2023 NFL playoffs bracket: Championship round schedule, odds, TV, streaming for marquee matchups

The divisional round of the playoffs definitely settled a couple of stories on who the very best groups in the NFL sought an amazing weekend of video games. Ultimately, the league has its 4 finest groups playing on championship game weekend.

The Philadelphia Eagles rolled to triumph over the brand-new York Giants, showcasing they are still among the very best groups in the league and the Super Bowl competitor they have actually been all season. Philadelphia will host the NFC Championship Game versus the San Francisco 49ers, who won a face-off versus the Dallas Cowboys to set the conference up with a match of its leading 2 seeds. 

The AFC Championship Game has actually an extremely prepared for rematch in between the Kansas City Chiefs and Cincinnati Bengals in what makes certain to be among the very best video games of the season. Patrick Mahomes had a gutty efficiency on a high ankle sprain for the Chiefs to surpass the Jacksonville Jaguars while Joe Burrow led the Bengals to a dominant triumph over the Buffalo Bills — in snowy Buffalo. 

Conference champion weekend has the makings of an all timer. Here’s a early guide of what’s turning up next week. 

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NFC Championship Game

(2) San Francisco 49ers at (1) Philadelphia Eagles

When:  Sunday, January 29, 3 p.m. ET
TELEVISION: Fox | Stream: fuboTV
Line:  Eagles -2, O/U 45.5

The 49ers and Eagles do not have an abundant playoff history, with Philadelphia and San Francisco conference just one time in the postseason (49ers won 14-0 in 1996 NFC Wild Card round). Jalen Hurts and Brock Purdy — both of the beginning quarterbacks in the video game — weren’t even born yet. Hurts (24 years, 175 days) vs. Purdy (23 years, 33 days) will be the youngest match in NFC Championship Game history.

Purdy is the 4th quarterback prepared in the 6th round or later on (or undrafted) to reach a championship game in his very first season as a starter. The 49ers are playing in their 18th championship game video game, the most in NFL history (and 3rd in last 4 years). They are the only NFC group never ever to play in Philadelphia in a championship game on the roadway. 

Hurts is the youngest quarterback in Eagles history to reach the championship game video game, breaking Donovan McNabb’s record from 2001. This is the Eagles’ seventh championship game video game look because 2000, the most in the NFC and tracking just the New England Patriots for the most in the NFL. The Eagles are looking for their 4th Super Bowl look in franchise history and 2nd in the last 6 seasons. 

The Eagles ended up with the leading offensive in the NFC in points and lawns per video game. The 49ers ended up with the leading defense in the NFC in points and lawns per video game. This video game will definitely pin the olden offense vs. defense dispute, setting the phase for a thriller in Philadelphia. 

AFC Championship Game

(4) Cincinnati Bengals at (1) Kansas City Chiefs 

When:  Sunday, January 29, 6:30 p.m. ET
TELEVISION: CBS | Stream: Paramount+
Line:  Chiefs -1.5, O/U 47.5

A rematch of in 2015’s AFC title video game versus the Chiefs and Bengals is currently worth the buzz. Add Patrick Mahomes and Joe Burrow to the mix and NFL fans might be set to accept another traditional, particularly with Mahomes playing through a high-ankle sprain. 

Mahomes has actually never ever beaten the Bengals because Burrow has actually ended up being the beginning quarterback, going 0-3 versus him over the last 2 seasons — consisting of in 2015’s AFC Championship Game which Kansas City blew a 21-10 2nd quarter lead and lost 27-24 in overtime. Each of those conferences have actually been chosen by precisely 3 points, with Cincinnati outscoring Kansas City 26-6 in the 4th quarter and overtime in those video games. 

Mahomes will sign up with Tom Brady (8 straight) and Ken Stabler (5 straight) as the only quarterbacks to begin 5 straight championship game video games as the Chiefs are the first string in NFL history to play 5 successive championship game video games in the house. He’s likewise the only quarterback to lead a group to 5 championship game video games prior to turning 30. The Chiefs are wanting to end up being simply the ninth group to reach the Super Bowl 3 times in a four-year period. 

The Bengals are looking for to reach the Super Bowl in successive seasons, attempting to end up being the first string because seeding started in 1975 to reach back-to-back Super Bowls without having a top-two seed in either season. Joe Burrow can sign up with Russell Wilson as the only quarterbacks to begin 2 Super Bowls in their very first 3 seasons. Burrow is 5-1 in his playoff profession and 3-0 on the roadway (the Bengals never ever won a postseason roadway video game prior to Burrow). Cincinnati has actually never ever lost an AFC Championship Game, going 3-0 in franchise history. 

Mahomes vs. Burrow IV ought to be a timeless, no matter how the Chiefs quarterback has fun with his high ankle sprain. 

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