Wild card weekend playoff start times, TV info, odds and more

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What you need to know to to watch or listen to the two Saturday games.

The NFL playoffs kick off on Saturday. The Houston Texans host the Cincinnati Bengals. The Green Bay Packers host the Minnesota Vikings. It's the playoffs!

With the postseason starting, there are no more regional games. All are televised nationally and NBC has the two games on Saturday.

Bengals/Texans

In the opener, it is a wild card rematch, only the Texans will start Matt Schaub instead of T.J. Yates. Last year, Houston came away with a 20-19 win.

Network: NBC

Start time: 4:30 PM ET (2:30 Arizona time)
Broadcast team: Dan Hicks, Mike Mayock

Odds: Texans, -4.5

Vikings/Packers

This will be the third time these two divisions rivals play this season and the second time in as many weeks. Last weekend, the Vikings won. Green Bay needs Aaron Rodgers to play like he can and the Vikings need Adrian Peterson to continue with his special season.

Network: NBC
Start time: 8:00 PM ET (6:00 PM Arizona time)
Broadcast team: Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth

Odds: Packers, -9.5

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