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How to watch and stream NFL preseason football games online for free without cable: Week 1

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It’s just one game, but the NFL season’s summer drought ends Thursday night.

Week 1 of the 2022-2023 NFL preseason kicks off with the Hall of Fame inductees in Canton, Ohio. The contest is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. It won’t affect future seasons, but it’s a good opportunity for fans to get back into their viewing habits.

Next week, most of the league will see action between Thursday and Sunday.

Tonight’s matchup is Thursday night, but the Hall of Fame match won’t air on Amazon this year. That exclusivity won’t go into effect until September 15th, but if you’re interested in finding out at least how the two teams are preparing for next season, you’ve got all the information you need. .

Which NFL teams are playing this week? And what channels are the games on?

This week is a light schedule. With the home team listed second, let’s see who’s playing.

Thursday, August 4th

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Las Vegas Raiders, 8 p.m. ET on NBC

How can I watch Hall of Fame games for free if they’re not on the market?

The best way to watch all kinds of network programming on the big screen for free is with a good HD antenna. Also, Hall of Fame games are televised on broadcast networks, making them easy to watch. That means you don’t have to have a cable subscription to watch it. To make sure you’re getting the most reliable signal, test your antenna in multiple locations around your home.

Can I live stream NFL games online if I don’t have a cable subscription?

Is possible. There are several options for Thursday’s preseason games.


Thursday’s game is accessible on NBC’s streaming service. A 7-day free trial is followed by a $5 or $10 monthly fee. (The free version of Peacock does not include live sports.)

Hulu and Live TV

You can try the service for free for one week. After that, you’ll be paying $65/month.

YouTube TV

After 2 weeks trial, you will be charged $65 per month.

sling tv

Dish Network Sling’s lower “orange” plan costs $35 per month. Adding the more comprehensive “Blue” plan brings the cost up to $50/month. Initially there is a 7-day free trial period, and now the cord cutting service has lowered the first month bill to $10.

AT&T Television

Formerly known as DirecTV Now and AT&T TVNow, AT&T’s streaming services are available for $70 or more per month. There is no longer a free trial option.

windshield tv

This sports-focused cord cutting service offers broadcast networks in most markets. It has a 7-day free trial and costs between $65-$80 per month depending on the channel you choose.

Can I watch NFL preseason games on Amazon?

Not this year. Hall of Fame games and other preseason games will not air on streaming networks. However, from September 15th, it will become a dedicated venue for Thursday Night Football.

Does the NFL offer viewing packages to watch the games I want to watch?

It is certainly so.

NFL app

of NFL app allows you to stream locally broadcast games on the market on Sundays (thus not useful for the game of the week). If you want to see games that aren’t on the market, you have two options.

NFL Game Pass

There are some issues with this service. You can’t use it to watch live games, but you can watch anything once the live broadcast ends. There is a 7-day free trial, after which it costs $100 per season.

NFL Sunday Ticket

DirecTV customers have access, but if you’re not a subscriber and live in an area where it’s not available, you can watch NFL games live, online, or on TV for $73.49 a month or $293.36 for an entire season.

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