The 2021 NFL regular season has come to an end and the 2022 NFL playoff season begins on Saturday, January 15. The teams who made the NFL playoffs include AFC playoff teams: Tennessee Titans, Kansas City Chiefs, Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Las Vegas Raiders, New England Patriots and the Pittsburgh Steelers. The NFC playoff teams include the Green Bay Packers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Rams, Arizona Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers and the Philadelphia Eagles. 

When do the NFL playoffs start in 2022?

  • Wild-card round: January 15-17
  • Divisional round: January 22-23
  • Conference championship: January 30
  • Super Bowl 56: February 13

What does the NFL playoff picture look like for 2022?

In 2020, the league shifted from 12 to 14 teams qualifying in NFL playoffs; seven teams from each the NFC and AFC. The Titans and the Packers occupy the top seeds in their conferences. 

AFC Seed Team NFC Seed Team
1 Tennessee Titans 1 Green Bay Packers
2 Kansas City Chiefs 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
3 Buffalo Bills 3 Dallas Cowboys
4 Cincinnati Bengals 4 Los Angeles Rams
5 Las Vegas Raiders 5 Arizona Cardinals
6 New England Patriots 6 San Francisco 49ers
7 Pittsburgh Steelers 7 Philadelphia Eagles

NFL Playoff Schedule 2022

Wild-Card Round

DATE & TIME MATCHUP WATCH ON TV SCORE
Sat, Jan 15

4:30 PM

(5) Las Vegas Raiders at (4) Cincinnati Bengals

Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati

NBC, Peacock CIN 26, LV 19
Sat, Jan 15

8:15 PM

(6) New England Patriots at (3) Buffalo Bills

Highmark Stadium, Orchard Park

CBS BUF 47, NE 17
Sun, Jan 16

1:00 PM

(7) Philadelphia Eagles at (2) Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa

FOX TB 31, PHI 15
Sun, Jan 16

4:30 PM

(6) San Francisco 49ers at (3) Dallas Cowboys

AT&T Stadium, Arlington

CBS SF 23, DAL 17
Sun, Jan 16

8:15 PM

(7) Pittsburgh Steelers at (2) Kansas City Chiefs

GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City

NBC, Peacock KC 42, PIT 21
Mon, Jan 17

8:15 PM

(5) Arizona Cardinals at (4) Los Angeles Rams

SoFi Stadium, Inglewood

ESPN LAR 34, ARI 11

Divisional Round

DATE & TIME MATCHUP WATCH ON TV SCORE
Sat, Jan 22

4:30 PM

Cincinnati Bengals at Tennessee Titans

Nissan Stadium, Nashville

CBS, Paramount+ CIN 19, TEN 16
Sat, Jan 22

8:15 PM

San Francisco 49ers at Green Bay Packers

Lambeau Field, Green Bay

FOX SF 13, GB 10
Sun, Jan 23

3:00 PM

Los Angeles Rams at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa Bay

NBC, Peacock LAR 30, TB 27
Sun, Jan 23

6:40 PM

Buffalo Bills at Kansas City Chiefs

GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium

CBS, Paramount+ KC 42, BUF 36 (OT)

Conference Championships

DATE & TIME MATCHUP WATCH ON TV WATCH LIVE
Sun, Jan 30

3:00 PM

Cincinnati Bengals at Kansas City Chiefs

GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium

CBS TICKETS
Sun, Jan 30

6:30 PM

San Francisco 49ers at Los Angeles Rams

SoFi Stadium, Inglewood

FOX TICKETS

Super Bowl 56

DATE & TIME MATCHUP WATCH ON TV WATCH LIVE
Sun, Feb 13

6:30 PM

Super Bowl 56 NBC, Peacock TICKETS

NFL Playoff Bracket 2022 

2022 NFL Playoff Bracket last updated 1/24/22

 

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