Calvin Johnson

NFL wild-card matchups are set, and hosts will be tough to beat

NFL wild-card matchups are set, and hosts will be tough to beat

The four NFL teams hosting playoff games on wild-card weekend are especially tough in their own venues, going 26-6 during the regular season that concluded Sunday.

Seattle and Houston are both 7-1 at home; Green Bay and Pittsburgh are 6-2.

The playoffs open Saturday with the Texans playing host to the Raiders, followed by the Lions at Seahawks.

On Sunday, it’s the Dolphins at the Steelers, then the Giants at the Packers.

The only one of those four games that isn’t a replay of a regular-season matchup is Lions at Seahawks.

The Raiders beat the Texans, 27-20, in Mexico City on Nov. 21. Miami won a home game against Pittsburgh, 30-15, on Oct. 16. Green Bay...

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