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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, left, tries

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, left, tries to break a tackle by Green Bay Packers free safety M.D. Jennings, right. (Dec. 30, 2012) (Credit: AP)

And then there were 12.

The NFL regular season ended Sunday, which means one thing: the playoffs are coming up quickly. And even though the Jets and Giants aren't playing into 2013, that doesn't mean that you can't enjoy some quality football this January.

Below are the matchups for each playoff game, with time (EST) and TV channel. We'll update them as the postseason progresses:

Wild Card Round 

Saturday, Jan. 5

No. 6 Cincinnati Bengals vs. No. 3 Houston Texans: 4:30 p.m (NBC)

No. 6 Minnesota Vikings vs. No. 6 Green Bay Packers: Jan. 5,  8 p.m. (FOX)

Sunday, Jan. 6

No. 5 Indianapolis Colts  vs. No. 4 Baltimore Ravens : Jan. 6, 1 p.m. (CBS)

No. 5 Seattle Seahawks at No. 4 Washington Redskins: 4:30 p.m. (FOX)

Divisional Round

Saturday, Jan. 12

Lowest advancing seed vs. No. 1 Denver Broncos: 4:30 p.m. (CBS)

Highest advancing seed vs. No. 2 San Francisco 49ers: 8 p.m. (FOX)

Sunday, Jan. 13

Lowest advancing seed vs. No. 1 Atlanta Falcons: 1 p.m. (FOX)

Highest advancing seed vs. No. 2 New England Patriots: 4:30 p.m. (CBS)

Tags: NFL , playoffs , Cincinnati Bengals , Houston Texans , Indianapolis Colts , Baltimore Ravens , Denver Broncos , New England Patriots , Seattle Seahawks , Dallas Cowboys , Washington Redskins , Minnesota Vikings , Green Bay Packers , Atlanta Falcons , San Francisco 49ers

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