The first two seeds (Divisional winners) get the first round bye. The 3rd & 4th seeds (divisional winners) play the two wild card teams (5th & 6th seeds) With the 3rd seed playing the 6th seed and the 4th seed playing the 5th seed.
Depending on who wins these games will set up the matches for the Divisional round of the play-offs. In this case the Patriots (#1) will play the Jets (#6) and the Steelers (#2) will beat the dirtybirds (#5) in the AFC. The Hawks (#1) will play the Packers (#6) and The Bears (#2) will play the Seaturds (#4).