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Browns vs Steelers live stream: How to watch NFL week 6 game online

Browns vs Steelers live stream
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Browns vs Steelers channel, start time

The Browns vs Steelers game begins at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT today (Sunday, Oct. 18).
It's on CBS, as a part of week 6 of the NFL 2020 season.

The Browns vs Steelers live stream is looking a lot better now that Baker Mayfield and Odell Beckham Jr are expected to play. Mayfield suffered a chest industry but appeared to be "trending in the right direction," according to Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski.

Beckham was away from the team for a few days due to a non-COVID related illness but is also expected to be in the lineup. This NFL live stream should prove very competitive as the Browns are 4-1 and the Steelers are 4-0.

This matchup could be decided based on which team handles the pass rush better. And if that rings true, we'll likely see a Steelers win, as Ben Roethlisberger is ranked number 7 in passer ratings under pressure — while Mayfield is #33. 

Here are the best ways to watch catch the Browns vs Steelers live stream:

How to watch Browns vs Steelers live streams with a VPN

Football fans, if for some reason you've had to leave your own "bubble" — or you can't get CBS where you are for some strange reason — and you can't watch the Browns vs Steelers live streams you want, you're not out of luck. With a virtual private network, or VPN, you can appear to be surfing the web from your home town (or somewhere that blackouts won't hit), and access the same streaming services you already paid for. 

Not sure which VPN is right for you? We've tested many different services and our pick for the best VPN overall is ExpressVPN. ExpressVPN offers superb speeds and excellent customer service, and IPVanish's low pricing is shocking.

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You should also check out IPVanish, another of the best VPNs, which has unlimited device connections, and it’s also great for working around Netflix’s georestrictions, so you can watch stuff on international Netflix plans that isn’t in your neck of the globe. Its annual plan works out to a shockingly low $3.25 per month, too.
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Browns vs Steelers live streams in the US

In America, Browns vs Steelers is going to be broadcast on local CBS affiliates, which are included on most cable TV packages and available on one of our favorite streaming services: fuboTV. Game time is 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT on Sunday (Oct. 18).

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Sling TV, our other favorite live TV service, won't be enough to help, as its array of NFL game-hosting networks — FOX, ESPN, NBC and NFL Network — lacks CBS and NFL RedZone.

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 $45 per month, while the Fubo TV Standard package gives you all of the above, for $59.99 per month.

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NFL Sunday Ticket: Browns vs Steelers is one of the games that DirecTV subscribers can watch via NFL Sunday Ticket (provided that you're not living in the market of either team). Sunday Ticket streams live games in their entirety to televisions, computers, Android and iOS devices, and game consoles.

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.

Browns vs Steelers live streams for free

If you just want to watch on your phone (and CBS in your area has this game), the Yahoo Sports app for iOS and Android will let you watch Browns vs Steelers live streams for free, as they've got every NFL game that's broadcast in your local TV market to your smartphone or tablet for free

Yes, that includes Monday Night Football and Thursday Night Football. You can also sign into your NFL Game Pass subscription and stream it from the Yahoo app.

With one of our best TV antenna picks you can watch live if — and only if — your local CBS affiliate is showing Browns vs Steelers.

Browns vs Steelers live streams in the UK

So, fans of American football across the pond do get Browns vs Steelers on Sky Sports NFL, the standard method for watching NFL games in the U.K.  Sky Sports features more than 100 live games this season. It's on at 6 p.m. local BST.

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.

Browns vs Steelers live streams in Canada

Get in, folks, we're going to Da Zone. Or to be more specific, Canadian football fans will need DAZN to watch Browns vs Steelers live streams in Canada. 

DAZN is also the home of live Champions League soccer games. Plus, Canadians get a 30-day free trial of DAZN here.