Despite playing without a bubble during the fall and winter of an unprecedented, the NFL has somehow made it to the playoffs. The Conference Championship round kicks off this weekend as the season reaches its final stages.
After a busy first two weekends, Championship Sunday will see the Bucs head to Green Bay to take on the Packers at Lambeau Field for the NFC title. The Chiefs, who dodged a bullet with star quarterback Patrick Mahomes’ speedy recovery after a concussion in last weekend’s game, will host the Bills in the AFC title game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
The kick-off for the NFC title game is set at 3:05 p.m. ET (12:05 p.m. PT) on Fox while the AFC Championship is being broadcast on 6:40 PM ET (3:40 PM PT) on CBS. The winners of every game will head to Tampa Bay for Super Bowl 55, which takes place February 7 and will air on CBS.
Here’s how to watch all the playoff action live without cable.
How can I watch the NFL without cable?
You can stream the regular season of the NFL, without cable, on anythat carries channels with live games. Numerous such services offer broadcast networks such as CBS, NBC and Fox, as well as ESPN and the NFL network.
Exact channels can also vary based on where you live, but the. This is especially true this weekend, where you need CBS and Fox.
YouTube TV costs $ 65 a month and includes all the channels NFL fans need: CBS, Fox, ESPN, and NFL Network. Enter your zip code on the Welcome page to find out which local area networks are available in your area.
FuboTV costs $ 65 a month for its Family plan and includes CBS and Fox plus ESPN and the NFL Network. Click here to see which local channels you get.
Hulu Plus Live TV costs $ 65 per month and includes CBS and Fox as well as ESPN. Click on the “View channels in your area” link on the welcome page to see which local channels are offered in your zip code. The NFL Network is not available through this service.
AT&T TV’s standard $ 70 per month entertainment package includes CBS and Fox as well as ESPN. You can use the channel lookup tool to see which local channels are available where you live. You can read more about AT & T’s merger of its AT&T TV and TV Now services here.
Sling TV divides its live NFL options between the $ 30-per-month Blue plan and the $ 30-per-month Orange plan, forcing NFL fans into a tough choice or encouraging them to jump on for both for $ 45 per month. Sling Blue includes Fox plus the NFL Network, while Sling Orange includes ESPN.
Sling TV does not offer CBS, but the packages get a $ 10 discount for the first month. Enter your address here to see what local channels are available where you live.
CBS All Access costs $ 6 per month, and you can watch the matches that air on Sundays on your local CBS station if you live in one of these 206 markets where the service offers live TV. It’s a good add-on for Sling TV subscribers, who don’t get CBS.
All of the above services offer free trials, you can cancel anytime and have a solid internet connection. Looking for more information?.
Finally, cord cutters can receive local CBS and Fox broadcasts for free.
Can I stream for free on my phone or tablet?
The Yahoo Sports and NFL apps let you stream both games directly to your mobile device for free.
Where are games played?
Teams play their games as scheduled in their respective home stadiums, representing Arrowhead Stadium for the Chiefs and Lambeau Field for the Packers.
Are fans allowed?
Some teams allowed fans this season and some didn’t.
For instance, the Chiefs hosted their home opener on Sept. 10 with 15,895 attendees, 21% of Arrowhead’s capacity. The Chiefs are expected to allow nearly 17,000 fans to Arrowhead this weekend, but good luck getting their tickets. In Green Bay, the Packers will reportedly sell around 6,500 tickets for this weekend’s game.
According to the Tampa Bay Times, Super Bowl 55 will have 22,000 fans in the stands, including 7,500 vaccinated health workers.