NFL RedZone Live Stream Guide
Sling TV is the cheapest way to watch NFL RedZone without cable.
There’s never been a time when it was easier to dump Xfinity and other pricey cable options. You don’t have to sacrifice anything while tracking your fantasy football stats.
This guide will show you a few quick and simple ways to live stream NFL RedZone on a Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and even a smart phone.
The nice thing about live streaming NFL RedZone is that you’ll be able to get other key networks like FOX, ESPN, CBS and NBC to watch all the NFL action that you can handle.
Your three options to live stream NFL RedZone online are Sling TV, fuboTV and PlayStation Vue. You’ll just need a streaming device and a decent Internet connection.
What is NFL RedZone?
NFL RedZone airs on Sundays. It shows the scoreboard of every game in progress – up to 8 games at once. You’ll see every touchdown too. The show is hosted by Scott Hanson, and it’s most useful for fantasy football fans that are tracking their stats in near real time.
Watch NFL RedZone Live Stream on Sling TV
You can watch NFL RedZone when you live stream the channel through Sling TV.
UPDATE: Sling TV is offering NFL RedZone free for the first two Sundays of NFL season when you subscribe to Sling Blue, or Sling Orange + Blue. Usually, watching NFL RedZone on Sling TV requires an added subscription to the Sports Extra bundle as detailed below.
You’ll need to subscribe to the Sling Blue channel bundle with Sports Extra to get NFL RedZone. Sling Blue comes with 45 channels, including FOX, NBC and NFL Network for $25 per month.
The Sports Extra bundle costs $10 per month, and includes NFL RedZone, beIN Sports, Golf Channel, NBA TV, NHL Network, Olympic Channel, Outside Television, PAC-12 and Stadium. If you want to record shows, you can get 50 hours of Cloud DVR for $5 per month.
Sling TV’s bundle is the cheapest way to watch NFL RedZone live without a cable subscription. Getting ESPN will require you to also subscribe to the Sling Orange bundle, a 29 channel bundle that costs $25 per month on its own. Subscribers can get Sling Orange and Sling Blue channels together for $40 per month.
Sling TV works on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, PCs and iOS devices. Sling has a free 7-day trial with no obligations or contracts. Get a free or discounted streaming device by prepaying for a brief subscription.
Watch NFL RedZone Online with fuboTV
You’ll be able to watch NFL RedZone by subscribing to fuboTV along with its Sports Extra bundle.
The sports-first streaming service has a robust channel lineup for NFL coverage. Local CBS, NBC, FOX stations are included in the 80+ channel lineup alongside NFL Network. fuboTV is also great for its widespread coverage regional sports channels, including ones from FOX Sports, NBCSN and small outfits like NESN.
On the entertainment front, fuboTV has AMC, A&E, BBC America, FX, TNT, National Geographic and Viceland. fuboTV subscribers can activate TV Everywhere apps for 41 networks, including FOX Sports Go.
There’s no ESPN or ABC, but fuboTV has been in a state of constant expansion since its inception.
The streaming service now offers select sporting events in 4K. You can look over the 80+ channel lineup to see what regional sports networks are offered in your area. A subscription comes with 30 hours of Cloud DVR and fubo “lookback”, which has all games that aired within the last 72 hours.
fuboTV costs $44.99 per month. You get $10 off during your first month if you keep the service beyond the free 7-day trial.
The Sports Plus bundle costs $8.99 per month and includes NFL RedZone, all four Stadium networks, Sports Illustrated TV, Golf TV English, Golf TV Spanish, PAC 12 Arizona, PAC 12 Bay Area, PAC 12 Los Angeles, PAC 12 Mountain, PAC 12 Oregon, PAC 12 Washington, FOX College Sports Atlantic, FOX College Sports Pacific, FNTSY, Fight Network and TyC Sports.
fuboTV works on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, PCs, smart phones and Android TV devices like NVIDIA Shield TV
You can try fuboTV free for a week and cancel online if you don’t like it. If you keep your subscription beyond the free trial, then you’ll get $10 off your first month. Read my review of fuboTV for more details about the service.
PlayStation Vue: Watch NFL RedZone online without cable
PlayStation Vue is the most expensive option for live streaming NFL RedZone without a cable subscription. The Access bundle has about 58 channels for $45 per month, and you’ll have to add the Sports Extra bundle for another $10 per month.
PlayStation Vue offers a free 5 day trial.
Stream NFL RedZone on mobile
According to Fast Company magazine, you can also watch NFL RedZone on your smartphone for $5 per month. Cord cutters just need to download the NFL app and choose NFL RedZone. The downside is that you’re restricted to watching on your phone. So if you have a bunch of friends over, huddling up close to catch all scoreboards might be ….uh, not as fun.
Is NFL RedZone on Amazon Prime?
No. Amazon Prime members can watch Thursday Night Football as part of their annual subscription. Amazon Fire TV users can subscribe to live streaming services like Sling TV, fuboTV and PlayStation Vue to watch NFL RedZone. But you don’t need Amazon Prime to use those live streaming services. The apps to Sling TV, fuboTV and PlayStation Vue are free on Fire TV devices.
What’s the best way to watch NFL RedZone without cable?
Sling TV is easily the cheapest option because you’re paying only $35 per month. You’ll need to subscribe to the Sports Extra bundle to watch NFL RedZone. Before ditching your cable TV subscription, you can try Sling TV free for a week.
fuboTV is a better fit if you want regional sports networks like FOX Sports, NBCSN, and local NBC, CBS and FOX stations for football coverage. fuboTV offers a free 7 day trial. The compay will knock $10 off your first month’s bill if you keep their service beyond the free trial.
So how do you live stream NFL RedZone without cable? Tell fellow readers in the comments below.