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- The 2021 NFL season kicks off its second week with a Thursday night matchup on NFL Network.
- Games are spread across several channels, including NFL Network, ESPN, NBC, Fox, and CBS.
- HD antennas and streaming services offer select NFL games without the need for a cable subscription.
The 2021 NFL season enters its second week with a Thursday night matchup between the Washington Football Team and New York Giants. The game starts at 8:20 p.m. ET on the NFL Network.
Throughout the season, NFL games are spread across five primary channels: ESPN, NBC, Fox, CBS, and the NFL Network. Meanwhile, the next Super Bowl will be broadcast on NBC.
To help ensure you get access to every game you want to watch, we’ve broken down the ins and outs of streaming the NFL season without a cable subscription.
NFL week 2 schedule
Week two of the NFL regular season features an exciting lineup, including a Sunday Night Football matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens on NBC and Peacock. This week’s Monday Night Football game will feature the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions on ESPN.
Primetime games are shown nationally, but local broadcasts for afternoon games are determined by your area. Bye games will not start until after week four.
How to watch NFL games without cable
You can access select NFL games without a cable subscription via streaming services like Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, FuboTV, YouTube TV, Paramount Plus, Amazon Prime Video, Peacock Premium, and NFL Sunday Ticket. You can also watch local NFL games with an HDTV antenna.
The 2021 NFL regular season began on September 9. During the regular season, Sunday afternoon games with an NFC home team will typically air on Fox, and Sunday afternoon games with an AFC home team will typically air on CBS.
Meanwhile, Sunday Night Football airs on NBC, and Thursday Night Football will broadcast on NFL Network all season long. Select Thursday Night Football games will also be shown on Fox and streamed via Amazon Prime and
. Finally, Monday Night Football is on ESPN.
Additionally, you can stream all your local in-market games on your mobile device for free using the Yahoo Sports app or the NFL app.