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Eagles vs Falcons live stream: How to watch NFL week 1 game online

Eagles vs Falcons live stream
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It's time for the Eagles vs Falcons live stream, and it marks the beginning of the Nick Sirianni era in Philadelphia and the start of the Arthur Smith era in Atlanta. Which coach will start their career and their team’s season with a 1-0 record after this NFL live stream?  

Eagles vs Falcons channel, start time

The Eagles vs Falcons live stream takes place today (Sept. 12).
Time — 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. BST
• U.S. — Watch on FOX via Sling or Fubo.TV
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

Philadelphia travels to Atlanta as a much different team than the one that finished in the basement of the NFC East last season. Doug Pederson was fired after last year just three years removed from coaching the franchise to their first ever Super Bowl championship. Also gone is their franchise quarterback and MVP candidate from their Super Bowl season, Carson Wentz. 

Now Nick Sirianni takes over with second year quarterback Jalen Hurts as his quarterback. The 40-year-old Sirianni spent the three last seasons as the Colts’ offensive coordinator under former Eagles’ assistant Frank Reich. Despite Wentz being traded to the Colts in March and no real competition being brought in to challenge Jalen Hurts as the team’s number one QB, Sirianni waited until the end of the preseason to officially name Hurts the starter. The now 23-year-old Hurts started just four games for the Eagles last season. 

Inactives are as follows:

Eagles: Landon Dickerson (OL), Mac McCain (CB), Rodney McLeod (S), Gardner Minshew (QB), Davion Taylor (LB)

Falcons: Feleipe Franks (QB), Wayne Gallman (RB), Darren Hall (CB), Frank Darby (WR), Ta'Quon Graham (DL)

Aside from the 36-year old Matt Ryan, this game will have fans focused on the young guys. New Falcons’ head coach Arthur Smith has spent the last two seasons as the Titans’ offensive coordinator. Smith will be sure to dial up a healthy amount of targets for rookie tight end Kyle Pitts, who Atlanta took with the fourth overall pick in April’s draft. On the other sideline, the Eagles will have plenty of plays for the 10th overall selection in that same draft, wide receiver  DeVonta Smith. 

The Falcons are 3.5-point favorites against the Eagles. The over/under is 48.5 points. 


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Eagles vs Falcons live streams in the US

In the US, Eagles vs Falcons 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

Week 1 games (all times ET)

Cowboys vs Buccaneers (Th, 8:20 p.m.)
Cardinals vs Titans (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Chargers vs Washington (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Jaguars vs Texans (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Jets vs Panthers (Sun, 1 p.m.)
49ers vs Lions (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Steelers vs Bills (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Seahawks vs Colts (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Vikings vs Bengals (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Browns vs Chiefs (Sun, 4:25 p.m.)
Dolphins vs Patriots (Sun, 4:25 p.m.)
Broncos vs Giants (Sun, 4:25 p.m.)
Packers vs Saints (Sun, 4:25 p.m.)
Bears vs Rams (Sun, 8:20 p.m.)
Ravens vs Raiders (Mon, 8:15 p.m.)

The game starts at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT on Sunday (Sept. 12).

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, but has NFL 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.

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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.

Eagles vs Falcons 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 Eagles vs Falcons.

Eagles vs Falcons live streams in the UK

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

The Eagles vs Falcons live stream starts at  6 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.

Eagles vs Falcons 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.