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NFL playoff bracket 2016 update: Seahawks beat Vikings, advance to Carolina to play the Panthers

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Wow. What an insane ending. The Seahawks beat the Vikings in one of the most improbable ways you could ever imagine, with the automatic Blair Walsh missing a 27-yard chip shot field goal that would've almost surely won the game with about 20 seconds remaining. Anything can happen in the playoffs, and the bottom line is that the Seahawks just needed to get a win. Seattle survived a sloppy, ugly performance on offense to advance to the Divisional Round.

They'll head to Carolina next Sunday, and the extreme cold likely won't be as big of an issue. It's currently 55-degrees and sunny in Charlotte. So there's that.

Here's an updated NFL playoffs bracket.

Schedule (all times Eastern)

Saturday, Jan. 9

AFC Wild Card Game 1: Kansas City Chiefs 30, Houston Texans 0 (recap)
AFC Wild Card Game 2: Pittsburgh Steelers 18, Cincinnati Bengals 16 (recap)

Sunday, Jan. 10

NFC Wild Card Game 1: Seattle Seahawks  10, Minnesota Vikings 9
NFC Wild Card Game 2: Green Bay Packers vs. Washington, 4:40 p.m., FOX

Saturday, Jan. 16

AFC Divisional Round Game 1: New England Patriots vs. Kansas City Chiefs, 4:35 p.m., CBS
NFC Divisional Round Game 1: Arizona Cardinals vs. highest seed, 8:15 p.m., NBC

Sunday, Jan. 17

NFC Divisional Round Game 2: Carolina Panthers vs. Seattle Seahawks, 1:05 p.m., FOX
AFC Divisional Round Game 2:
Denver Broncos vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 4:40 p.m., CBS

Sunday, Jan. 24

AFC Championship: AFC Divisional Round winners, 3 p.m., CBS
NFC Championship: NFC Divisional Round winners, 6:40 p.m., FOX

Sunday, Feb. 7

Super Bowl 50: AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 6:30 p.m., CBS