Predictions and tips for all games

The Los Angeles Rams with their spectacular defense now challenge Aaron Rodgers and the Packers in Lambeau Field – can LA surprise again? Can the Browns shock Kansas City? And who will win the duel of the living legends Brees vs. Brady? SPOX-Editor Adrian Franke types all games in the playoffs, the entire playoffs are live on DAZN.

NFL Predictions Divisional-Runde

No. 1 Green Bay Packers (13-3) – No. 6 Los Angeles Rams (10-6) (Sat., 10:35 p.m. LIVE on DAZN)

Perhaps the most exciting matchup this weekend is that of the Rams defense against the Packers offense. Can Los Angeles – assuming that Aaron Donald is in full possession of his powers – also limit the Packers offense? The Rams are excellent at rotating the safeties and the entire coverage noticeably late after the snap, in order to make the image as difficult to read for the quarterback as possible. But can that also work against such an experienced quarterback like Aaron Rodgers? Can Jalen Ramsey Davante Control Adams? Does he follow him into the slot too? Can the Packers’ excellent interior line stop Donald? And can the Packers still make big plays, or does it have to involve very long drives and the running backs and tight ends in the short passing game?

These questions will determine the outcome of the game, because Los Angeles is unlikely to win a shootout. The Packers have recently shown a cautious defensive improvement, the best matchup for Los Angeles will probably take place via Cooper Kupp – if he is fit – and the tight ends. McVay has to manage to force matchups against Green Bays Underneath Coverage, especially from the regular Dropback Passing Game. Then it depends on Jared Goff and his thumb, which is certainly still not completely cured, to hit these plays consistently. My guess is that an elite offense against an elite defense makes enough plays for a shaky offense against a vulnerable defense to keep up

Tipp: Packers vs. Rams 26:20.

No. 2 Buffalo Bills (13-3) – No. 5 Baltimore Ravens (11-5) (Sun., 2.15 a.m. LIVE on DAZN)

In this matchup, the Bills would probably do well to put their foot on the gas pedal a little more in terms of offensive play-calling; against Indianapolis it seemed restrained at times. And the opportunities are probably there, because matchups for Diggs and Beasley should arise against the aggressive Ravens defense, which Josh Allen – who considered himself largely had an excellent game against the Colts – can then serve. Do the Ravens keep Humphrey up against Beasley? Can Diggs win more then? Or will it be a John Brown game? In any case, Baltimore will have to act completely differently defensively than against the Titans, because the Bills are ready to throw the ball almost exclusively when the opponent is playing the box aggressively.

However, the Bills will also need a corresponding performance from their offense, because I still do not trust Buffalo’s run defense. And of course the Ravens should be able to tie in directly with a run game that has found its full impact behind a much better offensive line. Especially with Jackson’s runs through the middle, and the Bills had problems against the run again against the Colts. 300 rushing yards for Baltimore? That wouldn’t be an absurd prognosis, all the more if Buffalo allows a little more here again to stop the big plays through the air and the scrambles. The question remains whether that’s enough to keep up with Buffalo’s offense. And this is where I see the biggest problems for the Ravens, because I still don’t trust Baltimore’s passing game outside of individual big plays. Even less against a good Bills secondary.

Tipp: Bills vs. Ravens 27:23.

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NFL – Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens: The End of the Negative Series

Lamar Jackson won his first playoff game with the Baltimore Ravens against the Tennessee Titans (here you can see the highlights in the video). The rivalry between the two teams became an issue again after the game. But the Ravens’ gaze is already on the next enemy.

When the last seconds of the wildcard game between the Ravens and Titans ran down, the big star of the last hour was no longer on the field. Lamar Jackson headed for the cabin immediately after his kneeldown 39 seconds before the end of the game. Handshakes with the losing Titans had to be avoided.

“There is no reason for us to shake hands with each other,” Jackson later explained his hasty departure. The heated scenes before the last game of the two franchises in November, when several Titans players danced on the Ravens logo before the game and had arguments with Ravens coach John Harbaugh, were apparently still very present in the minds of the guests .

“I just found it disrespectful,” said Jackson. “We treat all of our opponents with respect. We showed greatness, so we just left the field.” It’s just another chapter in the new rivalry between the two teams. Already spoke before the game ESPNCommentator Steve Levy rightly said that this encounter felt like a division duel due to recent events.

It was the third meeting of the two teams within a year. Exactly a year ago, the Titans surprisingly knocked the Ravens out of the playoffs with a 28:12 win, in November Tennessee won the duel in overtime again with 30:24.

Baltimore Ravens dominate against Derrick Henry

The biggest difference to the previous two games: The Ravens’ run defense and the associated performance of Titans star Derrick Henry. The running back ran together for 328 yards in the past two games. On Sunday just 40 more were added. It was Henry’s lowest yield of the entire season.

“One of the best defensive performances of my career,” his Ravens would have shown against the Titans, said Harbaugh, who made NFL history with his eighth playoff away win, proudly praised his team. The guests’ game plan? “Physical, physical, physical,” said defensive lineman Derek Wolfe.

Led by Brandon Williams and Calais Campbell, who missed the regular season game against the Titans due to injury, Baltimore dominated the line of scrimmage in the running game. The Ravens defense allowed just 13 points against one of the best offenses in the NFL, and after a shaky start to the game, allowed Jackson and Co. to make a comeback in the first place.

Baltimore Ravens: Lamar Jackson takes first playoff win

The initial spark for the offense was – how could it be otherwise? – an explosive touchdown run by Jackson. Under pressure from four pass rushers, the most explosive quarterback in the NFL fled forward in the second quarter, disembarked at the height of the first-down marker Kevin Byard and sprinted 48 yards for a touchdown. 10:10, the Ravens had equalized the game.

It was the starting signal for a courageous performance and an outstanding second half. Jackson made 17 of his 24 passes for 179 yards and ran on the ground for 136 more yards and a touchdown. ESPNs QBR metric rated its performance with 84.7 (out of a possible 100) points.

It was a victory that was also of great significance for Jackson personally: In his first two seasons he had been able to lead the Ravens into the playoffs twice, but had not played very convincingly there and was accordingly eliminated both times without a win. Since then, various media have repeatedly discussed the extent to which the extraordinary style of the Ravens offense is also suitable for beating strong opponents in the playoffs – and not just for dominating weaker teams in the regular season.

The fact that Jackson had never won a game ten points behind in his NFL career only reinforced that narrative. Against the Titans, the former Louisville star ended both in one blow.

Baltimore Ravens: The Super Bowl remains the goal

“I don’t really care what people say. I’m just happy that we won and made it through to the next round,” Jackson said, downplaying his personal success after the win. It was never about Jackson or Henry, the young quarterback said. The Ravens had beaten the Titans, that was crucial.

However, after their first playoff win in six years, the Ravens should not be satisfied for a long time. Baltimore had started the season as the hottest contender for the Super Bowl alongside the Kansas City Chiefs. The team now wants to live up to this claim – with a little delay.

For the next step towards the Lombardi Trophy, Baltimore now has to take on even better offenses than the Titans: In the Divisional Round, the team meets Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills, then it might go against the Kansas City Chiefs.

The Ravens have also met twice in Kansas City in the past 16 months. In these games too, Baltimore went twice without a win from the field. It’s another series of negatives that Jackson and Co. would love to tear apart.

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Your first look at games in the Divisional Round of the playoffs

Once the Wild Card Round is over, it’s time to take an initial look at the matches that await us in the Divisional Round, next weekend.

Dear friends of ESPN, the Wild Card Round he left us good games and some important surprises.

Except for your best opinion, Los Angeles Rams –who just two weeks ago lost to the New York Jets– gave an immaculate performance to defeat their division champion, Seattle Seahawks.

The Baltimore Ravens defeating Tennessee Titans It is not a surprise, but it was the victory of another team as a visitor.

What of the Cleveland Browns, without a head coach and without training during the week due to COVID-19 issues, and hitting the Pittsburgh Steelers… Okay.

Now the Ronda Divisional brings very attractive pairings. Let’s review them:

National Conference

The Rams will have a difficult visit to the “frozen tundra” of Green Bay on Saturday.

Sean McVay, head coach of the Rams, gave a lecture on how to prepare a game to defeat the experienced Seattle at home. However, it seems unlikely to repeat the performance now against the Packers.

The ground attack of The Angels with Cam Akers helped control the game clock to his advantage. Now, they must repeat it to keep the quarterback out of the field as long as possible Aaron Rodgers.

Even so, it will be interesting to see the confrontation between the defense of the Rams and the offensive of Green Bay, commanded by the almost Most valuable Player it’s from the season, Rodgers.

By sharing the South Division from National Conference, will be the third meeting between these two teams in the year.

In regular season games, Saints caused three exchanges of the ball. To a large extent that was one of the reasons for the defeats of the Bucs before New Orleans.

I don’t think the party is loaded this time towards Saints, although they are still favorites. Let us remember that Saints they’ve suffered unlikely playoff eliminations in recent years.

One of them for a failed tackle by Marcus Williams a Stefon Diggs of the Minnesota Vikings the call ‘Minnesota Miracle‘. Another, for unmarked interference against Chauncey Gardner-Johnson of the Rams. Gardner-Johnson now play for New Orleans.

It will be a third duel between Tom Brady and Drew Brees, who this January 15 will turn 42 years old.

To lose the Saints, this could be the last game in the career of Brees. He will apparently announce his retirement at the end of the season.

American Conference

The champions will face at home a team that has become a threat in recent weeks.

Cleveland arrives with morale in high gear, after defeating the Steelers.

Much credit to a team that could not count on its head coach, Kevin Stefanski, for positive of COVID-19. They were also unable to train at their facilities due to the same situation.

Even so, I keep the magic of Patrick mahomes and his coach Andy Reid. The offensive deck of Kansas City is awesome.

There is room to ask if the three-week break from Mahomes it might affect your pace, but I don’t think that’s the case.

Baltimore it has been an uncomfortable team.

That of “no one wants to face …” applies to these Ravens, who arrive encanchados and motivated.

The offensive led by Lamar Jackson That weeks ago was predictable, now it looks unstoppable. The defense remains highly respected and will face an offense spearheaded by the sensation of the year.

For its part, Josh Allen, Great player! The Bills They have practically no running attack, and it all goes through Allen’s arm and decisions.

Last year, the quarterback of Buffalo had 20 touchdown passes. This season he raised the figure to 37.

But it was not the only thing. Allen He is also the leader of this team.

Good proof that the Bills, but I have no doubt that they will reach the End of Conference.

Logic says that the locals are favorites, not because they play in their field, since the public in the stands this year is not a factor, but they should win because they are supposed to be the best.

But this is the NFL, the hardest league to predict.

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NFL season 2020/21 on live TV and stream

When did the 2020/21 NFL season start? You can find out everything you need to know about the current season of the National Football League here – we provide information on the current status in times of Corona, the schedule, the dates and the broadcast live on TV and stream.

The 2020/21 NFL season is the 101st season in American football
National Football League
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Super Bowl
LV, expected to be played on February 7th at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

The 32 NFL teams play 16 games, each with a bye week, on a total of 17 match days during the regular season. After the end of the NFL season, the best teams will meet in the playoffs for the Superbowl 55. Experts are currently assuming that the 2020 season will take place and that there will be few failures. The new season kickoff event took place on the night of September 10-11 between the reigning Super Bowl winner, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

You can find all the essential information about the teams, live TV broadcasts on free TV or stream, schedule and dates with us.

NFL-Saison 2020: Teams, Divisions und Conferences

32 teams will take part in the 2020 NFL season, which in turn will be divided into two conferences. The American Football Conference (AFC) and 16 teams each form the National Football Conference (NFC). Each conference is divided into four divisions (East, North, South, West) of four teams. The classification is the same every year, it is based on geographical criteria.

The divisions at a glance:

American Football Conference (AFL):

AFC East AFC South AFC North AFC West
Buffalo Bills Houston Texans Baltimore Ravens Denver Broncos
Miami Dolphins Indianapolis Colts Cincinnati Bengals Kansas City Chiefs
New England Patriots Jacksonville Jaguars Cleveland Browns Oakland Raiders
New York Jets Tennessee Titans Pittsburgh Steelers The Angels Chargers

National Football Conference (NFL):

NFC East NFC South NFC North NFC West
Dallas Cowboys Atlanta Falcons Chigago Bears Arizona Cardinals
New York Giants Carolina Partners Detroit Lions The Angels Rams
Philadelphia Eagles New Orleans Saints Green Bay Packers San Francisco 49ers
Washington Redskins Tampa Bay Buccaneers Minnesota Vikings Seattle Seahawks

The NFL 2020/21 schedule: start, schedule and all dates at a glance

All information about the game plan, the dates and the schedule of the NFL season:

Preseason – August 13th to September 3rd – canceled

The preseason games of the 2020/21 NFL season, which should start on August 13, 2020 with the first preseason round and end on September 3 with the 4th preseason, have been deleted. The Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, the game between Dallas and Pittsburgh, was also canceled due to the corona pandemic.

Regular Season – 10. September bus 3. Januar

The NFL started the new season on September 10th. The season opener for the regular season took place on September 10th (night on September 11th, CET) between the Houston Texans and the Kansas City Chiefs. As always, the defending champion opened the season. In 17 game weeks, the 32 teams play a total of 256 games to get into the playoffs. The regular season ends with the last games on January 3rd.

Playoffs – January 9th to February 7th

The playoffs start on January 9th and 10th and consist of the Wild Card Playoffs, the Divisional Playoffs and the Championship Games. A total of 8 teams, division winners 3 and 4 as well as two wildcard teams from each conference compete against each other. In the divisional round, the four winners face division winners 1 and 2 of each conference. These have already qualified for the divisional playoffs in the regular season. In the semifinals, two teams face each other in each conference.

  • 9./10./11. Januar: Wild Card Playoffs
  • 16./17. Januar: Divisional Playoffs
  • 24. Januar 2021: Championship Games

Super Bowl – February 7th

The Super Bowl is the final of the 2020/21 NFL season and will be played on February 7th in Florida at Raymond James Stadium. The winner of the AFC competes against the winner of the NFC.

  • February 7, 2021: Super Bowl LV im Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Florida

Also read: Super Bowl 2021 live on TV and stream: broadcast and date.

International Games:

Contrary to the usual routine, the NFL will not host any international games or games outside of the United States this year. The five scheduled international games in 2020, four in London and one in Mexico City, will not take place. The reason for this is the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The Jacksonville Jaguars were to play two home games at London’s Wembley Stadium and two more games were to take place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The hosts would have been the Atlanta Falcons and the Miami Dolphins. A game of the Arizona Cardinals was planned in Mexico City, the five opponents had not yet been determined.

The NFL 2020/21: Live broadcasts on TV & Stream

Free-TV & kostenloser Live-Stream:

The station broadcasts for the first time ProSieben all twelve playoff games of the National Football League. In addition, all games can also be played live here at ran on the ProSiebenWebsite, as well as on Joyn. There were no preseason games in 2020 due to the corona pandemic. Patrick Esume, Björn Werner, Carsten Spengemann, Roman Motzkus, Uwe Morawe, Volker Schenk and Jan Stecker comment on the playoff games.

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Also the streaming provider DAZN broadcasts Super Bowl games live in the stream. The “NFL Game Pass”, which is available for a fee DAZN can be heard, NFL fans can follow every game – live and with original commentary. All games of the playoffs and the Super Bowl can be received live for a one-time fee of 163.99 euros.

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NFL Recap: Tennessee Titans vs. Baltimore Ravens 1:20 pm – Jackson wins his first playoff game

The Baltimore Ravens have won their wildcard game at the Tennessee Titans with 20:13 and thus move into the division round. Lamar Jackson got his first playoff win, on the other side Derrick Henry was completely logged off.

Henry collected just 40 rushing yards in the entire game, his lowest yield in the entire season. Baltimore’s run defense around Brandon Williams, Calais Campbell and Pernell McPhee dominated the duel on the line of scrimmage from the start.

Nevertheless, the Titans stuck to the running game over Henry until the end. Again and again, offensive coordinator Arthur Smith called run-plays at Early Downs – without any success. Henry’s longest run was just eight yards, he didn’t get a single first down. The Titans offense found itself again and again in medium and long third downs and got a new first down in only four out of twelve cases.

After a punt at the start of the game, the Titans, who were allowed to start the encounter with possession in the first half, had several passes on the second drive to AJ Brown, who was covered by Marlon Humphrey in one-on-one for almost the entire game, Success. Ryan Tannehill eventually found Brown on a fade route out of the slot into the end zone. It was to be the home team’s only touchdown in the game.

After an ugly interception from Jackson, who threw his deep pass right into the arms of Malcolm Butler, the Titans were able to march into the field goal range and take a 10-0 lead with a 45-yard kick from Stephen Gostkowski. From this point on, however, the guests played almost exclusively.

Baltimore Ravens: Lamar Jackson provides a spectacular highlight run

After a 33-yard field goal from Justin Tucker, Jackson provided one of the most spectacular highlights of the game in the second quarter: In a third-and-nine at the center line, the reigning MVP ran out of pocket under pressure from several pass rushers , dropped Kevin Byard and carried the ball 48 yards into the end zone. 10:10, the Ravens were back in the game.

Baltimore was able to take this momentum into the second half: With a significantly improved running game, the guests marched down the field after the break. Jackson threw three short passes at Patrick Ricard and made another long run himself. JK Dobbins eventually carried the ball into the end zone from close range.

After a successful field goal from Gostkowski and a missed 52-yard kick from Justin Tucker, the Titans finally found themselves with a fourth-and-two on the opposing 42-yard line ten minutes before the end. Instead of playing the down and possibly taking the lead, Mike Vrabel decided, incomprehensibly, for a punt.

Tucker put the Ravens 20:13 ahead with a 51-yard field goal, leaving Tennessee to score a touchdown with four minutes left. When Tannehill tried to pass over the middle, Khalif Raymond slipped away, but Marcus Peters intercepted the pass without any problems. The Ravens Defense celebrated this turnover with a dance on the Titans’ logo – in return for the conflict between the two teams in the regular season game.

The Ravens will meet either the Kansas City Chiefs or the Buffalo Bills in the Round Division – depending on whether the Pittsburgh Steelers or the Cleveland Browns prevail on Monday night.

NFL Playoffs: Wildcard Round

Tennessee Titans (11-5, #4) – Baltimore Ravens (11-5, #5)

Result: 13:20 (10: 0, 0:10, 0: 7, 3: 3) BOXSCORE

Titans vs. Ravens – the most important statistics

  • Never in his NFL career had Lamar Jackson won a game in which the Ravens were at least ten points behind. This narrative has accompanied the 24-year-old in the media since last season. Jackson ended this streak against the Titans, Baltimore won a game for the first time since September 18, 2016 despite a 10-point deficit.
  • Derrick Henry’s 40 rushing yards were the lowest rushing yield in the running back season. His average of 2.2 yards per carry was also the worst value for Henry this season.
  • Justin Tucker hit 48 field goals in the fourth quarter and in overtime in a row. This impressive series broke in the wildcard round: Tucker put a 52-yard field goal just past the right in the last quarter.

The star of the game: The Ravens’ run defense

195 rushing yards from Derrick Henry had allowed the Ravens in the first meeting of the two teams this season. In the wildcard round there were just 40 – and that with 18 runs. The return of Brandon Williams and Calais Campbell, who were still absent from the regular season due to injuries, was clearly felt, and Pernell McPhee also played on the line of scrimmage a strong game. Offensively outstanding: Lamar Jackson, who after his bad interception at the beginning of the game provided numerous highlight plays.

The flop of the game: The Titans’ offensive game plan

Arthur Smith has been one of the NFL’s best offensive playcallers over the past two years. After a convincing first drive, he couldn’t find any answers against a strong Ravens defense. Tennessee stuck to its completely ineffective early-down-runs until the end and allowed its receivers to seldom create catches using the scheme. The decision of head coach Mike Vrabel to punt at fourth-and-two at the opposing 40-yard line and a four-point deficit 10 minutes before the end of the game was also inexcusable.

Analysis: Ravens vs. Titans – the Tactical Table

  • The Ravens started the game defensively as usual and put Tannehill under pressure in the pocket with additional blitzers. The Titans, on the other hand, were always looking for AJ Brown in a one-on-one duel with Marlon Humphrey. The Titans receiver initially had the upper hand and also scored a touchdown on a fade route out of the slot.
  • Baltimore obviously trusted its strong corners to be able to defend the receivers in a direct duel and thus repeatedly put many defenders in the box. Derrick Henry couldn’t find any room for runs against these full boxes, the running game didn’t get rolling at all for the entire game.
  • On the other hand, the Titans defensively relied on many sub-packages in order to bring as much speed to the field as possible and thus defended the Ravens’ outside runs – both from Jackson and Dobbins – excellently in the first half. Desmond King always stood out as a tackler.
  • It was also King who the hosts used several times in defense as a spy against Jackson. The pass rush attacked through the middle, while King held the containment on the outside. This worked well, but King took on a different role on Jackson’s long touchdown run.
  • In the second half, the Ravens caught the Titans’ strong outside-run defense with a surprise: After a fake handoff to Gus Edwards, the running back did not run into the middle, but became the lead blocker for Jackson on the outside. With that Baltimore generated a majority on the right side, Jackson ran for 23 yards and first down.
  • Like many opponents this season, the Titans did everything they could to close the middle of the field in the passing game and caused problems for Jackson. In the second half, the guests often bet on play-action passes in the flat, mostly on fullback Patrick Ricard – with success.

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NFL Playoffs: Baltimore Ravens – Tennessee Titans live on TV and livestream today

The Baltimore Ravens and the Tennessee Titans meet in the wildcard round today. Here you can find out how you can watch the playoff duel live on TV and live stream.

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NFL Playoffs – Baltimore Ravens – Tennessee Titans: Kick-Off, Ort, Spielstätte

The duel between the Baltimore Ravens and the Tennessee Titans will take place on Sunday, January 10th, at Nissan Stadium in Nashville (Tennessee). After the coin toss, the kick-off takes place at 7:05 p.m. CET.

Both teams finished the regular season with eleven wins. The Titans around star running back Derrick Henry won their division (AFC South). The Ravens were second in the AFC North behind the Steelers.

The only meeting of the two teams this season, Tennessee decided in week eleven only in overtime with 30:24.

NFL Playoffs: Baltimore Ravens – Tennessee Titans live on TV and livestream today

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NFL Playoffs: The Wildcard Round at a Glance

date Time (CET) Away Result Home
Sa, 9.1.2021 7:05 p.m. Indianapolis Colts (11-5) 24:27 Buffalo Bills (13-3)
Sa, 9.1.2021 10:40 p.m. Los Angeles Rams (10-6) 30:20 Seattle Seahawks (12-4)
So, 10.1.2021 2.15 a.m. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (11-5) 31:23 Washington Football Team (7-9)
So, 10.1.2021 7:05 p.m. Baltimore Ravens (11-5) -:- Tennessee Titans (11-5)
So, 10.1.2021 10:40 p.m. Chicago Bears (8-8) -:- New Orleans Saints (12-4)
Mo, 11.1.2021 2.15 a.m. Cleveland Browns (11-5) -:- Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4)

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NFL season 2020/21 on live TV and stream

When did the 2020/21 NFL season start? You can find out everything you need to know about the current season of the National Football League here – we provide information on the current status in times of Corona, the schedule, the dates and the broadcast live on TV and stream.

The 2020/21 NFL season is the 101st season in American football
National Football League
. The start of the NLF season was scheduled for September 10, 2020, due to the corona epidemic, there were no preseason games in 2020. The regular season finally ended on January 3, 2021, the final of the season that
Super Bowl
LV, expected to be played on February 7th at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

The 32 NFL teams play 16 games, each with a bye week, on a total of 17 match days during the regular season. After the end of the NFL season, the best teams will meet in the playoffs for the Superbowl 55. Experts are currently assuming that the 2020 season will take place and that there will be little failure. The new season kickoff event took place on the night of September 10-11 between the reigning Super Bowl winner, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.

You can find all the essential information about the teams, live TV broadcasts on free TV or stream, schedule and dates with us.

2020 NFL season: teams, divisions and conferences at a glance

32 teams will take part in the 2020 NFL season, which in turn will be divided into two conferences. The American Football Conference (AFC) and 16 teams each form the National Football Conference (NFC). Each conference is divided into four divisions (East, North, South, West) of four teams. The classification is the same every year, it is based on geographical criteria.

The divisions at a glance:

American Football Conference (AFL):

AFC East AFC South AFC North AFC West
Buffalo Bills Houston Texans Baltimore Ravens Denver Broncos
Miami Dolphins Indianapolis Colts Cincinnati Bengals Kansas City Chiefs
New England Patriots Jacksonville Jaguars Cleveland Browns Oakland Raiders
New York Jets Tennessee Titans Pittsburgh Steelers The Angels Chargers

National Football Conference (NFL):

NFC East NFC South NFC North NFC West
Dallas Cowboys Atlanta Falcons Chigago Bears Arizona Cardinals
New York Giants Carolina Partners Detroit Lions The Angels Rams
Philadelphia Eagles New Orleans Saints Green Bay Packers San Francisco 49ers
Washington Redskins Tampa Bay Buccaneers Minnesota Vikings Seattle Seahawks

The NFL 2020/21 schedule: start, schedule and all dates

All information about the game schedule, dates and schedule of the NFL season:

Preseason – August 13th to September 3rd – canceled

The preseason games of the 2020/21 NFL season, which should start with the first preseason round on August 13, 2020 and end with the 4th preseason on September 3, have been deleted. The Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, the game between Dallas and Pittsburgh, was also canceled due to the corona pandemic.

Regular Season – 10. September bus 3. Januar

The NFL started the new season on September 10th. The season opener for the regular season took place on September 10th (night on September 11th, CET) between the Houston Texans and the Kansas City Chiefs. As always, the defending champion opened the season. In 17 game weeks, the 32 teams play a total of 256 games to get into the playoffs. The regular season ends with the last games on January 3rd.

Playoffs – January 9th to February 7th

The playoffs start on January 9th and 10th and consist of the Wild Card Playoffs, the Divisional Playoffs and the Championship Games. A total of 8 teams, division winners 3 and 4 as well as two wildcard teams from each conference compete against each other. In the Divisional Round, the four winners face division winners 1 and 2 of each conference. These have already qualified for the divisional playoffs in the regular season. In the semi-finals, two teams face each other in each conference.

  • 9./10./11. Januar: Wild Card Playoffs
  • 16./17. Januar: Divisional Playoffs
  • 24. Januar 2021: Championship Games

Super Bowl – February 7th

The Super Bowl is the final of the 2020/21 NFL season and will be played on February 7th in Florida at Raymond James Stadium. The winner of the AFC competes against the winner of the NFC.

  • February 7, 2021: Super Bowl LV im Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Florida

Also read: Super Bowl 2021 live on TV and stream: broadcast and date.

International Games:

Contrary to the usual routine, the NFL will not host any international games or games outside of the United States this year. The five scheduled international games in 2020, four in London and one in Mexico City, will not take place. The reason for this is the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Two home games at London’s Wembley Stadium should be played by the Jacksonville Jaguars, and two more games should take place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. The hosts would have been the Atlanta Falcons and the Miami Dolphins. A game of the Arizona Cardinals was planned in Mexico City, the five opponents had not yet been determined.

The NFL 2020/21: live broadcasts on TV and stream

Free-TV & kostenloser Live-Stream:

The station broadcasts for the first time ProSieben all twelve playoff games of the National Football League. In addition, all games can also be played live here at ran on the ProSiebenWebsite, as well as on Joyn. There were no preseason games in 2020 due to the corona pandemic. Patrick Esume, Björn Werner, Carsten Spengemann, Roman Motzkus, Uwe Morawe, Volker Schenk and Jan Stecker comment on the playoff games.

Pay TV & chargeable:

Also the streaming provider DAZN broadcasts the Super Bowl games live in the stream. The “NFL Game Pass”, which is available for a fee DAZN can be heard, NFL fans can follow every game – live and with original commentary. All games of the playoffs and the Super Bowl can be received live for a one-time fee of 163.99 euros.

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Hoping for the first playoff win

Munich – Before the wild card game of the Tennessee Titans against the Baltimore Ravens (live on Sunday from 6:40 p.m. on ProSieben and ran.de), a question hovers over the game: Will Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson make his first playoff in the third attempt? Win game?

The topic occupies him most of all. “I will try everything to make this topic go away. That is the top priority in my head,” he said before the game.

Failed so far

So far, Jackson, who has won 30 career wins faster than any other quarterback, has not been able to convince in the playoffs. In his first playoff game in January 2019 against the Los Angeles Chargers, Jackson and the Ravens Offense only got three points in the first three quarters. The 24-year-old threw two touchdowns in the last quarter, but in the end the Ravens lost 17:23.

Last season, Jackson did not convince in the Divisional Round against the Titans at 12:28. He produced three turnovers, from which the Titans made two touchdowns. Together with the two turnovers from the previous year, the Ravens-QB achieved more turnover than touchdowns (three) in its playoff games.

Less turnover

He learned from the experience. “When you’re on the field, you have to take your time so that things work out the way they’re supposed to. Try to make things work right away. Take your time. I think I did this a little too much sometimes I just did too much and didn’t wait, “he replied when asked whether he had pushed things too much so far.

In the next duel with the Titans, he and his team have to come into play better. So far, in the first three quarters of the playoffs, he has only given 48 percent of his passes for zero touchdowns and three interceptions.

It will help last season’s MVP that he recently regained his strong form from 2019. In addition, one of the weakest pass defenses in the league is waiting for him and his offense.

So it is now up to Jackson himself to finally put the matter that preoccupies him to the files.

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NFL video – the duel of the running boys – does Jackson fail again because of Henry and the Titans?

06.01.2021 • 15:56

Almost a year ago, the Titans surprised in the Wildcard Round against the favorite from Baltimore and destroyed their Super Bowl hopes. Are the Ravens now taking revenge? You can see that on Sunday from 6:40 p.m. LIVE on ProSieben and ran.de.

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Five good questions before the playoffs

It’s done: even in the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic, the NFL has managed to end its regular season without major disasters. It wasn’t easy, but now the entire football world is excitedly looking forward to the postseason starting this weekend. The regular season has already revealed a lot to us, but we will probably only get the final answers to the really important questions in the playoffs. But you can already think about some of these burning questions before the hot season begins!


Do the Kansas City Chiefs have a kryptonite?

Even if the NFL primus and reigning Super Bowl champion is not invulnerable, the Las Vegas Raiders were the only team that could beat the Chiefs with the best line-up this season (Week 5, so a long time ago). In this game, a potent raiders offensive went punch after punch with the attack of the chiefs and Las Vegas managed to build up constant pressure with their front seven. The latter is actually a must, as Mahomes is a move or two ahead of most Blitz Packages.

Especially against the sometimes fragile interior offensive line of the Chiefs, something can also go with a strong four-man front, for example Indianapolis with DeForest Buckner or Pittsburgh with Stephon Tuitt. Robbing Andy Reid’s attack with a strong and steady running game of the rhythm is actually never wrong. But of course, even that doesn’t protect against the raid-like offensive explosions that Kansas City is capable of at any time.

Will Covid-19 also become a factor in the playoffs?

Unsurprisingly, the NFL was not spared the Covid 19 pandemic either. A number of games had to be postponed, many teams were restricted in their everyday training and the illness also forced a number of players and coaches to take breaks. Prominent recent examples include Alvin Kamara, running back for the New Orleans Saints, and Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski. The latter will miss his team’s game in Pittsburgh on Sunday if there is no rescheduling.

Like all the other cases over the season, this episode shows how unpredictable the whole situation is, even for NFL franchises that plan down to the last detail. And you can see that one case can immediately throw the entire post-season planning upside down. Apparently Cleveland has to play its first playoff game in 18 years without its head coach and offensive playcaller – a huge weakening. Let’s keep our fingers crossed that there won’t be any more cases, not just for sporting reasons.

Can Lamar Jackson beat his playoff curse?

He is one of the NFL’s most spectacular superstars, already has an MVP trophy on the living room cupboard and leads one of the top teams in recent years. So everything is going like an international match for Lamar Jackson in the NFL, right? Not exactly. The Baltimore Ravens quarterback wanted to mature into a better passer this season, which he didn’t really manage for long stretches. In addition, his playoff record looks pretty poor: two games, two home defeats, a pass rate of 51.1 percent and five turnovers.

The sting from last year, when the Ravens and Jackson as top favorites at home against the Tennessee Titans caught a “pitch black” day, is still deep. This season, after a long period of weakness in the middle of the season, they are more likely to play the role of the underdog. Maybe that’s what breaks the postseason knot at Jackson (also in the opening match against, yes, exactly, Tennessee). Once again he has the best running game in the league behind him, which is largely driven by him, but at some point he will of course have to set accents in the air in the playoffs.

Are there potential bracket buster?

Last year not many expected the Tennessee Titans to march through to the AFC Championship Game, least of all their better-seeded opponents from New England and Baltimore. As the sixth playoff seed, the Titans became a real little Cinderella story with their run, the kind of story that is particularly popular in American sports. Now the question: who could play this role in this year’s playoffs?

Of course, it would be most appropriate and craziest if the Washington Football Team crowned their NFC title and spoiled their negative season record for higher-ranking teams. They would definitely have the defense for that, but in attack there is probably a lack of firepower. The same could be said about the Indianapolis Colts (7th seed in the AFC), which, however, with Philip Rivers and an improved running game, can throw more offensively into the balance. The most dangerous low seed is certainly Tampa Bay (5th seed in the NFC) with Tom Brady, even if the Cinderella’s dress wouldn’t really suit them.

Do the Buffalo Bills fit in the shoes of the favorites?

The Buffalo Bills were by far the most dominant teams of the regular season. 13 wins, many of them against well-known playoff teams, and the rapid development of Josh Allen are just two factors why the Bills enter the postseason with a lot of self-confidence. The story is not on their side, however, as the men from Upstate New York won their last playoff game 27 years ago (1993 AFC Championship Game against Kansas City). Josh Allen wasn’t even born then.

For this season it has little meaning, but psychologically it is completely different to suddenly go into a postseason matchup as a favorite and not as an underdog as in previous years. The press, fans and the community will let the players know that they can achieve something special and that quickly becomes a burden. In terms of sport, the Bills have everything you need in the hot season. Everyone can keep up with pretty much any opponent in a shootout, Stefon Diggs is one of the best receivers in the league and Sean McDermott’s roster has a lot of defensive potential.

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