There are a number of ways to watch your favorite NFL teams in action this season. Choose an option below to jump to a section.



Game Days


Blackouts & Viewing Restrictions


Important Dates


Additional Questions


Game Days


Looking for information on how to watch a specific game? Choose which day you're trying to watch below for more details and viewing options.


Thursday Night Football


The Thursday Night Football games on 9/17, 9/24 and 10/1 will air exclusively on NFL Network, available with a subscription to SLING Blue. Beginning 10/8, Thursday Night Football games will be simulcason NFL Network and FOX, and only available to customers in FOX markets. Check FOX availability and find more ways to watch below.


Check FOX Availability >



More Ways to Watch 


Prime Video Watch using the Prime Video app


Get the Prime Video app on many of the same devices you use for SLING TV.


Learn more >


Twitch Watch using Twitch TV


Twitch is available for desktops, iPhone and Android mobile devices and tablets as well as select streaming devices.


Learn more > 


Locast Watch local broadcast TV for free


Viewers in select cities can watch local programming for free using the Locast app or by visiting locast.org.


The Locast app is available for your Android smartphone or tablet, iPhone, iPad, laptop, Amazon Fire, Apple TV and Roku devices.


HD Antenna Watch local programming for free


Get live local programming with an HD antenna.

 

Note: Local broadcast channel availability varies based on geography.


Learn what channels you can see in your area >


AirTV Get free local channels in your SLING guide


Stream the free local channels you love and more on SLING when you bundle your SLING subscription with an AirTV and an HD antenna. Just pair with your favorite streaming device!


Learn more about AirTV >




Sunday Regional Games


Sunday regional NFL games are broadcast on CBS and FOX.

  • CBS is not available on SLING TV
  • FOX is available in the following cities with a subscription to SLING Blue:


New YorkWNYW
PhiladelphiaWTXF
ChicagoWFLD
DetroitWJBK
Washington, DCWTTG
AtlantaWAGA
HoustonKRIV
Orlando/Daytona/MelbourneWOFL
Tampa/St. PetersburgWTVT
GainesvilleWOGX
MilwaukeeWITI
Minneapolis/St. PaulKMSP
Dallas/Ft. WorthKDFW
AustinKTBC
PhoenixKSAZ
SeattleKCPQ
Los AngelesKTTV
San Francisco/Oakland/San JoseKTVU


There are still a number of ways to watch NFL Football. Choose an option below to learn more:



CBS All Access Live TV, sports and news from CBS


For an additional cost, you can download and watch CBS programming - including NFL Football - with the CBS All Access app. CBS All Access is available on many of the same devices you use to watch SLING TV, including Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV.


Locast Watch local broadcast TV for free


Viewers in select cities can watch local programming for free using the Locast app or by visiting locast.org.


The Locast app is available for your Android smartphone or tablet, iPhone, iPad, laptop, Amazon Fire, Apple TV and Roku devices.

HD Antenna Watch local programming for free


Get live local programming with an HD antenna.

 

Note: Local broadcast channel availability varies based on geography.


Learn what channels you can see in your area >


AirTV Get free local channels in your SLING guide


Stream the free local channels you love and more on SLING when you bundle your SLING subscription with an AirTV and an HD antenna. Just pair with your favorite streaming device!


Learn more about AirTV >




Sunday Night Football


Sunday Night Football is broadcast on NBC. 


NBC is available in the following cities with a subscription to SLING Blue:


New YorkWNBC
PhiladelphiaWCAU
ChicagoWMAQ
BostonWBTS
Washington, DCWRC-TV
Miami/Ft. LauderdaleWTVJ
Hartford/New HavenWVIT
Dallas/Ft. WorthKXAS
Los AngelesKNBC
San Francisco/Oakland/San JoseKNTV
San DiegoKNSD



Not in one of the markets listed above? There are a number of ways to watch. Choose an option below to learn more:


Locast Watch local broadcast TV for free


Viewers in select cities can watch local programming for free using the Locast app or by visiting locast.org.


The Locast app is available for your Android smartphone or tablet, iPhone, iPad, laptop, Amazon Fire, Apple TV and Roku devices.

HD Antenna Watch local programming for free


Get live local programming with an HD antenna.

 

Note: Local broadcast channel availability varies based on geography.


Learn what channels you can see in your area >


AirTV Get free local channels in your SLING guide


Stream the free local channels you love and more on SLING when you bundle your SLING subscription with an AirTV and an HD antenna. Just pair with your favorite streaming device!


Learn more about AirTV >




Monday Night Football


Monday Night Football is broadcast on ESPN. Get ESPN with a subscription to SLING Orange.


Change Your Subscription > 


Get Help >




Blackouts & Viewing Restrictions


Sometimes, you won't be able to watch an event because of existing blackout rules or viewing restrictions based on streaming rights or device restrictions. 



Blackouts


Blackout rules are determined by the leagues, sports associations, content owners and networks that purchase the rights to broadcasts.


Note: 


The Thursday Night Football games on 9/17, 9/24 and 10/1 will be unavailable on SLING TV. Beginning 10/8, Thursday Night Football games will be available on SLING TV on FOX to customers in select cities. See below for additional information and more ways to watch.


More Ways to Watch >


More Information on Blackouts >



Viewing Restrictions


NFL games on channels available through SLING TV can be viewed on all devices, including your smartphone or tablet. See a full list of the devices you can use to watch SLING TV below.


Supported Devices >



Important Dates


Check out the options below to find big events during the 2020 NFL season and plan out your viewing experience!



Preseason & Regular Season


Choose an option below to expand and learn more.


Preseason


NFL training camps began opening in late July.


Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 NFL Preseason games have been canceled


Regular Season


The 2020 NFL regular season begins Thursday, September 10, 2020 with the Kickoff Game, and concludes following the last regular season game on January 3, 2021.


NFL Kickoff Game
DateMatchupTime (ET)Channel
Thursday, 9/10Texans @ Chiefs8:20pmNBC (in select markets)



Postseason


The NFL Playoffs begin January 9, 2021


Pro Bowl


DateMatchupTime (ET)Channel
Sunday, 1/31/2021AFC vs. NFCTBDESPN >


Super Bowl LV


DateMatchupTime (ET)Channel
Sunday, 2/7/2021TBDTBDCBS - How to watch




Additional Questions


Find more information about watching NFL football below.


Services


Curious what services you'll need to watch NFL football? Check out the chart below to see what base service and/or Extra you'll need:


ChannelBase ServiceExtra
ESPNSLING Orange
FOX
(select markets)
SLING Blue
NBC
(select markets)
SLING Blue
NFL NetworkSLING Blue
NFL RedZoneSLING BlueSports Extra



Check NBC & FOX availability >


Need to change your subscription?


Go to your My Account page to get started, or get more help.


My Account >


Get Help >



NFL RedZone


Catch every touchdown from every game Sunday afternoon with NFL RedZone from NFL Network. Go from game to game to see the most exciting plays as they happen. Watch all your favorite teams and players live every Sunday afternoon during the regular season - all on one channel. Includes up-to-the-minute fantasy stats, extended highlights and much more. 


Get NFL RedZone when you add Sports Extra to your SLING Blue subscription:

  • Log in to your My Account page
  • Select Change Subscription & open the Extras drop-down
  • Choose +ADD next to Sports Extra
  • Confirm & start watching right away!


Add Sports Extra >


Get more help >


The NFL App


Watch your local team's games with your Android smartphone or tablet, iPhone or iPad using the NFL app or the Yahoo Sports app. You'll also be able to watch the playoffs and Super Bowl.


Get the NFL App >


Get the Yahoo Sports App >



Finding Your Game


Visit Game Finder to see channel and service information for games available on SLING TV.


Game Finder >


Note: Due to the nature of sports broadcasting, game details such as time and channel can change quickly. Scheduled times and channels are most accurate within one day of an event.