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NFL playoffs streaming guide: How to watch the Cincinnati Bengals - Kansas City Chiefs game

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The long-awaited 2023 AFC Championship game is finally here. The Cincinnati Bengals will face off against the Kansas City Chiefs today for the AFC title and the right to advance to the Big Game in February to face the NFC champions, the Philadelphia Eagles.

If you're looking to catch these two teams action, you're in the right place. Keep reading to find out when, where and how to watch the Cincinnati Bengals vs. Kansas City Chiefs game this weekend. 

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When is the Cincinnati Bengals vs. Kansas City Chiefs game? 

The Cincinnati Bengals play the Kansas City Chiefs at 3:30 p.m. EST on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023.

Where to watch the Cincinnati Bengals vs. Kansas City Chiefs game

The Cincinnati Bengals - Kansas City Chiefs game will be broadcast at 3:30 p.m. on CBS. The game will also be streaming live on Paramount+.

Watch the AFC Championship game on CBS with Paramount+, $5 and up per month

How to stream football games on CBS: Paramount+

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A Paramount+ subscription includes live access to "NFL on CBS." That's the CBS slate of live, AFC Sunday games. The streamer also offers NFL fans the weekly studio show, "Inside the NFL," and the pregame show "The NFL Today," plus access to CBS Sports HQ, a 24/7 stream of unfiltered sports news, scores, highlights and analysis. 

Paramount+ has two subscriber tiers available -- the $5 per month "Essential Plan," a budget-minded tier with ads, and the $10 per month "Premium Plan," which costs more but is ad-free. Paramount+ also offers a one-week free-trial period, so if you were thinking of trying the platform, you can catch a Sunday of football on CBS risk-free.

Watch football on CBS with Paramount+, $5 and up per month

Subscribers to the Walmart+ shopping service now get Paramount+ included in their subscription at no extra cost.

Walmart+ members get free access to the ad-supported Paramount+ Essential plan. Paramount+ Essential includes tens of thousands of movies and TV episodes, including "Sonic the Hedgehog 2," "Yellowstone" spin-off "1883," "Star Trek: Lower Decks," "NCIS" and "Survivor." Perhaps most importantly, Essential plan members get access to NFL on CBS live.

Walmart+ and Paramount+ bundle: $12.95 per month or $98 per year

CBS Essentials and Paramount+ are both subsidiaries of Paramount.

How to stream football on Fox

Paramount+ isn't the only way to watch football this weekend -- the San Francisco 49ers - Philadelphia Eagles NFC championship game is on Fox. You might want to consider a live TV streaming service like DirecTV which offers access to Fox, ESPN and more. 

DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream
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DirecTV Stream isn't cheap, but it streams all the networks NFL fans need. DirecTV Stream's least-expensive tier, called "Entertainment," offers Fox, CBS, NBC and ESPN for $70 a month. But get this: Subscribers to the $90 per month "Choice" tier (and above) get Fox, CBS, NBC and ESPN, plus regional sports networks and no-extra-cost access to 2022 NFL Sunday Ticket Max, a plan that streams every live out-of-market Sunday game (and usually runs $395).  

Right now, DirectTV Stream is offering new users $10 off their first five months. (Conditions apply, see site for details.)       

DirecTV Stream ("Choice" tier), $80 per month for the first 5 months

How to watch football on your phone: NFL Plus

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NFL+ lets you stream games exclusively on your mobile device or tablet. Starting at $5 per month or $30 annually, an NFL+ subscription gives you mobile or tablet access to live out-of-market preseason games, live local and primetime regular season and postseason games, live game audio for every game and more.

NFL+, $5 and up per month

If you don't want to watch on your phone, you'll need access to NFL Network, which many of the streamers listed below offer. 

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How to watch Sunday football for free without cable: Amplified HD digital TV antenna

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If you want to catch NFL games without paying for a cable or streaming subscription, an indoor HD digital TV antenna is the way to go. It'll deliver any live-aired, free-TV NFL games in your area, plus all the other over-the-air content available in your area. Just connect the antenna to your set, and watch. It's the 20th-century TV-viewing experience with 21st-century technology.

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