Cowboys vs Giants live stream: How to watch NFL week 17 game online now

Cowboys vs Giants live stream
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Cowboys vs Giants channel, start time

The Cowboys vs Giants live stream begins today at 1:00 p.m. ET/ 10:00 a.m. PT on Sunday, January 3 on Fox.

The NFC East is on the line right now. Yes, this Cowboys vs Giants live stream could end up crowning the winner of the loss-heavy division (provided Washington falls to the Eagles) and propel one of these mediocre teams into the playoffs. 

Speaking of losses, the Giants are coming off a string of them, having gone down in their past three games after a much-celebrated win over the Seahawks. Meanwhile, the Cowboys are coming off three straight wins. Given their recent upswing, the Cowboys are slightly favored, by 1 point, over the Giants for this NFL live stream.

This NFL live stream game will be a rematch of week five, in which the Cowboys slightly prevailed in a 37-34 final. That's the game in which Dallas powerhouse quarterback Dak Prescott suffered a mangled right ankle that knocked him out for the rest of the season. 

Dark days followed, as the Cowboys lost six of seven games while alternating among three replacement quarterbacks. The team eventually settled on Andy Dalton under the center, and he's beginning to hit his stride. The team has averaged four touchdowns per game since Week 13.

The Giants \are struggling under a wounded Daniel Jones, whose hamstring and ankle injuries have rendered him barely mobile and an easy target for sacking. He went down six times in a loss to the Ravens last week. Scoring has plunged as a result: The Giants mustered just 26 points in their past three games, vs 108 points by Dallas in the same timeframe. The only hope the Giants have is that its defense keeps things close. 

How to watch Cowboys vs Giants live stream with a VPN

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Cowboys vs Giants live streams in the US

In the US, Cowboys vs Giants 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 1:00 p.m. ET/ 10:00 a.m. PT Sunday January 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 or 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.

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 2020 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 $45 per month Sling Orange + Blue package has FOX affiliates for this game, as well as local NBC affiliates and ESPN.

NFL Sunday Ticket: Cowboys vs Giants 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.

Cowboys vs Giants 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

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 Cowboys vs Giants.

Cowboys vs Giants live streams in the UK

American football fans across the pond cannot watch Cowboys vs Giants — or at least that's what it looks like now (no games are marked as available on Sky Sports NFL for Week 17). Sky Sports NFL and Sky Sports Main Event are the standard channels for watching NFL games in the U.K.  Sky Sports features 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.

Cowboys vs Giants 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 Cowboys vs Giants 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.

Sean Captain is a freelance technology and science writer, editor and photographer. At Tom's Guide, he has reviewed cameras, including most of Sony's Alpha A6000-series mirrorless cameras, as well as other photography-related content. He has also written for Fast Company, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Wired.