2024 Super Bowl Time, How To Watch: How the Chiefs and 49ers Made it to the Super Bowl in Las Vegas

In 2020, the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs faced off in Super Bowl LIV. Four years later, here we are Getting a rematch.

After falling short, 31-20, in the first Super Bowl meeting, San Francisco is back for another shot after a wild comeback against the Detroit Lions in the NFC Championship to earn its trip to Las Vegas. The 49ers overcame a 24-7 halftime deficit, outscoring the Lions 34-31 for the win. In the process, they prevented the Lions from reaching their first Super Bowl in franchise history.

The victory means the 49ers are now headed to the Super Bowl for the third time in 11 years and eighth time overall.

As for the Chiefs, they advanced to the NFL’s biggest game by going on the road and defeating the Baltimore Ravens 17-10 in the AFC Championship.

Kansas City will now have a chance to become the NFL’s first repeat champions since 2003-04 when the Patriots went back-to-back. This also marks The Chiefs will be in the Super Bowl for the fourth time in five yearsWhich is a feat accomplished by only two other teams in NFL history (1990-93 Bills, 2014-18 Patriots).

Super Bowl LVIII goes down on February 11 on CBS. The game will also be broadcast and streamed on Nickelodeon Paramount+.

With that in mind, let’s check out the entire 2024 NFL Playoff schedule, including all the results.

Super Wild Card Weekend

Saturday, Jan. 13

Sunday, Jan. 14

  • (7) Packers 48-32 over (2) Cowboys. In the biggest upset of the wild-card round, the Packers went to Dallas and handed the Cowboys a beatdown. Jordan Love finished the game with a passer rating of 157.2, tied for fourth-highest in an NFL postseason game. It was a dominant performance by the Packers, who led 48-16 before the Cowboys were able to score two touchdowns in garbage time.
  • (3) Lions 24-23 over (6) Rams. The Lions earned their first playoff win in 32 years in a game that went down to the wire. The victory wasn’t sealed until the Lions defense came up with a stop in the final minutes after the Rams entered Detroit territory.

Monday, Jan. 15

  • (2) Bills 31-17 over (7) Steelers. Even a day’s delay could not slow down the bill’s crime. Not only did Josh Allen throw for three touchdowns, but he also had the longest run of his career with a 52-yard score. Allen totaled 277 yards (203 passing, 74 rushing) in the win.
  • (4) Buccaneers 32-9 over (5) Eagles. The Eagles suffered a complete collapse in the final few weeks of the regular season and were unable to stop the bleeding in the playoffs. The Philadelphia defense was led by Baker Mayfield, who threw for 337 yards and three touchdowns in the Tampa Bay win.

Divisional Round

Saturday, Jan. 20

  • (1) Ravens 34-10 over (4) Texans. The game was tied at halftime, but the Ravens blew it away during the second half where they outscored Houston 24–0. The Texans had no answer for the Ravens’ rushing attack of just 229 yards. Lamar Jackson was the star of the show with four total touchdowns (two passing, two rushing) and 100 rushing yards.
  • (1) 49ers 24-21 over (7) Packers. The Packers looked like they had control of the game for the first three quarters, but then they melted away in the fourth. They had three possessions in the final quarter and it ended with a three-and-out, a missed field goal and an interception. The 49ers outscored the Packers 10-0 in the final quarter to avoid the upset.

Sunday, Jan. 21

  • (3) Lions 31-23 over (4) Buccaneers. The Lions’ offense got off to a slow start, but then Jahmir Gibbs sped things up in the second half with 89 of his 114 yards over the final two quarters. Jared Goff also came through in the clutch for the Lions, throwing for 287 yards and two touchdowns.
  • (3) Chiefs 27-24 over (2) Bills. For the first time in his career, Patrick Mahomes played in a road playoff game, but that didn’t bother him. Chiefs QB threw for 215 yards and two touchdowns, both of which went to Travis Kelce. The Bills defense struggled against a Kansas City offense that committed just one penalty the entire game.

Championship Sunday

Sunday, Jan. 28

AFC Championship, 3 p.m. ET (CBS, Paramount+)

  • (3) Chiefs 17-10 over (1) Ravens. Never bet against Patrick Mahomes. The underdog Chiefs were able to pull off the upset thanks to dominant performances from Mahomes (241 passing yards and a TD) and Travis Kelce (11 catches for 115 yards and a touchdown). The Chiefs defense was better, holding the Ravens to just three points over the final three quarters of the game. The defense forced three huge turnovers, including a fumble recovery and an interception in the end zone, which proved to be the difference in the game.

NFC Championship, 6:30 p.m. ET (FOX)

  • (1) 49ers 34-31 over (3) Lions. Lions head coach Dan Campbell has been aggressive all season, and that aggression eventually came back to bite him. The Lions had two failed fourth downs in the game and both came in situations where Detroit could have scored a field goal. The defense also sputtered during the second half where the 49ers outscored the Lions 27-7. Brock Purdy had a big night for San Francisco, totaling 318 yards and a touchdown.

Sunday, February 11

49ers in Las Vegas vs. Chiefs, 6:30 p.m. ET

The Super Bowl will be televised on CBS with alternate broadcasts available on Nickelodeon. You will also be able to stream the game on Paramount+. (Try it free for seven days here.)

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