NFL Super Wild Card Weekend: Schedule, How to watch Raiders vs. Bengals, Patriots vs. Bills today - CNET

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After an expanded, 17-week regular season, the NFL Playoffs are yet present with 14 teams successful the premix for Super Bowl LVI. The apical seeds successful each league -- the Green Bay Packers successful the NFC and the Tennessee Titans successful the AFC -- person a first-round bye, but the different 12 teams volition enactment their Super Bowl hopes connected the enactment this weekend. There are six games slated for Super Wild Card Weekend: 2 games connected Saturday, 3 connected Sunday and the past 1 connected Monday night.

The bully quality for shot fans who cut the cablegram TV cord is that it's easier than ever to watercourse NFL playoff games live. This twelvemonth inexpensive services, namely Peacock and Paramount Plus, are carrying NBC and CBS games, portion premium live TV streaming services similar YouTube TV and Hulu with Live TV watercourse each crippled too. Keep speechmaking to spot the matchups and however to ticker the games this play and passim the playoffs.

Wild Card weekend

Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals big the Las Vegas Raiders connected Saturday successful the archetypal crippled of the NFL's Super Wild Card Weekend.

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NFL Playoff seedings

The 4 part winners and 3 Wild Card teams successful each league person qualified for the playoffs.


1. Green Bay Packers (13-4): NFC North part winner
2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (13-4): NFC South part winner
3. Dallas Cowboys (12-5): NFC East part winner
4. Los Angeles Rams (12-5): NFC West part 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 part winner
2. Kansas City Chiefs (12-5): AFC West part winner
3. Buffalo Bills (11-6): AFC East part winner
4. Cincinnati Bengals (10-7): AFC North part 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 3 large networks that broadcast NFL games during the regular play -- CBS, NBC and Fox -- volition each amusement astatine slightest 1 playoff game, and the Monday nighttime crippled volition beryllium connected ESPN. You tin ticker an alternate, kid-friendly broadcast of the 2nd crippled connected Sunday connected Nickelodeon. And the streamers are successful connected the enactment this twelvemonth with games disposable to watercourse connected Peacock, Paramount Plus, Prime Video and ESPN Plus. Times present are each ET.


  • Raiders astatine Bengals: 4:30 p.m. connected NBC and Peacock
  • Patriots astatine Bills: 8:15 p.m. connected CBS and Paramount Plus


  • Eagles astatine Buccaneers: 1 p.m. connected Fox
  • 49ers astatine Cowboys: 4:30 p.m. connected CBS, Paramount Plus, Nickelodeon and Amazon Prime Video
  • Steelers astatine Chiefs: 8:15 p.m. connected NBC and Peacock


  • Cardinals astatine Rams: 8:15 p.m. connected ABC, ESPN and ESPN Plus

How to ticker Super Wild Card Weekend

Major streaming providers specified arsenic YouTube TV, Hulu Plus Live TV, FuboTV and DirecTV Stream connection astir each the large channels you'll request for shot this weekend: CBS, NBC, Fox and ABC oregon ESPN.

Sling TV offers NBC and Fox successful immoderate markets with its Blue package, but it lacks CBS and ABC. It's besides worthy noting that to get ESPN you volition either request to power to its Orange bundle oregon spell for its pricier Blue and Orange bundle. 

If you're good with watching connected your telephone oregon tablet, you tin usage the Yahoo Sports app to watercourse each six games connected Super Wild Card Weekend.

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What bash I request to cognize astir Peacock? 

All of NBC's NFL Playoff games -- including the Super Bowl connected Feb. 13 -- volition beryllium disposable to watercourse connected its Peacock streaming service, truthful agelong arsenic you wage for 1 of its Premium subscriptions. 

There are 2 of these tiers, a $5-per-month Premium enactment that has ads (when watching nonlive content) and a $10-per-month Premium Plus enactment that volition watercourse nonlive contented ad-free (and fto you download immoderate contented to ticker offline).

How astir Paramount Plus? 

Paramount Plus offers unrecorded CBS feeds with its Premium tier for $10 a month. Depending connected wherever you live, however, your section CBS presumption (and those NFL games) mightiness not beryllium available. CBS offers livestreaming services successful galore markets; you tin cheque if your country has unrecorded CBS streaming here

And Prime Video? 

Amazon Prime Video volition amusement 1 NFL Playoff crippled -- the 49ers-Cowboys crippled connected Sunday.

And ESPN Plus?

ESPN's standalone streaming work volition besides amusement 1 playoff crippled -- the Monday nighttime crippled betwixt the Rams and the Cardinals.

Best options to watercourse Super Wild Card Weekend

Here are our recommendations for the champion ways to ticker the NFL Playoffs without cable.

Peacock volition amusement NBC's games during the NFL Playoffs, including the Super Bowl connected Feb. 13. You will, however, request 1 of the service's Premium plans to ticker the games unrecorded and full-game replays, though highlights are disposable connected the escaped tier. The ad-supported Premium program costs $5 a month, and the ad-free Premium Plus program costs $10 a month. Note that you'll inactive person to ticker ads during unrecorded shot with the $10 plan; ad-free applies lone to on-demand content.

Read our Peacock review.

Those looking for CBS games volition beryllium capable to watercourse them connected Paramount Plus with its $10-per-month Premium tier. You tin cheque for yourself if your country has unrecorded CBS streaming here.

Read our Paramount Plus review.

YouTube TV costs $65 a period and includes each the channels needed to ticker each NFL Playoff game. Plug successful your ZIP codification connected its welcome page to spot which section networks are disposable successful your area.

Read our YouTube TV review.

FuboTV costs $65 a period and has each the NFL channels needed to ticker each playoff game. Click here to spot which section channels you get.

Read our FuboTV review.

Hulu with Live TV costs $70 a period and includes each the needed shot channels. Click the "View channels successful your area" nexus connected its welcome page to spot which section channels are offered successful your ZIP code.

Read our Hulu with Live TV review.

Sling TV's $35-a-month Blue program includes NBC and Fox, but lone successful a fistful of markets. Enter your code here to spot if those local channels are disposable wherever you live. 

Note: This mentation of Sling TV does not see ESPN. For that, you'll request to power to the likewise priced Orange program oregon spell for the combined $50-per-month Orange and Blue bundle. Sling does not connection CBS oregon ABC with immoderate of its plans.

Read our Sling TV review.

For millions of Amazon Prime subscribers, the Prime Video transmission is already included astatine nary other cost. If you're not a subscriber, it costs $9 a period for the stand-alone TV work fee. Prime Video streamed games connected Thursday nights during the regular play and has 1 crippled near connected its docket -- the 49ers and Cowboys connected Sunday astatine 4:30 p.m. ET.

ESPN Plus costs $6 a period oregon $60 a twelvemonth and volition amusement the crippled connected Monday nighttime betwixt the Rams and Cardinals. You tin besides get ESPN Plus arsenic portion of the Disney bundle that besides includes Disney Plus and Hulu for $8 a period oregon $80 a year. 

All of the unrecorded TV streaming services supra connection escaped trials (except Peacock, which conscionable has a escaped tier that doesn't watercourse unrecorded NFL games), let you to cancel anytime and necessitate a coagulated net connection. Looking for much information? Check retired our live-TV streaming services guide.

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