Today, the Raiders vs Broncos live stream sees the debut of a few new faces: For Las Vegas, it's the start of a new chapter with Jimmy Garoppolo under center, while Denver has a new head coach in Sean Payton, who was lured out of retirement to coax a better performance out of star quarterback Russell Wilson. Even with the Lions defeating the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday, the Raiders vs Broncos is one of the more interesting match-ups in week 1 of NFL live streams.
Both the Raiders and the Broncos are coming off disappointing seasons, as they were third and fourth, respectively, in the AFC West last season. Las Vegas posted a 6-11 record, while Denver struggled to a 5-12 finish, despite paying a king's ransom in draft picks to get Russell Wilson from the Seahawks.
As a result, the Broncos fired their first-year head coach Nathaniel Hackett (don't worry — he's now the Jets offensive coordinator) and lured Sean Payton, the former head coach of the New Orleans Saints, out of retirement, in the hopes that he can get more out of the underperforming Wilson.
On the other side of the ball, the Raiders parted ways with longtime quarterback Derek Carr (who signed with the Saints during the offseason) and picked up the oft-injured Jimmy Garoppolo from the San Francisco 49ers, where he is reunited with his former offensive coordinator — now head coach — Josh McDaniels.
As of an hour before the game, there were a handful of players declared inactive on each side of the ball, the most signficant being the Broncos' Jerry Jeudy, who was ruled out with a hamstring injury.
According to DraftKings, the Broncos are 3.5-point favorites against the Raiders with an over-under of 44 points. However, as of an hour before game time, the Broncos were 3-point favorites, according the Ceasar's Sportsbook.
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How to watch Raiders vs Broncos live stream in the US
The game starts Sunday, Sept. 10 at 4:25 p.m. ET / 1:25 p.m. PT.
If you've already cut the cord, our recommendation to watch the game is Fubo. Built for all things sports, Fubo has all the broadcast channels, plus ESPN and NFL Network. That's why it's one of the best streaming services.
You can get your local CBS NFL games via Paramount Plus, which starts at $5.99 per month and offers a NFL on CBS live feed. If you want to stream your local CBS channel, you'll need to upgrade to Paramount Plus with Showtime at $11.99/month.
Another option is to sign up for NFL Sunday Ticket, which is being offered through YouTube TV. Sunday Ticket costs $399 for the season, plus the price of a YouTube TV subscription, which starts at $65 per month. This allows you to watch every single regular-season NFL game. However, you can also sign up for an NFL Sunday Ticket free trial for seven days to try out the service.
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How to watch Raiders vs Broncos live stream in the UK
Instead, the game is being live-streamed on the NFL Game Pass service, which offers the most comprehensive NFL streaming package available – it's priced at £151 for the full season, billed as four monthly installments of £37.75.
Americans abroad could just use the service of their choice, provided they log in via a VPN such as ExpressVPN.
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DAZN is trying to get GamePass rights, but that has not been announced yet.
How to watch Raiders vs Broncos live stream in Australia
Aussies will find NFL live streams via Kayo Sports or Foxtel.
Kayo starts at AU$25 per month with the Kayo One Package offering a 7-day free trial (available until September 25) to kick the tires.
Alternatively, those living in Australia can also access DAZN's NFL Game Pass service, which offers the most comprehensive NFL streaming package available – it's priced at AU$280 for the full season, billed as four monthly installments of AU$70.
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