NFL schedule Week 18: What games are on today? TV channels, times for Saturday doubleheader

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Written By Edward Sutelan


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The last week of the 2021 NFL play kicks disconnected connected Saturday with a brace of part rivals taking connected 1 different with playoff seeding connected the line.

Three of the 4 teams that volition play connected Saturday person clinched a spot successful the playoffs. The Chiefs, who play the Broncos, are hoping to marque 1 past bid to summation the No. 1 effect successful the AFC, needing some a triumph and a Titans' nonaccomplishment to guarantee a first-round bye and home-field vantage passim the playoffs.

The Cowboys and Eagles person some punched their summons to the playoffs, the erstwhile by mode of the NFC East rubric and the second by wild-card berth. Dallas has a accidental to decorativeness the play arsenic precocious arsenic the No. 2 seed, albeit with a batch of assistance needed, portion the Eagles tin anticipation for a No. 6 effect astatine champion successful the playoffs.

Hoping to ticker immoderate of the weekend's action? Sporting News has you covered with each you request to cognize to tune in.

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What NFL games are connected today?

Here's the Saturday docket for Week 18 of the NFL season.

Saturday, Jan. 8

Game Time (ET) Channel
Chiefs astatine Broncos 4:30 p.m. ESPN, ABC, ESPN+, fuboTV
Cowboys astatine Eagles 8:15 p.m. ESPN, ABC, ESPN+, fuboTV

What transmission are the NFL games connected Saturday?

Here's however to ticker the 2 games held connected Saturday.

Chiefs astatine Broncos

Patrick Mahomes has been the bane of the Broncos. In his career, Mahomes has yet to suffer to Denver, owning a cleanable 8-0 record, with his Chiefs having outscored the Broncos 224-120.

The Chiefs volition beryllium hoping to marque it 9-0 and bash each they tin astatine this constituent to assistance themselves vault backmost into the No. 1 spot successful the AFC. The Chiefs needed to bushed the Bengals connected Sunday to power their ain destiny, but lost, dropping them into a necktie with the Titans for the position. Now, they request to bushed Denver and they request the Titans to suffer to the Texans connected Sunday.

A Broncos' win, however, could truly shingle up the remainder of the AFC playoff field. The Chiefs would past beryllium successful information of falling arsenic debased arsenic the No. 4 if Cincinnati beats the Browns and the Bills bushed the Jets. Needless to say, Mahomes is feeling the unit to present yet different triumph for Kansas City astatine Mile High Stadium connected Saturday.

Cowboys astatine Eagles

Similarly to the Chiefs, Dallas was successful a presumption to instrumentality the No. 1 effect past Sunday. Had the Cowboys beaten the Cardinals and the Packers mislaid to the Vikings, Dallas would person moved into a necktie for the spot. Instead, the other happened successful each scenario, clinching No. 1 for Green Bay.

Now the Cowboys are hoping to conscionable spot arsenic precocious arsenic they tin successful the NFC to unafraid home-field vantage against astir opponents. That travel starts with beating the Eagles connected Saturday. With a Seahawks triumph implicit Arizona, Panthers triumph implicit Tampa Bay and 49ers triumph against the Rams, the Cowboys vault each the mode up to No. 2. Of course, that's asking a lot. The lone mode Dallas winds up adjacent arsenic No. 3 if with wins by San Francisco, Seattle and Tampa Bay.

For Philadelphia, determination are 2 seeds it tin upwind up: No. 6 oregon 7. To scope No. 6, the Eagles request either a Saints' triumph implicit Atlanta and a Rams' triumph against the 49ers oregon they request to bushed Dallas, the Rams to triumph and the Falcons to win.

Last clip these 2 teams faced off, the Cowboys routed the Eagles 41-21 successful Week 3.

NFL docket Week 18

Saturday, Jan. 8

Game Time (ET) Channel
Chiefs astatine Broncos 4:30 p.m. ESPN, ABC, ESPN+, fuboTV
Cowboys astatine Eagles 8:15 p.m. ESPN, ABC, ESPN+, fuboTV

Sunday, Jan. 9

Game Time (ET) TV Channel
Bengals @ Browns 1:00 p.m. Fox, fuboTV
Packers @ Lions 1:00 p.m. Fox, fuboTV
Bears @ Vikings 1:00 p.m. Fox, fuboTV
Washington @ Giants 1:00 p.m. Fox, fuboTV
Colts @ Jaguars 1:00 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Steelers @ Ravens 1:00 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Titans @ Texans 1:00 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Saints @ Falcons 4:25 p.m. Fox, fuboTV
Jets @ Bills 4:25 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
49ers @ Rams 4:25 p.m. Fox, fuboTV
Patriots @ Dolphins 4:25 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Seahawks @ Cardinals 4:25 p.m. Fox, fuboTV
Panthers @ Buccaneers 4:25 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Chargers @ Raiders 8:20 p.m. NBC, fuboTV
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