Sunday's Game Will Determine Falcons' Opponent

Posted Jan 5, 2013

The Minnesota Vikings fell to the Green Bay Packers on Saturday night, meaning Falcons will face the winner of Sunday's 4:30 p.m. ET game between Washington and Seattle.

The Falcons will have to wait until the end of Sunday's 4:30 p.m. ET game between No. 4 Washington and No. 5 Seattle to find out who they'll play in their 1p.m. divisional round game on Sunday, Jan. 13 at the Georgia Dome.

As the No. 1 seed in the NFC, the Falcons will face the lowest remaining seed after this weekend's wildcard round games. With the No. 6 Minnesota Vikings losing to the No. 3 Green Bay Packers on Saturday night, it assures the Falcons that their opponent for next week's game will come out of Sunday's game between the Redskins and Seahawks.

Below is the entire playoff schedule:

Wildcard Round
Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013
No. 3 Houston Texans 19, No. 6 Cincinnati Bengals 13
No. 3 Green Bay Packers 24, No. 6 Minnesota Vikings 10

Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013
No. 4 Baltimore Ravens 24, No. 5 Indianapolis Colts 9
4:30 p.m. ET - No. 5 Seattle Seahawks at No. 4 Washington Redskins (FOX)

Divisional Round
Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013
4:30 p.m. ET - No. 4 Baltimore Ravens at No. 1 Denver Broncos (CBS)
8 p.m. ET - Green Bay at No. 2 San Francisco 49ers (FOX)

Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013
1 p.m. ET - No. 4 Washington/No. 5 Seattle at No. 1 Atlanta Falcons (FOX)
4:30 p.m. ET - No. 3 Houston Texans at No. 2 New England Patriots (CBS)

Conference Championship
Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013
3 p.m. ET - NFC Championship Game, (FOX)
6:30 p.m. ET - AFC Championship Game, (CBS)

Super Bowl XLVII
Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013
6:30 p.m. (CBS)

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