How to stream Thursday Night Football live in the US |

How to stream Thursday Night Football live in the US

Posted: 8 October 2020 11:16 am

Nick Foles

Viewing options for NFL’s Thursday Night Football change in week 5. These are your choices to catch Tom Brady’s Buccaneers take on the Bears in Chicago.

Ever since it was added to the NFL calendar in 2006, Thursday Night Football has evolved into an important part of the schedule and a solid entry point to the new week of games. Starting October 8, the ways you can catch the action change and we’ve got your options here.

It all coincides with a clash between a Tampa Bay side fresh off a comeback victory over the Chargers behind Tom Brady’s seemingly ageless arm and the 3-1 Chicago Bears. Read on for all the details you need to stream Buccaneers at Bears your way.

What time is Bucs vs. Bears on Thursday Night Football?

Kick-off for this showdown at Soldier Field in Chicago is 8:20pm ET.

How to watch Thursday Night Football in the US

Thursday Night Football commenced in week 2 in 2020 and was exclusive to NFL Network through week 4. Starting this week, Fox and streaming service Amazon Prime Video both enter the Thursday Night fray. So in this article we are focusing on those options.

You have a range of options for accessing NFL Network, including FuboTV, Sling TV, Hulu Plus Live TV and more. We have a detailed breakdown of your overall NFL viewing options.

Stream Thursday Night Football on Amazon Prime Video

Starting this week, you can stream Thursday Night Football if you are an Amazon Prime member. Right now there is a whopping 30-day free trial for new users, so if you are yet to test it out, Tampa Bay vs. Chicago could be the perfect time. After the trial period, Prime Video starts from $8.99 a month.

We have a comprehensive breakdown of Amazon Prime Video for you, including compatible devices and our top picks of its massive library of content. You can also watch for free using Amazon streaming platform Twitch.

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It’s also not just the tackles and touchdowns you can watch live on Amazon Prime. This season the platform is offering a range of special features. Firstly you can choose to listen to the Fox commentary or switch to Amazon’s Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer calling the game. There is also Scout’s Feed, featuring former NFL scouts Bucky Brooks and Daniel Jeremiah alongside sports host Joy Taylor, a new announcer option for members this season.

Another new feature is Amazon Prime’s X-Ray functionality. That allows you to rewatch segments of the game in real time without having to wait for broadcast replays. You will also get stats from that play, trivia and more.

Watch Thursday Night Football on Fox

Cable network Fox holds the broadcast rights to most of Thursday Night Football, outside weeks two to four and Thanksgiving Weekend. If you already have access to Fox through your cable provider or a digital antenna, you are all set to watch on your television. If you want to stream the game, you can do so via Fox Sports Go by signing into your account and selecting your cable provider. You can watch on your computer, phone or tablet.

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