Here's When to Watch the Cincinnati Bengals and L.A. Rams in Super Bowl LVI

Get the lowdown on game time, platforms and performers.

click to enlarge Joe Burrow and the rest of the Cincinnati Bengals will play in the Super Bowl on Feb. 13. - PHOTO: TWITTER.COM/BENGALS
Joe Burrow and the rest of the Cincinnati Bengals will play in the Super Bowl on Feb. 13.

The Cincinnati Bengals won the AFC Championship on Sunday to punch the team's first ticket to the Super Bowl since 1989.

And now we know who they'll be playing.

The Bengals will take on the Los Angeles Rams during Super Bowl LVI on Sunday, Feb. 13. The Rams won the Jan. 30 NFC Championship game to advance with the Bengals, who overcame the Kansas City Chiefs in overtime just hours earlier to become the AFC champs.

The Super Bowl will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Rams' home of SoFi Stadium in Inglewood. NBC will broadcast the game, and fans also can watch on Peacock, Telemundo, and the NBC Sports app.

Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige and Eminem will perform during halftime.

NBC's and Peacock's Super Bowl coverage will begin at noon, with the pre-game show launching at 1 p.m.

On the same day, NBC also will be hosting its 2022 Winter Olympics coverage in Beijing.

During the AFC Championship game on Jan. 30, the Bengals — 10-7 on the regular season — toppled the much-favored, two-time AFC champion Chiefs — who went 12-5 — in a nail-biter and last-minute win. In overtime, rookie Evan McPherson gave Cincinnati yet another game-winning field goal — a 31-yard beauty that glided right through the posts and made the entire Queen City erupt with glee.

McPherson didn't do it alone, of course. Burrow threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns while managing to avoid all the sacks he had during the previous week.

The Los Angeles Rams went 12-5 during the season before ultimately beating the San Francisco 49ers in Sunday's NFC Championship. Both the Bengals and the Rams were the No. 4 seeds going into the postseason, making the upcoming Super Bowl the lowest-seeded matchup in history, Yahoo Sports says.

CBS Sports says this season's Bengals team is the most surprising Super Bowl contender of all time.

The Cincinnati Bengals have not won a Super Bowl and have gone to the big game only two times. During the Bengals' most recent appearance in 1989, the team lost to the 49ers 16-20. Before that, the orange and black challenged the 49ers again in 1982 but lost 21-26.

The Rams have appeared in four Super Bowl games (including when the team was not located in Los Angeles) and has won one.

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