NFL Live Streams: How to Watch 2022 Preseason Football Games Online Without Cable

Some sports fans may sigh at the idea of ​​watching preseason football, but NFL fanatics really love it. It’s easy to see why.

The preseason is the first chance many have to see their team’s young players on the field as they battle for spots on the 53-man roster and practice squad. Some teams will also offer a look at some of their new veteran acquisitions that are sure to excite NFL fans everywhere.

Yes, many teams — like Sean McVay’s Rams — walk away from playing one of their starters in the preseason. However, these games can tell fans and fantasy owners a lot about roster depth, so many will even want to catch these teams in action.

For the second straight preseason, there are 49 games to be played as the process was shortened from four weeks to three ahead of the 2021 season. Here’s how you can watch and stream all 49 of those contests live as you prepare for the regular season on NFL 2022

MORE: Watch select NFL preseason games with fuboTV (free trial)

How to live stream NFL preseason games

There are usually only a few ways to stream NFL regular season games due to the huge packages that CBS, Fox, NBC and Amazon Prime pay to get exclusive rights to the games. In the preseason, it’s getting a little easier for NFL fans to find streaming options.

There are only a few nationally televised contests during the preseason. These networks will carry the exclusive streams of these competitions, but the remaining 40-plus games will be available on several centralized streaming platforms.

Below is a breakdown of the variety of ways fans can catch preseason action in 2022:

National broadcasts

Yes, even preseason games get some national attention. Not necessarily because they will interfere massive audience; rather, it’s about each network getting their best 2022 broadcast team up to speed and back in the game talk channel.

This year, five of the 49 preseason contests will be televised on national networks and one will air on Amazon Prime. ESPN will broadcast two of the games, while Fox, NBC and CBS will broadcast just one each.

ESPN will broadcast live games the ESPN app and its website; The NBC stream can be accessed via the NBC Sports app, Peacock or its website; CBS will broadcast live games the CBS Sports app and on its website. All providers will require users to log in with TV provider credentials.

Meanwhile, NFL Network will air 22 preseason games in 2022, all of which will be available for broadcast on a regional basis in NFL app or through the official NFL website. NFL Network will also air replays of all 49 preseason games, which will air intermittently throughout the month of August and the first weeks of September.

NFL+

The NFL offered all of its preseason games on NFL Game Pass, a year-long subscription service that streamed all out-of-market preseason contests live. That duty will now fall to NFL+ in the US

NFL+ is a new streaming service that the NFL is launching to effectively replace Game Pass. It will offer access to all live out-of-market preseason games, live regular season and postseason contests broadcast locally, as well as full and shortened game replays.

NFL+ will cost just $39.99 per year compared to Game Pass’s $99.99. It also comes with a seven-day free trial. So, if you are looking for a cheap and easy way to access NFL preseason games, NFL+ will be a good choice for you.

fuboTV

Every preseason game broadcast nationally or on the NFL Network will also be available to stream on fuboTV, which comes with a free trial. That represents 27 of the 49 preseason games in 2022.

Like NFL+, fuboTV offers access to original NFL Network programming. This includes shows like “Total Access,” “NFL GameDay” and “Good Morning Football” in addition to programming from other networks.

NFL Preseason Schedule: Week 1

Note: Nationally televised games are listed in bold.

Thursday, August 4 (Hall of Fame Game)

A game Time (ET) television
Jaguars vs. Raiders (Canton, Ohio) 8 in the evening NBC, fuboTV

Thursday, August 11

A game Time (ET) television
Giants in the Patriots 7 in the evening NFL Network
Titans at Ravens 7:30 in the evening TBD

Friday, August 12

A game Time (ET) television
Falcons at Lions 6 in the evening NFL Network
Browns at Jaguars 7 in the evening TBD
Cardinals at Bengals 7:30 in the evening TBD
Jets at Eagles 7:30 in the evening TBD
Packers at 49ers 8:30 p.m NFL Network

Saturday, August 13

A game Time (ET) television
Panthers at the commanders 1 in the afternoon TBD
Bosses at Bears 1 in the afternoon NFL Network
Colts at Bills 4 o’clock in the afternoon NFL Network
Seahawks at Steelers 7 in the evening NFL Network
Dolphins at Buccaneers 7:30 in the evening TBD
Saints in Texas 8 in the evening TBD
Cowboys at Broncos 9 in the evening NFL Network
Rams at Chargers 10 in the evening TBD

Sunday, August 14

A game Time (ET) television
Vikings at Raiders 4:25 in the afternoon NFL Network

Channels will be announced later

NFL Preseason Schedule: Week 2

Thursday, August 18

A game Time (ET) television
Bears at Seahawks 8 in the evening ESPN, fuboTV

Friday, August 19

A game Time (ET) television
Panthers at Patriots 7 in the evening NFL Network
Saints at Packers 8 in the evening TBD
Texans at Rams 10 in the evening NFL Network

Saturday, August 20

A game Time (ET) television
Broncos at Bills 1 in the afternoon NFL Network
Lions at Colts 1 in the afternoon TBD
Commanders in Chiefs 4 o’clock in the afternoon NFL Network
Steelers at Jaguars 7 in the evening TBD
Raiders at Dolphins 7 in the evening TBD
49ers at Vikings 7 in the evening TBD
Pirates of the Titans 7 in the evening NFL Network
Cowboys at Chargers 10 in the evening NFL Network

Sunday, August 21

A game Time (ET) television
Eagles at Browns 1 in the afternoon NFL Network
Bengals at Giants 7 in the evening NFL Network
Ravens at Cardinals 8 in the evening Fox, fuboTV

Monday, August 22

A game Time (ET) television
Falcons at Jets 8 in the evening ESPN, fuboTV

Channels will be announced later

NFL Preseason Schedule: Week 3

Thursday, August 25

A game Time (ET) television
Packers at Chiefs 8 in the evening NFL Network
49ers at Texans 8 in the evening Amazon Prime

Friday, Aug 26

A game Time (ET) television
Bills in the Panthers 7 in the evening TBD
Seahawks at Cowboys 8 in the evening NFL Network
Chargers at Saints 8 in the evening TBD
Patriots at Raiders 8:15 p.m TBD

Saturday, August 27

A game Time (ET) television
Jaguars at Falcons 3 in the afternoon NFL Network
Rams at Bengals 6 in the evening NFL Network
Bears at Browns 7 in the evening TBD
Raven commanders 7 in the evening TBD
Eagles at Dolphins 7 in the evening TBD
Cardinals at Titans 7 in the evening TBD
Pirates at Colts 7:30 in the evening TBD
Vikings at Broncos 9 in the evening NFL Network

Sunday, August 28

A game Time (ET) television
Giants at Jets 1 in the afternoon NFL Network
Lions at Steelers 4:30 in the afternoon CBS

Channels will be announced later