How to Watch a CBS NFL Live Stream without Cable

CBS NFL live stream

If you’ve cut the cord, but still want to watch football and other sports, you should know that most NFL games air on local channels. For example, the CBS NFL live stream is available with an antenna if you have one. Of course, that’s not going to allow you to watch away from home or on any streaming devices. If you’re looking for a way to stream NFL on CBS online, you can do that, too.

The CBS NFL stream is available through a couple of different streaming services. Football fans will want access to CBS because not only does CBS offer Sunday games, they are also home to some Thursday Night Football, as well. A selection of playoff games is on CBS NFL stream, too.


CBS All Access offers the CBS NFL Live Stream

CBS All Access is available for anywhere from $6 to $10 per month. The package includes the CBS live stream in 90% of markets and the full CBS on-demand library complete with TV shows, movies, and Classic shows. If you live in the small portion of the country without live stream access, you can watch sports and everything else on-demand within hours of airtime. The only difference in price deals with whether or not you have commercials. You can watch the CBS NFL live stream on Roku, Xbox, Chromecast, Apple TV, mobile devices, and more.

There’s a one-week trial available for CBS All Access that you won’t want to miss. You can learn more in our CBS All Access review.


Stream NFL on CBS with DIRECTV NOW


One way you’ll be able to stream NFL on CBS is DIRECTV NOW. You might be able to watch it in time, since DIRECTV NOW is adding CBS, hopefully before football season. Local channels are streamed on-demand, and sometimes in live stream, depending on your location. You need one of the four DIRECTV NOW packages, which cost between $35 and $70 per month. Channels you receive include ESPN, AMC, WE tv, Freeform, Syfy, Discovery, ESPN2, BBC America, VH1, FX, National Geographic, TLC, Animal Planet, Comedy Central, TNT, and Nickelodeon.  You can stream on Roku, Chromecast, mobile devices, and various other streaming devices.

DIRECTV NOW is available as a way to watch CBS NFL live stream for free, when you sign up for the free week trial. Find out more info in our DIRECTV NOW review.


Watch the CBS NFL Live Stream on fuboTV

Some people have the option of watching the CBS NFL live stream on fuboTV. The fuboTV package is $35/month. You receive over 60 channels which include Revolt, Fuse, Eleven Sports, Football Report TV, Nat Geo Wild, Chiller, NBA TV, BTN, E!, Local Now, Syfy, FOX regional channels, Sprout, USA, and El Rey. Locals stream live and on demand and feature some CBS markets. Watch on streaming devices like web browsers, AppleTV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire devices, Roku, mobile devices, and androidTV. Enjoy your cloud-based DVR.

The fuboTV review has lots more info, and even includes details on watching CBS without having to pay using the free week trial offer.


PlayStation Vue – Stream NFL on CBS

If you are looking to find a way to watch the CBS live stream streaming without cable, check out PlayStation Vue. About half of the CBS markets are available. You can stream locals both in the on-demand library, or in live stream in certain cities. Packages run for between $40 and $75 a month. Channel lineups include ESPN, USA, Cartoon Network, AMC, TNT, Freeform, BBC America, FX, Bravo, and FXX. Vue works on PS3 and PS4, AppleTV, Roku, Chromecast, and mobile devices. PlayStation Vue features 28 days of storage using the cloud-based DVR. You should know that mobile restrictions are a part of Vue, but you can get past those using the TV Everywhere apps that are available!

The PlayStation Vue review can help you assess whether the service is right for you. Check it out for yourself using the PlayStation Vue free 5-day trial!

Those are your best options if you want to watch the CBS NFL live stream. If you have any questions you can ask us in the comments or check out other ways to watch sports online.

Ashtyn Evans

Ashtyn Evans

Ashtyn Evans is a screenwriter and freelance writer from the Midwest. She owns nearly a thousand films on Amazon and holds streaming subscriptions to everything from HBO and Hulu to Showtime and Starz. Email her at
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