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5 Ways to Watch NFL Football without Cable TV

How to Watch NFL Without Cable

NFL Online, OTA, & on Your Mobile Device

Watching football without a cable TV subscription has never been easier. With a multitude of solutions including: OTA Antennas, Amazon Prime, NFL Mobile from Verizon, DirecTV Now, Sling TV and several more; there is no longer a reason to pay the high price of cable TV. 

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year; the summer heat is slowly gaining, and NFL football has finally returned. For the cord cutting sports fan, it has never been easier to watch your favorite team without having to buy into some expensive package from the cable companies.

To make sure you don’t miss a game this season, here’s how you can watch the NFL without cable.

Oh ya – I dont just have 5 ways to watch football without cable, I have 12!! Sorry if you were expecting the bare minimum. 

But before we get into all the different ways to watch, I will briefly go over TV channel lineups, our NFL Streaming Matrix, weekly key match-ups,  and the Thursday Night Football schedule.


NFL TV Channels

The first thing you need to know is what channels the NFL airs on,  and how it changes based on the day of the week.

  • Sunday Football is on ABC, CBS, and FOX. Plus you have the NFL RedZone channel, which offers nonstop coverage of every red zone drive in real time.
  • Monday Night Football airs exclusively on ESPN
  • Thursday Night Football airs on a few different channels, depending on the week (NFL Network, CBS, NBC, & Amazon Prime). Check out a complete Thursday Night Football TV schedule below.

NFL Streaming Matrix

Below is a Cord Cutting NFL Matrix that will allow you navigate an otherwise confusing list options.

Watch NFL Without Cable TV

Restrictions do a apply, so once you have an idea as to which services you are interested in, keep reading to learn more about the fine print. Continue reading 5 Ways to Watch NFL Football without Cable TV

3 Ways to Watch Super Bowl 51 without Cable

How to Watch Super Bowl Online and Over-the-Air

It’s that wonderful time of year again where chicken wing prices begin to soar, frogs start singing about beer, and some of the best athletes in the world gather to square off in the biggest football game of the year.

The Super Bowl is right around the corner, and boy is it going to be a great one!

This year the Super Bowl is turning the big 51, and given the two teams that are battling it out, we should expect some of the best football we’ve seen in decades.  Facing off will be the New England Patriots vs the Atlanta Falcons

Now, if you prefer to spend your hard earned money on something other than an astronomically high cable bill, you might be wondering how you can watch the Super Bowl without a cable subscription. In years past, the Super Bowl has been a bit difficult to access; offering up only a few cable TV alternatives to viewers. But this year, I am happy to report, it’s never been easier.

This year’s Super Bowl broadcast honors goes to FOX; who have gone out of their way to make this game available to everyone. You will be able to catch Super Bowl 51 on your local FOX affiliate on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2016 at 2:50 PM PT.

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How to Watch 2016 NFL Season Without Cable

Ways to Watch 2016 Football Season without Cable

5 Reasons you Don’t need Cable for the 2016 / 2017 NFL Season

It’s that wonderful time of the year where the kids go back to school, the leaves are on the cusp of changing color, and that most glorious sport known as football comes back into our lives. That means it’s time to dust off the old jersey, fill up the cooler, and get ready for the big game. But for those football fans who are looking for a cable TV alternative, it can be a time of uncertainty.

Cable TV is too expensive and too bloated,” I’ve often heard readers say, “but football season is coming up so I think I’m gonna hold off on getting rid of cable.”  For many would-be cord cutters, the choice between their NFL football and being free of cable is no choice at all. But luckily for us, you don’t have to make that choice any more.

Now if you have read articles like this in past years, and think you have heard it all before; Think again. There have never been more ways to watch Football without cable, then there are for the 2016 NFL Season.

RedZone without Cable(Hint: don’t miss the part about the RedZone channel. Probably the most exciting development since I started writing for cord cutters in 2011). 

If you’ve been wondering how to watch NFL football without cable television, then wonder no more. Here are 5 ways to watch NFL football without cable:2016 NFL Season Cord Cutter Continue reading How to Watch 2016 NFL Season Without Cable

NFL Game Pass allows you to Watch Every NFL Game Online, All Season Long 

How to Watch NFL Games Online with NFL Game Pass

Watch NFL Games Online

One of the great yet terrible things about NFL Football is that there are so many games that it is impossible to watch every match up in one day. Even with cable television, fans are either limited by time or broadcast markets. For casual football fans that only follow their team, that might be alright; but if you’re football fanatic like I am, missing a single game is inexcusable.

For those football fans limited by time, geography, or are just looking for a better cable TV alternative; I present to you the solution to your football blues: NFL Game Pass.

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Cut the Cord but Keep your Fantasy Football Team

How to win your Fantasy Football league without an expensive cable bill

Fantasy Football

When it comes to the world of football, there are football fans and then there are fantasy football fans. For those of you unfamiliar, fantasy football is essentially a game within a game where fans make virtual rosters of real NFL players and pit them off against other teams using stats from each week of NFL play.

It’s an incredibly addictive way to watch sports; and when you’re in a league of your own, missing a week is simply not an option. If you love fantasy football, but you’re stuck with cable; I can understand how you might not want to switch to a cable TV alternative.

How to Watch the 2017 NFL Season Without Cable

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How to Watch Football Online & Over-the-Air

nfl-4 (1)Cord Cutting Guide to Watching the 2016 NFL Season

At long last football season is finally here. For the next few months; every Sunday, Monday, and Thursday will be its own special holiday filled with tackles, touchdowns, and glorious 1080p HD entertainment. If this is your first football season without cable or you’re thinking about cutting the cord, you’re probably wondering what you’ll have to give up for your cable TV alternative; and in this instance, the answer is nothing.

Looking for our latest 2017 post on how to watch NFL without cable? Click here

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4 Ways to Watch the SUPER BOWL without Cable

How to Watch SUPER BOWL LI Online or Over-the-Air

Super Bowl 51


Cordcutters Don’t Have to Miss the NFL PostSeason

The NFL postseason is such a bittersweet time for me. The postseason is filled with exciting games and high stakes; but at the end of it all you have the sad realization that football season is finally over.

However, as sad as that realization is, nothing can extinguish the excitement for the penultimate game of the season: The Super Bowl.

This year FOX will be broadcasting the Super Bowl, Sun. Feb 5 at 2:50 pm PST. It will be a brutal  match-up between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots; hosted at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.

Watch the SUPER BOWL without Cable

The Super Bowl is a culmination of hard work, busted knees, and concussed craniums; and even non-football fans have to stop and marvel at the spectacle that is this game. But if you’re a football fan and a first time cordcutter, you may be nervous about catching the big game without cable.

If you’re just looking for Live Broadcast Link – follow on Twitter. We will be blasting it out come game day. 

It’s sad to say that professional sports has become more about money than athleticism or sportsmanship; but fortunately for cord cutters, Super Bowl LI is one event you can watch with little hassle. Today I’m going to show you four ways to watch the Super Bowl without Cable. Hint… all you need is access to FOX. 

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