NFL playoffs: Packed Week 18 slate will decide playoff field


              San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey celebrates after scoring against the Dallas Cowboys during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) passes against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL divisional round playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
            
              San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey celebrates after scoring against the Dallas Cowboys during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) passes against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL divisional round playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
            
              Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) passes against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL divisional round playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
            
              San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey celebrates after scoring against the Dallas Cowboys during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) passes against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL divisional round playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
            
              San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey celebrates after scoring against the Dallas Cowboys during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Cincinnati Bengals safety Michael Thomas (31) and Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Eli Apple (20) react after a defensive play against the Buffalo Bills during the fourth quarter of an NFL division round football game, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) passes against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL divisional round playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
            
              San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey celebrates after scoring against the Dallas Cowboys during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Cincinnati Bengals safety Michael Thomas (31) and Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Eli Apple (20) react after a defensive play against the Buffalo Bills during the fourth quarter of an NFL division round football game, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
            
              San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy (13) celebrates after an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The 49ers won 41-23. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) runs a play during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Dallas Cowboys safety Jayron Kearse (27) celebrates with safety Israel Mukuamu after intercepting the ball against Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady during the first half of an NFL wild-card football game, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) throws a pass as New York Giants linebacker Jihad Ward (55) tries to rush in on him during the first half of an NFL divisional round playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
            
              Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) passes against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL divisional round playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
            
              San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy (13) celebrates after an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The 49ers won 41-23. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) runs a play during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Dallas Cowboys safety Jayron Kearse (27) celebrates with safety Israel Mukuamu after intercepting the ball against Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady during the first half of an NFL wild-card football game, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy (13) celebrates after an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The 49ers won 41-23. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) runs a play during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Dallas Cowboys safety Jayron Kearse (27) celebrates with safety Israel Mukuamu after intercepting the ball against Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady during the first half of an NFL wild-card football game, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy (13) celebrates after an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The 49ers won 41-23. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) runs a play during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Dallas Cowboys safety Jayron Kearse (27) celebrates with safety Israel Mukuamu after intercepting the ball against Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady during the first half of an NFL wild-card football game, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy (13) celebrates after an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The 49ers won 41-23. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) runs a play during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Dallas Cowboys safety Jayron Kearse (27) celebrates with safety Israel Mukuamu after intercepting the ball against Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady during the first half of an NFL wild-card football game, Monday, Jan. 16, 2023, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy (13) celebrates after an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The 49ers won 41-23. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) runs a play during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy (13) celebrates after an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The 49ers won 41-23. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) runs a play during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Sam Hubbard (94) and quarterback Joe Burrow celebrate following an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Cincinnati, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023. The Bengals won 24-17. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean)
            
              San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy (13) celebrates after an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The 49ers won 41-23. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) runs a play during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex)
            
              Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Sam Hubbard (94) and quarterback Joe Burrow celebrate following an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Cincinnati, Sunday, Jan. 15, 2023. The Bengals won 24-17. (AP Photo/Jeff Dean)
            
              Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) reacts on the sideline during the second half of an NFL wild card playoff football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Asante Samuel Jr. (26) celebrates his interception against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first of an NFL wild-card football game, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
            
              Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith (7) walks off the field after an NFL wild card playoff football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The 49ers won 41-23. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)
            
              Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) works in the pocket against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL wild-card football game, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy (13) celebrates after an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The 49ers won 41-23. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle (85) celebrates after scoring on a two point conversion during the second half of an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle (85) celebrates after scoring on a two point conversion during the second half of an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) reacts on the sideline during the second half of an NFL wild card playoff football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. (AP Photo/Godofredo A. Vásquez)
            
              Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith (7) walks off the field after an NFL wild card playoff football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The 49ers won 41-23. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)
            
              Los Angeles Chargers cornerback Asante Samuel Jr. (26) celebrates his interception against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first of an NFL wild-card football game, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
            
              Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) works in the pocket against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL wild-card football game, Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
            
              San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy (13) celebrates after an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Santa Clara, Calif., Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023. The 49ers won 41-23. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)
            
              Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith warms up wearing a t-shirt with a message for Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin before an NFL football game Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr)
            
              New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) and Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) meet on the field after an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Orchard Park. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
            
              Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers stands on the field following an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Green Bay, Wis. The Lions won 20-16. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
            
              Miami Dolphins fans cheer as the team defeats the New York Jets during an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Jets 11-6 to advance to the post-season. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
            
              Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) sets back to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
            
              Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates after defeating the Tennessee Titans in an NFL football game, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Jaguars won 20-16. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
            
              Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith warms up wearing a t-shirt with a message for Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin before an NFL football game Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr)
            
              New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) and Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) meet on the field after an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Orchard Park. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
            
              Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers stands on the field following an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Green Bay, Wis. The Lions won 20-16. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
            
              Miami Dolphins fans cheer as the team defeats the New York Jets during an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Jets 11-6 to advance to the post-season. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
            
              Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) sets back to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
            
              Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates after defeating the Tennessee Titans in an NFL football game, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Jaguars won 20-16. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
            
              Seattle Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith warms up wearing a t-shirt with a message for Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin before an NFL football game Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr)
            
              New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) and Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) meet on the field after an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Orchard Park. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
            
              Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers stands on the field following an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Green Bay, Wis. The Lions won 20-16. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
            
              Miami Dolphins fans cheer as the team defeats the New York Jets during an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Jets 11-6 to advance to the post-season. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
            
              Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) sets back to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
            
              Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates after defeating the Tennessee Titans in an NFL football game, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Jaguars won 20-16. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
            
              New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) and Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) meet on the field after an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Orchard Park. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
            
              Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers stands on the field following an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Green Bay, Wis. The Lions won 20-16. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
            
              Miami Dolphins fans cheer as the team defeats the New York Jets during an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Jets 11-6 to advance to the post-season. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
            
              Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates after defeating the Tennessee Titans in an NFL football game, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Jaguars won 20-16. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
            
              Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) sets back to pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
            
              New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) and Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) meet on the field after an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Orchard Park. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
            
              Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates after defeating the Tennessee Titans in an NFL football game, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Jaguars won 20-16. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
            
              Miami Dolphins fans cheer as the team defeats the New York Jets during an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Jets 11-6 to advance to the post-season. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
            
              Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers stands on the field following an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Green Bay, Wis. The Lions won 20-16. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
            
              New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) and Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) meet on the field after an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Orchard Park. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
            
              Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates after defeating the Tennessee Titans in an NFL football game, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Jaguars won 20-16. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
            
              Miami Dolphins fans cheer as the team defeats the New York Jets during an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Jets 11-6 to advance to the post-season. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
            
              Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers stands on the field following an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Green Bay, Wis. The Lions won 20-16. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
            
              New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) and Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) meet on the field after an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Orchard Park. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
            
              Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates after defeating the Tennessee Titans in an NFL football game, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Jaguars won 20-16. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
            
              Miami Dolphins fans cheer as the team defeats the New York Jets during an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Jets 11-6 to advance to the post-season. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
            
              Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers stands on the field following an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Green Bay, Wis. The Lions won 20-16. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
            
              New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) and Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) meet on the field after an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Orchard Park. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
            
              Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates after defeating the Tennessee Titans in an NFL football game, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Jaguars won 20-16. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
            
              Miami Dolphins fans cheer as the team defeats the New York Jets during an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Jets 11-6 to advance to the post-season. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
            
              New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) and Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) meet on the field after an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Orchard Park. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
            
              Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates after defeating the Tennessee Titans in an NFL football game, Saturday, Jan. 7, 2023, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Jaguars won 20-16. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
            
              Miami Dolphins fans cheer as the team defeats the New York Jets during an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 8, 2023, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Jets 11-6 to advance to the post-season. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
            
              New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick argues a call during the first half of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
            
              Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) and guard Brandon Scherff (68) celebrate a touchdown against the Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL football game in Houston, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
            
              A sign shows support for injured Buffalo Bills NFL football player Damar Hamlin outside Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y., Thursday Jan. 5, 2023. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
            
              Detroit Lions wide receiver Jameson Williams (9) reacts after a play during the second half of an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
NFL playoffs: Packed Week 18 slate will decide playoff field