It is possible to have too much of a good thing, at least in the NFC West. With three of the league’s top teams crammed into one division, it is going to be hard for all of them to make the playoffs. Though they have a solid 7-5 record, if the Los Angeles Rams lose to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night, their season is likely over.
Los Angeles has struggled at points this season, largely because of an offense that seems to have lost a step. Sometimes you get a Jared Goff like the quarterback we saw last week against the Cardinals. Throwing for 424 yards and two touchdowns, he was in control for the entire game. In other weeks, you get the Rams offense we saw against the Ravens that managed only six points.
Seattle, by contrast, has been the model of consistency. Though they are second place in the division, they only have two losses, both to elite teams (Saints, Ravens). While they often cut it close, often winning by a touchdown or less, they win. Russell Wilson has been dependable in a way that Jared Goff hasn’t, and his amazing play has made all the difference.
This game could go either way, and with difference-makers like Aaron Donald and Todd Gurley, you can’t count the Rams out. But, you simply trust Russell Wilson to deliver a win more than Jared Goff.
Here’s everything you need to know to live stream Seahawks vs. Rams, including what to watch for on the field.
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Seattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Rams
- When: 8:20pm ET, Sunday, Dec. 8 (coverage begins at 7pm ET)
- Where: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California
- Streaming: Sunday Night Football airs exclusively on NBC and is available on any platform that carries the network. Fans have a number of options for streaming the week’s marquee game.
How to stream Sunday Night Football online
1) Sling TV
- Cost: $25-$40 per month (40% off first month)
- Sling TV devices: Amazon Fire TVs, Android Fire Stick, Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Xbox One, Google Chromecast, Oculus Go, and iOS and Android devices
- Sling TV local channels: NBC, Fox (check your local availability here)
Both Sling Blue ($25 per month) or Sling Orange + Blue ($40 per month) include NFL Network and a number of sports channels—like three ESPN channels, FS1, Fs2, and NBCSN—and it’s still a nice perk that Sling subscribers can order a la carte packages. Sling TV also offers a special Latino package for bilingual viewers. Sling TV is currently offering a deal where you can subscribe for 40% off the regular price for the first month of your subscription. That means Sling Blue would cost $15, and Sling Orange + Blue would cost $25. (Here’s a complete guide to Sling TV channels and our Sling TV review.)
For $10 extra per month, you can get NFL RedZone via the Sling Blue Sports Extra package.
How to use AirTV with Sling
AirTV solves one of Sling’s biggest problems: The inability to receive all of your local channels. By purchasing a basic AirTV for $79.99 or the AirTV Player for $119.99, you can merge those local channels into your Sling TV, (or on your mobile device if you have the basic AirTV). As the Daily Dot wrote in its AirTV review, “It’s practically magic.”
The basic AirTV is a dual-tuner streaming device, while the AirTV Player is basically an upgraded Chromecast that has Netflix preinstalled. You’ll still need to own an HD antenna because even though AirTV gets you access to your local channels, it doesn’t actually physically show them to you.
But AirTV—which has no monthly fee—serves to strengthen one of Sling’s biggest weaknesses compared to other live streaming services like Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV, and PlayStation Vue. All those services have plenty of local channels.
- Cost: $54.99 per month
- FuboTV devices: Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Android TV, iOS and Android devices
- FuboTV local channels: Fox, NBC, CBS (check local availability here)
If you’re a big-time sports fan, FuboTV is your best streaming service option. If you love international soccer and you’re a Spanish speaker, FuboTV also offers various add-on packages, including Fubo Latino and Fubo Português. FuboTV’s basic plan showcases nearly 100 channels and includes NFL Network. At $54.99 per month, you’ll also get FS1, FS2, NBCSN, NBA TV, Big Ten Network, Pac 12 Network, BeIn Sports, and CBS Sports Network, along with premium channels like FX/FXX/FXM. The only notable omission for sports fans is ESPN. You can add Fubo’s Sports Plus package for an additional $8.99 per month, which allows you to stream NFL RedZone. (Here’s the complete FuboTV channels list.)
- Cost: $44.99 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
- Hulu local channels: ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, the CW (check your local availability here)
Hulu with Live TV includes sports programming among its offerings, including ESPN and FS1, and as a subscriber to the service, you’ll get access to Hulu’s sizable on-demand library. (Check out the full list of Hulu Live TV channels.)
4) YouTube TV
- Cost: $50 per month
- YouTube TV devices: Google Chromecast, Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, Xbox One, iOS and Android devices
- YouTube TV local channels: NBC, CBS, Fox, ABC, the CW (enter your ZIP code here to check your availability)
Devices: Roku, Amazon Fire Stick and Fire TV, Xbox, iOS and Android devices
If you have cable or one of the aforementioned live TV streaming services, you can download the NBC Sports app and watch Sunday Night Football there in HD. If you’re using a web browser, you may need to install the latest version of Adobe Flash and your browser will need to be current enough to support HTML5 Media Source Extensions. You’ll also need an internet connection of at least 10 Mbps. (Here are some tips for faster Wi-Fi.)
Seattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Rams stream: What to watch for
Where was this Los Angeles Rams team all season? With Jared Goff throwing for 424 yards, and Todd Gurley rushing for nearly 100, this offense looked like last year’s Super Bowl-caliber unit against the Cardinals last week.
In addition to the stellar offensive performance, the defense continued its strong campaign with six sacks on the day. Unsurprisingly, Aaron Donald led the pack with 1.5. Goff was only sacked once.
Even aspects of this team that don’t always thrive, like the secondary and tight ends, showed up for the Rams. But, can they take this energy into a do-or-die game against the Seahawks?
The Seahawks do a lot of things really well. Though they aren’t the flashiest offense, the Hawks are fourth in offensive DVOA. Chris Carson and Rashaad Penny aren’t always mentioned among the best rushing tandems in the league, but it’s time for that to change. It seems like one of them flirts with 100 yards every game. In the passing game, Wilson has made stars out of D.K. Metcalf and Tyler Lockett.
Seattle’s defense isn’t great (16th in DVOA), but they have a knack for playing well enough to win. The solid linebacking corps with Mychal Kendricks, Bobby Wagner, and K.J. Wright has often been the lifeline for this team. And Jadeveon Clowney has given the D a needed boost upfront.
On paper, this game should be close. If you take away the Ravens game (no one looks good against the Ravens), the Rams have looked better recently. However, Goff has had some real meltdowns this season against teams like Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay while Wilson and the Seahawks don’t have any such blemishes on their record. You just trust the Seahawks to get the job done.
Look for the Seahawks to find a way to win, even if it takes another close game to get there.
The Rams, at home, are only one-point favorites, according to William Hill.
Seahawks: Dec. 15, at Carolina Panthers; Dec. 22. vs. Arizona Cardinals, Dec. 29, vs. San Francisco 49ers
Rams: Dec. 15, at Dallas Cowboys; Dec. 21, at San Francisco 49ers, Dec. 29, vs. Arizona Cardinals
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- How to watch NFL Sunday Ticket without a DirecTV satellite
- How to watch NFL Network online (without cable)
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