With bye-bye weeks behind us and the playoffs fast approaching, Thanksgiving football brings a lot to be thankful for. Three games are at stake, starting with an NFC North collision between the Bears and the Lions at 12.30 pm. ET (11.30 am CT) on Fox . The action then goes to Dallas, where the accounts record the Cowboys at 4:30 p.m. ET (3:30 PM CT) on CBS in a crucial game for the respective chances of both teams, before closing with Drew Brees and the Saints seeking revenge on the Falcons for their week 10 disrupted on 8:20 pm ET (7:20 pm CT) on NBC .
Unlike other football games on Thursday night, none of the Thanksgiving games are played on NFL Network, Amazon Prime Video or Twitch. These three games are reserved for the large broadcast networks.
However, that does not mean that you need cable TV to watch live. Whether you enjoy the game with friends and family or want to escape, here's how cordcutters can catch all Thanksgiving action – as well as the rest of the NFL games this season on Monday evening and Sunday.
How can I watch my local team's NFL matches?
For teams in your local market – Lion fans in Detroit, Saints fans in New Orleans, etc. – you can watch the local teams play on an important local network channel.
Games are usually broadcast on Sunday afternoon on CBS and Fox. National broadcasts are shown on NBC on Sunday evening, ESPN on Monday evening and the NFL network on Thursday evening and Sunday morning. Most Thursday evening games are simulcast on Fox, Amazon Prime and Twitch. (Note that CBS is the parent company of CNET.)
There is also NFL RedZone to consider, a channel that comes alive every fall and shows live coverage from all over the competition with the promise to perform every touchdown of every Sunday afternoon. show game. It's a great way to view out-of-market action and essential display for GM & # 39; s fantasy football.
Which live TV streaming services are best for NFL fans?
The short answer?for streaming live NFL football. It will be dark in January 2020 but until then football fans can still subscribe and watch.
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The longer answer: many– including Vue also as FuboTV, and – wear one or more local networks (namely CBS, Fox and NBC), so they are the best guess for who do not want to use a .
The catch is thatso check each service using the links below to be sure that he carries the network That you want to have in your area. If you are looking for the NFL network, you want to focus on Sling TV Blue, PlayStation Vue or FuboTV.
Other things to know about live TV streaming services:
PlayStation Vue offers all networks with NFL games, and you can add the NFL RedZone channel for an additional $ 10 per month. The $ 55 core plan is the cheapest option with the five channels that NFL fans need — CBS, Fox, NBC, ESPN and NFL Network – and the $ 10 per month Sports Pack gives you NFL RedZone. As we mentioned above, Vue will close in January, but until then it will still be available.
Sling TV divides its live NFL options over its $ 25-per-month Blue plan and $ 25-per-month Orange plan, forcing NFL fans to make a tricky decision or encourage them to put on both for $ 40 a month to jump.
Sling Blue contains Thursday and Sunday games on NBC, Fox and the NFL network. Sling Orange contains Monday night games on ESPN. And if you want to add the NFL RedZone, you need Sling Blue. Blue – but not orange – subscribers can add the Sports Extra package of $ 10 per month, including NFL RedZone. Sling TV does not offer CBS, which usually has AFC games on Sunday afternoons.
The packages from Sling receive a 40% discount in the first month.
Hulu with Live TV costs $ 45 per month and includes CBS, Fox, NBC and ESPN but no NFL Network or RedZone.
YouTube TV costs $ 50 a month and includes CBS, Fox, NBC and ESPN, but no NFL Network or RedZone.
FuboTV costs $ 55 a month and includes CBS, Fox, NBC and NFL Network but not ESPN. You miss Monday evening football on ESPN, but you get the games on Sunday afternoon (CBS and Fox), Sunday evening (NBC) and Thursday evening (NFL Network). The Sports Plus package of $ 9 per month adds NFL RedZone.
CBS All Access costs $ 6 a month and lets you watch AFC matchups on Sunday afternoons. It provides a good add-on for Sling TV subscribers who do not receive CBS.
This season, Prime Video will stream the Thursday-evening football matches broadcast on Fox. The games on Prime Video are also streamed live on Amazon's Twitch, which means that you don't need an Amazon Prime membership to stream Thursday evening football.
Live streaming on your phone with the NFL Mobile and Yahoo app
In previous years, only Verizon Wireless subscribers were able to stream games on their phones with the NFL Mobile app. Now everyone can get a live NFL stream on a phone, regardless of the provider. You can only watch on your phone and only see local, in-market games and national broadcasts on Thursday, Sunday and Monday evenings.
National and local games are also streamed via the Yahoo and Yahoo Sports app.
Originally published earlier this year. Updated regularly with the latest game details.