NFL officials are still trying to figure out a plan to move the Super Bowl, but it appears that finding a solution may be impossible.
One scenario that has been suggested is playing the wild-card playoff round in the middle of the week.
But at this point, the most likely scenario is the elimination of two wild-card teams in each conference. The playoffs would begin on the weekend of Jan. 13-14 with the divisional round, followed by the conference championships on Jan. 21 and Super Bowl XXXVI in New Orleans on Jan. 28.
The elimination of four playoff teams would make a big difference, said quarterback Jay Fiedler.
"Every game has a little bit more at stake when you cut two wild-card teams," said Fiedler. "It's now imperative to go out and win your division. You can't rely on a potential tiebreaker to get that wild card.
"You see the Colts go out and beat the Jets the way they did, we want to go out and keep pace with them."