The NFL begins its 100th season with its oldest rivalry dating back to 1921. No two cities have played more against each other than Chicago and Green Bay. When the Bears and Packers meet on Thursday to open the NFL season, it's the 1
In this year's edition of The Rivalry, Aaron Rodgers will attempt to lead the Packers back into the playoffs after two consecutive defeats. He has to avoid Khalil Mack and the rest of the bears. In the offensive, the bears must rely on the youth to repeat as NFC Northern Champion, with the Pro Mitchell Trubisky in the second year at quarterback and the rookie David Montgomery in the return there are.
The remainder of Week 1 will be played on Sunday and completed on Monday night with a double header.
Highlights of Sunday's early games include current MVP Pat Mahomes and Kansas City Chiefs in Jacksonville to play against the Jaguars and their new QB and former Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles. Baker Mayfield and his new destination Odell Beckham Jr. open the season at home as the Cleveland Browns host the Tennessee Titans.
The late afternoon games give us a first glimpse of Kyler Murray in Arizona when the Cardinals host the Detroit Lions. The big question for the Cowboys Giants matchup is whether Zeke Elliott for Dallas or even in Cabo for a new contract in question.
On Monday night, we are not treated to a game but to two. First, the Houston Texans play the New Orleans Saints, followed by the Denver Broncos and the Oakland Raiders.
For the full list of first week NFL games, click here.
Cable cutters can watch the games live without cables.
How can I stream my local team's NFL games?
For teams in your local market – Jets and Giants fans in New York, Cleveland fans in Ohio, etc. – you can track your local team's games on an important local network channel (ABC, CBS), Fox or NBC; note that CBS is the parent company of CNET).
The Thursday night kick-off between the Bears and Packers will air on NBC.
Games will air on CBS and Fox on Sunday afternoons, NBC on Sunday nights, ESPN on Monday nights and NFL Network on Thursday nights. Most games on Thursday night are simultaneously broadcast on Fox, Amazon Prime and Twitch.
There is also NFL RedZone, a channel that comes to life every fall and features live coverage from across the league, with the promise to show you every touchdown of every Sunday afternoon's game. This is a great way to see off-market action and essential content for fantasy football GMs.
How can I see the NFL without wires?
Many– including FuboTV and – Bring along one or more local area networks, making it the best choice for who do not want to use .
The catch is thatso check everyone over the links at to make sure it leads the desired network in your area.
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PlayStation Vue offers all the networks that show NFL games, and you can add the NFL RedZone channel for $ 10 per month. The $ 55 Core Plan is the cheapest option that includes the five channels that NFL fans need – CBS, Fox, NBC, ESPN, and NFL Network – and the $ 10-a-month sports package brings you NFL RedZone. The core plan is currently discounted to $ 45 a month for the first two months.
Sling TV splits its NFL live options into a blue plan for $ 25 a month and an Orange plan for $ 25 a month, forcing NFL fans to be forced into a difficult decision or encouraged to jump for both at $ 40 a month. Here's the deal:
Sling Blue includes Thursday and Sunday games at Fox, NBC and the NFL Network. Sling Orange includes Monday evening games on ESPN. And if you want to add the NFL RedZone, you need Sling Blue. Subscribers to Blue – but not Orange – can add the $ 10 worth of sports extra package that includes NFL RedZone. Sling TV does not offer CBS, which usually broadcasts AFC games on Sunday afternoons.
Sling packages receive a 40% discount in the first month.
FuboTV costs $ 55 a month and includes CBS, Fox, NBC and NFL Network, but not ESPN. They will miss football on ESPN on Monday night, but will receive the games on Sunday afternoon (CBS and Fox), Sunday night (NBC) and Thursday night (NFL Network). The $ 9-per-month Sport Plus package adds NFL RedZone.
AT & T TV now includes CBS, Fox, NBC, ESPN, but not NFL Network or RedZone. With the $ 50 plus monthly Plus package, you can watch matches on CBS and Fox on Sunday afternoons, Sunday night football on NBC, Monday night football at ESPN and Thursday night football at Fox.
Hulu with live TV costs $ 45 a month and includes CBS, Fox, NBC and ESPN, but not NFL Network or RedZone.
YouTube TV costs $ 50 a month and includes CBS, Fox, NBC, and ESPN, but not NFL Network or RedZone.
CBS All Access costs $ 6 a month and allows you to watch AFC matchups on Sunday afternoons. This is a good supplement for Sling TV subscribers who do not receive CBS.
Prime Video is broadcasting the games of Thursday Night Football, which will be simultaneously broadcast on Fox. The Prime Video games are also streamed live on the Amazon Twitch, which means you do not need Amazon Prime membership to stream Thursday night football.
Streaming NFL games live online
Only in previous years Verizon Wireless subscribers can use the NFL Mobile app to play games live on their phones. Now anyone can receive a live NFL stream on their phone, regardless of the mobile service provider. You can only watch TV on your phone and only see local in-market games and national broadcasts on Thursday, Sunday and Monday evenings. National and local games are also streamed on the Yahoo and Yahoo Sports apps.
Originally published on 2 August.
Update, September 1: Adds the latest game details.