It’s no small feat
. Cleveland’s playoff drought was the longest in the NFL
. With a
11-5 기록, the season marks the first time since
2007 that the team has finished with more than
10 승리. Just three years ago
, 에 2017, the Browns went 0-16
The No. 6 seed in the AFC, the Browns will play the Steelers, who are the No. 1 seed in the AFC and were 12-4 in the regular season.
The Bills are trying to rewrite history
The Buffalo Bills are hoping to end a long playoff drought. Last season, the team clinched a wild-card spot, only to lose. It’s a story with which the Bills are familiar, having not won a playoff game since 1995.
This weekend, the Bills will try to overcome that history. The team won the AFC East with a 13-3 record and are the No. 2 seed in the conference. The Bills face the No. 7 seed Indianapolis Colts, who went 11-5 in the regular season and clinched a wild-card spot. Will the team at last break its playoff drought? Only time will tell.
Wild card weekend starts Saturday
Because of Covid-19, the NFL has increased the number of teams in the playoffs from the usual 12 ...에 14.
This weekend — 일월 9-10 — kicks off the playoffs with the wild card round. Three games will be played each day. Here’s the schedule with the home team listed first.
토요일, 일월 9
- Buffalo Bills (13-3) vs. 인디애나 폴리스 콜츠 (11-5), 1:05 오후. ET on CBS
- 시애틀 시호크스 (12-4) vs. Los Angeles Rams (10-6), 4:40 오후. ET on Fox
- 워싱턴 축구 대표팀 (7-9) vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (11-5), 8:15 오후. ET on NBC
일요일, 일월 10
- 테네시 타이탄 (11-5) vs. 볼티모어 까마귀 (11-5), 1:05 오후. ET on ESPN
- New Orleans Saints (12-4) vs. 시카고 베어스 (8-8), 4:40 오후. ET on CBS
- 피츠버그 스틸러스 (12-4) vs. 클리블랜드 브라운 (11-5), 8:15 오후. ET on NBC
Dates to remember
After the wild card round, the divisional round begins the following weekend on January 16.
On January 24, the conference championships will take place — determining which of the remaining teams will head to the Super Bowl LV and battle for the title and those coveted rings.
그만큼 55th Super Bowl will be played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa