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Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buffalo Bills: How to Stream the NFL Playoff Game Online Free

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After Kansas City defeated the Miami Dolphins and Buffalo beat up the Pittsburgh Steelers during the NFL Wild Card Games, the two teams will meet in an NFL Divisional Round playoff game this evening for a chance to advance to the AFC Conference Championships.

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The Chiefs battle the Bills at Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, NY tonight, Sunday, Jan. 21 with kickoff at 3:30 p.m. PT/6:30 p.m. ET. A number of stars could be attendance at the Chiefs vs. Bills game, with Taylor Swift expected to once again make an appearance to watch Chiefs star Travis Kelce in action. His brother Jason Kelce, who recently retired from the NFL as a center for the Philadelphia Eagles, is also reportedly attending the game with his wife Kylie.

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Want to watch the Chiefs vs. Bills game? The Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buffalo Bills playoff game airs live on CBS and streams live on Paramount+.

Cord-cutters can watch the Chiefs-Bills game on Paramount+ or through any live TV streaming service that carries CBS, such as DirecTV Stream, Fubo, Hulu + Live TV and others. What we like: DirecTV Stream and Fubo have free trials that you can use to livestream the game online free.

All web-based services are accessible on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or smart TV.

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Keep reading to find out how to watch the Chiefs-Bills game with and without a cable subscription, including options to watch the game for free. Additionally, you can find where to buy last-minute tickets.

How to Watch Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buffalo Bills Without Cable

Since the game is being broadcast on CBS, the Chiefs-Bills game can also be streamed on internet-based streaming cable services, some of which even offer free trials. If you act fast and sign up now, you can watch the game online for free.

How to Watch Chiefs vs. Bills Playoff Football Game Online Free Stream
How to Watch Chiefs vs. Bills Playoff Football Game Online Free Stream

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Paramount+ is the official streaming home of the AFC Divisional Round playoff. Luckily, Paramount+ has a seven-day free trial, so you can try out the service before you commit, and use it to watch Kansas City vs. Buffalo online for free.

Afterwards, you can either cancel the streaming service altogether or you can keep watching Paramount+ for $5.99 per month for the basic ad-supported Essential plan. If you want to go ad-free, the Premium Plus package is $11.99 per month and includes Showtime at no extra cost. Save 16 percent on your Paramount+ subscription when you sign up for an annual package ($60 or $120 per year, respectively).

Subscriptions come with access to thousands of hours of movies and TV series, including Sonic the Hedgehog 2, South Park: The Streaming Wars, the entire Star Trek franchise, Yellowstone prequel show 1883 and more.


How to Watch Chiefs vs. Bills Playoff Football Game Online Free Stream
How to Watch Chiefs vs. Bills Playoff Football Game Online Free Stream

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DirecTV Stream

Packages from $64.99 per month

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Watch the Chiefs-Bills game on DirecTV Stream. All of the cable alternative’s packages offer CBS, and more than 75 other channels — such as ABC, AMC, Bravo, CNBC, Disney Channel, ESPN and much more.

The streamer also has a free trial available, which only lasts for five days, but that’s more than enough time to watch the NFL playoff football game. You can either cancel or keep the service after the free trial is over, with prices starting as low as $69.99 for the entertainment package. Other plans offer over 105-150 channels, with prices ranging from $84.99 to $159.99 per month.

For a limited time, new subscribers can get a Visa gift card worth up to $200; learn more here.


How to Watch Chiefs vs. Bills Playoff Football Game Online Free Stream
How to Watch Chiefs vs. Bills Playoff Football Game Online Free Stream

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Fubo

Packages from $74.99 per month

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Watch the Chiefs vs. Bills game on CBS, along with more than 170 other news, entertainment and sports channels, like the NFL Network, with a subscription to Fubo — which starts at $79.99 per month afterwards. Meanwhile, you can record over 1,000 hours of TV shows, movies, games and more. The service is available to watch on your smartphone, tablet or TV too.

Other plans include the Elite package (254 channels for $89.99 per month) and the Premier tier that comes with 298 channels, NFL RedZone, Showtime and 4K quality for $99.99 per month afterwards. The online TV streaming service offers a five-day trial for new subscribers, so you can watch the Chiefs vs. Bills game online for free during that period.


How to Watch Chiefs vs. Bills Playoff Football Game Online Free Stream
How to Watch Chiefs vs. Bills Playoff Football Game Online Free Stream

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Hulu + Live TV

Packages from $76.99

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You can livestream the Chiefs vs. Bills game online without cable with a subscription to Hulu + Live TV. The streaming service has access to more than 90 live channels — like BET, CNN, ESPN, Food Network and more — starting at $76.99 per month and comes with Hulu’s entire streaming library, as well as Disney+ and ESPN+.

In addition to live TV, Hulu + Live TV lets subscribers watch originals from Hulu, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilms (Star Wars, Indiana Jones), The Muppets Studio and Pixar Animation, as well as ESPN+ for original sports programming and live sports from Formula 1 as well as the NHL, MLB and other sports leagues. It includes unlimited cloud DVR too. Unfortunately, Hulu doesn’t offer a free trial at this time.


How to Watch Chiefs vs. Bills Playoff Football Game Online Free Stream
How to Watch Chiefs vs. Bills Playoff Football Game Online Free Stream

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NFL+

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NFL+ is the NFL’s own streaming service. It gets you the most comprehensive coverage online. Starting at $6.99 per month (or $49.99 per year), the service offers live out-of-market preseason games, live local and primetime regular season and postseason games — including playoff games, the Pro Bowl and the Super Bowl — local and national radio game broadcasts, the NFL Network and the NFL Films archive.

If you want more NFL action, NFL+ Premium has everything NFL+ offers, but also full game replays, condensed game replays, coaches’ films and NFL Red Zone for $14.99 per month (or $99.99 per year).

Please note: NFL games are only accessible on smartphones and tablets and not available on smart TVs.


How to Watch Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buffalo Bills on TV

The Chiefs vs. Bills game broadcasts live on CBS. You can watch the Chiefs vs. Bills on TV through your cable TV provider, on CBSSports.com or with the CBS Sports mobile apps with your cable TV account login.

Where to Buy Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buffalo Bills Tickets Online

Want to catch all of the NFL action in person? Ahead, you’ll find last-minute tickets for Kansas City Chiefs at Buffalo Bills at Highmark Stadium in Orchard Park, NY. Ticket prices vary, depending on the city and where you’d like to sit in the stadium at Ticketmaster, Vivid Seats, StubHub, Ticket Liquidator, GameTime and Ticket Network.

One of the best deals on NFL tickets can be found at SeatGeek; use THR‘s exclusive promo code HOLLYWOOD10 to save $10 off eligible purchases of $250 and up. Click here for last-minute tickets to Kansas City Chiefs at Buffalo Bills.

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