Steelers vs. Chiefs live score, updates, highlights from NFL wild-card playoff game

The No. 2-seeded AFC Chiefs host the No. 7-seeded Steelers on Sunday night for their wild-card playoff game.

The Steelers visited Kansas City just a few weeks ago, losing 36-10 in a blowout game. Since then, the Steelers have won their next two games helping them to the playoffs. What sealed the deal for Pittsburgh to capture the seventh seed was the combination of the Jaguars beating the Colts and the Raiders beating the Chargers last Sunday.

The Steelers will bring back wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster for this game. He hasn’t played since Week 5 after suffering a season-ending shoulder injury. Chiefs running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire will not play after being injured in the Week 16 game against the Steelers.

This could potentially be Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s last game as a Steeler. The 39-year-old has not made his retirement official, but has hinted that this is his final season.

The Chiefs opened as 12.5-point favorites, making the Steelers the biggest losers in NFL playoff history.

Sporting News is tracking live score updates and highlights from the Steelers vs. Chiefs on Sunday. Follow below for the full results of the 2022 NFL Wild Card Playoff game.

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Steelers vs. Chiefs live updates, NFL playoff highlights

Kickoff is scheduled for 8:15 pm ET. Live updates will start at that time.

JuJu Smith-Schuster, returning after he suffered a season-ending shoulder injury in Week 5, completed his first first down after going seven yards.

On the Chiefs’ first play in possession, Devin Bush intercepted a pass intended for Kelce after TJ Watt blocked the pass. Steelers ball again.

On the punt return, Mecole Hardman ran the ball an additional 48 yards to put the Chiefs at the Steelers 22-yard line.

Tershawn Wharton brings down Ben Roethlisberger on third down for an 11-yard loss. The Chiefs go three and out for the third time.

However, the Chiefs can’t get another first down, so they punt the ball. A fairly quiet start to the game.

Jerick McKinnon completes the first first down of the night after catching a short pass from Mahomes and going 20 yards.

Still no first downs in the game as the Steelers go back to three and out.

Kansas City also has a quick three and out to start the game. Tre Norwood blocked Patrick Mahomes’ pass to Travis Kelce.

Pittsburgh gets the ball first, but quickly goes three and out.

Start time Steelers vs Chiefs

  • Date: Sunday, January 16
  • Hour: 8:15 p.m. ET

The game between the Chiefs and the Steelers will kick off at 8:15 pm ET at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

What channel is Steelers vs. Chiefs today?

  • TV channels: NBC
  • Live streams: Peacock, fuboTV

The Chiefs vs. The Steelers will air nationally on NBC with announcers Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth on the call and Michele Tafoya on the sidelines.

For those hoping to broadcast the matchup, NBC will carry the game on its streaming platform, Peacock. You can also stream NFL games live online with fuboTV, offering a free trial.

In Canada, viewers can watch Chiefs vs. Steelers with a DAZN subscription, which includes all NFL games.

NFL playoff schedule: wild card round

Saturday, January 9

Match start time television channel
Raiders at Bengals 4:30 p.m. ET NBC
Patriots in Bills 8:15 p.m. ET CBS

Sunday, January 10

Match start time television channel
Eagles on Buccaneers 1 p.m. ET FOX
49ers in jeans 4:30 p.m. ET CBS
Steelers at Chiefs 8:15 p.m. ET NBC

Monday, January 11

Match start time television channel
Cardinals at Rams 8:15 p.m. ET ABC, ESPN, ESPN2