According to a report from Broadcasting & Cable, CBS for the first time will live stream its coverage of the AFC portion of the NFL playoffs starting with a game between the Chargers and Bengals this weekend. In addition to the wildcard matchup this Sunday, the network will also live stream two divisional round games and the AFC conference championship. The live stream will be available to users tuning in on desktops, laptops, and tablets through the CBS website, but there’s no mention of mobile phones or apps.

While you may or might not be able to get the live stream through the official CBS Sports mobile app, there are a number of great iOS apps to keep up to date on the latest as the NFL playoffs kick off this month. Here are a few of our favorite NFL apps to keep you up to date on all the official news coverage, video highlights, customized team alerts, real-time scores and more during the playoffs:

The official NFL Mobile app 
The Score 
CBS Sports 
ESPN SportsCenter
NFL Pro 2014: Play the 2014 season and Super Bowl with Gameloft’s football simulation game.
NFL Rush Pick Em
NFL Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet
NFL Sunday Ticket (for DirecTV)
Yahoo! Fantasy Football Fantasy Football

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One Response to “NFL playoffs! Some great apps and free AFC streams from CBS Sports”

  1. crichton007 says:

    Don’t forget Aereo (if you live in a coverage area). That’s where I’ll be watching!