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How to stream the Cowboys vs. Rams for free

Can Dallas get to the conference title game for the first time since 1995?


Josh Katzowitz


Posted on Jan 11, 2019   Updated on May 20, 2021, 9:45 pm CDT

For most of the season, the Rams have been one of the two best teams in the NFC. But the Cowboys have hope in pulling off the upset. Los Angeles doesn’t have a great home-field advantage, and the Rams have lost two of their past four games. Plus, the Cowboys—with both their defense and with quarterback Dak Prescott—were impressive last week in beating the Seahawks in the Wild Card round of the playoffs. Now, even if you’ve cut the cord, you can watch the Cowboys vs. the Rams online—and see if Dallas can advance to the conference championship game for the first time since 1995—on Saturday.


Cowboys vs. Rams live stream

  • Location: Los Angeles, LA Memorial Coliseum
  • Date: 8:15pm ET, Jan. 11
  • Streaming: Fox

Cowboys vs. Rams live stream: How to watch online for free

Each of the following live TV streaming services offer Fox, but you’ll want to use the links below to verify that the channel is available in your area. Here’s everything you need to know to get started and how to watch for free.

1) Hulu with Live TV

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  • 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.


2) Sling TV

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Sling TV is your cheapest option for watching NFL RedZone. You can add it to the Sling Blue or Sling Orange + Blue packages for just $10 per month. You’ll want the latter, which costs $40 per month, if you want to get ESPN channels in addition to regional sports networks and FS1 and FS2. (Here’s a complete guide to Sling TV channels.) The one drawback: When it comes to network channels, Sling TV only offers NBC and Fox (and here again, you’ll need either Sling Blue or Sling Orange + Blue), but the company is currently offering new subscribers a free HD antenna, so you can at least watch some games that way (just not this week). For what it’s worth, ABC games are typically simulcast on ESPN3.


3) FuboTV

  • Cost: $44.99 for your first month and $54.99 per month thereafter (after a 7-day free trial)
  • 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, which you might need to watch Thursday Night Football, it’s a solid choice for streaming NFL games, too, especially if you add NFL RedZone to your package. 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.)


4) 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.)


Other ways to watch NFL playoff games today on TV

1) Locast

Locast is a not-for-profit service offering a completely free way to stream your local broadcast channels (though donations are encouraged). It’s a godsend for football fans, especially during the NFL playoffs. There’s one catch. The service is only available in a handful of cities at the moment: New York City, Philadelphia, Chicago, Houston, Denver, Boston, and Dallas. If you happen to be in one of those areas, it’s worth trying. 

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Cowboys vs. Rams: Why it matters

The Rams have been stunning for most of the season, using head coach Sean McVay’s high-flying offense, with quarterback Jared Goff and running back Todd Gurley, to lead them to the top (or near the top) of the NFL statistical standings for a number of offensive categories. The Cowboys offense probably can’t keep up with Los Angeles if the Rams truly get cranked up on offense. But Dallas’ defense also is good enough to potentially make life difficult for Goff, who has not yet become an elite quarterback. 

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, 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 11, 2019, 8:00 am CST