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NFL Adds Monday Night Playoff Game To Wild Card Weekend

CBS Boston
CBS Boston
 21 days ago

BOSTON (CBS) — A major change is coming to the NFL postseason.

The league announced that a Monday night game has been added to Wild Card Weekend, expanding upon what was deemed “Super Wild Card Weekend” a year ago.

Last year, the new format included three wild card teams in each conference, with just one team getting a first-round bye. That setup led to three games being played on Saturday and three games being played on Sunday of Wild Card Weekend.

Now, Saturday will feature two games (4:35 p.m. ET and 8:15 p.m.), Sunday will still have three games (1:05 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 8:15 p.m.), and Monday will have the night game at 8:15 p.m. to close out the weekend.

The setup and the broadcasting networks for each game remain yet to be deterined.

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