The AFC and NFC Championship games are happening today, and here’s how you can watch all the action on the go, on TV or on your mobile device.
The NFC Championship game is the first game on the chopping block, as the Green Bay Packers take on last year’s Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks. This game starts at 3:05 PM ET on FOX.
As for the AFC Championship game, the Indianapolis Colts will take on the rival New England Patriots starting 6:40 PM ET on CBS.
These are perhaps the biggest games of the playoffs as they determine who goes to the Super Bowl to compete for the national championship, and the teams that have come this far are now rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty. single game elimination.
You’ll be able to catch all the action on local channels on your TV or watch it live on Android or iPhone. Watching NFL games on mobile is a little easier than in past years, but it’s still not where it should be, because interruptions are still one of the biggest drawbacks of live sports broadcasting. However, if you’re going to be out to watch the games this weekend and you can’t be in front of the TV, here’s how to catch all the action without skipping.
Perhaps the most popular way to watch NFL games on iPhone, NFL Mobile appavailable to Verizon customers only. It’s a free download that any user can install, but streaming access to NFL Mobile is only available to Verizon customers, allowing them to watch NFL games directly on their devices.
The app also includes news, alerts, video-on-demand highlights, and a section called Game Center where you can get a comprehensive breakdown of each game.
And of course, you can check team standings, stats, rosters and schedules and alsoNFL.com shop, find game tickets or read expert analytics.
NFL Sunday Ticket
The NFL Sunday Ticket is now available to anyone without the need for a DirecTV satellite subscription, but beware of the fine print, as there may be a catch.
Previously, NFL Sunday Ticket It was only available to DirecTV subscribers, and even then you had to pay for NFL streaming, which didn’t make as much sense with DirecTV as its exclusivity, but that’s changing now, as DirecTV announced. NFL Sunday Ticket will be open to all He’s willing to pay at least $250 for the privilege of broadcasting any game during the entire 2015 season, but that also includes the remaining playoff games from this season.
Packages start at around $250, and the entry-level package lets you stream any NFL game on your computer or mobile device. This all sounds great, but be aware of the fine print. Most importantly, blackout restrictions apply, so if you live near your home team (which is most likely due to), you’ll be blacked out from streaming.
It’s an obvious choice because it’s hugely popular with sports fans. watchESPN It lets you view all kinds of sports content from ESPN’s various channels, including ESPN 2, ESPN 3, ESPNU, and ESPN Classic. Of course, there can also be live football matches.
The big caveat here is that you have to be a cable subscriber for a provider. Supported by WatchESPNso if you’re considering getting WatchESPN as an effort to drop the cable, you may be greatly disappointed.
However, if you have an Apple TV, WatchESPN uses AirPlay to beam content to your living room television, allowing you to watch football matches on the big screen.
NBC Sports Live Extra
NBC Sports Live Extra It broadcasts thousands of live sporting events broadcast on NBC and NBCSN, including football games, but currently appears to be limited to Sunday games only.
However, the app also includes video clips, previews of upcoming events, and highlights from past events. You can also check out the schedule for when the app will broadcast its live content.
As with WatchESPN, NBC Sports Live Extra is better when the user has a cable subscription that will allow you to watch all the live sporting events, but otherwise it can still be a useful app. Note that many iOS users complain about the app crashing a lot, but your mileage may vary.
If you want to watch the Colts vs Patriots AFC Championship match, CBSSports.com It will broadcast live in your web browser and allow you to watch it on your computer.
Unfortunately, the CBS Sports app doesn’t seem to let you stream the game on your mobile device, so make sure you have your laptop handy if you plan to stream the game live with CBS Sports. Otherwise, you will have to find other options if you want to cast on your iPhone or Android device.