoff entry back in 2016. As a result of the Raiders vs Chargers clash, Pittsburgh Steelers clinched their entry into the Wild Card as well.

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Raiders will be facing off against Cincinnati Bengals, the 4th ranked team in the AFC on 15th January, while the Steelers, ranked 7th, will take on the 2nd seeded Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Rich Bisaccia, the current interim coach for Raiders, became the first interim coach in the Super Bowl era to lead a team into the playoffs. Steelers, whose playoff entry was confirmed after the Raiders’ victory and the loss of the Indianapolis Colts against the Jacksonville Jaguars, defeated Baltimore Ravens 16-13.

Check out the NFL Super Wild Card Weekend Schedule below:

15th Jan, Saturday –

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AFC: 4:30 p.m. (ET) No. 5 seed Las Vegas Raiders at No. 4 Cincinnati Bengals

AFC: 8:15 p.m. (ET) No. 6 New England Patriots at No. 3 Buffalo Bills

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16th Jan, Sunday –

NFC: 1:00 p.m. (ET) No. 7 Philadelphia Eagles at No. 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NFC: 4:30 p.m. (ET) No. 6 San Francisco 49ers at No. 3 Dallas Cowboys

AFC: 8:15 p.m. (ET) No. 7 Pittsburgh Steelers at No. 2 Kansas City Chiefs

17th Jan, Monday –

NFC: 8:15 p.m. (ET) No. 5 Arizona Cardinals at No. 4 Los Angeles Rams

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Saikat Banerjee
Saikat Banerjee
A wordsmith who indulges in the world of combat sports, Saikat is an MMA, boxing, and arm wrestling content writer at The MMA India Show and The Sports Room. Apart from combat sports, he also engages in Indian sports content at The Sports India Show. Currently pursuing an MBA from Jadavpur University, Saikat's other interests lie in motorcycling, working out, and travelling.
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