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NFL live stream: How to watch every Week 2 NFL game from anywhere

Unlike other major sports leagues such as the NBA, NHL, MLB and MLS which were forced to postpone their seasons or change their schedules due to the pandemic, the NFL got lucky because its 2019-20 season ended back in February. The league is set to resume play on Thursday, September 10 and we have all the details on how you can stream all 250+ games this season.

The 2020-21 NFL season is already shaping up to be a bit different than past seasons since all of the preseason games have been cancelled. Instead of playing exhibition games, NFL teams started their training camps late and they will now go directly from training to week 1 of the regular season.

Thankfully though, the schedule for the NFL’s regular season remains unchanged and each team will play 16 games during a 17-week period. As usual, there will also be Bye Weeks where each team will get a week off between weeks 5 and 13 to rest and recover before returning to the fray. Bye Weeks are not determined by the teams themselves but by the NFL schedule makers which include SVP of scheduling Howard Katz, senior director of broadcasting Blake Jones, director of broadcasting Charlotte Carey, VP of broadcasting Michael North and VP of broadcasting Onnie Bose.

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While the regular season will proceed as it normally does, there have been some changes made to the format of the 2020-21 playoffs. The NFL has officially expanded its playoff format from 12 to 14 teams which will allow for one more wild-card team from each conference. This means that the AFC and NFC will each have seven playoff teams but only the top seed from each conference will receive a first-round bye in the playoffs. The NFL first expanded the playoffs to ten teams in 1978 and then to twelve teams in 1990.

Although the pandemic won’t be stopping the 2020-21 NFL season from proceeding, there will be some changes made for both player and team safety. First off, there will be no fans in attendance at the stadiums of most teams with the exception of the Cowboys, Colts, Jaguars, Chiefs and Dolphins who have all announced that they will allow fans to attend games in limited capacity. For stadiums where no fans will be in attendance, NFL Films has created artificial crowd noise unique to each stadium. At the same time, so far 67 NFL players have decided to sit out of the upcoming season including the Jets’ C.J. Mosley, the Giants’ Nate Solder, the Bears’ Eddie Goldman and the Patriots’ Dont’a Hightower among others.

Whether you’ve been eagerly awaiting the start of the 2020-21 NFL season or just want to tune in to watch some football this fall, we’ll show you exactly how to watch all 250+ games live on TV or online from wherever you are in the world.

How to watch the NFL from anywhere

We have all the details on how you can watch the NFL in the U.S., Canada, UK and Australia further down in this guide. However, if you’re currently traveling or live in a country without an official broadcast option you won’t be able to watch the 2020 NFL season.

That’s where one of the best VPNs (Virtual Private Network) can really come in handy. They allow you to virtually change the IP address of your laptop, tablet or mobile to one that’s back in your home country which will let you watch as if you were back there.

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Watch the NFL online or on TV in the U.S

In order to watch the NFL on TV this season, you’ll need a cable package that gives you access to CBS, NBC, Fox, ESPN and the NFL Network as Fox and NFL Network will show Thursday Night Football, NBC will show Sunday Night Football and ESPN will show Monday Night Football.

The NFL will also broadcast 11 games on Amazon Prime Video and Twitch this season beginning in October. If you’re looking for a free option to watch football while out and about, the Yahoo Sports app for iOS and Android will show every NFL game that is broadcast in your local TV market including Monday Night Football and Thursday Night Football games.

The NFL also has its own streaming service NFL Game Pass which costs just $99 for the whole season. However, there is a big catch as in the US, the service will only allow you to watch replays of games and not live ones.

Don’t want to sign up for cable just to watch football this season? Don’t worry as there are a number of streaming services, all at different price points, that will give you access to the channels you need to watch the NFL. We’ve listed a few of our favorites below to make things easier for you.

  • Hulu with Live TV – $54.99 per month – Hulu with Live TV gives you access to almost all of the channels you need to watch the NFL this season including CBS, ESPN, Fox and NBC but not the NFL Network. The service supports a wide variety of streaming devices and even includes its own Hulu Originals in case you want a break from watching football.
  • Sling TV – $45 per month – To watch the NFL with Sling TV, you’ll have to sign up for both the service’s Sling Orange and Blue plans. For the price though, you get access to almost all of the channels you’ll need to watch the NFL this season including ESPN, Fox, and NBC but not the NFL Network or CBS. However, the company is running a promotion where it will send new customers an over-the-air antenna for free if they prepay the first two months so you can also watch games on CBS. You can also add NFL RedZone to your Sling subscription by purchasing the Sports Extra pack for an additional $10 each month.
  • FuboTV – starting at $54.99 per month – fuboTV gives you access to CBS, Fox, NBC and the NFL Network. The service also includes Cloud DVR so you can record games to watch them later and if you forget to record a game, the company’s 3-day replay allows you to replay nearly any game, show or movie that aired in the last three days. FuboTV even offers a free 7-day trial so you can test out the service.
  • YouTube TV – $65 per month – YouTube TV gives you access to CBS, ESPN, Fox, NBC and the NFL Network. With YouTube TV you get free unlimited DVR storage space to record games for later and you can stream the service on three devices simultaneously. A free 7-day trial is also available so you can test it out for yourself.
  • AT&T TV Now – $80 per month – AT&T TV Now’s Max plan gives you access to CBS, ESPN, Fox and NBC but not the NFL Network. You can stream content on two screens simultaneously (or pay $5 extra to do so on three screens) and with the AT&T TV Now app you can watch live TV on the go. The service also lets you record 20 hours of Cloud DVR storage. New customers can take advantage of a 7-day trial but you’ll have to purchase one of AT&T TV Now’s packages first.

SlingTV is your most affordable bet

If you want to stream football online this year, signing up for SlingTV’s combined Blue and Orange plan is your best option to do as you get access to almost every channel you’ll need to watch the 2020 NFL season. The fact that Sling is sending out free over-the-air antennas to customers who prepay the first two months just sweetens the deal by giving you access to local regional sports networks and CBS. You can also add NFL RedZone to your plan with the Sports Extra pack for an extra $10 per month.

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To maximize your NFL viewing this season you’ll need both the Orange and Blue plans from Sling. Luckily, the company is running a promotion where new customers can get an over-the-air antenna for free when prepaying for two months.

Fubo TV is the most comprehensive option

There are a lot of great ways to keep up with this season’s big games, but Fubo.TV may be one of the best overall solutions for most people. The service offers access to CBS, NBC, FOX, NFL Network, ESPN, & Redzone, which covers nearly every single option that you need in order to be able to watch the games each week as they take place. It’s a bit more expensive than Sling, but if keeping up on all the action is important to you, this is the way to go.

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Fubo TV offers access to just about every single NFL game that will take place during the 2020-2021 NFL season. If you don’t want to miss out on any kick off or touchdown that takes place, you will want to sign up for the service now.

NFL Network vs. NFL RedZone

NFL Network is a television channel that usually requires a separate subscription from your cable provider unless you’ve gotten it as some sort of package. You’ll probably often get RedZone with it. The two channels are very different, though. NFL Network is more like a 24/7 news channel for football. You’ll get analysis, breaking news, and original programming. It also airs some full Primetime games over the course of the season. The original programming includes shows like NFL GameDay, a year-round news show called Good Morning Football, and a nightly news show that covers top headlines called NFL Total Access.

NFL RedZone, on the other hand, is geared more towards football fans who just want to see everything happening on game day. After all, on any given Sunday during the season there are usually a dozen games being played at the same time. RedZone makes it easy to keep tabs on several at once. Using the RedZone’s Octobox, you can watch eight at once. The “red zone” in football is the area between the 20 yard line and the end zone. It signifies when a team is close to scoring points. When a team reaches that point, RedZone cuts to the local broadcast. So you can’t use this channel to watch an entire game, but you can use it to watch all the exciting points from several games. This is also a great channel if you play fantasy football because you can keep tabs on different scoring players on different teams.

Live stream the NFL in Canada

Canadian football fans can catch every game in the 2020 NFL season by signing up for DAZN. With DAZN, you can watch football on a wide variety of streaming devices including Roku, AppleTV, Amazon Fire TV and more as well as on your computer, smartphone, tablet and game consoles. The streaming service costs either $20 per month or $150 for the year.

How to watch NFL in the UK

American football fans in the UK can watch a number of NFL games on Sky Sports this season as the network will show more than 100 live games on its Sky Sports NFL and Sky Sports Main Event channels. Sky will show at least five live games per week including every Thursday, Sunday and Monday Night Football game.

If you’re not a Sky Sports subscriber yet or aren’t interested in committing to a lengthy contract, you can also get access to the network’s content with a NOW TV pass. Now TV offers Sky Sports Day Passes for £9.99 or a Sky Sports Monthly Pass for £33.99 and the service will also let you stream NFL games on your computer, smartphone, smart TV or other streaming devices.

If you’re a die-hard NFL fan and can’t stand missing a single game this season, NFL Game Pass is also available in the UK. However, unlike in the US, the International NFL Game Pass will let you watch all 250+ games this season live as they happen as well as the Playoffs and Super Bowl LV for £143.99 per year. You can also pay for your NFL Game Pass plan in four installments of £36.00.

UK fans will also be able to watch Super Bowl LV in February 2021 for free as the BBC will show the whole game live on TV and online via BBC iPlayer.

Get a NFL live stream in Australia

Australian NFL fans have quite a few options to watch American football this season as Foxtel, 7Mate and KayoSports will all broadcast live games.

Foxtel will broadcast games via ESPN so you also need to add the Sport Package at $25 per month on top of the Foxtel Plus Pack at $49 per month to your cable package. Australian viewers will also be able to watch two games per week free over-the-air on 7Mate and some games will be available to stream on the network’s streaming service 7Plus.

If you’re not interested in signing up for Foxtel, the over-the-top service Kayo Sports will show a selection of NFL games each week via ESPN. The service costs between $25 and $35 per month depending on the package you choose but new customers can take advantage of Kayo Sports’ 14-day free trial to watch the start of the 2020 NFL season.

NFL 2020 Week 2 Schedule

Looking to see which games will be happening this weekend? We’ve rounded them all up right here to make it easier for you, and the season rankings are found just below.

Thursday Night Football

  • Bengals vs. Browns (8:20pm)

Sunday Football

  • Giants vs. Bears (1pm)
  • Rams vs. Eagles (1pm)
  • Falcons vs. Cowboys (1pm)
  • Panthers vs. Buccaneers (1pm)
  • 49ers vs. Jets (1pm)
  • Broncos vs. Steelers (1pm)
  • Jaugars vs. Titans (1pm)
  • Lions vs. Packers (1pm)
  • Bills vs. Dolphins (1pm)
  • Vikings vs. Colts (1pm)
  • Washington vs. Cardinals (4:05pm)
  • Ravens vs. Texans (4:25pm)
  • Chiefs vs. Chargers (4:25pm)
  • Patriots vs. Seahawks (8:20pm)

Monday Night Football

  • Saints vs. Raiders (8:15pm)

NFL 2020 Season Rankings

It’s early in the season still, and we are only through one week of play but we will be keeping these ranks updated all year long. Anything is possible at this point, but it looks like there were some big games in the first week and it will be interested to see who can make it all the way through the season on top.

American Football Conference (AFC)

AFC East

Patriots (1 – 0 – 0)
Bills (1 – 0 – 0)
Jets ( 0 – 1 – 0)
Dolphins ( 0 – 1 – 0)

AFC West

Chiefs (1 – 0 – 0)
Chargers (1 – 0 – 0)
Raiders ( 1 – 0 – 0)
Broncos ( 0 – 1 – 0)

AFC North

Ravens (1 – 0 – 0)
Steelers (1 – 0 – 0)
Bengals ( 0 – 1 – 0)
Browns ( 0 – 1 – 0)

AFC South

Jaguars (1 – 0 – 0)
Titans (1 – 0 – 0)
Texans ( 0 – 1 – 0)
Colts ( 0 – 1 – 0)

National Football Conference (NFC)

NFC East

Washington (1 – 0 – 0)
Giants (0 – 1 – 0)
Cowboys ( 0 – 1 – 0)
Eagles ( 0 – 1 – 0)

NFC West

Cardinals (1 – 0 – 0)
Seahawks (1 – 0 – 0)
Rams ( 1 – 0 – 0)
49ers ( 0 – 0 – 0)

NFC North

Bears (1 – 0 – 0)
Packers (0 – 0 – 0)
Vikings ( 0 – 1 – 0)
Lions ( 0 – 1 – 0)

NFC South

Saints (1 – 0 – 0)
Panthers (0 – 1 – 0)
Falcons ( 0 – 1 – 0)
Buccaneers ( 0 – 1 – 0)

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Razer Kishi Controller review: Xbox Edition

As a longtime console gamer, mobile games have never appealed to me much. I’ve always preferred the types of games released on console and playing on a larger screen. However, with the recent introduction of cloud gaming, one of those topics has resurfaced, but in a new way.While cloud gaming doesn’t have me prepared to ditch the console anytime soon, that doesn’t mean I don’t want to at least check it out. In order to make the most of the experience, you’re going to need a good controller. That’s where the Razer Kishi (~$100 USD) comes into play.There are plenty of other controllers out there to choose from, but the vast majority of them require you to mount your phone. If you’ve ever tried one of these before, you already know how awkward it can be to wield this top-heavy monstrosity.Fortunately, the Kishi mounts your phone right in the center, much like the Nintendo Switch. This layout makes it easier to view all of your buttons and feels much more natural to use while gaming in a variety of positions.DesignIf you’ve ever used a gamepad before, then you won’t be surprised by the design of the Razer Kishi. It features all the basic buttons, including a joystick on the left with a D-pad, and a joystick on the right with four main buttons. There are also two trigger buttons on both the left and the right side. Besides the main buttons, you’ll also find an Xbox button along with a share and menu button.What truly makes the Kishi standout from the crowd is its expandable design and hardwired connection. Thanks to some clever engineering, Razer has managed to make a compact controller for on the go, capable of expanding to hold even some of the widest phones around.I had no issue fitting my 6.2-inch Samsung Galaxy S9+ or a ZTE Axon 10 Pro which measures in at 6.5-inches. A word of warning though, the Kishi does not support the massive Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.User ExperienceI absolutely loved gaming while using the Razer Kishi, in my opinion, nothing beats this layout. It’s one that has already been a huge hit with the Nintendo Switch, and it works just as well as my Switch, with the added benefit of being more lightweight.Even though this is the Xbox edition of the Kishi, it still works with any game or service with controller support. I personally tried it out with several different games, including Asphalt 9, Dead Cells, PUBG, Call of Duty Mobile, and various emulators. It worked great on all of them, except for PUBG and Call of Duty Mobile, both of which restrict the controllers that can be used.I also spent some time testing it with Stadia and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Cloud gaming is what the Kishi was truly built for, and it excels with both of these platforms. So much so, that I can’t imagine using any other controller with these services, nothing beats this layout with the phone comfortably placed in the center. It feels so balanced and works great at every angle.The buttons all worked perfectly, and I was more than satisfied with the travel and lack of latency thanks to the hardwired connection. I did find the left and right trigger buttons to be a little springy and mushy compared to other console controllers though.However, not everything is perfect on the Kishi. For starters, I had some minor issues when trying to close it back up into its compact form. It seemed to work best when I turned it over and looked at the back side, otherwise, I had issues trying to get everything lined up properly.Next, I found on several occasions that it had completely drained the battery while staying connected to my idle phone. This happened a handful of times when I left my fully charged phone with the Kishi connected, only to find it completely dead when I returned 16-24 hours later ready to play some games.For comparison, without the Kishi connected, my phone will only have lost 12-16% of its charge in the same time period. I quickly learned not to leave the Kishi attached and to only connect it when I was ready to play.I was also disappointed that the Kishi lacked Bluetooth support. I would have loved to use the Kishi in its closed up form as a regular Bluetooth controller with my tablet or other devices. Specifically, I would have enjoyed using it with my Chromebook or laptop while using cloud gaming services. It would really make the Kishi a much better investment and more versatile if it could be used with other devices besides your phone.Finally, the USB-C port on the Kishi only works for charging. 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For $60 you can get a PS4 or Xbox controller that works with Android 10 phones, not to mention the numerous other cheaper alternatives. Unfortunately, the form factor alone cannot justify such a high price tag.That makes the Razer Kishi more of a luxury product, nice to have, but too expensive for most people. If they were to add Bluetooth and cut the price in half, then it would be a must-have for any mobile gamer. Still, if you can afford it, and don’t mind the minor drawbacks, I highly recommend it. And if you’re looking to save a little money the regular edition of the Razer Kishi can be purchased for $80, and it is literally the same controller without the Xbox branding.Razer Kishi Xbox EditionBuy from Amazon Buy from RazerRazer KishiBuy from Amazon Buy from Razer

The best phones available at T-Mobile (October 2020)

With nearly 100 million subscribers, and highly-rated customer service, T-Mobile is the second largest wireless network provider in the US. As such, it has a wide selection of devices to complement the service, including phones, tablets, watches, and more.Here, we gather up a handful of the best phones you can purchase at T-Mobile today. Do note that this isn’t a list of the best overall which often focus on performance. Rather, our list aims to speak to specific users and demographics.Motorola Phone Buyer’s GuideSamsung Phone Buyer’s GuideCheap rate plans that use T-Mobile’s networkSamsung Galaxy Note 20 UltraThe Most Well-RoundedIf you’re looking for the biggest and most powerful all-around device from T-Mobile, this is it. With a screen size (6.9-inches) that rivals early tablets, it packs an upgraded S Pen stylus and cutting-edge hardware. Oh, and then there’s a first-of-its-kind 108-megapixel camera, too.Powered by Android 10 with Samsung’s custom UI, the handset has generous battery, tons of (expandable) storage, and downright sleek design. Choose from Mystic Bronze, Mystic White, and Mystic Black.Shop Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra at T-MobileSamsung Galaxy S20 Fan EditionThe Flagship for You and IIf you’re on the hunt for a phone that you plan to own for a few years, you don’t want to cut corners. You want a flagship phone. The problem is that too many of them cost way more than we’re willing to spend.The Fan Edition of the flagship S20 is what happens when you keep the most important stuff and toss aside the frills (and extra cost).Here, you get a large screen with high refresh rate, a large battery, three rear cameras, and a modern Android and user interface. Offered in three colors, it’s the S20 you deserve.Shop Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition at T-MobileOnePlus 8Mid-range Money, Top-Tier PerformanceWe’ve fallen head over heels in love with OnePlus these last few years. Rather than releasing an expensive, annual flagship, it refreshes its portfolio as needed. And it doesn’t charge nearly as much for the experience.The OnePlus 8 comes in about $200-$300 cheaper than what you’d see from other bigger brands, yet it doesn’t skimp on the features. A giant 6.55-inch display with 90Hz refresh rate and 48-megapixel triple-camera array lead the way, but it’s just as appealing internally, too.Running Android 10, there’s a bleeding edge Snapdragon 865 processor, 128GB UFS 3.0 storage, and 8GB RAM. Add in a generous 4,300mAh battery with lighting fast charging and you see why we’re so fond.Shop OnePlus 8 5G at T-MobileMotorola Moto EFirst-time BuyerBuying your first smartphone doesn’t mean you start at the bottom and tip-toe about. The Motorola Moto E is the perfect way to learn what your needs are without breaking the bank. Moreover, there’s enough under the hood to keep you from looking to replace it anytime soon.For your money you get a large display, impressive battery, and dual camera system on the rear. Over on the software front you get a clean Android 10 install with helpful custom touches from Motorola. Flashier than it needs to be, the Midnight Blue is easy on the eyes.Shop Motorola Moto E at T-MobileSamsung Galaxy Z FlipYou’ll Flip for ItThe Galaxy Z Flip 5G brings back the familiar clamshell design that your parents had at the turn of the decade but with a much smarter operating system… and a heftier price tag.Fully opened, you’ve got a 6.7-inch screen that rivals other phones in size and quality. Under the hood are a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor, 5G support, and more than enough storage. Grab it in Mystic Gray or Mystic Bronze.Shop Samsung Galaxy Z Flip at T-Mobile

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