After an expanded, 17-week common season, the NFL Playoffs are lastly right here with 14 groups within the combine for Super Bowl LVI. The high seeds in every convention — the Green Bay Packers within the NFC and the Tennessee Titans within the AFC — have a first-round bye, however the different 12 groups will put their Super Bowl hopes on the road this weekend. There are six video games slated for Super Wild Card Weekend: two video games on Saturday, three on Sunday and the final one on Monday night time.
The excellent news for soccer followers who reduce the cable TV wire is that it is simpler than ever to stream NFL playoff video games dwell. This 12 months cheap providers, particularly Peacock and Paramount Plus, are carrying NBC and CBS video games, whereas premium dwell TV streaming providers like YouTube TV and Hulu with Live TV stream each sport too. Keep studying to see the matchups and the way to watch the video games this weekend and all through the playoffs.
Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals host the Las Vegas Raiders on Saturday within the first sport of the NFL’s Super Wild Card Weekend.
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NFL Playoff seedings
The 4 division winners and three Wild Card groups in every convention have certified for the playoffs.
1. Green Bay Packers (13-4): NFC North division winner
2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (13-4): NFC South division winner
3. Dallas Cowboys (12-5): NFC East division winner
4. Los Angeles Rams (12-5): NFC West division winner
5. Arizona Cardinals (11-6): Wild Card berth
6. San Francisco 49ers (10-7): Wild Card berth
7. Philadelphia Eagles (9-8): Wild Card berth
1. Tennessee Titans (12-5): AFC South division winner
2. Kansas City Chiefs (12-5): AFC West division winner
3. Buffalo Bills (11-6): AFC East division winner
4. Cincinnati Bengals (10-7): AFC North division winner
5. Las Vegas Raiders (10-7): Wild Card berth
6. New England Patriots (10-7): Wild Card berth
7. Pittsburgh Steelers (9-7-1): Wild Card berth
Super Wild Card Weekend matchups and schedule
The three main networks that broadcast NFL video games through the common season — CBS, NBC and Fox — will every present a minimum of one playoff sport, and the Monday night time sport might be on ESPN. You can watch an alternate, kid-friendly broadcast of the second sport on Sunday on Nickelodeon. And the streamers are in on the motion this 12 months with video games accessible to stream on Peacock, Paramount Plus, Prime Video and ESPN Plus. Times listed here are all ET.
- Raiders at Bengals: 4:30 p.m. on NBC and Peacock
- Patriots at Bills: 8:15 p.m. on CBS and Paramount Plus
- Eagles at Buccaneers: 1 p.m. on Fox
- 49ers at Cowboys: 4:30 p.m. on CBS, Paramount Plus, Nickelodeon and Amazon Prime Video
- Steelers at Chiefs: 8:15 p.m. on NBC and Peacock
- Cardinals at Rams: 8:15 p.m. on ABC, ESPN and ESPN Plus
How to watch Super Wild Card Weekend
Major streaming suppliers equivalent to YouTube TV, Hulu Plus Live TV, FuboTV and DirecTV Stream provide almost all the most important channels you will want for soccer this weekend: CBS, NBC, Fox and ABC or ESPN.
Sling TV affords NBC and Fox in some markets with its Blue package deal, nevertheless it lacks CBS and ABC. It’s additionally price noting that to get ESPN you’ll both want to swap to its Orange package deal or go for its pricier Blue and Orange bundle.
If you are positive with watching in your telephone or pill, you should utilize the Yahoo Sports app to stream all six video games on Super Wild Card Weekend.
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What do I want to find out about Peacock?
All of NBC’s NFL Playoff video games — together with the Super Bowl on Feb. 13 — might be accessible to stream on its Peacock streaming service, as long as you pay for considered one of its Premium subscriptions.
There are two of those tiers, a $5-per-month Premium possibility that has adverts (when watching nonlive content material) and a $10-per-month Premium Plus possibility that may stream nonlive content material ad-free (and allow you to obtain some content material to watch offline).
How about Paramount Plus?
Paramount Plus affords dwell CBS feeds with its Premium tier for $10 a month. Depending on the place you reside, nonetheless, your native CBS station (and people NFL video games) won’t be accessible. CBS affords livestreaming providers in lots of markets; you may test in case your space has dwell CBS streaming here.
And Prime Video?
Amazon Prime Video will present one NFL Playoff sport — the 49ers-Cowboys sport on Sunday.
And ESPN Plus?
ESPN’s standalone streaming service will even present one playoff sport — the Monday night time sport between the Rams and the Cardinals.
Best choices to stream Super Wild Card Weekend
Here are our suggestions for the most effective methods to watch the NFL Playoffs with out cable.
Peacock will present NBC’s video games through the NFL Playoffs, together with the Super Bowl on Feb. 13. You will, nonetheless, want one of many service’s Premium plans to watch the video games dwell and full-game replays, although highlights can be found on the free tier. The ad-supported Premium plan prices $5 a month, and the ad-free Premium Plus plan prices $10 a month. Note that you will nonetheless have to watch adverts throughout dwell soccer with the $10 plan; ad-free applies solely to on-demand content material.
Read our Peacock evaluate.
Those in search of CBS video games might be in a position to stream them on Paramount Plus with its $10-per-month Premium tier. You can test for your self in case your space has dwell CBS streaming here.
Read our Paramount Plus evaluate.
YouTube TV prices $65 a month and consists of all of the channels wanted to watch each NFL Playoff sport. Plug in your ZIP code on its welcome page to see which native networks can be found in your space.
Read our YouTube TV evaluate.
FuboTV prices $65 a month and has all of the NFL channels wanted to watch each playoff sport. Click here to see which native channels you get.
Read our FuboTV evaluate.
Hulu with Live TV prices $70 a month and consists of all of the wanted soccer channels. Click the “View channels in your space” hyperlink on its welcome page to see which native channels are supplied in your ZIP code.
Read our Hulu with Live TV evaluate.
Sling TV’s $35-a-month Blue plan consists of NBC and Fox, however solely in a handful of markets. Enter your tackle here to see if these native channels can be found the place you reside.
Note: This model of Sling TV doesn’t embrace ESPN. For that, you will want to swap to the equally priced Orange plan or go for the mixed $50-per-month Orange and Blue bundle. Sling doesn’t provide CBS or ABC with any of its plans.
Read our Sling TV evaluate.
For hundreds of thousands of Amazon Prime subscribers, the Prime Video channel is already included at no further value. If you are not a subscriber, it prices $9 a month for the stand-alone TV service payment. Prime Video streamed video games on Thursday nights through the common season and has one sport left on its schedule — the 49ers and Cowboys on Sunday at 4:30 p.m. ET.
ESPN Plus prices $6 a month or $60 a 12 months and can present the sport on Monday night time between the Rams and Cardinals. You may also get ESPN Plus as a part of the Disney bundle that additionally consists of Disney Plus and Hulu for $8 a month or $80 a 12 months.
All of the dwell TV streaming providers above provide free trials (besides Peacock, which simply has a free tier that does not stream dwell NFL video games), enable you to cancel anytime and require a strong web connection. Looking for extra info? Check out our live-TV streaming providers information.