How to Watch and Stream NFL Playoff Games

Fri Jan 05, 2018 16:29:48PM | Categories: NFL Pro Bowl TV & Online & NFL Playoffs TV & Online
Patriots' offense on the field against the Jets in a '07 NFL Wildcard Playoff game.By: Pats1

To watch or stream any NFL playoff game, use this complete guide. This guide is broken down into 3 categories: Wildcard Weekend, Divisional Playoffs and Conference Championships, and includes TV channels, online streaming options, as well as a spoiler-free schedule of all games.

Spoiler-free TV & Online Schedule:

NFL Football Playoffs Football TV Schedule

For a complete breakdown of each of the 3 categories, continue below.


Wildcard Weekend

TV: ESPN/ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX

All wildcard weekend games will air on local TV channels. Each major channel will get a game a piece. You can watch any of these channels from home if your cable or satellite package includes local channels (almost all do). Or you can pick up all these channels with a digital antenna (rabbit ears) hooked up to your coax cable on your TV for free. Most any bar, restaurant or dine in that has a TV will be airing these games as well, if you want to watch out of the house.

Online Streaming Options:
WatchESPN, NBC Sports, CBS Sports and FoxSportsGO

If you have a cable subscription you can use these links to watch the game online or on your mobile device. Just login with your cable credentials.



Divisional Playoffs

TV: CBS, FOX and NBC

Just like with the wildcard games, all divisional games will air on local channels. CBS will be airing 2 games, and FOX and NBC a game a piece.

Online Streaming Options:
CBS Sports, FoxSportsGO and NBC Sports

If you have a cable subscription you can use these links to watch the game online or on your mobile device. Just login with your cable credentials.



Conference Championships

TV: CBS, FOX

For the 2 Conference Championship games, go to CBS for the AFC Championship game. And FOX for the NFC.

Online Streaming Options:
CBS Sports and FoxSportsGO

If you have a cable subscription you can use these links to watch the game online or on your mobile device. Just login with your cable credentials.

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Thanks for this! It can get super confusing.