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Cardinals vs Rams live stream: How to watch NFL week 4 game online

Kyler Murray and Matthew Stafford who will play in the Cardinals vs Rams live stream
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It's time for today's Cardinals vs Rams live stream, and it will mark the second time in as many weeks that Matt Stafford will have to lead his offense against another top-scoring opponent. Stafford and L.A. will try to out-duel Kyler Murray and Arizona in this NFL live stream

Cardinals vs Rams channel, start time

The Cardinals vs Rams live stream airs today (Sunday, Oct. 3).
Time — 4:05 p.m. ET / 1:05 p.m. PT / 9:05 p.m. BST
• U.S. — Watch on FOX via Sling or Fubo.TV
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

Kyler Murray is an amazing NFL quarterback to watch. He uses his 5’10 frame to disappear on the football field. No better example of that than his one-yard touchdown run in Jacksonville last week where he pranced into the end zone while the Jags were still trying to figure out who had the ball. Murray has pulled off that play several times in his career while he has also dazzled with this arm. His array of skills has helped this Cardinals team rise to a tie with Tampa as the highest scoring offenses in the NFL averaging 34.3-points-per-game.

The Cardinals (3-0) are also no slouch defensibly. They have forced seven turnovers this season, tied for second in the NFL. Last week against the Jaguars, it was cornerback Byron Murphy who stepped up intercepting Trevor Lawrence twice including a pick-six late in the third quarter that gave the Cardinals the lead for good.

The Rams (3-0) will likely have to win their second straight shootout if they are going to improve to 4-0. Last week Matthew Stafford led his offense to 34 points as they outdueled Tom Brady and the Buccaneers. This week, he will have to keep Cooper Kupp, Desean Jackson and Van Jefferson firing on all cylinders as they try to keep up with the likes of Murray, DeAndre Hopkins, A.J. Green and Christian Kirk.  

Today's inactives are as follows:

Cardinals: OT Kelvin Beachum, RB Eno Benjamin, LB Victor Dimukeje, CB Tay Gowan, WR Andy Isabella, OT Justin Murray, QB Chris Streveler

Rams: DT Bobby Brown, LB Chris Garrett, TE Brycen Hopkins, S JuJu Hughes, OT Alaric Jackson, LB Jamir Jones, QB Bryce Perkins

The great equalizer in all this will be if either defense can step up to keep big plays from happening. Aaron Donald will lead the Rams defense while, J.J. Watt leads the Cardinals. The two have combined for seven Defensive Player of the Year Awards with Donald currently holding that title.

The Rams are 4-point favorites against the Cardinals. The over/under is 54.5 points.


How to watch Cardinals vs Rams live stream from anywhere

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Cardinals vs Rams live streams in the US

In the US, Cardinals vs Rams 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 4:05 p.m. ET / 1:05 p.m. PT Sunday Oct. 3rd.

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.

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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.View Deal

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

Cardinals vs Rams 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 Buccaneers vs Rams.

Cardinals vs Rams live streams in the UK

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

The Cardinals vs Rams live stream starts at 9:05 p.m. BST Sunday evening.

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

Cardinals vs Rams 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.