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How to Watch NFL Games Without Cable on Hulu

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Are you ready for some football? Us too. 

NFL week 14 is underway with exciting games including the Raiders taking on the Rams for Thursday Night Football on Thursday, December 7. On Sunday, December 11, the 7-5 Jets take on the 9-3 Bills in Buffalo at 1 p.m. EST on CBS and the nearly undefeated Eagles take on the Giants at 1 p.m. EST on FOX. Week 14 Monday Night Football will feature 6-6 Patriots squaring off with the 4-8 Cardinals at 8:15 p.m. EST on ESPN. 

Take a look at the full NFL schedule so you don’t miss a second of the action.  

If you’re here, you’re probably wondering how to watch NFL games without cable. From the NFL Kickoff to the Super Bowl—Hulu + Live TV has you covered.* Here’s everything you need to know about how to live stream NFL games and unlock more great NFL content on Hulu. 

Ready? Break.

*Live TV plan required. Regional restrictions, blackouts and additional terms apply.

Does Hulu have NFL Network?

The short answer? Yes, NFL Network is available to all Hulu + Live TV* subscribers.

Since 2021, Hulu + Live TV and the NFL Network have been bringing year-round NFL content to fans with Thursday Night Football. Monday Night Football airs on ESPN and Sunday Night Football airs on NBC, respectively. 

Watch every game on every network with Hulu + Live TV, plus catch live NFL preseason games, exclusive live regular season games, popular studio shows (like NFL Total Access and the Emmy-nominated show Good Morning Football), and lots more. 

*Live TV plan required. Regional restrictions, blackouts and additional terms apply.

How to Watch Live Sports on Hulu

Ready to start streaming NFL games, college football, and more? Hulu + Live TV has networks like ABC, CBS, and ESPN so you never have to miss a moment of football throughout the season. Here’s how to get started Hulu + Live TV:

  1. Sign up or login with your Hulu credentials if you’re already subscribed (current Hulu subscribers can switch to Live TV**).
  2. Set up any Live TV supported devices such as Android, Apple, Chromecast, Fire TV, LG TV, Mac and PC browsers, Playstation, Roku, Samsung TV, VIZIO, Xbox, and more.
  3. Enter your zip code to find local live TV availability for channels carrying and streaming NFL games and other live sports.

*Live TV plan required. Regional restrictions, blackouts and additional terms apply.

Record NFL Games with Hulu’s Cloud DVR

Too busy for an NFL live stream? No Problem. With Hulu’s Cloud DVR, you won’t miss a single play. Here’s how:

  1. Find what you want to watch using the Live Guide.
  2. Click record from the Guide, or navigate to the details page and find the record icon.
  3. That’s it, you’re recording!
  4. And, for later, here’s how to manage your Cloud DVR recordings.

How much does it cost to watch NFL games on Hulu?

Stream NFL games live with Hulu + Live TV for just $69.99/mo with ads or $79.00/mo without ads. With a Hulu + Live TV subscription, you’ll also get access to Disney+ and ESPN+ so you can stream movies, shows, and live sports to your heart’s content. 

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NFL Season Opener 2022

When is NFL kickoff?

The 2022 NFL season will kickoff on Thursday, September 8 at 7 PM ET (4 PM PT) on NBC.

Who is playing in the NFL season opener?

The Buffalo Bills and the Los Angeles Rams will kick off the 2022 NFL season, facing off at the SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, CA. 

Check out the 2022 NFL Season Schedule

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Sports Add-On on Hulu.

NFL RedZone on Hulu

Can’t fathom football season without seven straight hours of Scott Hanson breaking down the live action on NFL RedZone? 

Luckily for you, Hulu + Live TV subscribers with the Sports Add-On can enjoy NFL RedZone and other live sports networks, like the Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, MAVTV Motorsports Network, TVG, and TVG2.

Include the Sports Add-On to a Hulu + Live TV subscription for just $9.99/mo. and never run out of sports content to watch.

Explore the Hulu + Live TV Sports Add-On Package

ESPN+ on Hulu

With ESPN+ on Hulu,* you can gain access to even more live events (including college football), game replays, sports exclusives, and ESPN originals like Peyton’s Places and the award-winning 30 for 30 sports documentary library. 

You’ll also have the ability to purchase and stream ESPN+ PPV events within the Hulu app on supported devices.

Add ESPN+ to any Hulu subscription for just $6.99/mo. You’ll also have the ability to purchase and stream ESPN+ PPV events within the Hulu app on supported devices.

See more Perks of ESPN+ on Hulu

*Access ESPN+ content via Hulu and ESPN+; select content only available via ESPN app and Terms apply.

Football Movies on Hulu

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Need a little extra entertainment to fill in the nights without live games? Hulu + Live TV subscribers (well, all Hulu subscribers for that matter) can access Hulu’s full streaming library, including thousands of popular shows, movies, and Hulu Originals. 

Check out some of our favorite football movies and documentaries streaming now, like American Underdog, Any Given Sunday, and  Dark Side of Football.

Discover Football Movies & Shows on Hulu

Ready to watch every game of the season, from the kick-off to the Super Bowl? Don’t miss a second of the season. Sign up for a Hulu + Live TV subscription now and start streaming in seconds. 

Looking for more live sports? Discover how to unlock even more live sports content, including how to stream UFC fights, with ESPN+ on Hulu. 

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