SportsPulse: Wild-card weekend lived up to its name with a few stunning results, none bigger than the realization that the Patriots and Saints championship windows may have closed. USA TODAY


The full NFL playoff scheduled for the 2019 season (will be updated as later matchups are set):

Wild-card round

Jan. 4, 2020

Houston Texans defeat Buffalo Bills, 22-19 (OT)

Tennessee Titans defeat New England Patriots, 20-13

Jan. 5, 2020

Minnesota Vikings defeat New Orleans Saints, 26-20 (OT)

Seattle Seahawks defeat Philadelphia Eagles 17-9


(All times CST)

Jan. 11, 2020

San Francisco 49ers defeat Minnesota Vikings 27-10

Tennessee Titans defeat Baltimore Ravens 28-12

Jan. 12, 2020

Kansas City Chiefs defeat Houston Texans 51-31

Green Bay Packers defeat Seattle Seahawks 28-23

Championship games

Jan. 19, 2020

AFC Championship Game, 2:05 p.m. (CBS)

NFC Championship Game, 5:40 p.m. (FOX)

Super Bowl LIV

Feb. 2, 2020 

AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 5:30 ET (FOX)