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NFL to play one of six wild-card games on Monday night

The NFL is extending the wild-card weekend, as the league introduced Friday that 1 of its six very first-spherical playoff online games would be played on Monday, Jan. seventeen.

The program for wild-card weekend will now aspect two online games on Saturday, a few on Sunday and 1 on Monday. No announcement was manufactured about which community would air each video game, even though CBS and NBC will broadcast two contests that weekend whilst Fox and ESPN will each have 1.

The 2020 playoffs showcased 14 groups for the very first time, with only the No. one seed in each convention getting a bye to the divisional spherical.

Wild-card playoff program (all occasions ET)

Saturday, Jan. fifteen
Video game one: four:35 p.m.
Video game 2: eight:fifteen p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 16
Video game one: one:05 p.m.
Video game 2: four:forty p.m.
Video game three: eight:fifteen p.m.

Monday, Jan. seventeen
Video game one: eight:fifteen p.m.