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[01/02/14 - 08:11 AM]
"The NFL on CBS" Begins AFC Playoff Coverage with San Diego Chargers-Cincinnati Bengals Wild Card Game #2 on Sunday, Jan. 5
Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will call the action, along with Tracy Wolfson reporting, live from the Chargers-Bengals game at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio.

[via press release from CBS]

"THE NFL ON CBS" BEGINS AFC PLAYOFF COVERAGE WITH SAN DIEGO CHARGERS-CINCINNATI BENGALS WILD CARD GAME #2 ON SUNDAY, JAN. 5

CBS SPORTS TO STREAM ALL AFC PLAYOFF GAMES LIVE ON CBSSPORTS.COM FOR FIRST TIME EVER

THE NFL ON CBS continues its 54th year broadcasting the NFL with coverage of the 2014 American Football Conference Playoffs with the national broadcast of Wild Card Playoff Game #2 on Sunday, Jan. 5 (1:00 PM, ET) live on the CBS Television Network. The No. 6-seeded San Diego Chargers (9-7) visit the AFC North Champions and No. 3-seeded Cincinnati Bengals (11-5). THE NFL ON CBS's coverage begins with THE NFL TODAY, the Network's studio show (12:00 Noon-1:00 PM, ET), live from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City.

THE NFL ON CBS lead announce team of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms call the action, along with Tracy Wolfson reporting, live from the Chargers-Bengals game at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lance Barrow is the coordinating producer and lead game producer and Mike Arnold is the lead game director.

Sean McManus is Chairman, CBS Sports, and serves as executive producer of CBS Sports' coverage of THE NFL ON CBS. David Berson is President, CBS Sports. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.

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For the first time ever, CBS Sports will stream its coverage of the American Football Conference Playoffs on CBSSports.com. Streaming coverage includes the national broadcasts of the AFC Wild Card Playoff Game on Sunday, Jan. 5, the AFC Divisional Playoff Games on Saturday, Jan. 11 and Sunday, Jan. 12, and the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, Jan. 19. Live streams of CBS Sports' AFC playoff games will be available to fans on laptops, desktops and tablets at CBSSports.com here: http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/postseason/bracket

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Following are THE NFL ON CBS assignments for the AFC Playoffs (subject to change).

AFC WILD CARD GAME #2 - Jan. 5, 2014

GAME PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST PRODUCER/DIRECTOR 1:00 PM, ET starts: San Diego @ Cincinnati Jim Nantz/Phil Simms// Lance Barrow/Mike Arnold Tracy Wolfson

AFC DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF GAME #1 - Saturday, Jan. 11

GAME PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST PRODUCER/DIRECTOR 8:00 PM, ET starts: TBD @ New England Greg Gumbel/Dan Dierdorf// Mark Wolff/Bob Fishman Allie LaForce

AFC DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF GAME #2 - Sunday, Jan. 12

GAME PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST PRODUCER/DIRECTOR 4:30 PM, ET start: TBD @ Denver Jim Nantz/Phil Simms// Lance Barrow/Mike Arnold Tracy Wolfson

AFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME - Sunday, Jan. 19

GAME PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST PRODUCER/DIRECTOR 3:00 PM, ET start: TBD Jim Nantz/Phil Simms// Lance Barrow/Mike Arnold Tracy Wolfson

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