2016 NFL playoffs schedule, Super Bowl LI coverage

— --

The race to Super Bowl LI is on, with the New England Patriots, Atlanta FalconsGreen Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers having advanced to the AFC and NFC Championship Games.

From the wild-card round through Super Bowl LI -- which is Sunday, Feb. 5, at NRG Stadium in Houston -- ESPN.com has you covered.

Top stories

  • NFL Playoffs Reset: How each of the four teams can reach Super Bowl LI
  • Clayton: Ranking playoff losers best set up for 2017  Insider
  • Patriots 4.5-point favorites over Steelers; Falcons favored by 4 over Packers
  • What win probability charts show about every 2016 NFL playoff game
  • FiveThirtyEight: Playoff, Super Bowl predictions
  • Jump to:

    AFC Championship Game | NFC Championship Game | AFC divisional round | NFC divisional round | AFC wild card | NFC wild card | Full schedule

    NFC Championship Game

    No. 4 

    Green Bay Packers at No. 2  Atlanta Falcons

    Sunday, Jan. 22 | 3:05 p.m. ET | Fox | Game HQ page

  • Just breathe: Aaron Rodgers' calm carries Packers to NFC title game
  • QB battle between Matt Ryan and Aaron Rodgers headlines NFC title tilt
  • Seahawks' Doug Baldwin: Behind Dan Quinn, Falcons can win Super Bowl
  • Aaron Rodgers made sure GOAT isn't out of reach
  • Is Aaron Rodgers the best player on the planet?
  • Falcons' young defense 'can be great,' and confidence is growing
  • Dan Quinn on Julio Jones injury: 'No concern, at the moment'
  • AFC Championship Game

    No. 3

    Pittsburgh Steelers at No. 1  New England Patriots

    Sunday, Jan. 22 | 6:40 p.m. ET | CBS | Game HQ page

  • Steelers know 'enough' won't be enough against Patriots
  • Steelers coach Mike Tomlin upset Patriots 'spotted' a day and a half
  • A time to step back for big-picture perspective on Patriots' six-year streak
  • Teammates take pride in Logan Ryan proving doubters wrong
  • Now it gets real for Patriots: Two more wins to championship No. 5
  • AFC divisional round

    (No. 1) New England Patriots 34, (No. 4) Houston Texans 16

    Game HQ page

  • Patriots likely won't get by with this type of performance in AFC title game
  • Dion Lewis scores return, receiving and rushing touchdowns
  • Brock Osweiler dilemma tops Texans' offseason questions
  • Vince Wilfork, 35, thinking retirement but will take time to decide
  • Texans can't take next step without improved QB play in 2017
  • Ray Lewis on Tom Brady's complaining: 'It's called football'
  • (No. 3)  Pittsburgh Steelers 18, (No. 2)  Kansas City Chiefs 16

    Game HQ page

  • James Harrison and the Steelers just wouldn't break in K.C.
  • Playoff loss ends Chiefs' season on a sour note
  • NFC divisional round

    (No. 2)

    Game HQ page

  • Matt Ryan puts playoff past behind with another MVP-worthy effort
  • Seahawks fall short of Super Bowl goal during average season
  • Matt Ryan, Falcons describe their pivotal 99-yard TD drive
  • Seahawks' Super Bowl window is open, but changes are necessary

    (No. 4)  Green Bay Packers 34, (No. 1)  Dallas Cowboys 31

    Game HQ page

  • Aaron Rodgers got help from everyone to send Packers to NFC title game
  • Mason Crosby's performance was most clutch by kicker in postseason history
  • Season doesn't end in Super Bowl, but Cowboys primed for future
  • AFC wild card

    (No. 4)  Houston Texans 27, (No. 5)  Oakland Raiders 14

    Game HQ page

  • Jadeveon Clowney, defense proving up to the task of carrying Texans
  • Brock Osweiler finds some redemption in leading Texans to playoff win
  • Players describe Jadeveon Clowney's ridiculous INT
  • Brock Osweiler will remain starting quarterback for Texans
  • Derek Carr's recovery Raiders' biggest offseason question
  • (No. 3)  Pittsburgh Steelers 30, (No. 6) Miami Dolphins 12

    Game HQ page

  • Le'Veon Bell and the Steelers put rest of AFC on notice
  • Dolphins' playoff run was brief, but their future is bright
  • NFC wild card

    (No. 3)  Seattle Seahawks 26, (No. 6)  Detroit Lions 6

    Game HQ page

  • How Steve Smith helped inspire Doug Baldwin vs. Lions
  • Behind Thomas Rawls, Seahawks start to regain identity
  • Lions annoyed with officiating after loss to Seahawks
  • Lions set NFL record for playoff futility
  • (No. 4) Green Bay Packers 38, (No. 5)  New York Giants 13

    Game HQ page

  • Packers roll into Dallas behind vintage Aaron Rodgers performance vs. Giants
  • Hail, Yeah: How Aaron Rodgers' prayer put the Giants to bed
  • A frame-by-frame look at the Packers' Hail Mary
  • Giants season still a success with return to playoffs
  • Odell Beckham had a case of the drops ... and a rough game
  • Full schedule