This is How to Watch Your Favorite NFL Team Play Without Cable
While preseason games are already underway, the 2017 NFL season will officially begin September 7 when the
New England Patriots play the Kansas City Chiefs
. Fans of the gridiron game who don't have
According to Techcrunch
, it's possible to enjoy all the
For starters, you'll need to pick your team and figure out whether it's an in-market or out-of-market team (basically, whether or not you are in the same state as your team). For out-of-market games, NFL Sunday Ticket is your best option. At $69.99 per month for four months, the streaming service isn't exactly a money-saver, but does get you every out-of-market game, every Sunday.
You can also sign up for
CBS' All Access
streaming service for $5.99 (or $9.99 if you go commercial-free). It limits you to NFL on CBS games broadcast in your local market, and includes Thursday Night Football on CBS.
Regional markets may have different rules regarding what games are available for viewing, so be sure to check your favorite team's schedule. Altogether, if you're willing to put in the effort, streaming your favorite game ends up being a pretty inexpensive affair compared to the alternative of signing up for an actual cable or satellite TV plan.