The New England Patriots know they will play at home until they either travel to the Super Bowl or lose a game.

The AFC #1 seed gets a bye week in the upcoming first round. Then the Pats will host either Buffalo Bills, Tennessee Titans or Kansas City Chiefs. The lowest remaining seed heads to Foxboro.

The NFL has set the time/date for the Patriots divisional game (second round). It will be Saturday night, January 13th with an 8:15pm kickoff.

2017 NFL Playoff Field

New England Patriots 1 Philadelphia Eagles
Pittsburgh Steelers 2 Minnesota Vikings
Jacksonville Jaguars 3 Los Angeles Rams
Kansas City Chiefs 4 New Orleans Saints
Tennessee Titans 5 Carolina Panthers
Buffalo Bills 6 Atlanta Falcons

Meanwhile, as other NFL teams fire their head coaches and start the search for new onces, the phone is ringing in Foxboro for offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and defenssive coordinator Mat Patrucia.

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting the NY Giants have called and requested to meet with both of them for the Giants job...