The Patriots vs Eagles live stream puts two teams against each other who have been battling all week in joint practices. Who will get the last laugh after this NFL live stream?
The Patriots vs Eagles live stream will begin today (Thursday, August 19) at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT. It will air on the NFL Network.
NFL teams often schedule joint training camp sessions with other franchises around the league during their summer workouts. It helps change things up from the monotony of hitting and blocking and practicing against the same people every day for a month. The Patriots and the Eagles have enjoyed such a set up this week.
Each team has their own position battles to figure out and neither team has named a starter for the upcoming regular season. Each team has a veteran challenging a young arm. For the Patriots they have 10-year vet Cam Newton taking on rookie and 15th overall pick Mac Jones. Neither were able to put the ball in the endzone in their first preseason game last week against Washington. Newton started that game and played most of the first quarter. He completed 4-of-7 pass attempts for 49 yards. Jones took over late in the first quarter and went on to play a little over two quarters. He completed 13-of-19 pass attempts for 87 yards. No official word on who will start tonight.
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With the Eagles, it’s a little clearer as to who their number one quarterback will be for the season: Jalen Hurts is the heavy favorite. The second-year QB started last week against the Steelers and completed 3-of-7 pass attempts, but was hampered by drops from Jalen Reagor and Zach Ertz. Veteran quarterback Joe Flacco came in late in the first quarter and on his second pass attempt hit Quez Watkins on a bubble screen. The 23-year-old wide receiver took it 79 yards for the Eagles' only touchdown of the game. Watkins was a sixth-round pick in 2020 and has been considered a well-kept secret weapon of the Eagles. “I guess he’s not a secret anymore,” Eagles’ quarterback Hurts said of Watkins.
Fellow wide receiver DeVonta Smith, meanwhile, is expected to make his debut for the Eagles tonight; he was the tenth pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.
Patriots’ running back Rhamondre Stevenson is another who impressed last week. The rookie fourth-round pick rattled off 127 yards and two touchdowns on just 10 carries in his pro debut. Both his touchdown runs came in the fourth quarter. First, he ran one in from the one-yard-line, then broke a 91-yard touchdown run to seal the win for the Patriots.
The Eagles host the Patriots as 1.5-point underdogs. The over/under is 39.
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Patriots vs Eagles live streams in the US
In the US, Patriots vs Eagles will be broadcast at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT today (Thursday, August 19) on the NFL Network, which is available with most cable packages and on two of our favorite streaming services: fuboTV and Sling TV.
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). 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 (opens in new tab) 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: No pre-season games are included, so the Patriots vs Eagles game won't be on NFL Sunday Ticket (opens in new tab).
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Yes, that includes Monday Night Football and Thursday Night Football. You can also sign in to your NFL Game Pass subscription and stream it from the Yahoo app.
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Patriots vs Eagles live streams in the UK
American football fans across the pond cannot watch Patriots vs Eagles on Sky Sports (opens in new tab), the typical home to more than 100 live games per NFL season.
Americans abroad could just use the service of their choice, provided they log in via a VPN such as ExpressVPN (opens in new tab).
Also, the NFL Game Pass (opens in new tab) can be purchased for $99 and will allow you to live stream 28 preseason football games. This is ONLY for NFL Preseason games. You cannot live stream NFL regular season games using NFL Game Pass.
The Patriots vs Eagles live stream starts at 12:30 a.m. BST Friday morning.
Patriots vs Eagles live streams in Canada
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DAZN is also the home of live Champions League soccer games. Plus, Canadians get a 30-day free trial of DAZN here (opens in new tab).