How to Watch the Entire 2020 NFL Playoffs Without Cable or Satellite on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, & Mobile
The NFL playoffs is finally here — and over the past 12 months it’s become even easier to watch your favorite NFL team battle their way to the Super Bowl even if you’ve cut the cord.
With playoffs games this season on CBS, NBC, FOX, ESPN— you have multiple ways to watch including streaming the NFL action online for free.
NFL Playoffs TV Schedule
- CBS: AFC Championship
- FOX: NFC Championship
- CBS: AFC vs. NFC
1. Subscribe to a Live TV Streaming Service
There are five major streaming providers that offer Live TV Streaming. These allow you to watch NFL Playoffs games live using iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, and Web.
Includes: CBS, NBC, FOX, NFL Network, & NFL RedZone (+$9).
Includes: You’ll get CBS, NBC, FOX, & ESPN
This is the best option for fans that want to watch their local channels (CBS, FOX, NBC), as well as nationally televised games on cable networks like ESPN, and for highlights and replays on NFL Network.
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All Live Streaming Options
Includes: CBS, NBC, FOX, NFL Network, NFL RedZone (+$9)
Includes: CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN
Includes: CBS, NBC, FOX, ESPN, NFL Network
Includes: CBS, NBC, FOX, ESPN
Includes: FOX, NBC, NFL Network, & ESPN (+$15)
FOX & NBC available in limited markets.
2. Watch Playoff Games on Yahoo! with your Mobile Device for Free
Last season, Verizon acquired the rights to streaming nationally televised games on phones and tablets.
Any wireless customer can now stream all CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, and NFL Network games on their smartphone or tablet for free.
The games will be available on the NFL App and Verizon-owned properties like Yahoo Sports, Yahoo Fantasy App, and AOL.
Unfortunately, the apps won’t let you stream the games on our TV — you’ll need a Live TV Streaming Service for that.
3. Watch Local Games with an Antenna
Just like the old days, you can still pick up local channels from CBS, NBC, FOX, and ABC from an antenna. Outside of the cost of the antenna, you won’t pay a thing to watch your favorite team.
If you live within 35 miles of the broadcast signal, you will likely be able to pick up your locals channels with a cheap indoor antenna ($15-30).
Here are a few we recommend:
Mohu Leaf 30
Up to 30 Mile Range
Mohu Leaf 50
Up to 60 Mile Range