What time are NFL playoff games today? TV schedule, channels for Sunday’s divisional doubleheader

Prepare to see some high-scoring offenses work on Sunday.

There is still one spot left in the AFC and NFC championship games, and the two winners of Saturday’s games will know who they will be playing against when Sunday ends.

Sunday’s doubleheader begins with Matthew Stafford and the Rams hoping to keep their Super Bowl hopes alive, but they need to get past Tom Brady and the Buccaneers in a rematch of a Week 3 clash. By the AFC side , the two teams that met in the 2021 AFC Championship Game will meet once again with Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs hosting Josh Allen and the Bills. All four teams that will be in action finished the regular season ranked in the top seven scoring offenses and top 10 offenses in total yards.

Sporting News has you covered with all the information you need to watch Sunday’s divisional round doubleheader action, including TV channels and kick-off times for each of the games.

What time are the NFL playoff games today?

game 1

  • Date: January 23, 2022
  • Match: Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Los Angeles Rams
  • Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida.
  • Start time: 3 p.m. ET

game 2

  • Date: January 23, 2022
  • Match: Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buffalo Bills
  • Location: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Start time: 6:30 p.m. ET

As the season began, the Week 3 matchup between the Rams and Buccaneers felt like it was a preview of the NFC Championship Game. Instead, fans will see these teams battle it out in the divisional round. That game, which went to Los Angeles 34-24, saw Matthew Stafford throw for four touchdowns, while an aggressive Rams rushing pass sacked Brady three times. Both squads ranked in the top five in passing attack this season, and should deliver some fireworks in the afternoon matchup.

The Bills and the Chiefs seek to resolve the decisive game. The two AFC powerhouses met twice in calendar year 2021, with the Chiefs winning the AFC Championship 38-24 with three Mahomes touchdowns and the Bills winning the regular season battle 38-20 with Allen scoring four. total touchdowns. Both teams put up dynamic offenses in 2021, with the Chiefs leading the AFC in total yards (6,746) and the Bills leading in total points (483), but Buffalo posted a much better defensive campaign, leading the NFL in fewest points allowed. (289) and fewest yards (4,637).

How to watch NFL playoff games

buccaneers vs rams

The first game of Sunday’s doubleheader will be on NBC.

Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth will be in the booth, while Michele Tafoya will report from the sidelines.

Chiefs Against Bills

CBS will handle the game in primetime on Sunday, broadcasting the matchup between the Chiefs and the Bills.

The CBS main team of Jim Nantz and Tony Romo will be on both, and Tracy Wolfson will report from the sidelines.

NFL live broadcasts for the playoffs

Each of the games will have live streams produced by their network’s streaming service that fans will be able to access, such as Paramount Plus and Peacock.

There are also several standalone streaming options that will grant viewers access to all three games. Here’s a look at various options for streaming the NFL playoffs:

transmission option Cable subscription required? Free? cost Free Trial?
fox sports live Yes Yes
Paramount Plus No No $4.99/month Yes
Amazon Prime Video No No $8.99/month No
nbc sports Yes Yes
ESPN.com/ESPN App Yes Yes
NFL App Yes Yes
yahoo! sports app No Yes
fuboTV No No $64.99/month Yes
AT&T TV Now No No $69.99/month Yes
Hulu Plus Live TV No No $64.99/month Yes
sling tv No No $35/month Yes
youtube tv No No $64.99/month Yes

2022 NFL playoff schedule

Wild Card Round

Saturday, January 15

Match start time television channel live broadcast
Bengalis 26Raiders 19 4:35 p.m. ET NBC Peacock, fuboTV
Bills 47Patriots 17 8:15 p.m. ET CBS supreme+, fuboTV

Sunday, January 16

Match start time television channel live broadcast
Buccaneers 31Eagles 15 1:05 p.m. Eastern Time Fox fuboTV
49ers 23jeans 17 4:40 p.m. ET CBS, Nickelodeon Paramount+, Amazon Prime, fuboTV
bosses 42Steelers 21 8:15 p.m. ET NBC Peacock, fuboTV

Monday, January 17

Match start time television channel live broadcast
rams 34, cardinals 11 8:15 p.m. ET ESPN espn app, fuboTV

divisional round

Saturday, January 22

Match start time television channel live broadcast
Bengalis 19, titans 16 4:35 p.m. ET CBS supreme+, fuboTV
49ers 13, packers 10 8:15 p.m. ET Fox fuboTV

Sunday, January 23

Match start time television channel live broadcast
Rams vs Buccaneers 3:05 p.m. Eastern Time NBC Peacock, fuboTV
Bills against bosses 6:40 p.m. ET CBS supreme+, fuboTV

conference championships

Sunday, January 30

Match start time television channel live broadcast
AFC Championship Game 3:05 p.m. Eastern Time CBS supreme+, fuboTV
NFC Championship Game 6:40 p.m. ET Fox fox Sports App, fuboTV

Super Bowl 56

Sunday, February 13

Match start time television channel live broadcast
Super Bowl 56 6:30 p.m. ET NBC nbc Sports App, fuboTV