NFL Playoff Schedule 2022 – Time, dates, TV channel

The league has officially expanded its playoffs length from 12 to 14 teams since last season. It means one more from each conference will be qualified for the playoffs and only top seed teams from AFC and NFC conferences will carry a first-round bye.

For this NFL postseason, three games of the wild card round will take place on Saturday, January 15, 2022, and three games on Sunday, January 16, 2022. Everything will be updated here when it is officially be announced.

When do the NFL playoffs start in 2022?

Start date: Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022

The 2022 NFL playoffs start with a wild-card round will be played Saturday, Jan. 15. and the season will be ended after the Super bowl game on Feb. 13 at SoFi Stadium, CA.

GameTime/Date (ET)Home TeamScoresVisiting TeamTV Channel
AFC/NFC Wild-Card RoundSaturday, Jan 15, 2022
AFC/NFC Wild-Card RoundSaturday, Jan 15, 2022
AFC/NFC Wild-Card RoundSaturday, Jan 15, 2022
GameTime/Date (ET)Home TeamScoresVisiting TeamTV Channel
AFC/NFC Wild-Card RoundSunday, Jan 16, 2022
AFC/NFC Wild-Card RoundSunday, Jan 16, 2022
AFC/NFC Wild-Card RoundSunday, Jan 16, 2022

When do the divisional playoffs start?

The 2022 NFL divisional playoff games will be played on Saturday, January 22 and Sunday, January 23.

GameTime/Date (ET)Home TeamScoresVisiting TeamTV Channel
AFC Divisional RoundSaturday, Jan 22, 2022
NFC Divisional RoundSaturday, Jan 22, 2022
GameTime/Date (ET)Home TeamScoresVisiting TeamTV Channel
AFC Divisional RoundSunday, Jan 23, 2022
NFC Divisional RoundSunday, Jan 23, 2022

Conference championships Schedule

The 2022 AFC conference championship game start time is set at 3:05 p.m. ET on CBS TV channel and NFC championship game will start at 6:40 p.m. ET on FOX TV channel but location is not yet to be determined.

GameTime/Date (ET)Home TeamScoresVisiting TeamTV Channel
AFC Championship GameSunday, Jan 30, 2022, at 3:05 PM ETCBS
NFC Championship GameSunday, Jan 30, 2022, at 6:40 PM ETFOX

How to watch NFL playoff games on TV?

The NFL playoff games will be televised on their official TV partners ESPN, ABC, CBS, and NBC networks.

When is Super Bowl 56 in 2022?

Date: Sunday, Feb. 13
Time: 6:30 p.m. ET
Location: SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, CA

Super Bowl GameScoresTimeDateLocationTV Channel
AFC vs. NFC6:30 PM ETFebruary 13, 2022SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, CAFOX

Super Bowl 56 stays in California in 2022, returning to SoFi Stadium, home of the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers. For the first time, “SoFi Stadium” will host the Super Bowl.

Super Bowl 55 was played in Raymond James Stadium, the home stadium of the Buccaneers.