NFL 2021: Here’s How To Watch Packers vs. Lions On Monday Night Football Without Cable


Week 2 of the NFL season saw a series of comebacks crowned by Lamar Jackson, who led the Ravens past the Chiefs on Sunday night. Earlier Sunday the Titans came two points behind the Seahawks in overtime and the Cardinals scored late to give the Vikings another devastating defeat. On the other hand, the Buccaneers, Patriots and Bills drove to easy victories.

Week 2 ends tonight in Green Bay with the Packers hosting the Lions. Kick-off is for 8:15 p.m. ET (5:15 p.m. PT) on ESPN. Here’s how to catch today’s action, as well as the rest of the NFL season, wirelessly.

Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers will attempt to right the ship at Monday Night Football against the Detroit Lions.

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How to stream NFL games

Major streaming providers like YouTube TV, Hulu Plus Live TV, FuboTV, and DirecTV Stream offer almost all of the major channels you need for soccer. These include CBS, NBC, and Fox, as well as ESPN (which is required for Monday Night Football).

Sling TV offers NBC and Fox with its Blue package in some markets, but CBS is missing. It’s also worth noting that in order to get ESPN you will either have to switch to the Orange package or opt for the Blue and Orange package.

Those who are happy with watching them on phones or tablets can also stream the games broadcast on your local channels for free using the Yahoo Sports app.

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What about RedZone and the NFL network?

All of the above options, with the exception of DirecTV Stream, have the ability to get RedZone and the NFL network. RedZone usually requires you to spend another $ 10 or $ 11 per month as an add-on.

If RedZone is all you care, the cheapest option is Sling TV Blue for $ 35 per month and adding the Sports Extra add-on of $ 11 per month. This will give you all of the football channels except ESPN and CBS.

How about soccer on Thursday evening?

Most Thursday Night Football games are broadcast on Fox, NFL Network, and Amazon Prime Video. September Thursday Night Football games will only air on the NFL Network, with coverage on Fox and Prime Video starting in October.

Check out the full Thursday night football schedule and our recommendations for that here The best ways to watch NFL wirelessly throughout the season.

What about Paramount Plus?

Paramount Plus offers live CBS feeds at its premium tier for $ 10 per month. However, depending on where you live, your local CBS broadcaster (and those NFL games) may not be available. CBS offers live streaming services in many markets; Here you can check for yourself whether CBS live streaming is available in your area.

What about peacock?

All of NBC’s regular season NFL games can be streamed on its Peacock streaming service as long as you pay for one of its “premium” subscriptions.

There are two of these tiers, a “Premium” option for $ 5 per month with ads (when watching non-live content) and a $ 10 per month “Premium Plus” option that streams non-live content ad-free (and downloads some content for offline viewing). .

Sling TV’s $ 35 a month Blue plan includes NBC, Fox, and the NFL Network. Enter your address here to see which local channels are available in your area.

Note: This version of Sling TV does not include ESPN. To do this, you need to switch to the Orange plan with similar prices, or choose the combined Orange and Blue package of $ 50 per month. RedZone is also available for an additional $ 11 per month.

Read our sling TV review.

YouTube TV is $ 65 per month and includes all major soccer channels, with RedZone available for an additional $ 11 per month. Enter your zip code on the welcome page to see what local networks are available in your area.

Read our YouTube TV review.

FuboTV is $ 65 per month and has all the major NFL channels with RedZone as an add-on for $ 11 per month. Click here to see what local channels you get.

Read our FuboTV review.

Hulu with live TV is $ 65 per month and includes all major soccer channels, with RedZone available for an additional $ 10 per month. On the welcome page, click the “See Channels Near You” link to see which local channels are available in your zip code.

Read our Hulu With Live TV Review.

Formerly AT&T TV, DirecTV Stream’s base package for $ 70 a month includes almost all major soccer channels except RedZone and the NFL Network. You can use the channel finder tool to see which local channels are available in your area.

Read our AT&T TV review.

Peacock will feature NBC’s full list of Sunday Night Football games. You will, however, need one of the service’s premium plans to watch Sunday Night Football live and the reruns of the entire game, although highlights are available in the free tier.

The premium ad-supported plan is $ 5 per month and the Premium Plus ad-free plan is $ 10 per month.

Read our Peacock review.

Those looking for CBS games can stream them on Paramount Plus with its premium tier of $ 10 per month. Here you can check for yourself whether CBS live streaming is available in your area.

All of the above live TV streaming services offer free trials (with the exception of Peacock, which only has a free tier that doesn’t stream live NFL games), you can cancel at any time and you’ll need a solid internet connection. Are you looking for more information? Check out our Guide to Live TV Streaming Services.


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