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Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Tennessee Titans
Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Tennessee Titans looks to pass during the game against the New York Giants at Nissan Stadium on Sept. 11, 2022 in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Week 2 of the 2022 NFL season wraps up tonight. Catching all of tonight’s football action can be tricky now that there are two “Monday Night Football” games to catch, airing on different networks.

Here’s how to watch the Tennessee Titans (0-1) face off against the Buffalo Bills (1-0) tonight on “Monday Night Football.”


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The 2022 NFL regular season is scheduled to run over 18 weeks, and include 272 games in total. For more on how to watch every NFL game of the season, check out our more comprehensive NFL streaming guide.

When does the Titans – Bills game start?

This week, “Monday Night Football” action kicks off Sept. 19 at 7:15 p.m. EDT (4:15 p.m. PDT) on ESPN with the Tennessee Titans vs. the Buffalo Bills. Then, at 8:30 p.m. EDT (5:30 p.m. PDT) on ABC, the Minnesota Vikings face off against the Philadelphia Eagles. Take a look at our rundown of how to watch “Monday Night Football” this season, including these two games. And be sure to stay tuned until the end for our recommendations on streaming devices and the best TVs for watching football.

(For the complete 2022 NFL season schedule, check out this guide put together by our sister site, CBS Sports.)

How to watch ‘Monday Night Football’

“MNF” games are set to be broadcast on ESPN now through 2033, so if you want to watch “Monday Night Football,” there’s just no getting around it; you’ll need access to ESPN. Every game of the season (and preseason) will air on ESPN, except for tonight’s game.

How to watch ESPN

ESPN is included in most cable packages and in plenty of deluxe streaming subscriptions with a live TV component, including DirectTV Stream, Fubo TV, Hulu + Live TV and Sling TV. If you have a cable package but aren’t sure if it includes ESPN, you can try signing in with your TV provider here.

NFL Plus

Denver Broncos Camp

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If you want to watch NFL games, including “Monday Night Football,” exclusively on your mobile device or tablet, NFL+ has you covered. Starting at $5 per month or $30 annually, an NFL+ subscription gives you mobile or tablet access to live local and primetime regular season and postseason games, live game audio for every game and more. You’ll also get live out-of-market preseason games across a broader range of devices. 

NFL+, $5 and up per month


DirecTV Stream

DirecTV Stream

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DirecTV Stream isn’t cheap, but it offers all the networks you’ll need for the 2022 NFL season, including ESPN, ABC and ESPN Deportes. DirecTV Stream’s least-expensive tier, called “Entertainment,” offers CBS, NBC, Fox and ESPN for $70 a month. But get this: Subscribers to the “Choice” tier and above get all that, plus regional sports networks and no-extra-cost access to 2022 NFL Sunday Ticket Max, a plan that streams every live out-of-market Sunday game (and usually runs $395).  

Right now, DirectTV Stream is offering $20 off your first two months of any package, meaning you’ll only have to pay $50 for your first two months of the “Entertainment” tier, or $70 for the “Choice” tier.       

DirecTV Stream (“Choice” tier), $70 per month for first two months (new users only)


FuboTV

FuboTV

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FuboTV is a sports-centric streaming service that offers access to almost every NFL game of the season. Packages include CBS, Fox, NBC, ESPN, NFL Network, NFL RedZone and more. 

In addition to NFL football, FuboTV offers MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS and international soccer games.

FuboTV, starting at $70 per month


Hulu + Live TV: Save $60

Hulu

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A $70 monthly subscription to Hulu+ Live TV offers access to all the platforms airing and streaming 2022 NFL games, including ESPN an ABC — except for “Thursday Night Football,” which you’ll need Amazon Prime Video for. 

Right now, in celebration of the 2022 NFL season, Hulu is offering $20 off per month for your first three months of Hulu + Live TV — that’s $60 in savings. New subscribers and those who canceled their Hulu subscription over one month ago are eligible for this Hulu + Live TV promo, which runs from September 6 through October 10, 2022.

Hulu+ Live TV, $50 (reduced from $70) per month for your first three months


YouTube TV

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YouTube TV offers streaming coverage and pricing similar to Hulu+ Live TV’s, with the added bonus of a cable TV-esque channel grid. A basic subscription costs $65 a month. It’s currently being offered (to new users only) for $55 a month for the first three months.        

YouTube TV, $55 per month for first three months (new users only)


Sling TV

Sling TV

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Sling TV is a live-TV streamer. For the NFL season, Sling’s “Orange & Blue” tier will get you almost all of the networks you need to watch every game — including ABC and ESPN — and at a relative bargain of $50 a month. Note: The “Orange & Blue” tier will not get you CBS games, or Amazon Prime Video’s “Thursday Night Football.” 

Still interested? Sling offers new users half off their first month of any package, including the “Orange & Blue” tier. 

Sling TV (“Orange & Blue” tier), $50 per month


ESPN Plus

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ESPN+ will simulcast some of ESPN’s “MNF” games, but it includes access to very few live NFL games. During the 2022 NFL season, ESPN+ will exclusively broadcast one single game: Denver Broncos vs. Jacksonville Jaguars on October 30. (The game will take place at Wembley Stadium in London at 9:30 a.m. ET.)

This means, if you truly want to the ability to stream every single game of the season, you’ll need access to ESPN+ — at least for the month of October. The $7 per month streaming service does not currently offer a free trial. 

ESPN+, $7 monthly

Another way you can gain access to ESPN+ is through the Disney+ bundle, which includes Disney+, Hulu’s most basic ad-supported plan and ESPN+ for $14 a month. If you’re wondering what else you can watch with the Disney+ bundle, check out our guide on what to watch on Disney+ and what to watch on Hulu this month

Disney+ bundle, $14 monthly


How to watch “Monday Night Football” for free without cable: Amplified HD digital TV antenna

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If you want to catch NFL games without paying for a cable or streaming subscription, an indoor HD digital TV antenna is the way to go. For just $29, it’ll deliver any live-aired, free-TV NFL games in your area, plus all the other over-the-air content available in your area. Just connect the antenna to your set, and watch. It’s the 20th-century TV-viewing experience with 21st-century technology.

U Must Have amplified HD digital TV antenna, $29 (reduced from $45)


The best TVs for watching football in 2022

We’ve found the best TVs for watching NFL football (based on user reviews) including TV from top brands such as SamsungLG, and Sony. Keep reading to see the best deals on the best TVs you can get for the 2022 NFL season.

55″ Samsung Q70A QLED 4K smart TV: $800 

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Here’s a great deal to get you started: This 55-inch Samsung QLED is on sale at Samsung for $300 off.

No matter what stream of the game you’re watching, this QLED TV lets you watch the game in upscaled 4K resolution thanks to its machine-based learning AI. The smart TV also features apps, streaming services and advanced controls. Plus, it’s compatible with most voice assistants.

55″ Samsung Q70A QLED 4K smart TV, $800 (regularly $1,100)


65″ Samsung ‘The Frame’ smart TV: $1,400 

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Samsung


Transform your TV into a piece of art when you’re not watching football. The Frame smart TV has a built-in motion sensor that activates your device to display your favorite pieces of art in 4K resolution whenever you enter the room. No matter if you’re admiring Hopper’s “Early Sunday Morning” or jamming along to Carrie Underwood’s Sunday night football intro, this QLED TV produces 100% color volume in the DCI-P3 color space, which is the format for most cinema screens and HDR movies for television. (Translation: Colors on this TV will be more vivid and true-to-life.)

55″ Samsung ‘The Frame’ smart TV, $1,400 (reduced from $1,500)

65″ Samsung ‘The Frame’ smart TV, $1,600 (regularly $2,000)


75″ Samsung 4K smart TV: $950

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Samsung


Watch NFL stars battle it out in gorgeous color and luminosity with this 75-inch Samsung 4K TV. The TV features low lag rates and minimized blur, so you’ll always be able to keep up with the plays. The 4K smart device also provides tailored recommendations for streaming and live TV with an on-screen guide.

75″ Samsung 4K smart TV, $950 (reduced from $1,000)


55” Samsung QN85A 4K Neo QLED: $1,100

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Samsung


Your TV should sound like you’re in the stadium. The Samsung 4K Neo QLED includes top-of-the-line features, including a premium audio technology called object-tracking sound (OTS). With OTS, your television analyzes the action on screen and tries to replicate a surround-sound experience without any external speakers. The Samsung 4K Neo QLED also features a built-in Alexa assistant.

55″ Samsung QN85A 4K Neo QLED, $1,100 (reduced from $1,600)


65″ Sony Bravia XR OLED 4K TV: $1,998

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The 65-inch Sony Bravia XR OLED 4K TV features a cognitive processor meant to deliver intense contrast with pure blacks, high peak brightness and natural colors. Thanks to its Acoustic Surface Audio+ technology, the screen is the speaker. This smart TV comes with access to Google TV, and works with most voice assistants.

65″ Sony Bravia XR OLED 4K TV, $1,998 (reduced from $2,300)


75″ Amazon Fire TV Omni series 4K smart TV: $700

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This 75-inch Amazon Fire TV offers a 4K UHD display and enhanced color and clarity thanks to Dolby Vision. The TV also supports voice control with Amazon Alexa. It’s high-quality picture quality and large size make this TV a solid choice for football fans — plus it’s hard to find such a big screen at such a low price.

75″ Amazon Fire TV Omni series 4K smart TV, $700 (reduced from $1,100)


32″ Toshiba set (720p) with Fire TV: $140

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Best Buy


At just 32 inches, this budget-friendly Toshiba TV is suited for small spaces like bedrooms or offices. It runs Amazon’s Fire TV platform, so you can stream new shows from Hulu, Netflix and more without plugging in extra equipment. You can also watch live TV on this device.

32″ Toshiba set (720p) with Fire TV, $140 (reduced from $200)


50″ TCL 5-Series with 4K resolution: $430

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Best Buy


See every game in all its glory with this 50-inch TCL set. The 4K TV features QLED technology, 4K resolution and Dolby Vision. All those features together improve the sharpness, brightness, color and contrast of an image.

50″ TCL 5-Series with 4K resolution, $430 (reduced from $600)


Amazon Fire 4-Series TV 55″ 4K TV with Alexa built in: $430

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A mid-size television, 55 to 65 inches along the diagonal, is the ideal size for many living rooms. The best viewing distance for a 55-inch 4K TV, such as this model, is between 4.5 and 7 feet. That leaves enough space for people to get up and walk by for more snacks from the gameday spread.

Amazon Fire 4-Series TV 55″ 4K TV with Alexa built in, $430 (reduced from $520)


LG 86″ LED 4K UHD Smart webOS TV: $1,297

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Best Buy


If you just need more screen, this 86-inch LG should fill up your space. It has a 4K UHD resolution and works with Alexa and Google Assistant. This large TV is sure to show you every inch of the big game.

LG 86″ LED 4K UHD Smart webOS TV, $1,297 (reduced from $1,900)


TCL 55″ QLED 6-Series with 4K resolution: $698

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TCL via Amazon


Buying your first TV so you can watch the Super Bowl on a big screen? If you’re already used to a certain interface, switching can be tough, especially if you’re not particularly tech savvy. Fans of the super-simple Roku platform should look for a TV — like this TCL model — with a built-in Roku system. Plus, the picture quality of this 6-Series model is stunning for the money.

TCL 55″ QLED Roku 6-Series with 4K resolution, $700 (was $1,200)


Best streaming devices for watching the 2022 NFL season 

Roku devices, Amazon Fire Sticks and more ways to stream the 2022 NFL season, plus tons of great shows and movies.

Roku Express 4K+

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Among the streaming hardware giants, the Roku Express 4K+ boasts the most options and apps, including NFL-friendly streaming services such as Hulu, YouTubeTV and FuboTV. It’s Apple AirPlay compatible as well, enabling you to connect your iPhone or iPad to the TV. (You can learn more about Roku here.)

Roku Express 4K+, $40


Apple TV 4K: $120

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Apple devotees, or anyone with an Apple One subscription bundle, should consider watching NFL live streams on an Apple TV 4K. The device is equipped with Dolby Vision, a new-and-improved Siri-enabled remote and SharePlay, which enables you to enjoy the game with a group of pals. After the games wrap, you can take advantage of Apple Arcade gaming or stream a movie from your favorite streaming service.

Apple TV 4K, $120 (reduced from $179)


Fire TV Stick 4K: $30

Fire TV Stick 4K

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Amazon’s Fire TV Stick 4K is a streaming device that will appeal to anyone with an Alexa-enabled home. Say goodbye to pouring through channel menus. You can switch back and forth between games with the device’s voice remote (“Alexa, turn on the AFC Championship…”). It offers 4K Ultra HD, Dolby Vision, HDR, and HDR10+ in addition to Dolby Atmos audio, plus access to thousands of channels, some of which are free.

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, $30 (reduced from $50)


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