Jaguars vs Texans live stream: How to watch Trevor Lawrence debut

Jaguars vs Texans live stream
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It's time for the Jaguars vs Texans live stream, which it puts the No. 1 overall pick Trevor Lawrence under center for his first NFL game against a Houston team looking to spoil his debut in this NFL live stream

Jaguars vs Texans channel, start time

The Jaguars vs Texans live stream is today (Sept. 12).
Time — 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. BST
• U.S. — Watch on CBS via Fubo.TV or Paramount Plus.
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

Trevor Lawrence’s NFL career has been eagerly awaited since he won a national championship and offensive MVP honors at Clemson in 2018 and went to another national championship appearance game in 2020. The wait for his professional career ends Sunday against the Texans and just like his head coach, Lawrence will now be asked to get it done at the NFL level. 

Newly minted Jags’ head coach Urban Meyer built one heck of a resume at the college ranks. After brief stops as the head coach at Bowling Green and Utah, Meyer won two national championships at Florida and another at his alma mater, Ohio State. The 57-year-old is now tasked with leading pros to the same success he did with student athletes. 

The Texans are turning to long-time NFL assistant coach David Culley for answers. Culley was hired to be Houston’s fourth head coach since the team’s inaugural season in 2002. He has been on an NFL coaching staff every year since becoming the Buccaneers’ wide receivers in 1994. Which some quick math will tell you he’s been in the NFL longer than the team he now coaches. His latest stop was as the assistant head coach of the Ravens where he also served as their passing game coordinator.  

Inactives are as follows:

Jaguars: Daniel Thomas (S), Tre Herndon (CB), Walker Little (OL), Jacob Hollister (TE), Jordan Smith (DE), Adam Gotsis (DL), Jay Tufele (DL)

Texans: Deshaun Watson (QB), Lonnie Johnson (CB), Kevin Pierre-Louis (LB), Jimmy Moreland (CB), Scottie Phillips (RB), Jon Greenard (DL), Anthony Miller (WR)

Culley’s first offseason as a head coach has been no picnic. He takes over not only after the team failed to make the playoffs last year, but also when their franchise quarterback’s future is in peril. Deshaun Watson, the Texans’ 25-year old pro bowl QB will miss an indefinite amount of time as he stands accused of sexual assault by 22 woman. Culley named veteran quarterback Tyrod Taylor the team’s starting quarterback. 

The Jaguars are 3-point favorites against the Texans. The over/under is 44.5. The 2021 NFL season marks the league’s first 17-game regular season schedule. 

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Jaguars vs Texans live streams in the US

In the US, Jaguars vs Texans is going to be broadcast on CBS, which is available with most cable packages and on one of our favorite streaming services: fuboTV

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.)
Jets vs Panthers (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Steelers vs Bills (Sun, 1 p.m.)
49ers vs Lions (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Eagles vs Falcons (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).

You can get your local CBS network's NFL games via Paramount Plus, if you want.

The NFL game broadcast rights have stayed similar season over season. CBS gets AFC games on Sunday afternoons, FOX has the NFC games, NBC has Sunday Night Football and some Thursday night football, while ESPN has Monday Night Football. Amazon Prime Video has some Thursday Night Football games, while the NFL Network will continue to offer a bunch of games throughout the year. 

So, that makes it really easy to recommend where cord-cutters should turn to watch the NFL season: Fubo TV. Built for all things sports, Fubo has all three of those local broadcasters, plus ESPN and NFL Network. That's why it's one of the best streaming services.

Sling TV doesn't have CBS (not without AirTV at least), so while that's one of our favorite services, it's not ideal for football fans.

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 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.

Paramount Plus

Paramount Plus combines what used to be CBS All Access with even more content from the deep ViacomCBS vault. Get access to Survivor and Big Brother episodes, as well as originals like Star Trek: Picard and The Good Fight. And more great stuff is on the way, including Frasier and Criminal Minds revivals.

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

Jaguars vs Texans 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 CBS affiliate is showing Jaguars vs Texans.

Jaguars vs Texans live streams in the UK

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

The Jaguars vs Texans 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.

Jaguars vs Texans 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 Jaguars vs Texans 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.

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.