Washington vs. Buccaneers Wild Card round: Date, time, TV channel, live stream, how to watch

Ethan Cadeaux
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Washington vs. Buccaneers Wild Card round: How to watch originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington

For the first time in five seasons, the Washington Football Team is back in the playoffs. Now, Tom Brady awaits.

The Buccaneers come to Washington on Saturday night winners of four, straight, with Brady playing some of the best football of his career. Tampa Bay will have their top receiver Mike Evans, after could being questionable throughout the week, dealing with a hyperextended knee. The Bucs will also be without star linebacker Devin White due to coronavirus protocols.

For Washington, the biggest question entering the matchup is the health at quarterback. Alex Smith is inactive due to issues with his strained calf. Taylor Heinicke will get his second start of his career in Smith's sted. 

Here's everything you need to know about the game.

WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM vs. BUCS SUPER WILD CARD ROUND

Who: Washington Football Team (7-9) vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (11-5)

What: Super Wild Card playoff round of the 2020 NFL season

When: Saturday, January 9, 2020, 8:20 p.m. ET

Where: FedExField, Landover, Maryland

TV Channel: NBC

Live Stream: Stream on NBC Sports,  Stream on FuboTV 

Spread: Tampa Bay, -8.5 (via PointsBet)

Over/Under: 45 (via PointsBet)

Weather: 44 degrees, partly cloudy

WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM vs. BUCCANEERS TV SCHEDULE:

7:00 p.m: Washington Football Kickoff (LIVE) (NBCSW+)

8:20 p.m.: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Washington Football Team (NBC)

11:00 p.m.: Washington Football Postgame Live (LIVE) (NBCSW)

WASHINGTON FOOTBALL 2020 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE:

Week 1: Sunday, Sept. 13, Washington Football vs. Eagles (W, 27-17)

Week 2: Sunday, Sept. 20, Washington Football @ Cardinals (L, 15-30)

Week 3: Sunday, Sept. 27, Washington Football @ Browns (L, 20-34)

Week 4: Sunday, Oct. 4, Washington Football vs. Ravens (L, 17-31)

Week 5: Sunday, Oct. 11, Washington Football vs. Rams (L, 10-30)

Week 6: Sunday, Oct. 18, Washington Football @ Giants (L, 19-20)

Week 7: Sunday, Oct. 25, Washington Football vs. Cowboys (W, 25-3)

Week 8: BYE

Week 9: Sunday, Nov. 8, Washington Football vs. Giants (L, 20-23)

Week 10: Sunday, Nov. 15, Washington Football @ Lions (L, 27-30)

Week 11: Sunday, Nov. 22, Washington Football vs. Bengals (W, 20-9)

Week 12: Thursday, Nov. 26: Washington Football @ Cowboys (W, 41-16)

Week 13: Sunday, Dec. 6, Washington Football @ Steelers (W, 23-17)

Week 14: Sunday, Dec. 13, Washington Football @ 49ers (W, 23-15)

Week 15: Sunday, Dec. 20, Washington Football vs. Seahawks (L, 15-20)

Week 16: Sunday, Dec. 27, Washington Football vs. Panthers (L, 20-13)

Week 17: Sunday, Jan. 3, Washington Football @ Eagles (W, 20-14)