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NFL Playoff Schedule: Seahawks set to host Lions on Saturday in NFC Wild Card

NFL: Detroit Lions at Seattle Seahawks Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

The Seattle Seahawks are the three-seed in the NFC and they will host the six-seeded Detroit Lions in the wild card round of the playoffs next weekend. The Lions had a chance to win their first division title since 1993 with a win over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night, but they lost for the third straight week.

Detroit finishes the year 9-7, while the Seahawks finished at 10-5-1.

The Washington Redskins would’ve been the team but they lost to the New York Giants 19-10 on Sunday.

Seattle has won a playoff game in each of the last four seasons under Pete Carroll. The Lions haven’t won a playoff game since 1991. Seattle leads the series 8-5 all-time, with the last game being a 13-10 win for the Seahawks on Monday Night Football in 2015, the infamous “batted ball” game. Detroit won the matchup in 2012, Russell Wilson’s rookie season, 28-24.


Raiders at Texans, Saturday, 1:35 PM PST, ESPN

Dolphins at Steelers, Sunday, 10:05 AM PST, CBS


Lions at Seahawks, Saturday, 5:15 PM PST, NBC

Giants at Packers, Sunday, 1:40 PM PST, FOX