KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Chiefs will face the Indianapolis Colts in the first round of the playoffs in Indianapolis on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 3:35 p.m. CT, the league announced.
The Chiefs (11-5) enter the playoffs as the No. 5 seed, while the Colts (11-5) hold the No. 4 seed.
The two teams recently squared off in Week 16 at Arrowhead Stadium, with the Colts coming away the winner in a convincing 23-7 win.
Saturday’s meeting marks the fourth time the Chiefs and Colts have met in the postseason.
The Colts have won the previous three postseason matchups:
• A 10-7 victory at Arrowhead in a 1995 AFC Divisional Playoff Game played on Jan. 7, 1996.
• A 38-31 victory at Arrowhead in a 2003 AFC Divisional Playoff Game played on Jan. 11, 2004.
• A 23-8 victory at the RCA Dome in a 2006 AFC Wild Card Game played on Jan. 6, 2007.
Saturday’s game will air on NBC.