NFL is one of the popular football league played in the US. With the 2020 season kicked off on September 10, fans are looking for ways to watch their favorite games right from home. One of the best ways to watch the NFL 2020 season is by using the Roku streaming device. You can stream all the games by simply adding the NFL app. Along with Live streaming, you will also get access to stream the latest NFL news, replays, highlights, stats, and other related information right from the app.
NFL Game Pass
It is a premium subscription that is essential to watch all 250+ games live, playoffs, Super Bowl (final championship game), NFL RedZone, 40 minutes highlights, and other NFL programs. NFL Game pass is available in three forms: Free, Pro, and Essential.
Note – Depending on the subscription, the features will vary.
Sign up for NFL Game Pass
Before downloading the app on Roku, you need to create an user account to stream NFL games.
Step 1: Open a web browser and head to the sign up page of NFL (nfl.com/account/sign-up).
Step 2: Fill the required details like email id, username, first name, last name, country, zip code and your favourite team.
Step 3: Tap Create Account.
Step 4: Once created, head to the Game Pass page (nflgamepass.com). The NFL Game Pass page will open.
Step 5: Select your package and click SIGN UP NOW.
Step 6: As you have already created the NFL user account, select SIGN IN and enter your login credentials.
Step 7: Agree with the terms & condition and go through the payment process.
How to Install and Activate the NFL App on Roku?
The NFL app is officially available on the Roku Channel Store to download.
Step 1: Launch your Roku streaming device and connect it to the WiFi connection.
Step 2: Head to the Streaming Channels section and search for the NFL app using the search bar.
Step 3: Select the NFL app and click Add Channel.
Step 4: After adding the channel, launch it and a activation code will appear on the screen. Make a note of it.
Step 5: Visit the activation link on your web browser (PC or mobile).
Step 6: Enter the verification code and go through the login process if you’re logged out.
Step 7: Now, the NFL app on Roku lets you watch all the games.
Other Services to Watch NFL on Roku
Apart from NFL Game Pass, there are few more services available to watch NFL games. Some of the popular services are listed here:
fuboTV is one of the best apps to watch NFL games. It gives you access to stream popular sports channels like NBC, FOX, NFL Network, and CBS. Recently, fuboTV has also added ESPN channels (which covers few NFL games) on their lineup. The service also supports 30 hours of free cloud storage to record the favorite clippings. You can increase the storage up to 500 hours by paying an extra fee of $9.99.
YouTube TV is a reliable streaming service to watch 85+ live TV channels. To stream NFL games, it provides access to sports channels like CBS, ESPN, FOX, and NBC. It is enough to stream all the NFL games of the 2020 season. However, you can’t stream the NFL network channel with YouTube TV. Even though YouTube TV looks like a costlier option, it is one of the few streaming services that supports unlimited cloud storage ane extensive channel lineups.
Sling TV is another handier option to watch NFL games on different devices. By installing the Sling TV app, you can stream NFL Network and NFL Network. However, the former one is available on the orange plan the latter one is available on the blue plan. So, we recommend you to purchase the combined version Sling Orange + Blue ($45/month) to watch the entire season.
Hulu + Live TV
Everyone knows, Hulu is known for streaming on-demand movies, TV shows, and originals. But, it also has a dedicated live TV section where you can stream sports channels like CBS, ESPN, FOX, and NBC. Like YouTube TV, you can’t stream NFL Network on Hulu. But, the above-mentioned channels are enough to cover the entire season of NFL 2020.
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