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How to stream the NFL conference championship games

These are two games you don't want to miss.


Austin Powell


Posted on Jan 20, 2019   Updated on May 20, 2021, 9:09 pm CDT

We’re down to the best of the best: the 2018 NFL conference championship games. Whether you’re looking for the Rams vs. Saints or Patriots vs. Chiefs, here’s everything you need to know to stream NFL playoff games today.


Stream NFL playoff games today: How to watch the 2019 divisional playoff games for free

The two NFL playoff games today on TV are being broadcast on CBS and Fox. If you’ve already cut the cord or you’re planning on watch on mobile, it can be more difficult than you might expect to stream network channels. While most live TV streaming services offer local channels, not all of them offer both CBS and Fox, and even within each service, availability varies by city. Be sure to use the links below to confirm that the channels are available in your area. If so, you’re in luck: All of the services listed below offer a one-week trial, so you can watch these NFL playoff games for free.

1) Sling TV

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Sling Blue Sling TV

Sling TV only offers two local channels, Fox and NBC, which means you’ll only be able to watch the Rams vs. Saints live stream. But if you’re looking to cut the cord in general, Sling TV is worth considering. It offers the cheapest avenue for watching NFL RedZone (more relevant for next season, but still worth noting) and all sorts of essential sports channels. (Here’s a complete guide to Sling TV channels.)



2) FuboTV

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FuboTV FuboTV
  • Cost: $44.99 for your first month and $54.99 per month thereafter
  • Devices: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android TV, iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: ABC, Fox, NBC, CBS (check local availability here)
  • ESPN: No
  • NFL Network: Yes
  • NFL RedZone: Yes (FuboTV + Sports Plus)

FuboTV specifically caters to sports fans, as you’ll note by the abundance of sports channels in its basic lineup, which includes regional sports networks, Big Ten Network, BeIn Sports, and FS1 and FS2. It’s the best streaming service for international soccer and, with a standard package that includes access to all four major broadcast channels and NFL Network, it’s a solid choice for streaming NFL playoff games, too. The major asterisk to FuboTV is that it doesn’t include ESPN, but you’ll get free three-day replay for games and 30 hours of cloud DVR storage. (Here’s the complete FuboTV channels list.)


3) CBS All Access

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CBS All Access

If you’re looking for New England Patriots vs. Kansas City Chiefs in particular, CBS All Access will let you catch the game live. You can also add CBS All Access as an Amazon Prime channel, which comes with a free seven-day trial. No matter what device you subscribe on, you’ll also get access to all of your favorite CBS shows and CBS All Access originals like Star Trek: Discovery, which just started its second season on Thursday.


4) Hulu with Live TV

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Hulu with Live TV Hulu
  • Cost: $44.95 per month
  • Hulu devices: Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, and iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, the CW (check your local availability here)
  • Local channels: Yes (check your local availability here)
  • ESPN: Yes
  • NFL Network: No
  • NFL RedZone: No

Hulu with Live TV has all of the essentials when it comes to streaming NFL games today. Even better, its 50-plus channel lineup includes six ESPN channels, seven if you include SEC Network. (Here’s the complete list of Hulu Live TV channels.) While you won’t be able to add NFL RedZone or NFL Network, Hulu has one thing none of its competitors can match: a massive library of on-demand entertainment you can watch anytime. Here are guides to the best movies, documentaries, anime, and Hulu original series to watch to get you started.


5) AT&T TV Now

  • Cost: $50-$135 per month 
  • Hulu devices: Roku, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, iOS and Android devices
  • Local channels: NBC, CBS, Fox, ABC, the CW (enter your ZIP code here to check your availability)

There’s a good chance that you’re already looking to AT&T for your wireless needs. The second you sign up you’ll gain instant access to 45+ channels, including local channels and even free HBO on PLUS and MAX channel suites. Plus, it comes with CloudDVR which lets you record up to 20 hours of TV per month. One account works on two devices, but you can add more devices for only $5.


7) YouTube TV

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YouTube TV YouTube TV

YouTube TV offers a simple and compelling package for sports fans. In addition to all of the local channels, you’ll get ESPN, a couple of college sports networks, and specialty channels like NBA TV and MLB Network. While it’s light on extras like NFL RedZone, YouTube TV is great if you have roommates you’re looking to split the cost with. Each subscription supports up to six accounts per household, and each comes with unlimited cloud DVR. (You can find the full list of YouTube TV channels here.)


NFL playoff games today: The Conference Championships 2019 TV schedule

Sunday, January 20

* All times ET

3:05pm, Los Angeles Rams vs New Orleans Saints | Fox

6:40pm, New England Patriots vs. Kansas City Chiefs | CBS

New to cord-cutting? Here are our picks for the best movie streaming sites of 2018 and free live TV apps and channels. If you’re looking for a specific channel, here’s how to watch HBO, Showtime, Starz, Sundance TV, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNU, Willow, AMC, FX, Fox News, Freeform, MSNBC, CNN, CNBC, FS1, TBS, TNT, Tennis Channel, Golf Channel, Syfy, HGTV, Cartoon Network/Adult Swim, Bravo, Lifetime, Discovery, PBS, the CW, BBC, CSPAN, NBA TV, MTV, Comedy Central, Food Network, TLC, HLN, A&E, Animal Planet, National Geographic, the Weather Channel, the History Channel, and NFL RedZone without cable, as well as free movies on YouTube. If you’re on the move, here’s how to watch Fox Sports Go and live stream NBC Sports.

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*First Published: Jan 20, 2019, 5:00 am CST