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Cardinals vs 49ers live stream is today: How to watch NFL Week 9 game online

Kyler Murray sits out due to an ankle injury as Jimmy Garoppolo will look to lead the Niners to a win!
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Today's Cardinals vs 49ers live stream has Arizona in unfamiliar territory as they are coming off their first loss the season and today will be without their MVP candidate QB. Meanwhile, San Francisco is looking to this NFL live stream will not be a repeat of their week five matchup.

Cardinals vs 49ers channel, start time

The Cardinals vs 49ers live stream is Today (Nov. 7).
Time — 4:25 p.m. ET / 1:25 p.m. PT / 9:25 p.m. BST
• U.S. — Watch on FOX via Sling or Fubo.TV
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

The Cardinals (7-1) were the NFL's last undefeated team standing when they hosted the Packers in week eight for Thursday night football. Despite Green Bay being short-handed, Arizona fell, 24-21. 

In the loss, quarterback Kyler Murray, an MVP candidate this season, injured his left ankle on the last play of the game. As a result, Murray is inactive today. Veteran backup QB Colt McCoy will get the start for the Cardinals, marking his first start since  week 14 of last season when he was with the Giants.

The 49ers (3-4) are hoping the second time's the charge as they take on the Cardinals for the second time this season. San Francisco lost at Arizona in week five, 17-10. In that game, Trey Lance got the start as Jimmy Garoppolo was dealing with a calf injury. 

The 30-year-old Garoppolo has posted a 115.9 passer rating in four career starts against the Cardinals going 3-1 with 11 touchdowns and just 2 interceptions. 

On the ground, the 49ers will hope running back Elijah Mitchell will have more success than he did in week five where he ran for just 43 yards. The rookie sixth-round pick is coming off a huge game against the Bears where he ran for 137 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries. 

The 49ers are 4-point road favorites against the Cardinals. The over/under is 44.5. 

Cardinals Inactives: Kyler Murray (QB), Deandrea Hopkins (WR), Kevin Peterson (CB), Jonathan Ward (RB), James Wiggins (S)

49ers Inactives:  Trey Sermon (RB),  Travis Benjamin (WR),  Jimmie Ward (S),  Deommodore Lenoir (CB), Aaron Banks (OL), Maurice Hurst (DL), Charles Omenihu (DL)


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Cardinals vs 49ers live streams in the US

In the US, Cardinals vs 49ers is going to be broadcast on FOX, which is available with most cable packages and on two of our favorite streaming services fuboTV and Sling TV

The game starts at 4:25 p.m. ET / 1:25 p.m. PT Sunday (Nov 7).

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 RedZone is available with the Sports Extra add on). You can get your local 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

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 affiliates for this game, as well as local NBC affiliates plus ESPN.

NFL Sunday Ticket: This game is included in NFL Sunday Ticket, which is available even if you don't have DirecTV.

Cardinals vs 49ers live streams for free

If you just want to watch on your phone, the Yahoo Sports app for iOS and Android gives away every NFL game that's broadcast in your local TV market to your smartphone or tablet for free. This appears to include pre-season games, but we can't find specific confirmation for this game.

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 FOX affiliate is showing Cardinals vs 49ers.

Cardinals vs 49ers live streams in the UK

American football fans across the pond cannot watch Cardinals vs 49ers on  Sky Sports, the typical home to more than 100 live games per NFL season. 

The Cardinals vs 49ers live stream starts at 9:25 p.m. GMT Sunday evening.

Americans abroad could just use the service of their choice, provided they log in via a VPN such as ExpressVPN.

Cardinals vs 49ers 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.