NFL playoffs: Super Bowl 50 matchup set

With Denver upsetting New England in the AFC championship game and Carolina routing Arizona for the NFC title, the matchup is set for the biggest spectacle in North American sports.

Broncos meet Panthers on Feb. 7

Star quarterback Cam Newton has led Carolina's charge into the Super Bowl. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

With Denver upsetting New England in the AFC championship game and Carolina routing Arizona for the NFC title, the matchup is set for the biggest spectacle in North American sports.

Here's the updated roadmap to Super Bowl 50:

Wild Card Weekend

Saturday, Jan. 9

4:35 p.m. ET: AFC — (5) Kansas City Chiefs def. (4) Houston Texans, 30-0

8:15 p.m. ET: AFC — (6) Pittsburgh Steelers def. (3) Cincinnati Bengals, 18-16

Sunday, Jan. 10

1:05 p.m. ET: NFC —(6) Seattle Seahawks def. (3) Minnesota Vikings, 10-9

4:40 p.m. ET: NFC — (5) Green Bay Packers def. (4) Washington Redskins, 35-18

Divisional Weekend

Saturday, Jan 16

4:35 p.m. ET: AFC — (2) New England Patriots def. (5) Kansas City Chiefs, 27-20

8:15 p.m. ET: NFC — (2) Arizona Cardinals def. (5) Green Bay Packers, 26-20 (OT)

Sunday, Jan. 17

1:05 p.m. ET: NFC — (1) Carolina Panthers def. (6) Seattle Seahawks, 31-24

4:40 p.m. ET: AFC — (1) Denver Broncos def. (6) Pittsburgh Steelers, 23-16

Championship Weekend

Sunday, Jan. 24

3:05 p.m. ET: AFC championship game — (1) Denver Broncos def. (2) New England Patriots, 20-18

6:40 p.m. ET: NFC championship game — (1) Carolina Panthers def. (2) Arizona Cardinals, 49-15

Super Bowl 50

Sunday, Feb. 7

6:30 p.m. ET: Carolina Panthers vs. Denver Broncos (Levi's Stadium — Santa Clara, Calif.)

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