(NBC/WCMH) – Excitement is mounting for Cleveland Browns’ fans as the team is scheduled to play one of two big NFL playoff games this weekend on NBC4, which NBC Sports is calling a “Super Wild Card Weekend.”
The games begin with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers visiting the Washington Football Team on Saturday at 8:15 p.m. on NBC4. Mike Tirico will call the matchup alongside Tony Dungy, with Kathryn Tappen reporting from the sidelines.
On Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers will host the rival Cleveland Browns at 8:15 p.m. on NBC4. Al Michaels will join Cris Collinsworth in the booth and Michele Tafoya will serve as the sideline reporter.
Three-time Super Bowl referee Terry McAulay serves as the rules analyst for both Wild Card games.
Coverage begins both nights at 7:30 p.m. with special playoff editions of NBC’s “Football Night in America.”
Prior to Saturday’s game at 7 p.m. NBC4 will air “The Path to Victory – Ohio Football Playoffs,” which takes a look at Ohio State’s road to the National Championship and the Cleveland Browns’ first trip to the playoffs since 2002.