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NFL live streams: How to watch 2021 games for free without cable




NFL Reddit streams may be a thing of the past, but cord-cutters will have more ways to watch the NFL for free than ever before in 2021.

In recent years, the NFL has expanded its mobile offerings. Now the NFL app and Yahoo! Sports App streams free local games every week. Additionally, the major live TV streaming services in the United States carry most of the major networks that show NFL games.

There are many options to watch games, but are there ways to do it for free? The top five streaming services charge monthly fees, but they also all come with free trials. So if you plan accordingly, you’ll be able to catch a lot of NFL action this season without paying.

The services provide access to all locally broadcast NFL games; Meanwhile, other live streaming options depend on the network streaming the game.

Below is a full breakdown of live streaming options for all NFL games on Thursday, Sunday and Monday.

MORE: Watch NFL games live on fuboTV (7-day free trial)

NFL Live Stream

  • Live Stream Sunday NFL Games

Below are all the live streaming options that give you access to NFL games being broadcast in your local market. There are usually three matches broadcast locally each Sunday.

Fox Sports Go will allow viewers to access games broadcast on Fox while CBS-owned Paramount Plus will, naturally, allow viewers to watch CBS games.

  • Live Streams of “Thursday Night Football”

“Thursday Night Football” will air on three networks this year: NFL Network, Fox and Amazon Prime Video. It can also be streamed through the following services.

However, it should be noted that the first three Thursday night games of the year will air exclusively on NFL Network. Only a few services will provide streaming access to these matches.

  • Live broadcast of “Sunday Night Football”

“Sunday Night Football” will air again on NBC, so NBC Sports will be offering multiple live streaming options for the game.

Below are the other ways viewers can stream “Sunday Night Football” in 2021.

  • Live Streams of “Monday Night Football”

ESPN will air “Monday Night Football” for another season in 2021. Viewers will be able to stream the game on ESPN’s website and app and also using the streaming services below.

How to watch NFL games for free without cable

One of the best ways to stream NFL games for free is through Yahoo! Sports app. Yahoo allows users to stream all local market and national TV games for free – Thursday, Sunday and Monday Night Football. This streaming option is especially useful for those watching on mobile devices.

Major live TV streaming services in the US also show most NFL games. Streamers can choose to use AT&T TV Now, fuboTV, Hulu Plus Live TV, Sling TV, or YouTube TV, as most include the major networks where the games will air: Fox, CBS, NBC, and ESPN.

All five live TV streaming services also offer free trials. So streamers will have the option to use all free trials and unsubscribe before they end to keep the experience free.

Can I watch NFL games on YouTube TV?

Yes. YouTube TV includes the four major networks: Fox, CBS, NBC and ESPN, so all local market games will be available to streamers. YouTube TV also offers NFL Network, so users will be able to stream exclusive NFL Network games using YouTube TV.

YouTube TV also includes a package featuring NFL Redzone.

Can I watch NFL games on Hulu?

Yes. Hulu includes Fox, CBS, NBC, and ESPN, so streamers will be able to see all local and national market games with Hulu. Hulu has also added NFL Network to its rotation, so it has most of the same watching options as YouTube TV.

Can I watch NFL games on Sling TV?

Yes, but not all. Sling TV offers two separate packages – Orange and Blue – and the streaming service includes Fox, NBC, ESPN and NFL Network in these packages. However, they don’t have CBS. So if you use Sling TV, just be aware that you won’t be able to see local market games that are on CBS through the service.

Can I watch NFL games on AT&T TV Now?

Yes. AT&T TV Now broadcasts Fox, CBS, NBC and ESPN, so streamers can watch all local market games and nearly all nationally broadcast games. However, AT&T TV Now doesn’t offer NFL Network, so streamers won’t be able to watch the first three “Thursday Night Football” games of the season on that service.

Can I watch NFL games on fuboTV?

Yes. FuboTV offers Fox, CBS, NBC, and ESPN, but like AT&T Now, they don’t have an NFL network. However, fuboTV has a package that includes NFL Redzone, which provides live looks at every Sunday afternoon game from 1-8 p.m. ET.

How to live stream NFL games in Canada

All NFL games can be streamed live in Canada using DAZN. The streaming service can be accessed on all smart TVs, mobile devices, computers, and game consoles.

In Canada, DAZN provides access to NFL Redzone and NFL Game Pass. This means viewers will be able to stream seven hours of commercial-free live football on Sundays and will also be able to watch live on-demand replays with Game Pass.