NFL to debut new Monday night playoff game as part of ‘Super Wild Card’ round

The league will now feature a playoff game in Round 1 on a Monday night

The National Football League detailed its plans for “Super Wild Card Weekend” in a press release distributed Friday morning, announcing the debut of a Monday night playoff game to be aired Jan. 17 at 8:15 p.m. ET on a still to be determined network.

This year’s Wild Card Round also calls for two Saturday games beginning with a 4:35 p.m. ET kickoff, followed by a Sunday triple-header