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One AFC and NFC Division playoff game decided on Saturday night


Jan 5, 2013; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers fan holds a sign in the second quarter of the NFC Wild Card playoff game against the Minnesota Vikings at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

The playoff teams got a bit leaner after Saturday night as one AFC and one NFC Division playoff game have be determined for certain for next week.

The Houston Texans defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 19-13 tonight in Reliant Stadium in the early game for the AFC.  The Texans will will head to Gillette Stadium to face the New England Patriots next Sunday on January 13 at 3:30 p.m. CST on CBS.

The Green Bay Packers defeated the Minnesota Vikings in Lambeau Field 24-10 in the night game for the NFC.  The Packers will now head to the West Coast to take on the San Francisco 49ers next Saturday on January 12 at 7:00 p.m. CST on FOX.

The Division Playoffs will be set tomorrow in the AFC as the Indianapolis Colts will take on the Baltimore Ravens at 12:00 p.m. CST on CBS.  The winner will travel to Mile High Stadium to take on the Denver Broncos next Saturday on January 12 at 3:30 p.m. CST on CBS.

One game to really watch will be in the NFC with the “Battle of the Rookie QB’s” as the Seattle Seahawks go to Fed Ex Field to take on the Washington Redskins at 3:30 p.m. CST on FOX.  The winner will then head to the Georgia Dome to play the Atlanta Falcons next Sunday on January 13 at 12:00 p.m. CST on FOX.