How to Watch the Super Bowl Without Cable TV

If you’ve just joined the cord-cutting craze, don’t be afraid: The Super Bowl is still available to you in a number of ways.

Super Bowl 55 kicks off on Feb. 7, pitting the Chiefs against the Buccaneers. Patrick Mahomes will look to repeat as a champ while Tom Brady chases his seventh ring, and you won’t want to miss out.

Thankfully, there are a number of free streaming options, others with free trials and overall a bevy of options to choose from to stream Super Bowl 55 right from your living room. It’ll be like you’re in Tampa at the game, only maybe without the sunshine and warmth.

How to watch the Super Bowl without cable 2021

  • Date: Sunday, Feb. 7
  • Time: 6:30 p.m. ET

Super Bowl 55 between the Chiefs and Buccaneers will begin at 6:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 7. The game is being played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. 

Those hoping to watch The Weeknd perform on the Super Bowl halftime show should expect that to begin shortly after 8 p.m. ET.

Stream on CBS Apps

Super Bowl LV will be streamable for free through a number of CBS channels. The easiest and most straightforward option will be to stream it, but you’ll also be able to watch it on the CBS Sports app, which is available in the App Store and Google Play. Subscribers to CBS All Access will also be able to watch the game through that app as well, though it typically costs $6 per month with ads or $10 per month without ads after a seven-day trial.

Stream on Yahoo Sports App

The Yahoo Sports app, which is free and available on the App Store and Google Play, will also stream the Super Bowl.

Stream on ESPN Deportes

ESPN Deportes will be the exclusive home for Spanish-language coverage of the game, per an agreement with the NFL and CBS. Coverage can be accessed through ESPN Deportes TV and on the ESPN App.

Stream on NFL App

The official NFL app, available for iOS and Android, will also offer free coverage of the game. The NFL app is additionally supported on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, and Xbox One.

Additional Streaming Services

Outside of these primary channels, the game will also be able to be streamed through paid over-the-top services including Hulu with Live TV, YouTube TV, FuboTV, and Sling TV. All of these services offer free trials to new subscribers, so if you’ve been considering taking the leap with a live TV streaming service, now is a great time to take one of these on a test run.

10 Things You May Not Know About the First Super Bowl

Spoilers! How that magical ‘WandaVision’ finale sets the stage for the next round of Marvel movies