NFL Playoffs 2023: TV Schedule, Bracket, How to Watch
Here’s everything you need to know about the 2023 NFL playoffs, including the full schedule, game times, TV channel, guide to how to watch stream online and current bracket.
The NFL playoffs are the annual postseason stage of the National Football League to determine the season winner. As of 2023, there are 14 teams in the NFL playoffs: 7 from the NFC and 7 from the AFC. The four division winners in each conference with the best record are seeded 1-4 based on their overall tournament record. Then the three wild card teams from each conference with the best records among all non-division winners are seeded 5, 6 and 7.
You’ll find all the information you need to know about the playoffs and how they got there below.
Important dates in NFL Playoff Games 2023:
- Wild Card Round: Jan. 14-16
- Divisional Round: Jan. 21-22
- Conference championships: Jan. 29
- Super Bowl 57: Feb. 12
When do NFL Playoffs 2023 start?
- Start date: Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023
The 2023 NFL playoff will begin with Seattle Seahawks vs San Francisco 49ers and Los Angeles Chargers vs Jacksonville Jaguars games on Saturday, January 14.
NFL Playoff Bracket 2023
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In 2023, the NFL Playoff Bracket will feature seven teams from each conference. The top-seeded team from each conference will be granted a bye week, and the remaining six teams will compete in the Wild Card round.
The top two teams from each conference will then advance to the divisional round, with the winners of each game advancing to the conference championship.
Finally, the two conference champions will meet in the Super Bowl.
What is the schedule for the 2023 NFL playoffs?
Wild Card Round
The 2023 Wild Card weekend will kick off on Saturday, January 14th, with two games, followed by a tripleheader on Sunday, January 15th, and one final Wild Card game on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” slot on Monday, January 16th. Here is the Complete TV Schedule of the 2023 NFL Wild Card Round:
Saturday, Jan 14
|Seahawks (No. 7) at 49ers (No. 2)||SF 41, SEA 23|
|Chargers (No. 5) at Jaguars (No. 4)||JAX 31, LAC 30|
Sunday, Jan 15
|Matchup||Start time||TV Channel||Location||Score|
|Dolphins (No. 7) at Bills (No. 2)||1:00 p.m. ET||CBS||Highmark Stadium||31-34|
|Giants (No. 6) at Vikings (No. 3)||4:30 p.m. ET||FOX||U.S. Bank Stadium||31-24|
|Ravens (No. 6) at Bengals (No. 3)||8:15 p.m. ET||NBC||Paycor Stadium||17-24|
Monday, Jan 16
|Cowboys (No. 5) at Buccaneers (No. 4)||DAL 31, TB 14|
The Wild Card Round will be followed by the Divisional Round and then the Conference Championships.
The 2023 NFL Divisional Round take place on Saturday, January 21, and Sunday, January 22. Here is the Complete TV Schedule of the Divisional Round Games:
Saturday, Jan 21
|Jaguars (No. 4) at Chiefs (No. 1)||KC 27, JAX 20|
|Eagles (No. 1) at Giants (No. 6)||PHI 38, NYG 7|
Sunday, Jan 22
|Bills (No. 2) at Bengals (No. 3)||CIN 27, BUF 10|
|Cowboys (No. 5) at 49ers (No. 2)||SF 19, DAL 12|
FOX TV will broadcast the 2023 AFC conference championship game starting at 6:30 pm ET, and the NFC championship game on CBS TV begins at 3:00 pm ET at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA.
|Date||Matchup||Start time||TV Channel|
|Sunday, Jan 29||49ers ta Eagles||3:00 p.m. ET||CBS|
|Sunday, Jan 29||Chiefs at Bengals||6:30 p.m. ET||FOX|
The winners of each conference championship game will play in the 2023 Super Bowl.
Super Bowl 57
Sunday, Feb. 12
|Matchup||Start time||TV Channel|
|Super Bowl 57||6:30 p.m. ET||FOX|
How to watch NFL Playoffs?
You can catch every game on CBS, Fox, NBC, and ESPN if you have a cable or satellite subscription. There are several ways to stream games online for those without a traditional TV package. YouTubeTV, SlingTV, FuboTV, etc., all offer packages that include several channels that will broadcast NFL playoff games.
When & where is the Pro Bowl 2023?
The National Football League’s annual Pro Bowl is held the week before the Super Bowl. In 2023, the Pro Bowl will be held on Sunday, February 5, at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada-home of the Las Vegas Raiders.
When & where is the Super Bowl 57 in 2023?
- Date: Sunday, Feb. 12, 2023
- Time: 6:30 p.m. ET
- Location: State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona.
Super Bowl LVII will be held in 2023 at State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona. The game is scheduled to take place on Sunday, February 12, 2023. This will be the third time the Super Bowl will be played in State Farm, and the fourth time it will be held in the Arizona area. The other two times were Super Bowl at the State Farm Stadium, Glendale, in 2008 and 2015. State Farm is the home of the Arizona Cardinals. It was opened on August 1, 2006, and has a capacity of 63,400.