The Patriots opening game of the playoffs will be Saturday, Jan. 12, at 8 p.m., the NFL announced today.
Here is the complete playoff schedule through the first two rounds:
Saturday, Jan. 5
Washington at Seattle (NBC, 4:30 p.m.)
Jacksonville at Pittsburgh (NBC, 8 p.m.)
Sunday, Jan. 6
N.Y. Giants at Tampa Bay (Fox, 1 p.m.)
Tennessee at San Diego (CBS, 4:30 p.m.)
Saturday, Jan. 12
Seattle/Tampa Bay/N.Y. Giants at Green Bay (Fox, 4:30 p.m.)
Pittsburgh/Jacksonville/Tennessee at New England (CBS, 8 p.m.)
Sunday, Jan. 13
San Diego/Pittsburgh/Jacksonville at Indianapolis (CBS, 1 p.m.)
Tampa Bay/N.Y. Giants/Washington at Dallas (Fox, 4:30 p.m.)
The AFC Championship game is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 20 at 3 p.m., while the NFC Championship game is the same day, at 6:30 p.m.