The wild-card weekend is Jan. 5-6, followed the next weekend by the divisional round, then by the conference championships on Jan. 20, The Super Bowl is Feb. 3 in New Orleans, televised by CBS.
AP Pro Football Writer Arnie Stapleton in Denver and AP Sports Writer Tom Canavan in Newark, N.J., contributed to this story.
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