Broncos vs Browns live stream is here: How to watch Thursday Night Football

Teddy Bridgewater starts against backup Case Keenum, in the Broncos vs Browns live stream
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The Broncos vs Browns live stream is coming up soon, and it catches a Cleveland team that is sifting through their depth chart looking for who will step up as they combat a long list of injuries. While the Browns deal with that, the Broncos are looking to get back on the winning track in this NFL live stream.

Broncos vs Browns channel, start time

The Broncos vs Browns live stream is tonight Oct. 21).
Time — 8:20 p.m. ET/ 5:20 p.m. PT / 1:20 a.m. BST
• U.S. — Watch on FOX or NFL Network via Sling or Fubo.TV, or on Amazon Prime
• U.K. — Watch on Sky Sports NFL
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The Browns (3-3) are extremely banged up coming into this game. Quarterback Baker Mayfield will sit out week 7 due to a shoulder injury, snapping his 51-consecutive game streak. Running backs Kareem Hunt and Nick Chubb will also miss this game with calf injuries. Hunt has been placed on injured reserve. 

Case Keenum will start at quarterback for the Browns, marking his first start since week eight of 2019 when he was with Washington. Overall he's 27-35 as a starter in his 10-year NFL career with a passer rating of 85.1

On a positive not for Browns fans, Odell Beckham Jr. is active tonight and will play despite a shoulder injury.  

After winning their first three games, the Broncos (3-3) have dropped three-in-a-row. Denver was able to notch wins against the Giants, Jags and Jets, but then fell to the Ravens, Steelers and Raiders.

Broncos' quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is coming off his toughest game of the season. He threw three interceptions and lost a fumble in last week's 34-24 loss to the Raiders.

Despite their long list of injuries, the Browns are 1.5-point favorites against the Broncos. The over/under is 41.

Broncos Inactives: Brett Rypien (QB), Mike Boone (RB), Kary Vincent (CB), Jamar Johnson (S), Baron Browning (LB), Cameron Fleming (OT), Aaron Patrick (OLB)

Browns Inactives: Baker Mayfield (QB), Nick Chubb (RB), A.J. Green (CB), Ifeadi Odenigbo (DE), Hjalte Froholdt (G), Jack Conklin (OT), Tommy Togiai (DT)


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Broncos vs Browns live streams in the US

In the US, Broncos vs Browns is going to be broadcast on FOX and NFL Network, which are available on two of our favorite streaming services fuboTV and Sling TV. The game starts at 8:20 p.m. ET/ 5:20 p.m. PT today (Oct. 21). It's also on Amazon Prime Video.

If FOX, ESPN, NBC and NFL Network have typically been enough to get you all the football you need, you could rely on Sling (which doesn't include CBS, and has RedZone in the Sports Extra add-on). You can get CBS NFL games via Paramount Plus, if you want.

The more comprehensive package comes from fuboTV, as it has all five of the main channels you'll want: CBS, ESPN, FOX, NBC and the NFL Network. That's why it's one of the best streaming services.

It's a case of "you get what you pay for" as Sling Orange & Blue (which you'd need to get ESPN, FOX, NBC and NFL Network) costs $50 per month, while the Fubo TV Standard package gives you all of the above, for $65 per month.

Fubo.TV:a 7-day free trial

Fubo.TV: One of the best streaming services with FOX, and the top pick for watching all of the 2021 NFL live streams, Fubo has all of the right network channels and the two cable channels you don't want to go without. Who needs cable? Not Fubo subscribers. It's got a 7-day free trial so you don't need to pay up front.

Sling TV

If you can stand to miss CBS games, Sling TV provides a middle ground. The $50 per month Sling Orange + Blue package has FOX and NFL Network for this game, as well as local NBC affiliates, and ESPN.

Amazon Prime subscribers get free access to the Broncos vs Browns game as part of Thursday Night Football on Prime Video without ever needing to pay extra. 

The 11 TNF games can be streamed through Prime Video and Twitch, and they will also be the exclusive streamer for a Saturday regular season game in the second half of the season.

NFL Sunday Ticket: Broncos vs Browns is one of the games that DirecTV subscribers can watch via NFL Sunday Ticket.

You can also get NFL Sunday Ticket as a stand-alone service — but only if you live in an area that doesn't get DirecTV service.

Broncos vs Browns live stream for free

If you just want to watch Broncos vs Browns on your phone or tablet, the Yahoo Sports app for iOS and Android gives away every NFL game that's broadcast in your local TV market for free. You can also sign into your NFL Game Pass subscription and stream it from the Yahoo app. 

As part of the Thursday Night Football coverage deal with Amazon, the Buccaneers vs Eagles game will also stream for free on Amazon-owned Twitch.

Broncos vs Browns live streams in the UK

You can also catch the Broncos vs Browns live stream across the pond, though it is at the late hour of 1:20 a.m. local BST. Yes, those in the U.K. will want Sky Sports for watching NFL games in the U.K., where it airs on Sky Sports NFL. It will also feature more than 100 live games this season.

If you're an existing Sky customer, you can get all of that with the Sky Sports Complete Pack, for £39 per month

If you're not looking to spend that much, you can get a less comprehensive Sky Sports pass from Now TV. Daily, weekly and monthly passes range from £9.99 to £33.99.

Broncos vs Browns live streams in Canada

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Marc Farzetta

Marc is a contributing sportswriter at Tom’s Guide covering the NFL, NBA and MLB as well as various other leagues. He is a graduate of Temple University where he studied Broadcasting and Journalism. Marc’s previous stops include the Trenton Times and NBC Sports Philadelphia. He also worked on the production crew of NBC Sunday Night Football for 11 seasons. When not working, Marc is probably sipping his next espresso to get him ready for more work.