DIRECTV NOW Loses NFL Network – Here Are Three Alternatives to Stream NFL Network Without Cable

Yesterday, we reported that after a contract dispute, NFL Network was dropped from all legacy plans on DIRECTV NOW. For NFL fans, that means you’ll lose the ability to watch some Thursday Night Football, as well as studio shows like Good Morning Football and NFL Gameday Live. Fortunately, there are still three other Live TV Streaming Services that offer NFL Network.

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NFL RedZone - ^ $11 - - ^ $10 - ^ $10 -

Best Alternatives to Stream NFL Network

PlayStation Vue

  • Plan: Core
  • Cost: $50

If you’re looking for a comprehensive streaming package, most similar to DIRECTV NOWPlayStation Vue Core Plan is the best option for sports fans. Besides NFL Network, it also includes locals, regional sports, Big Ten Network, SEC Network, MLB Network, and NBA TV. During NFL season, you can add


Sling TV

  • Plan: Sling Blue
  • Cost: $15 for your first three months (normally $25 / month)

Your cheapest option is to subscribe to Sling TV, which offers the channel as part of their Sling Blue Plan. For a limited time, subscribers can get their first three months for just $15. If you also want NFL RedZone, you can add Sports Extra for $10.


fuboTV

  • Plan: fubo
  • Cost: $55

The only other service with NFL Network is fuboTV. The service includes locals, regional sports, Big Ten Network, NBA TV, and unlike the others Pac-12 Network. You can add NFL RedZone for $9 a month as part of their Sports Plus add-on.