Dolphins kickoff date, time announced for playoff game against Bills – The Denver Post


The Miami Dolphins’ wild card-round playoff game against the Buffalo Bills will kick off at 1 p.m. next Sunday, the NFL announced late Sunday night.

The No. 7-seed Dolphins (9-8) return to Orchard Park, N.Y. and Highmark Stadium to play the No. 2-seed Bills (13-3) after playing there on Dec. 17 and losing, 32-29, on a last-second field goal in Week 15. Miami split the season series with Buffalo, winning in Week 3, 21-19, on Sept. 25 at Hard Rock Stadium.

The Dolphins’ first playoff game in six years will air on CBS.

With all six wild-card matchups set after the “Sunday Night Football” loss for the Green Bay Packers against the Detroit Lions, the league announced the full wild card slate.

Elsewhere in the AFC, the No. 3 Cincinnati Bengals host the sixth-seeded Baltimore Ravens at 8:15 p.m. Sunday and the No. 5 Los Angeles Chargers visit the No. 4-seed Jacksonville Jaguars at 8:15 p.m. Saturday night. The Kansas City Chiefs hold the top seed and have a first-round bye.

In the NFC, the No. 7 Seattle Seahawks play at the No. 2 San Francisco 49ers at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, the No. 6-seed New York Giants visit the third-seeded Minnesota Vikings at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, and the fourth-seeded Tampa Bay Buccaneers host the No. 5-seed Dallas Cowboys in the Monday night slot at 8:15 p.m. on Jan. 16.

The Dolphins will play their first playoff game since the 2016 postseason, a 30-12 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Jan. 8, 2017.

Here’s the full wild-card playoff schedule:

Saturday, Jan. 14

4:30 p.m.: Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers; Fox

8:15 p.m.: Los Angeles Chargers at Jacksonville Jaguars, NBC

Sunday, Jan. 15

1 p.m.: Miami Dolphins at Buffalo Bills, CBS

4:30 p.m.: New York Giants at Minnesota Vikings, Fox

8:15 p.m.: Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals, NBC

Monday, Jan. 16

8:15 p.m.: Dallas Cowboys at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, ESPN/ABC



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