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Top seed Saints to host divisional playoff Jan. 13

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton
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NEW ORLEANS – The NFC playoff field is set but the top-seeded New Orleans Saints will have to wait a week to find out which team they will host in a divisional playoff game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. But the day and time have been set. The Saints will play their divisional playoff game at 3:40 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13 on Fox.

As the Nos. 1 and 2 seeds, the Saints (13-3) and Los Angeles Rams (13-3) earned the byes and home-field for the divisional round.

The Chicago Bears (12-4) are the three seed and will host sixth-seeded Philadelphia (9-7) at 3:40 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6.

The Dallas Cowboys (10-6) are the fourth seed and will host fifth-seeded Seattle (10-6) at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5.

The NFC championship game is Sunday, Jan. 20 at 2:05 p.m., broadcast by Fox.

The Super Bowl is Sunday, Feb. 3 at 5:30 p.m., broadcast by CBS.

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