2023 NFL playoff schedule, updated bracket: dates, times, TV, streaming for each round AFC, NFC postseason

The Chiefs and Eagles each advanced to the Super Bowl by winning the divisional round on Saturday, and two teams will have a chance to join them on Sunday.

The Bengals and Bills begin action in Buffalo on Sunday afternoon. The winner of that game will advance to the AFC Championship, where they will face Kansas City. The Chiefs punched their ticket to the AFC title game with a 27-20 win over the Jaguars.

Even if the Chiefs win, everyone in Kansas City will be waiting to hear an update on Patrick Mahomes’ health this week. The Chiefs QB injured his ankle in the first quarter and missed almost the entire second quarter before returning in the second half.

The Chiefs’ victory means Kansas City is headed to the AFC Championship for the fifth straight season, the second-longest streak in NFL history with the 1973-77 Raiders, behind the Patriots (2011-18).

In the NFC, the Cowboys and 49ers will play a late game on Sunday, with the winner going to Philadelphia to face the Eagles in the NFC title game. The Eagles advanced after dominating the Giants 38-7 on Saturday night.

With that in mind, here’s the full review Seasonal table and bracket.

Super wild card weekend

Saturday, January 14

  • (2) 49ers 41-23 over (7) Seahawks. The 49ers got a small scare from the Seahawks on a day when Seattle jumped out to a 17-16 halftime lead. But in the second half, San Francisco dominated and put the game away. Brock Birdie threw for 332 yards while becoming the first rookie in NFL history to total four touchdowns in a playoff game. (Burdy finished with three passing touchdowns and one rushing score).
  • (4) Jaguars 31-30 over (5) Chargers. The Jaguars pulled off one of the greatest comebacks in NFL history and won the game. The Jacks fell behind 27-0 early in the game thanks to four interceptions by Trevor Lawrence, but they rallied back to pull off the upset victory, thanks in large part to Lawrence, who threw four touchdown passes.
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Sunday, January 15

  • (2) Bills 34-31 over (7) Dolphins. The Dolphins went into this game as the biggest underdog in the history of the wild-card round (+14). In the end, the Bills were able to avoid the upset thanks to Josh Allen (352 passing yards, three touchdowns) and a defense that came up with several big plays, including two turnovers, four sacks and a fourth-down stop iced. The game is only 2:30 away.
  • (6) Giants 31-24 over (3) Vikings. New York was able to pull off the upset in Minnesota thanks to a historic performance by Daniel Jones, the first QB in NFL playoff history to throw for at least 300 and two touchdowns while adding at least 70 yards on the ground. Not only did Jones throw for 301 yards, but he was also the game’s leading rusher with 78 yards on 17 carries. The win over Minnesota marked the Giants’ first playoff win since defeating the Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI in February 2012.
  • (3) Bengal 24-17 over (6) Ravens. The Ravens kept Cincinnati on the ropes for most of this game, but the Bengals were able to escape with a victory thanks to their defense, which came down to one of the biggest plays in NFL postseason history. With the Ravens on Cincinnati’s one-yard line, Tyler Hundley fumbled and Sam Hubbard returned the fumble 98 yards.

Monday, January 16

  • (5) Cowherd warriors 31-14 over (4) Buccaneers. The Cowboys dominated this game from start to finish, and a big reason why that happened was Dak Prescott, who had a historically big night. The Cowboys QB threw for 305 yards with five total touchdowns (four passing, one rushing) and set a franchise record. The only Cowboys player who struggled in the game was kicker Brett Maher, who missed an NFL-record four extra points. The Cowboys now have to decide whether to keep him around for Sunday’s game in San Francisco.
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division round

Saturday, January 21

  • (1) Chiefs 27-20 over (4) Jaguars. After leaving the game in the second quarter with a serious ankle injury, Patrick Mahomes led the Chiefs to victory in the second half. Playing on one leg didn’t seem to slow him down as he completed 10 of 15 passes for 107 yards with the injury. The Chiefs’ defense came up with two key turnovers in the fourth quarter to propel Kansas City to its fifth straight AFC title game.
  • (1) Eagles 38-7 over (6) Giants. The Eagles jumped out to a 28-0 halftime lead and cruised to victory from there. A defense that racked up five sacks and a rushing attack that totaled 268 yards on the ground helped the Eagles to a dominant win. Jalen Hurts had a big night, and more importantly, his shoulder was fully healthy as he scored three touchdowns (two passing and one rushing).

Sunday, January 22

  • (3) Bengals (2) at Bills (-6), 3 p.m. ET (CBS, stream on Paramount+) The game will be played exactly 20 days after their original game was canceled due to a situation involving Damar Hamlin. With Hamlin now back home in Buffalo, it wouldn’t be a surprise if he attended the game. Joe Burrow and Josh Allen will face each other for the first time in this match.
  • (5) Cowboys at (2) 49ers (-4), 6:30 pm ET (FOX, stream on fuboTV) The 49ers haven’t played the Cowboys this year, but these two teams met in a playoff game last January that went down to the wire. The 49ers’ 23-17 wild-card victory last season wasn’t decided until the Cowboys called a QB draw in the final seconds, even though they had no timeouts. That game was played in Dallas, but this time the game will be played in San Francisco.
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Championship Sunday

January 29

NFC Championship

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

AFC Championship

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

Note: If Bills And Leaders The game will then be played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, finishing off back-to-back games in the AFC Championship. If the Bengals play first, the game will be in Kansas City.

Super Bowl LVII

Feb. 12

AFC Champion vs. at State Farm Stadium in Arizona. NFC Champion, 6:30 p.m. ET (fox, Stream on fuboTV)

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