NFL Playoffs: Vikings host New York Giants on Sunday

(ABC 6 News) – The field is set for the NFL Playoffs with the Minnesota Vikings having landed the overall number three seed in the NFC.

As a result, the Vikings will host the New York Giants, the number six seed, on Sunday afternoon in the Wild Card round. The game is scheduled to begin at approximately 3:30 p.m. at U.S. Bank Stadium.

On Christmas Eve, the Vikings defeated the Giants 27-24 on a game-winning 61-yard field goal from Greg Joseph. The field goal was the longest in team history by five yards.

Minnesota, the NFC North champions, finished the regular season with a 13-4 record with the Giants finishing at 9-7-1.

Below are the games and approximate times for NFL Wild Card weekend:

Saturday, Jan. 14

  • NFC: 7) Seattle Seahawks at 2) San Francisco 49ers – 3:30 p.m.
  • AFC: 5) LA Chargers at 4) Jacksonville Jaguars – 7:15 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 15

  • AFC: 7) Miami Dolphins at 2) Buffalo Bills – 12:00 p.m.
  • NFC: 6) NY Giants at 3) Minnesota Vikings – 3:30 p.m.
  • AFC: 6) Baltimore Ravens at 3) Cincinnati Bengals – 7:15 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 16

  • NFC: 5) Dallas Cowboys at 4) Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 7:15 p.m. (airs on ABC 6)