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NFL Playoffs on TV today (1/6/19): What time, channel are Sunday’s games? Chargers vs. Ravens, Eagles vs. Bears | AFC, NFC Wild Card

The Los Angeles Chargers, led by quarterback Philip Rivers, meet the Baltimore Ravens, led by quarterback Lamar Jackson, in an AFC Wild Card Playoff game in the first round of the NFL Playoffs on Sunday, January 6, 20-19 (1/6/19) at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland.

The defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, led by backup quarterback Nick Foles, meet the Chicago Bears, led by quarterback Mitchell Trubisky in an NFL playoffs NFC Wild Card Game on Sunday, January 6, 2019 (1/6/19) at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.

The winners advance to divisional playoff games.

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Here’s what you need to know:

What: AFC Wild Card Game

Who: Los Angeles Chargers vs. Baltimore Ravens

When: Sunday, Dec. 6, 2019

Time: 1:05 p.m. Eastern

TV: CBS

Livestream: CBS All Access (subscription required)

Line: Ravens -2.5 (Over/under: 42)

Channel finder: Verizon FiosAT&T U-verseComcast XfinitySpectrum/CharterOptimum/AlticeDIRECTVDish

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Chargers notes: QB PHILIP RIVERS passed for 4,308 yards & is 1 of 4 QBs (TOM BRADY, DREW BREES & PEYTON MANNING) with 10 season of 4,000+ pass yards. Ranks 6th in NFL history in TD passes (374) & 8th in passing yards (54,656). Ranked 2nd in AFC with 105.5 passer rating in 2018. Aims for his 3rd postseason start in row with 115+ rating. * RB MELVIN GORDON ranked 6th in AFC with 1,375 scrimmage yards & joined HOFer LA DAINIAN TOMLINSON (2001-08) as only Chargers with 3 straight 1,300+ scrimmage yard seasons in franchise history. Had 9 TDs (6 rush, 3 rec.) in 6 road games in 2018. Since 2016, is 1 of 2 RBs (TODD GURLEY) with 4,000+ scrimmage yards (4,372) & 35+ TDs (38) * WR KEENAN ALLEN led team with 97 catches for 1,196 yards. Has 199 catches since 2017, most in 2-year span in franchise history. Had 142 rec. yards & 2 TDs in last postseason game (1/12/14 at Den.). Has 3 TD catches in 3 career games vs. Bal. WR MIKE WILLIAMS led team with 10 rec. TDs. Has 5 TD catches in his past 6. TE ANTONIO GATES has 116 career TD catches, tied most among active players. * DE MELVIN INGRAM led team with 7 sacks. Had 2 FRs in Week 16 meeting. DE JOEY BOSA has 5.5 sacks in his past 6. Rookie S DERWIN JAMES led team with 105 tackles & is 1st rookie in franchise history with 100+ tackles. Was 1 of 2 in NFL with 100+ tackles, 3+ sacks (3.5) & 3+ INTs (3). 

Ravens notes: QB LAMAR JACKSON (rookie) had 6-1 record as starter in 2018, incl. 4-0 at home. Led all QBs in rush yards (695) & is 1 of 4 QBs (CAM NEWTON, ROBERT GRIFFIN III & JOSH ALLEN) with 600+ rush yards in rookie season. Tied for 2nd among QBs with 5 rush TDs. Has 3 rush TDs in his past 3 at home & aims for his 3rd in row at home with 90+ rush yards. Passed for 204 yards & 1 TD vs. 0 INTs & 101.3 rating in Week 16 meeting. * RB GUS EDWARDS (rookie) ranked 5th among rookies with 718 rush yards. Is 1 of 5 rookies with 3 games of 100+ rush yards in 2018. Since Week 11, led all rookies & tied for 3rd in NFL with 654 rush yards. Had 105 scrimmage yards (92 rush, 13 rec.) in Week 16 meeting. * TE MARK ANDREWS (rookie) had 83 rec. yards, incl. 68- yard TD catch in last meeting. Led all rookie TEs in rec. yards (552) & ranked 3rd in catches (34). WR WILLIE SNEAD IV led team with 62 receptions & had 651 rec. yards. WR JOHN BROWN led team with 5 TD catches in 2018. * LB TERRELL SUGGS has 132.5 career sacks with Bal., tied with HOFer LAWRENCE TAYLOR for 3rd-most sacks with single team since 1982. Has 12.5 postseason sacks, most among active players. LB ZA’DARIUS SMITH led team with 8.5 sacks this season. Had 1.5 sacks in last meeting. S ERIC WEDDLE had 71 PD, 19 INTs, incl. 3 INT-TDs, 6.5 sacks, 5 FFs & 4 FRs in 9 seasons with Chargers (2007-15). — NFL Communications


What: NFC Wild Card Game

Who: Philadelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Bears

When: Sunday, Dec. 6, 2019

Time: 4:40 p.m. Eastern

TV: NBC

Livestream: NBC Sports Live

Line: Bears -4.5 (Over/under: TBD)

Channel finder: Verizon FiosAT&T U-verseComcast XfinitySpectrum/CharterOptimum/AlticeDIRECTVDish

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Eagles notes: QB NICK FOLES is 4-1 with 1,413 pass yards (282.6 per game) & 7 TDs vs. 4 INTs for 96 rating in 5 games as starter this season. Aims for his 3rd in row with 100+ rating. In 3 playoff games in 2017 (including SB LII), had 971 pass yards (323.7 per game) with 6 TDs vs. 1 INT for 115.7 rating. Aims for his 3rd playoff game in row with 350+ pass yards, 3+ TDs & 100+ rating. Is 9-2 as starter since 2017 (including postseason). * RB JOSH ADAMS (rookie) led team with 511 rush yards this season, 1 of 8 rookie RBs with 500+ rush yards in 2018. RB DARREN SPROLES has 3 TDs (2 rec., 1 rush) in his past 5. In 10 career playoff games, has 715 scrimmage yards (71.5 per game) & 7 TDs (4 rush, 3 rec.). * TE ZACH ERTZ had franchise-record 116 catches in 2018 & surpassed JASON WITTEN (110 in 2012) for most singleseason receptions by TE in NFL history. Had 1,163 rec. yards in 2018, his 1st-career 1,000-yard season. WR ALSHON JEFFERY spent 5 seasons with Chi. (2012-16) & had 26 TD catches. Has 3 rec. TDs in his past 2 playoff games. WR NELSON AGHOLOR had 2 TD catches in Week 17. * DT FLETCHER COX had 3 sacks & FF in Week 17. Had sack in last game vs. Chi. Led team with 10.5 sacks, his 1stcareer season with 10+ sacks. LB NIGEL BRADHAM has 15 tackles & sack in 3 career playoff games. Led team with 97 tackles in 2018. CB RASUL DOUGLAS has INT in 2 of his past 4. 

Bears notes: QB MITCHELL TRUBISKY had 4 games with 120+ rating in 2018, most such games in single season in franchise history. Since entering league in 2017, is 1 of 7 QBs with 5,000+ pass yards (5,416) & 650+ rush yards (669). Since 2017, leads NFL averaging 6.1 yards per rush (min. 100 atts.). In 8 home games this season, has 19 pass TDs vs. 9 INTs for 97.2 rating & had 2 rush TDs. * RB JORDAN HOWARD rushed for 935 yards & tied career-high with 9 rush TDs in 2018. Has 4 rush TDs in his past 3. Aims for 4th in row with TD. In his past 2 at home, has 178 scrimmage yards (89 per game) with rush TD. RB TARIK COHEN had 1,169 scrimmage yards (725 rec., 444 rush), his 1st-career season with 1,000+ scrimmage yards. Is 1 of 2 NFL players (CHRISTIAN MC CAFFREY) this season with 3+ rush TDs (3), 5+ rec. TDs (5) & TD pass (1). * WR ALLEN ROBINSON led team with 754 rec. yards. WR ANTHONY MILLER ranked 2nd among NFL rookies with 7 TD catches this season. * LB KHALIL MACK had team-high 12.5 sacks in 2018, tied for 3rd-most by Bear in single season since 1982. Had 11 tackles in only career playoff game (1/7/17 with Oak.). In 7 home games with Chi., has 8.5 sacks, 4 FFs & FR. CB KYLE FULLER tied for NFL lead with career-high 7 INTs and ranked 1st with 21 PD this season. Aims for his 7th in row at home with PD. — NFL Communications

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