How to Watch NFL Division Round Games 2022: Pairings, Times and TV Options

All six NFL wild card playoff games are in the books. There were no major shakeups in the first round, and the league has already announced the pairings, times and TV channels for the divisional round for the Jan. 22-23 weekend.

The Green Bay Packers and Tennessee Titans are the top seeds in each conference, and they received a first-round bye. They will each host a divisional game this Saturday, and would host a conference championship game the next weekend, should they advance.

Buffalo Bills Celebrate a Touchdown
The Buffalo Bills celebrate with fans after scoring a touchdown against the New England Patriots during the fourth quarter in the AFC Wild Card playoff game at Highmark Stadium on January 15, 2022 in Buffalo, New York. Photo by Timothy T Ludwig/Getty Images

Here are the pairings for the divisional round (All times ET):

Saturday, January 22
AFC: 4:30 p.m. Cincinnati Bengals at Tennessee Titans (CBS, Paramount+)
NFC: 8:15 p.m. San Francisco 49ers at Green Bay Packers (FOX, FOX Deportes)

Sunday, January 23
NFC: 3 p.m. Los Angeles Rams at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
(NBC, Peacock, Universo)
AFC: 6:30 p.m. Buffalo Bills at Kansas City Chiefs (CBS, Paramount+)

Five of the six home teams won their wild card games in the first round. The San Francisco 49ers were the only team to win a road game as they went to Texas and knocked off the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday afternoon.

The Buffalo Bills throttled the New England Patriots, the upstart Cincinnati Bengals looked sharp in their win over the Las Vegas Raiders and the Kansas City Chiefs appear ready to defend their back-to-back AFC championship titles.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who are the defending Super Bowl champions, have depth and experience for another title run, and they showed it with a convincing win over the Philadelphia Eagles. That game was the first real home playoff game at home since 2007 as Tampa Bay's Super Bowl title won at home last season was technically a "neutral field" game.

NFL Wild Card Results
Cincinnati 26, Las Vegas 19
Buffalo 47, New England 17
Tampa Bay 31, Philadelphia 15
San Francisco 23, Dallas 17
Kansas City 42, Pittsburgh 21
Los Angeles 34, Arizona 11

Here are the playoff dates:

Super Wild Card Round
January 15-17

Divisional Round
January 22-23

Conference Championships
January 30

Super Bowl LVI
February 13
SoFi Stadium
Inglewood, California

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