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The Wednesday Quickie Quiz: NFL

Wild-Card Games

Bob Vetrone

Bob Vetrone

Q:. Which two NFL teams played in the first game in the Wild-Card Round?

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A: On Dec. 24, 1978 (12:30 p.m. kickoff), the Eagles lost to the Falcons, 14-13, in the first Wild-Card Round Game in NFL history . . . The Oilers stopped the Dolphins, 17-9, later that day . . . Wild Card teams had qualified for the postseason before then, but there was only one per conference and the playoffs started with the Divisional Round.