clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Seahawks vs. Chiefs on Sunday Night Football: Kickoff time, TV coverage, radio, live streaming, and more

New, comments

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

Kansas City Chiefs v Seattle Seahawks Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

For the first and only time in the 2018 NFL season, the Seattle Seahawks (8-6) are on Sunday Night Football, looking to clinch a playoff spot against the #1 team in the AFC, the Kansas City Chiefs (11-3). Results from Saturday night put the Chiefs in position to win the AFC West and lock up a first-round bye with a win at Seattle.

Last week, the Seahawks had their chance to clinch a wild card berth, only to lose to the San Francisco 49ers in a sloppy, rainy, poorly officiated game down in Santa Clara. They’re still in good position to make the playoffs even with a loss to Kansas City, but thanks to Washington’s defeat against the Tennessee Titans, we know that a win guarantees the Seahawks a postseason trip. Patrick Mahomes is the presumptive league MVP, and it’ll be a huge test for the Seahawks defense that has struggled over the second-half of the season. On the plus side, it looks like KJ Wright will return to his role as starting linebacker after missing more time with a knee injury, so that’s a major boost.

Seattle’s offense wasn’t particularly great against the 49ers, and both right guard DJ Fluker and right tackle Germain Ifedi may not play due to respective injuries, which is bad news considering Kansas City’s pass rush. Beyond that, though? The Chiefs defense is among the league’s worst, so we could see a big night for Russell Wilson, Chris Carson, Doug Baldwin, and others. It figures to be a very entertaining matchup and a potential shootout that’s reminiscent of last year’s classic with the Houston Texans.

Here are all the details you need on this massive primetime showdown, including broadcast information, live streaming options, radio commentary, television coverage, and more:

TV Schedule

Date: Sunday, December 23rd, 2018

Time: 8:20 PM ET/5:20 PM PT

Channel: NBC

Announcers: Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth (sideline reporter: Michele Tafoya)

Location: CenturyLink Field | Seattle, Washington

Radio: 710 ESPN Seattle/97.3 KIRO FM (click here for additional TV and radio affiliates outside of the Seattle area)

Radio Announcers: Steve Raible, Dave Wyman (Reporters: Jen Mueller and John Clayton)

Online Streaming: NFL Game Pass (Free 7-Day Trial) | Sling TV | YoutubeTV | PlayStation Vue | Sunday Night Football on NBC live stream

Current 53-man roster: Click here

Opponent Blog: Arrowhead Pride

Seahawks regular season schedule 2018

September

9/9: L 27-24 at Denver Broncos
9/17: L 24-17 at Chicago Bears
9/23: W 24-13 vs. Dallas Cowboys
9/30: W 20-17 at Arizona Cardinals

October

10/7: L 33-31 Los Angeles Rams
10/14: W 27-3 “at” Oakland Raiders in London
10/21: BYE
10/28: W 28-14 at Detroit Lions

November

11/4: L 25-17 vs. Los Angeles Chargers
11/11: L 36-31 at Los Angeles Rams
11/15 (Thu): W 27-24 vs. Green Bay Packers
11/25: W 30-27 at Carolina Panthers

December

12/2: W 43-16vs. San Francisco 49ers
12/10 (Mon): W 21-7 vs. Minnesota Vikings
12/16: L 26-23 (OT) at San Francisco 49ers
12/23: vs. Kansas City Chiefs (5:20 PM PT, NBC)
12/30: vs. Arizona Cardinals (1:25 PM PT, FOX)