September 1, This post has been updated.
Watching NFL games live somewhere other than on traditional television requires navigating a complicated web of corporate interests. The networks that broadcast games have very specific contracts with the NFL that dictate not only when and how games are televised, but also advertising, packaging, and streaming.
The NFL has a lot of leeway to dictate terms with cable networks because its games are among the most-watched broadcasts on US television. Check out the full schedule for the season here.
Game Pass will stream all regular season games, the playoffs, and the Super Bowl and offer watch on-demand viewing shortly after each game ends. Game Pass live streaming is limited to devices outside of the US, but on-demand is available everywhere. Amazon will stream Thursday night games in weeks 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, and Amazon will also broadcast the Christmas Day game on Monday, Dec.
Louis, and West Palm Beach. Sunday Ticket lets you watch all Sunday games not on your local stations. Sunday Ticket was traditionally reserved for DirecTV subscribers, who paid an extra fee.
College students can subscribe to Sunday Ticket at a steep discount. There are no mobile restrictions for Sunday Ticket; You can access the service on your smartphone through iOS , Android , or Windows apps.