It’s only right that the final game of the 2022 NFL regular season is a high-stakes affair.
After a busy slate of action, Week 18 concludes with a prime-time showdown between divisional foes and playoff hopefuls as the Packers host the Lions on “Sunday Night Football.”
Green Bay and Detroit enter Week 18 with identical 8-8 records, but their paths to qualifying for the 2022 NFL playoffs are much different.
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For the Packers, it’s rather simple: win and you’re in. After dropping to 4-8 following a Week 12 loss on “Sunday Night Football,” Green Bay has rallied around quarterback Aaron Rodgers to win four games in a row and regain control of its playoff destiny.
The Lions’ path to the NFC’s seventh seed is more complicated, but the simplest path is a win over the Packers coupled with a loss by the Seahawks to the Rams in the afternoon. While a Seattle win would eliminate Detroit, the Lions could still play spoiler, an opportunity Detroit safety DeShon Elliott would relish.
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Here is everything you need to know about Lions vs. Packers viewing, including streaming options for the game.
What time is the NFL game tonight?
- Date: Sunday, Jan. 8
- Time: 8:20 p.m. ET
Lions vs. Packers will kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET on Sunday, Jan. 8. The game will be played at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis.
Lions vs. Packers live stream
- TV channels: NBC (U.S.) | TSN1/3, CTV2, RDS (Canada)
- Live stream: Peacock, NBC Sports.com, fuboTV (U.S.) | DAZN (Canada)
The “Sunday Night Football” game between the Lions and Packers will air on NBC. Viewers who want to stream the game can find it on Peacock, NBCSports.com and fuboTV, which offers a free trial.
Viewers in Canada can watch on TSN1/3, CTV2 and RDS, but they can also stream the game on DAZN, which features every NFL game.
NFL live streams for ‘Sunday Night Football’
In addition to the options listed above, here are other streaming options for Lions vs. Packers:
|Streaming option||Cable subscription needed?||Free?||Cost||Free trial?|
|Yahoo! Sports App||Yes||Yes||—||—|
|Hulu Plus Live TV||No||No||$69.99/month||Yes|
‘Sunday Night Football’ schedule 2022
- Start time: 8:20 p.m.
- TV network: NBC
- Live stream: NBCSports.com, Peacock, fuboTV
For the 16th consecutive season, NBC is the broadcast home of “Sunday Night Football.” Mike Tirico handles play-by-play duties, Cris Collinsworth provides color commentary and Melissa Stark reports from the sideline.
“Sunday Night Football” games can be streamed on NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app, Peacock or on fuboTV, which offers a free trial.
|1||Sept. 8 (Thu.)||Buffalo Bills 31, Los Angeles Rams 10|
|1||Sept. 11||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19, Dallas Cowboys 3|
|2||Sept. 18||Green Bay Packers 27, Chicago Bears 10|
|3||Sept. 25||Denver Broncos 11, San Francisco 49ers 10|
|4||Oct. 2||Kansas City Chiefs 41, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31|
|5||Oct. 9||Baltimore Ravens 19, Cincinnati Bengals 17|
|6||Oct. 16||Philadelphia Eagles 26, Dallas Cowboys 17|
|7||Oct. 23||Miami Dolphins 16, Pittsburgh Steelers 10|
|8||Oct. 30||Buffalo Bills 27, Green Bay Packers 17|
|9||Nov. 6||Kansas City Chiefs 20, Tennessee Titans 17|
|10||Nov. 13||San Francisco 49ers 22, Los Angeles Chargers 16|
|11||Nov. 20||Kansas City Chiefs 30, Los Angeles Chargers 27|
|12||Nov. 27||Philadelphia Eagles 40, Green Bay Packers 33|
|13||Dec. 4||Dallas Cowboys 54, Indianapolis Colts 19|
|14||Dec. 11||Kansas City Chiefs 34, Denver Broncos 28|
|15||Dec. 18||New York Giants 20, Washington Commanders 12|
|16||Dec. 25||Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19, Arizona Cardinals 16|
|17||Jan. 1||Pittsburgh Steelers 16, Baltimore Ravens 10|
|18||Jan. 8||Detroit Lions vs. Green Bay Packers|
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