NFL Playoff Schedule 2019: Dates, times, TV, streaming for every round of the AFC and NFC postseason
Here are the dates and times for every NFL playoff game from the wild-card round to the Super Bowl
After a divisional round that didn't feature any upsets, there are only four teams left in the NFL playoffs and those teams will be battling for a berth in Super Bowl LIII this week.
In the AFC, Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are headed to the AFC Championship game for the eighth straight season after thrashing the Chargers 41-28 on Sunday. The win means that the Patriots are now headed for Kansas City, where they'll be facing the top-seeded Chiefs. This game will mark the fifth time that Brady has gone on the road for an AFC title game: The Patriots quarterback has gone just 2-3 in his previous five games with his last road win coming during the 2004 season.
As for Kansas City, the Chiefs will be hosting the AFC Championship game for the first time in franchise history. The Chiefs earned a spot in the game after beating the Colts 31-13 in the divisional round. This week's game will mark the first time the Chiefs have played in the AFC title game since the 1993 season. The AFC Championship will be a rematch of a wild Week 6 game played in New England that the Patriots won 43-40.
In the NFC, the Eagles' Cinderella run ended in New Orleans with a 20-14 loss to the Saints. Thanks to the win, the Saints are now headed back to the NFC title game for the first time since the 2009 season.The top-seeded Saints will play host to the Rams on Jan. 20.
The Rams earned a spot in the title game by beating the Cowboys 30-22 on Saturday. The Rams game in New Orleans will mark the first time since the 2001 season that the Rams have played in an NFC Championship. Like the Patriots-Chiefs game, the NFC Championship will also be a rematch of a wild game that took place earlier this season. Back in Week 9, the Saints beat the Rams 45-35 in New Orleans.
You can see the entire schedule for the 2019 postseason below.
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Wild Card Weekend
Saturday, January 5
No. 6 Indianapolis 21-7 over No. 3 Houston: T.Y. Hilton always seems to thrive in Houston and that was definitely the case in this game. Hilton caught five passes for 85 yards in the win. The Texans had no answer for Andrew Luck, who threw for 222 yards and two touchdowns. Indy's Marlon Mack also rushed for 148 yards, marking the first time all year that any running back hit the 100-yard mark against the Texans. For more on the game,.
No. 4 Dallas 24-22 over No. 5 Seattle: The Cowboys rode the legs of Ezekiel Elliott to a wild win over the Seahawks. Elliott rushed for 137 yards and a touchdown in the two-point win. The Cowboys defense also came up big, holding the NFL's top rushing offense to just 73 rushing yards. For more on the game,.
Sunday, January 6
No. 5 Los Angeles Chargers 23-17 over No. 4 Baltimore: Less than one month after losing to the Ravens, the Chargers got their revenge in the wild-card round and they got it in a big way. The Chargers defense sacked Lamar Jackson seven times and forced three turnovers in the win. For more on the game,.
No. 6 Philadelphia 16-15 over No. 3 Chicago: For the second year in a row, Nick Foles worked came up with some postseason magic and led the Eagles to an upset win over the Bears. Foles threw for 266 yards and two touchdowns including a game-winning score to Golden Tate that came with just 56 seconds left to play. For more on the game,.
Saturday, January 12
No. 1 Kansas City 31-13 over No. 6 Indianapolis: Patrick Mahomes didn't throw a touchdown pass, but that didn't matter in this game, because the Chiefs defense played arguably their best game of the season. The Chiefs didn't allow a third down conversion (the Colts went 0 for 9), they forced a key Andrew Luck fumble and they only gave up six points (the Colts other touchdown came on a blocked punt return for a TD). For more on the game, click here for.
No. 2 Los Angeles Rams 30-22 over No. 4 Dallas: The Rams steamrolled their way to the NFC Championship by running all over the Cowboys. C.J. Anderson (123 yards) and Todd Gurley (115) both topped the 100-yard mark in a game where the Rams set a franchise playoff record with 273 yards on the ground. For more on the game, click here for.
Sunday, January 13
No. 2 New England 41-28 over No. 5 L.A. Chargers: Tom Brady caught fire and Sony Michel was unstoppable in this divisional playoff win for the Patriots. Brady threw for 343 yards and a touchdown in the win. As for Michel, he bulldozed the Chargers for 129 yards and three rushing touchdowns. Julian Edelman also had a big game for New England, catching nine passes for 151 yards. During the win, Patriots running back James White made some history with 15 catches, tying the NFL record for more receptions in a playoff game. For more on the game, click here for.
No. 1 New Orleans 20-14 over No. 6 Philadelphia: This game didn't get off to a pretty start for the Saints, who fell behind 14-0 early, but New Orleans was able to come away with the win thanks to a huge game from Michael Thomas and a defense that came up clutch with two interceptions of Nick Foles. Thomas set a franchise playoff record with 12 catches for 171 yards in the win. For more on the game, click here for.
Sunday, January 20
Los Angeles Rams at New Orleans Saints, 3:05 p.m. ET (Fox)
New England at Kansas City, 6:40 p.m. ET (CBS, stream on CBS All Access)
Super Bowl LIII
Sunday, February 3
AFC vs. NFC in Atlanta, 6:30 p.m. ET (CBS, stream on CBSSports.com)
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