How to Watch and Stream NFL Playoff Games

Wed Jan 01, 2020 15:11:00PM
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. Includes TV channels, online streaming options and a spoiler-free schedule of all games.

Watch or Stream NFL Playoff Games. This resource provides every option available for watching all NFL Playoff games online, on local TV or through cable providers, and includes customized pages on every NFL team in the playoffs and every TV channel airing playoff games.

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. Click on any of those station links to see a full list of options, including which games will be airing on those channels and cable provider plans that carry that particular channel.

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.


Spoiler-free TV & Online Schedule:

NFL Football Playoffs Football TV Schedule

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Thanks for this! It can get super confusing.