Monday Night Football is finally back! The Buffalo Bills will go up against the New York Jets on Monday (Sept. 11) at 8:15 p.m. ET. Even if you don’t have cable, there are plenty of ways to watch NFL games without spending a fortune.

To make the process a little easier, we put together some of the better options for Monday Night Football and other NFL games. Read on for a schedule of upcoming MNF games, plus ways to watch and stream live and on-demand (with and without cable).


Monday Night Football: Games, Dates & Time

Monday Night Football begins on Sept. 11 and will continue into January 2024. ESPN enlisted the help of Timbaland and Justin Timberlake to curate the music for select Monday Night Football games.

This year’s MNF matchups will include Bills vs. Jets, New Orleans Saints vs. Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Los Angeles Rams. vs. Cincinnati Bengals.

The Bills and Jets will kick things off this Monday (click here for tickets), followed by the Saints and Panthers, and Browns and Steelers next Monday. MNF games will broadcast on ESPN, EPSN2 and ESPN Deportes, while select games are scheduled to air on ABC. See the full 2023 MNF schedule here.

How to Watch Monday Night Football Without Cable

Gone are the days of simply switching channels to catch all of your favorite NFL games, and it can be hard to keep track of which games are streaming on which platforms. For example, Prime Video is the streaming home for Thursday Night Football, while Sunday football games are available on NBC, CBS, Paramount+ and Peacock, and some Monday Night Football games will simulcast on ESPN+.

That said, while there are different ways to watch football games from your TV, phone, laptop or computer, the price will vary depending on which platform that you choose.

With ESPN+, you’ll get access to football and more for $9.99 a month (or bundle with Disney+ and Hulu). Watch the NFL, college football, soccer, MLB, NBA, NHL, UFC 279, PGA Tour, Top Rank, PLL Playoffs, Premiere League, La Liga, cricket and other sporting events on ESPN+. You can also binge dozens of sports series and TV shows, and original content such as PPV fights, and the entire 30 for 30 series, which includes The Captain, Tom Brady: Man in the Arena, Al Davis vs. The NFL, Vick, Be Like Water, Breakaway, More Than An Athlete with Michael Strahan, and Our Time Baylor Basketball.


Monday’s Jets vs. Bills game will broadcast on ABC, ESPN, and ESPN+. The game is scheduled to begin at 8:15 p.m. ET/5:15 p.m. PT. Monday Night Countdown pre-game coverage will begin at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT. Additionally, tonight’s game will feature Damar Hamlin’s return (although he’s not expected to play) for the first time since suffering a cardiac arrest last season and quarterback Aaron Rogers’ season-opener with the Jets. The Jets will mark the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a tribute to first responders (NYPD officer Briana Fernandez will sing the National Anthem).

Other Ways to Watch Monday Night Football Without Cable

There are several other affordable options to watch sports and more. For example, you can subscribe to FuboTV, Vidgo, DirecTV Stream and Sling TV for around $20-$65 and stream television live and on-demand, including ESPN and other sports channels, in addition to DVR recording.

DirecTV Stream
$64.99 $74.99 13% off% OFF

You’ll get a free trial DirecTV Stream and Fubo TV, which means that you can watch football games for free for up to a week. You can also watch games on YouTube TV and NFL+, which is $14.99/month (subscribe to an annual plan and save 20%). With NFL+, football fans can watch or listen to games live and on-demand, plus enjoy recaps and more.

And if you’re looking for an NFL Sunday Ticket discount, you can get it for free through Verizon.

Another money-saving streaming option: Hulu + Live TV give you access to 90+ channels in edition to ESPN+, Hulu and Disney+, and DVR storage, for less than $75 a month. If you’ve been waiting for a streaming deal to join, Hulu+ Live TV is currently on sale for $49.99/month for three months, instead of the usual $69.99 per month. The limited discount ends on Oct. 11.

Hulu + Live TV Discount
$49.99 $69.99 29% off% OFF

Want to stream from outside of the U.S.? With ExpressVPN, NordVPN and PureVPN you can access several streaming platforms and channels.


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