2023 NFL playoff schedule, updated bracket: Dates, occasions, TV, streaming for every round of AFC, NFC postseason

The Chiefs and Eagles every took one step nearer to the Super Bowl by successful within the divisional round on Saturday and two extra groups could have an opportunity to affix them on Sunday.

The Bengals and Bills shall be kicking off the motion in Buffalo on Sunday afternoon. The winner of that sport will advance to the AFC Championship, the place they will be dealing with Kansas City. The Chiefs punched their ticket to the AFC title sport with a 27-20 win over the Jaguars.

Although the Chiefs gained, everybody in Kansas City shall be holding their breath this week ready to listen to an replace on the well being of Patrick Mahomes. The Chiefs QB injured his ankle within the first quarter and missed nearly your complete second quarter earlier than returning within the second half.

The win by the Chiefs implies that Kansas City is headed to the AFC Championship for the fifth straight season, which is tied with the 1973-77 Raiders for the second-longest streak in NFL historical past, behind solely the Patriots (2011-18).

In the NFC, the Cowboys and 49ers shall be taking part in within the late sport on Sunday with the winner heading to Philadelphia to face the Eagles within the NFC title sport. The Eagles superior after a dominating 38-7 win over the Giants on Saturday evening.

With that in thoughts, here is a take a look at your complete postseason schedule and bracket.

Super Wild Card Weekend

Saturday, Jan. 14

  • (2) 49ers 41-23 over (7) Seahawks. The 49ers bought a short scare from the Seahawks on a day the place Seattle jumped to a 17-16 halftime lead. But within the second half, San Francisco broke the sport open with a dominating efficiency. Brock Purdy threw for 332 yards whereas additionally turning into the primary rookie in NFL historical past to complete 4 touchdowns in a playoff sport. (Purdy completed with three passing touchdowns and one dashing rating).
  • (4) Jaguars 31-30 over (5) Chargers. The Jaguars gained this sport by pulling off one of the most important comebacks in NFL historical past. The Jags fell behind, 27-0, early within the sport due largely to 4 interceptions from Trevor Lawrence, however they rebounded to drag off the beautiful win, thanks largely to Lawrence, who threw 4 landing passes.

Sunday, Jan. 15

  • (2) Bills 34-31 over (7) Dolphins. The Dolphins went into this sport as the most important underdog within the historical past of the wild-card round (+14) and regardless of these odds, they had been nonetheless in a position to put a significant scare into the Bills. In the top, the Bills had been in a position to stave off the upset due to Josh Allen (352 passing yards, three touchdowns) and a protection that got here up with a number of large performs, together with two turnovers, 4 sacks and a fourth-down cease that iced the sport with simply 2:30 left to play.
  • (6) Giants 31-24 over (3) Vikings. New York was in a position to pull off the upset in Minnesota due to a historic efficiency from Daniel Jones, who turned the FIRST QB in NFL playoff historical past to throw for at the very least 300 and two touchdowns whereas additionally including at the very least 70 yards on the bottom. Not solely did Jones throw for 301 yards, however he was additionally the sport’s main rusher with 78 yards on 17 carries. The win over Minnesota marked the Giants’ first playoff victory since they beat the Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI again in February 2012.
  • (3) Bengals 24-17 over (6) Ravens. The Ravens had Cincinnati on the ropes for most of this sport, however the Bengals had been in a position to escape with a win due to their protection, which got here up with one of the most important performs in NFL postseason historical past. With the Ravens at Cincinnati’s one-yard line, Tyler Huntley fumbled and Sam Hubbard returned that fumble 98 yards for what ended up being the game-winning landing.

Monday, Jan. 16

  • (5) Cowboys 31-14 over (4) Buccaneers. The Cowboys dominated this sport from begin to end, and a giant purpose why that occurred was as a result of of Dak Prescott, who had a traditionally large evening. The Cowboys QB set a franchise report with 5 complete touchdowns (4 passes, one rush) whereas additionally throwing for 305 yards. The solely Cowboys participant who struggled on this sport was kicker Brett Maher, who missed an NFL-record 4 further factors. The Cowboys will now need to determine in the event that they wish to hold him round for Sunday’s sport in San Francisco.

Divisional Round

Saturday, Jan. 21

  • (1) Chiefs 27-20 over (4) Jaguars. After leaving the sport within the second quarter attributable to a severe ankle damage, Patrick Mahomes returned within the second half to steer the Chiefs to the win. Playing on one foot did not appear to gradual him down as he accomplished 10 of 15 passes for 107 yards after struggling the damage. The Chiefs’ protection additionally got here up with two key turnovers within the fourth quarter to assist propel Kansas City to its fifth straight AFC title sport.
  • (1) Eagles 38-7 over (6) Giants. The Eagles jumped out to a 28-0 halftime lead after which coasted to the win from there. The Eagles had been in a position to decide up the dominating win due to a protection that racked up 5 sacks and a dashing assault that totaled 268 yards on the bottom. Jalen Hurts additionally had a giant evening, and extra importantly, his shoulder regarded totally wholesome as he totaled three touchdowns (two passing and one dashing).

Sunday, Jan. 22

  • (3) Bengals at (2) Bills (-6), 3 p.m. ET (CBS, stream on Paramount+). This sport shall be performed precisely 20 days after their unique sport was canceled as a result of state of affairs involving Damar Hamlin. With Hamlin now again dwelling in Buffalo, it would not be stunning in any respect if he had been to attend this sport. This matchup will function Joe Burrow and Josh Allen dealing with one another for the primary time.
  • (5) Cowboys at (2) 49ers (-4), 6:30 p.m. ET (Fox, stream on fuboTV). The 49ers did not play the Cowboys this yr, however these two groups did meet final January in a playoff sport that went right down to the wire. The 49ers’ 23-17 wild-card win final season wasn’t determined till the Cowboys inexplicably known as a QB draw within the ultimate seconds despite the fact that that they had no timeouts. That sport was performed in Dallas, however this time round, the sport shall be performed in San Francisco.

Championship Sunday

eat 29

NFC Championship

  • 49ers/Cowboys at (1) Eagles, 3 pm ET (Fox, stream on fuboTV)

AFC Championship

  • Bills/Bengals vs. (1) Chiefs 6:30 pm ET (CBS, on stream Paramount+)

Note: If the Bills and Chiefs find yourself taking part in one another within the AFC Championship, then the sport shall be performed at Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta. If the Bengals play the Chiefs, then the sport shall be in Kansas City.

Super Bowl LVII

Feb. 12

AFC Champions vs. NFC Champion at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, 6:30 pm ET (Fox, stream on fuboTV)

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