NFL 2023 AFC Playoffs, NFC Championship Round: How to watch the news

NFL 2023 AFC Playoffs, NFC Championship Round: How to watch the news

It’s the Cincinnati Bengals against the Kansas City Chiefs this Sunday, Jan. 29, as the two teams square off in the AFC Championship game for the second straight season. Kick-off time is 6:30 p.m. ET. See below for more information on how to watch today’s game.

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Cincinnati Bengals

Joe Terrier and the Cincinnati Bengals are back in the AFC Championship after a dominating 27-10 win over the Buffalo Bills last Sunday. Cincinnati not only beat Buffalo 412-325, they topped the rushing game by rushing for 172 yards on 34 carries. Burrow went 23 of 36 for 242 passing yards and 2 touchdowns in the win.

In his meeting with NBC Sports’ Maria Taylor Featured below, the third-year QB reflects on the Cincinnati Bengals’ growth over the past year and explains where his confidence comes from.

Cincinnati has five playoff wins in the past two years — that number represents half of all Bengals wins in franchise history. If the Bengals beat the Chiefs this Sunday, they will become just the ninth team to make another Super Bowl appearance the year after losing.

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When was the last Super Bowl appearance for the Cincinnati Bengals?

Cincinnati’s last Super Bowl appearance was last year at SoFi Stadium when the Bengals lost 23-20 to the LA Rams.

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Kansas City Chiefs:

Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-20 last Saturday to advance to their fifth straight AFC Championship game. Mahomes suffered a sprained ankle in the first quarter but came back in the second half going 22 of 30 for 195 yards and two touchdowns, missing just 13 plays. Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid praised the fifth-year quarterbacks’ resilience after the game.

“He’s a tough kid,” Reid said via’s Pete Sweeney. “He wanted to be in there. He wanted to compete, and it’s a tribute to him and his competitiveness.

Kansas City lost 27-24 to the Bengals in the Week 13 game of this season and in the AFC Championship game last year.

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When was the Kansas City Chiefs’ last Super Bowl appearance?

Kansas City’s last Super Bowl appearance was in the 2020 season at Raymond James Stadium where the Chiefs were defeated by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by a score of 31-9.

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How to watch the Cincinnati Bengals vs Kansas City Chiefs:

  • Where: Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri
  • When: Sunday January 29
  • Start time: 6:30 p.m. ET
  • TV channel: SCS

What time does the Cincinnati Bengals vs. Kansas City Chiefs kick off?

Kickoff is at 6:30 p.m. ET.

Conference Championship Round Schedule:

Sunday January 29

NFC Championship Game:

San Francisco 49ers vs Philadelphia Eagles – 3:00 p.m. ET on Fox

  • Where: Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

AFC Championship game:

Cincinnati Bengals vs Kansas City Chiefs – 6:30 p.m. ET on CBS

  • Where: Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri

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