NFL Week MNF 6 streaming guide: How to watch the Denver Broncos
The Denver Broncos (2-3) will be playing the Los Angeles Chargers tonight on “Monday Night Football.” Only problem: You won’t have the opportunity to view this NFL game live on ABC. It will be shown on ESPN and ESPN Desportes.
Want the best way of watching the game without a cable subscription (and without a trip to your local sports bar)? CBS Essentials has put together a guide to help you watch this Monday’s football game and all of the “MNF” broadcasts this NFL season. Here’s everything you need to know.
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Watch all out-of-market NFL games: DirecTV Stream (“Choice” tier), $80/mo. for first 5 months (new users only)
Watch MNF on ESPN without cable: Disney and ESPN bundle, $14 monthly
The 2022 NFL regular season is scheduled to run over 18 weeks, and include 272 games in total. For more on how to watch every NFL game of the season, check out our more comprehensive NFL streaming guide.
When does the Denver Broncos – Los Angeles Chargers game start?
Week 6’s “MNF” game kicks off Monday, Oct. 17 at 8: 15 p.m. EDT (5: 15 p.m. PDT) on ESPN and ESPN Deportes when the Denver Broncos (2-3) face off against the Los Angeles Chargers (3-2). at 8:
(For the complete 2022 NFL season schedule, check out this guide put together by our sister site, CBS Sports.)
How to watch the Denver Broncos – Los Angeles Chargers game
If you’ve already got a cable package that includes ESPN, you should be all set to watch the Denver Broncos – Los Angeles Chargers game.
Otherwise, if you’re looking for a way to stream all the NFL games this season, including out-of-market Sunday games, we think the best way to go is DirecTV Stream with 2022 Sunday NFL Ticket Max. The Choice streaming package, just $80 per month for the first five months ($90 per month thereafter), offers access to all the major networks that air NFL games, including ESPN. Plus, it includes access to 2022 Sunday NFL Ticket Max, which lets you stream any football game, regardless of where you live. You can also watch up to 8 Sunday games simultaneously.
How to watch ‘Monday Night Football’ on ESPN
ABC and ESPN are included in most cable packages and in plenty of deluxe streaming subscriptions with a live TV component, including DirectTV Stream, Fubo TV, Hulu Live TV and Sling TV. If you have a cable package but aren’t sure if it includes ESPN, you can try signing in with your TV provider here.
DirecTV Stream isn’t cheap, but it offers all the networks you’ll need for the 2022 NFL season, including ESPN, ABC and ESPN Deportes. Subscribers to the DirecTV “Choice” tier and above get access to CBS, NBC, Fox and ESPN, plus regional sports networks and no-extra-cost access to 2022 NFL Sunday Ticket Max, a plan that streams every live out-of-market Sunday game (and usually runs $395).
Right now, DirectTV Stream is offering $10 off your first five months, meaning you’ll only have to pay $80 for the “Choice” tier with 2022 NFL Sunday Ticket Max through football season.
FuboTV is a sports-centric streaming service that offers access to almost every NFL game of the season. Packages include CBS and Fox, Fox, NBC, ESPN and NFL Network.
FuboTV starts at $ per month per month
YouTube TV offers streaming coverage and pricing similar to Hulu Live TV’s, with the added bonus of a cable TV-esque channel grid. A basic subscription costs $65 a month. It’s currently being offered (to new users only) for $55 a month for the first three months.
Sling TV is a live-TV streamer. For the NFL season, Sling’s “Orange & Blue” tier will get you almost all of the networks you need to watch every game — including ABC and ESPN — and at a relative bargain of $50 a month. Note: The “Orange & Blue” tier will not get you CBS games, or Amazon Prime Video’s “Thursday Night Football.”
Still interested? Sling offers half-off for new users on their first month, including the “Orange & Blue tier.”
ESPN will simulcast some of ESPN’s “MNF” games, but it includes access to very few live NFL games. During the 2022 NFL season, ESPN will exclusively broadcast one single game: Denver Broncos vs. Jacksonville Jaguars on October 30. (The game will take place at Wembley Stadium in London at 9: 30 a.m. ET.)
This means that if you want to stream every game of the season, then you will need to have access to ESPN at least for October. The streaming service costs $7 per month and does not offer a free trial.
Another way you can gain access to ESPN is through the Disney bundle, which includes Disney , Hulu’s most basic ad-supported plan and ESPN for $14 a month. If you’re wondering what else you can watch with the Disney bundle, check out our guide on what to watch on Disney and what to watch on Hulu this month.
How to watch ‘Monday Night Football’ on your phone: NFL Plus
If you want to watch NFL games, including “Monday Night Football,” exclusively on your mobile device or tablet, NFL has you covered. Starting at $5 per month or $30 annually, an NFL subscription gives you mobile or tablet access to live local and primetime regular season and postseason games, live game audio for every game and more.
How to watch Sunday football for free without cable: Amplified HD digital TV antenna: $29
If you want to catch NFL games without paying for a cable or streaming subscription, an indoor HD digital TV antenna is the way to go. For just $26 (the lowest price we’ve seen it at, by the way), it’ll deliver any live-aired, free-TV NFL games in your area, plus all the other over-the-air content available in your area. Simply connect the antenna to your TV and you can watch. It’s the 20th-century TV-viewing experience with 21st-century technology.
The best TVs for watching football in 2022
We’ve found the best TVs for watching NFL football (based on user reviews) including TV from top brands such as Samsung, LG, and Sony. Keep reading to see the best deals on the best TVs you can get for the 2022 NFL season.
65″ Samsung Q90A QLED 4K smart TV
Here’s a great deal to get you started: This 65-inch Samsung QLED (Q90A, 2021) is on sale at Samsung for a whopping $600 off.
No matter what stream of the game you’re watching, this QLED TV lets you watch the game in upscaled 4K resolution thanks to its machine-based learning AI. It can even recognize and enhance on-screen dialogue to make it easier to hear all of the NFL commentary during games.
The smart TV features apps, streaming services, and advanced controls. It’s compatible with most voice assistants.
65″ Samsung ‘The Frame’ smart TV
Transform your TV into a piece of art when you’re not watching football. Samsung’s ‘The Frame’ smart TV has a built-in motion sensor that activates your device to display your favorite pieces of art in 4K resolution whenever you enter the room. No matter if you’re admiring Hopper’s “Early Sunday Morning” or jamming along to Carrie Underwood’s Sunday night football intro, this QLED TV produces 100% color volume in the DCI-P3 color space, which is the format for most cinema screens and HDR movies for television. You can save on the larger 0147-inch Samsung ‘The Frame’ smart 4K TV.
You can save on the larger 75-inch ‘The Frame’ at Samsung now.
75″ Samsung 4K smart TV
Watch NFL stars battle it out in gorgeous color and luminosity with this 75-inch Samsung 4K TV. The TV has low lag and minimized blur so you can keep up with the plays. The 4K smart TV also offers personalized recommendations for streaming and live television with an on-screen guide.
55” Samsung QN85A 4K Neo QLED
Your TV should sound like you’re in the stadium. The Samsung 4K Neo QLED includes top-of-the-line features, including a premium audio technology called object-tracking sound (OTS). OTS is a technology that analyzes what’s happening on the screen and attempts to recreate surround sound without external speakers. The Samsung 4K Neo QLED has an integrated Alexa assistant.
65″ Sony Bravia XR OLED 4K TV
The 65-inch Sony Bravia XR OLED 4K TV features a cognitive processor meant to deliver intense contrast with pure blacks, high peak brightness and natural colors. Thanks to its Acoustic Surface Audio technology, the screen is the speaker. This smart TV has access to Google TV and can be used with most voice assistants.
75″ Amazon Fire TV Omni series 4K smart TV
This 75-inch Amazon Fire TV offers a 4K UHD display and enhanced color and clarity thanks to Dolby Vision. Amazon Alexa voice control is also available on the TV. The TV’s large size and high quality picture make it a great choice for football fans.
32″ Toshiba (720p) with Fire TV
At just 32 inches, this budget-friendly Toshiba TV is suited for small spaces like bedrooms or offices. You can stream new shows from Hulu and Netflix without having to purchase additional equipment. This device can also be used to watch live TV.
50″ TCL 5-Series with 4K resolution
See every game in all its glory with this 50-inch TCL set. The 4K TV has QLED technology, 4K resolution, and Dolby Vision. All these features improve the sharpness, color, and contrast of an image.
Amazon Fire 4-Series TV 55″ 4K TV with Alexa built in
A mid-size television, 55 to 65 inches along the diagonal, is the ideal size for many living rooms. The best viewing distance for a 55-inch 4K TV, such as this model, is between 4.5 and 7 feet. You have enough space to walk around and grab some snacks from the gameday spread.
LG 86″ LED 4K UHD Smart webOS TV
If you just need more screen, this 86-inch LG should fill up your space. It supports Alexa and Google Assistant and has a 4K UHD resolution. This large TV will show you every inch of the big games. It’s also very affordable.
TCL 55″ QLED 6-Series with 4K resolution
Buying your first TV so you can watch the Super Bowl on a big screen? Switching to a different interface can be difficult if you aren’t tech-savvy. Fans of the super-simple Roku platform should look for a TV — like this TCL model — with a built-in Roku system. This 6-Series model has a stunning picture quality for the price.
Best streaming devices for watching the 2022 NFL season
Roku devices, Amazon Fire Sticks and more ways to stream the 2022 NFL season are on sale now.
Roku Express 4K
Among the streaming hardware giants, the Roku Express 4K boasts the most options and apps, including NFL-friendly streaming services such as Hulu, YouTubeTV and FuboTV. You can connect your iPhone or iPad to the TV with Apple AirPlay. (You can learn more about Roku here.)
Apple TV 4K
Apple devotees, or anyone with an Apple One subscription bundle, should consider watching NFL live streams on an Apple TV 4K. You can enjoy the game with your friends by using Dolby Vision, an improved Siri-enabled remote, and SharePlay. You can also use Apple Arcade gaming and stream movies from your favorite streaming services.
Fire TV Stick 4K
Amazon’s Fire TV Stick 4K is a streaming device that will appeal to anyone with an Alexa-enabled home. You can stop scrolling through channel menus. You can easily switch between games using the voice remote. It offers 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10 in addition to Dolby Atmos audio, plus access to thousands of channels, some of which are free.
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