NFL Divisional Playoff Games, Live Stream, TV Channels: Jan. 14

DALLAS – NFL playoffs continue this weekend with four more games, as the hunt for places in the Divisional title games heat up.

Two Divisional Playoff games are on the schedule for Saturday, with the other pair slated for Sunday.

On Saturday, the Seattle Seahawks are at Atlanta Falcons and the Houston Texans at the New England Patriots, at 4:35 PM and 8:15 PM ET.

A day later, the Dallas Cowboys are entertaining the Green Bay Packers at 4:40 PM, while the Kansas City Chiefs host the Pittsburgh Steelers at
8:20 PM.


Seahawks at Falcons

Russell Wilson and Seattle Seahawks

Russell Wilson and Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks

In the day’s opener at Georgia Dome in Atlanta (11-5), the Seattle Seahawks (10-5-1) make the trip to face-off with the Atlanta Falcons.

Kick-off time for this clash is set for 4:35 PM ET and coverage will be live on FOX. You can also stream the action on Fox Sports GO.

In the only previous playoff meeting between these two teams, the Falcons squandered a big lead and needed a late field goal from Matt Bryant to secure a 30-28 victory in 2012.

ESPN’s Football Power Index is again favouring Matt Ryan and Co. to beat Russell Wilson and the Seahawks on Saturday and the hosts have been given a very healthy advantage.

According to ESPN’s FPI, Atlanta has a 72.9 percent chance to win at home against Seattle.

This weekend’s matchup will see Ryan searching for only his second playoff win, having gone 1-4 in the previous five attempts.

At the same time, Wilson, who was only a rookie when he first battle against the Falcons five-years-ago, has already improved to 8-3 in postseason play and a Super Bowl ring on his resume.

Packers at Cowboys

Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers

Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers running the ball

Meanwhile, in the other NFC divisional-round playoff game on Sunday, the Dallas Cowboys (13-3) will entertain the Green Bay Packers (10-6) at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

Live coverage of this game is set for 4:40 PM ET on FOX. You can also stream the action on Fox Sports GO.

The Cowboys are back in action this weekend after a bye in the last round and it will be interesting to see how rookies Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott will handle the pressure in a win or go home game.

The offensive duo were outstanding during the regular season, with running back Elliott rushing for a league-best 1,631 yards and had 15 touchdowns to his name.

Standout quarterback Prescott was equally as impressive in his first season in the NFL, passing for 3,667 yards with 23 touchdowns for an 82.6 QBR.

The 23-year-old has completed 311-of-459 passes for 67.8 percent.

At the other end, there will be a veteran quarterback in Aaron Rodgers, who seems to have found his best form of the season at the right time.

After calling out his teammates during a poor midseason run where they lost four straight games and five of six, Rodgers has put up some remarkable stats.

According to ESPN Stats and Information, the quarterback has passed for 19 touchdowns without a single interception in the seven-game win streak and he will be the key to any success for the Packers.

Rodgers, who is led the NFL in passing yards per game (362) and total touchdowns (40), will have lots of weapons to support him, including the now-healthy Randall Cobb.

He, however, will be without his top target in Jordy Nelson, who has been ruled out of the game with a rib injury he picked up in the win against the New York Giants.


In an AFC divisional-round playoff game on Saturday, the New England Patriots will entertain the Houston Texans at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro.

NFL Scores with Tom Brady Patriots

Tom Brady of the New England Patriots

Kick-off time for this matchup will be at 8:15 PM ET and CBS will have all the live coverage.

Tom Brady and the Patriots (14-2), who are many selected combination to win the Super Bowl this year, head into this weekend’s clash with an 88.8 percent chance to beat Houston, according to ESPN’s Football Power Index.

The Texans (9-7), though, who are 16-point underdogs, enter this contest full of confidence after seeing of Oakland in their AFC Wild-card game last week.

Quarterback Brock Osweiler is coming off his best game of the season against the Raiders and he will be hoping to extend that form this weekend.

In the other game in the AFC divisional-round playoff, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Pittsburgh Steelers will collide.

Live broadcast of this game is at 8:20 PM ET on NBC at Arrowhead Stadium, in Kansas City. You can also stream the game live online and on the NBC and NBCSN App.


Saturday, January 14
Seattle Seahawks at Atlanta Falcons at 4:35 PM – FOX, Fox Sports Go

Houston Texans at New England Patriots 8:15 PM – CBS

Saturday, January 14
Green Bay at Dallas Cowboys 4:40 PM – FOX, Fox Sports Go

Pittsburgh Steelers at Kansas City Chiefs 8:20 PM – NBC, NBC and NBCSN App