|AFC Playoff Picture|
|1||New England Patriots||12-4|
New England won the head to head tiebreaker over the Denver Broncos by virtue of their 43-21 home victory during the season. Same situation with Pittsburgh and Indianapolis.
The Denver Broncos will face the highest remaining seed after next week's Wild Card round plays out. That means the Broncos will face Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, or Cincinnati at home during the Divisional round.
Here is the playoff schedule going forward:
Saturday, January 3rd
(6) Ravens @ (3) Steelers, 6:15 PM MST (NBC)
Sunday, January 4th
(6) Detriot @ (3) Cowboys, 2:20 PM MST (FOX)
Saturday, January 10th
Ravens/Bengals/Colts @ (1) Patriots, 2:35 PM MST (NBC)
Sunday, January 11th
Cowboys/Panthers/Cardinals @ (2) Packers, 11:05 AM MST (FOX)
Bengals/Steelers/Colts @ (2) Broncos, 2:40 PM MST (CBS)
The Broncos will receive the extra day of rest, playing on Sunday afternoon rather than Saturday evening. Which opponent would you like to see first Broncos Country?
Let the tournament begin!