By Jim Kimble / Updated October 3, 2022
Monday Night Football airs on ESPN during the 2022 NFL regular season season. There will be seven games simulcast on ABC.
“Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli” will cover 10 games mostly on ESPN2.
For cord-cutters, there are plenty of ways to watch Monday Night Football without cable regardless of which channel the game is on.
Here is everything you need to know.
Table of Contents
- Monday Night Football Week 4: Oct. 3, Rams vs 49ers
- How to watch Monday Night Football on ESPN without cable
- Monday Night Football FAQs
- How many Monday Night Football games are there in 2022?
- Who is the new Monday Night Football crew?
- What streaming service has ESPN and NFL Network?
- How to watch Monday Night Football for free
- How to Watch Monday Night Football on Roku
- How to Watch Monday Night Football on Fire TV
- Can I watch live Monday Night Football on ESPN Plus?
- Does Paramount Plus show Monday Night Football?
Monday Night Football Week 4: Oct. 3, Rams vs 49ers
The next Monday Night Football is on October 3, 1911 at 8:15 P.M. ET.
The Los Angeles Rams face off against the San Francisco 49ers on ESPN. You can use a free trial to watch these games with the following services below:
You can stream MNF games live on a Smart TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and smartphones or tablets.
How to watch Monday Night Football on ESPN without cable
Sling TV remains the cheapest option for watching ESPN and ESPN2 without a cable TV subscription. A subscription to Sling Orange is $35 per month.
There is currently no free trial. Instead, you can get half off the first month of service.
Once you sign up online, you can start watching live TV channels on a Smart TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and iOS and Android devices.
But Sling TV isn’t your only option. You may want a channel package that includes NFL Network without an add-on channel bundle.
Is Monday Night Football on DIRECTV STREAM?
A DIRECTV STREAM subscription has you covered with a few ways to watch MNF.
The Entertainment plan includes ESPN, ESPN2 and your local ABC station.
So you can watch Monday Night Football games on ESPN, or on ESPN2 with Peyton and Eli. You will also get local FOX and CBS stations, which are key for NFL games on Sunday.
Subscribers get more than 75 channels, unlimited Cloud DVR to record MNF games. There are 40,000 on-demand movies and shows.
You can sign up for a free 5-day trial without any obligations.
A subscription costs $69.99 per month. But DIRECTV STREAM is currently knocking $20 off for the first two months of service. So you only pay $49.99 per month during the promotional period. Subscribers can watch live TV channels on up to 20 screens at once.
You can get three months of Cinemax, Showtime, STARZ, and EPIX for free before the monthly rates kick in. There are no contracts. You can subscribe month to month and cancel whenever you want.
DIRECTV STREAM works on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Smart TVs running on Android TV and Google TV.
You can look over the different channel lineups before deciding whether to sign up.
Can you watch Monday Night Football on fuboTV?
There is also coverage for local NBC, CBS and FOX stations. So you can watch every MNF game and every local, in-market game throughout Sunday.
You can look over the fuboTV channel lineup to see which local channels are in your area.
Subscribers can watch live TV on up to 10 screens at once. You get 1,000 hours of Cloud DVR allowing you to record any MNF game and replay it later.
fuboTV works with all major streaming devices including Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV. You can also watch fuboTV on Smart TVs powered by Android TV and Google TV.
fuboTV has a 7-day free trial. A subscription costs $69.99 per month. You aren’t under any obligation to keep the service and can cancel online.
Does Hulu have Monday Night Football?
Hulu Live TV has ESPN, ESPN2 with local FOX, CBS, NBC and ABC stations.
You get more than 75 live TV channels and unlimited Cloud DVR.
ESPN Plus is included with a Hulu Live TV subscription. ESPN Plus will stream “Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli” and “NFL PrimeTime” with Chris Berman and Tom Jackson.
You can watch live TV on two screens at once. A subscription costs $69.99 per month. Subscribers also get Hulu’s full on-demand catalog and a subscription to Disney+.
Currently, there is no free trial for Hulu Live TV. New and returning subscribers can get $20 off for the first three months of service. The offer is valid until Oct. 5, 2022.
You can look over which local and regional sports channels are included in the bundle before making any decisions.
Where can I watch Monday Night Football on Sling TV?
Sling TV has ESPN and ESPN2 in the Orange bundle, giving you two ways to watch Monday Night Football.
A subscription to the Orange plan is $35 per month. ESPN has regular season MNF games, and Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli airs on ESPN2.
Sling TV is a very good budget pick for NFL fans who only need ESPN, and can use a TV antenna for local in-market games.
Only Sling Blue has NFL Network, but no ESPN. You can combine an Orange and Blue plan to combine the channel lineup for $50 per month.
To watch NFL RedZone, you need to add the Sports Extra bundle which costs $11 per month.
Sling TV has apps for Roku, Fire TV, Smart TVs, Google Chromecast with Google TV and smartphones. The Blue plan lets you watch live TV on three screens at once. Orange plan subscribers can watch on one screen at a time.
Are Monday Night Football games on YouTube TV?
The live TV streaming service has more than 85 live TV channels. YouTube TV also has a Sports Plus plan for $10.99 per month that includes NFL RedZone and 13 other channels.
Subscribers to YouTube TV get unlimited Cloud DVR, allowing you to record any in-market NFL game and replay it later. You can watch live TV on three screens at once.
YouTube TV has apps on Roku, Amazon Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and Smart TVs powered by Android TV and Google TV.
You can check out the latest offer YouTube TV is making to new and returning customers.
Does Vidgo have MNF during the NFL season?
Yes, Vidgo has more than 110 live TV channels, including ESPN, ESPN2 and NFL Network. Local ABC and FOX channels are available in a number of markets across the U.S.
You can record NFL games with 20 hours of Cloud DVR.
Subscribers can stream on up to three devices at once. Vidgo has apps on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Google Chromecast with Google TV.
A subscription to Vidgo costs $59.99 per month. You can look over Vidgo’s current channel lineup and plans.
There is currently no free trial. You pay month to month in advance. There is no obligation to keep your subscription if it’s not a good fit.
Monday Night Football FAQs
How many Monday Night Football games are there in 2022?
There are 18 “Monday Night Football” games, including two games on one night during Week 2 of the regular season. One Week 2 game is on ESPN, the other on ABC.
ESPN will air 21 regular season games, the Monday night Super Wild Card Game and Pro Bowl.
Who is the new Monday Night Football crew?
Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will be in their first season with ESPN after two decades as the well-known broadcast duo at FOX.
Lisa Salters returns for her 11th season with the franchise.
The Manning brothers are back with “Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli” for 10 games. All of their telecasts are on ESPN2 with select games on ESPN Plus.
What streaming service has ESPN and NFL Network?
fuboTV, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, Vidgo and YouTube TV all have ESPN and NFL Network in their channel lineups.
Sling TV is the cheapest option with its Blue channel bundle at $35 per month. But the Blue package alone lacks ESPN and local channels in some markets that are required to watch NFL games.
How to watch Monday Night Football for free
ABC will air seven Monday Night Football games in 2022, so there is an opportunity to watch those games for free.
A TV antenna can get you major broadcasters such as ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC for free. So there are a number of Sunday afternoon and Monday Night games you want watch for free this season.
New to TV antennas? Read these guides to get started.
- How to Choose the Best TV Antenna
- How to Connect Multiple TVs to One Antenna
- Review: The Best Indoor TV Antennas
- Review: The Best Outdoor TV Antennas
Monday Night Football on ABC schedule
|09/19/2022||8:30 PM||Philadelphia Eagles vs Denver Broncos|
|09/26/2022||8:15 PM||New York Giants vs Dallas Cowboys|
|12/19/2022||8:15 PM||Los Angeles Rams vs Green Bay Packers|
|01/02/2023||8 P.M.||Buffalo Bills vs Cincinnati Bengals|
|01/07/2023||3 P.M.||Doubleheader Saturday (TBA)|
|01/07/2023||7:30 P.M.||Doubleheader Saturday (TBA)|
How to Watch Monday Night Football on Roku
DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, Vidgo and YouTube TV carry ESPN in their channel lineup. Each service has an app within the Roku Channel Store. After you sign up for service or a free trial online, you can:
- Download the app to the live TV streaming service.
- Sign in with your username and password.
- Choose ESPN within your channel guide.
How to Watch Monday Night Football on Fire TV
Pick a free trial, or sign up for DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu Live TV, Sling TV, Vidgo or YouTube TV.
Each of these live TV streaming services carry ESPN in their channel lineup. Once you sign up online, head over to the app store on a Fire TV and download the app for the live TV service.
Sign in with your username and password to access the live TV service.
Can I watch live Monday Night Football on ESPN Plus?
You can watch some MNF games on ESPN Plus.
Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli is an alternate telecast of Monday Night Football airing on ESPN2 and ESPN Plus. Every segment of Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli will be on ESPN2. Select games will be on ESPN Plus.
ESPN Plus on its own costs $9.99 per month. You can also get ESPN Plus through the Disney bundle, which includes Hulu and Disney Plus for $13.99 per month.
Hulu Live TV subscribers now also get ESPN Plus and Disney Plus in addition to live TV.
- ESPN Plus: Get a subscription
Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli 2022 Schedule
|1||Sep 12||Denver Broncos at Seattle Seahawks||ESPN2, ESPN+|
|3||Sep 26||Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants||ESPN2, ESPN+|
|4||Oct 3||Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers||ESPN2|
|7||Oct 24||Chicago Bears at New England Patriots||ESPN2|
|8||Oct 31||Cincinnati Bengals at Cleveland Browns||ESPN2|
|9||Nov 7||Baltimore Ravens at New Orleans Saints||ESPN2|
|13||Dec 5||New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers||ESPN2|
|14||Dec 12||New England Patriots at Arizona Cardinals||ESPN2|
|15||Dec 19||Los Angeles Rams at Green Bay Packers||ESPN2, ESPN+|
|*||Jan 16||TBD: (Super Wild Card Weekend)||ESPN2, ESPN+|
Does Paramount Plus show Monday Night Football?
No. Paramount Plus does not have Monday Night Football. The service streams live NFL games on Sunday afternoons that air on CBS.
You need a subscription to the Essential plan to watch NFL games. The Essential plan costs $4.99 per month. Paramount Plus also has other live sports, including SEC on CBS. The Premium Plan costs $9.99 per month following a free trial.
* Note: This article was published September 12, 2022, and has been updated.
Founder and Editor of The Cord Cutting Report. Before launching the site in 2016, he worked for more than two decades as a staff writer or correspondent for a number of daily newspapers, including The Boston Globe. His enthusiasm for tech began with the Atari 2600. Follow @james_kimble