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NFL playoffs 2013 schedule: Vikings face Green Bay in primetime

The Week 17 rematch highlights Wild Card weekend.


The Minnesota Vikings, making their first playoff appearance in three seasons, will kick off against the rival Green Bay Packers on Saturday at 7 p.m. CT at Lambeau Field. Television coverage is available on NBC. Saturday's game will be the second playoff game in the 51-year history of the Vikings-Packers rivalry. Minnesota won last week's game against Green Bay, 37-34.

In the other NFC Wild Card game, Seattle travels to Washington, with kickoff at 3:30 CT Sunday. Washington won the NFC East and made the playoffs by defeating Dallas last weekend. Seattle has the NFC's third-best record, finishing a half-game behind San Francisco in the NFC West.

On the AFC side, Houston hosts Cincinnati in the first Wild Card game, with kickoff scheduled for 3:30 CT Saturday. Houston held the NFL's best record for much of the season, but lost three of its last four games to fall into the Wild Card round. Cincinnati enters 10-6 on the year and winners of their last three games. Indianapolis faces Baltimore at noon CT Sunday in the other AFC Wild Card matchup.

Photographs by Micah Taylor, clairity, and Fibonacci Blue used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.