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We’re one step closer to the Super Bowl! The 2024 NFL playoffs continue with divisional games on Saturday (Jan. 20).
The NFL playoffs schedule launched with Wild Card Weekend on Jan. 13 as 12 AFC and NFC teams faced off over three days. Six teams were eliminated in season-ending losses for the Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, Cleveland Browns, Miami Dolphins, Los Angeles Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers.
The remaining teams are Houston Texans, Baltimore Ravens, Green Bay Packers, San Francisco 49ers, Detroit Lions, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills.
Divisional rounds will take place on Jan. 20 and Jan 21. The NFC and AFC championship games are scheduled for the following week.
Keep reading for a breakdown of the playoffs schedule, plus ways to watch and stream NFL games from anywhere.
Texans vs. Ravens, Packers vs. 49ers: Where to Watch
To start the weekend, the Texans vs. Ravens will take the field on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT on ABC, ESPN, ESPN Desportes and ESPN+.
Parijita Bastola, a finalist from The Voice season 22, will perform the national anthem ahead of the game, which will take place at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. The halftime show will feature rock band Jimmy Eat World.
The 49ers will host the Packers at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., for the NFC divisional playoffs game airing Saturday at 8:15 p.m. ET/5:15 p.m. PT. on Fox and Fox Deportes.
To celebrate the team’s playoffs run, Bay Area rappers Saweetie and P-Lo collaborated with the 49ers to release the hype song, “Do It for the Bay” earlier this week.
The 49ers have made it to the playoffs a total of 29 times, including in 2023. The Packers made the playoffs 23 times.
Saturday’s game will be a record-setting, 10th playoffs matchup between the Packers and 49ers. According to ESPN, the Packers and 49ers hold the record for the most playoffs matchups between two NFL teams.
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Lions vs. Buccaneers, Chiefs vs. Bills: Where to Watch
Two teams are slated to face off on Sunday.
First up, the Buccaneers vs. Lions at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT on NBC, Peacock and NBC’s Spanish network, Universo.
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Sunday’s Chiefs vs. Bills game is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. ET. The game will broadcast across CBS and stream live on Paramount+ with Showtime
When it comes to watching the NFL playoffs, there are a bunch of great streaming options for football fans who don’t have access to local and cable channels or a digital antenna.
Other platforms, such as Paramount+ and Peacock, let subscribers watch live television — but you’re restricted to certain channels. If you’re subscribed to one of the two aforementioned platforms, you can stream select NFL games throughout the weekend.
To watch playoffs games and more, subscribe to a streamer such as DirecTV Stream, Hulu + Live TV, Fubo or SlingTV.
Sling TV is another great choice, especially if you’re on a budget. Streaming plans start at just $20/month (reg. $40) month.
To stream NFL games all in one place, subscribe to NFL+. New subscribers can enjoy a free trial for the first week, and then $6.99/month to watch live, local and primetime games including the playoffs and the Super Bowl. Upgrade to NFL+ Premium ($14.99/month) for ad-free streaming, full replays and NFL Redzone.
The teams that win divisional games will advance to the NFC and AFC Championships on Sunday, Jan. 28. The AFC Championship is scheduled for 3 p.m. ET on CBS, the NFC Championship is 6:30 p.m. ET on Fox. The Super Bowl will broadcast live on Feb. 11 on CBS.
See the NFL Playoffs schedule below.
NFL Playoffs Divisional Round Schedule
- Ravens vs. Texans – Saturday, Jan. 20 at 4:30 p.m. ET/1:30 p.m. PT on ABC, ESPN, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+
- Packers vs. 49ers – Saturday, Jan. 20 at 8:15 p.m. ET/5:15 p.m. PT on Fox, Fox Deportes
- Buccaneers vs. Lions – Sunday, Jan. 21 at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT on NBC, Peacock
- Chiefs vs. Bills – Sunday, Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT on CBS, Paramount+