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Broncos vs Giants live stream: How to watch NFL week 1 game online

Broncos vs Giants live stream
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The Broncos vs Giants live stream puts Teddy Bridgewater under center for his fourth team in his seven years as he’ll take snaps for Denver in this NFL live stream. Meanwhile, Saquon Barkley is starting his first fully healthy season since his rookie year, as he's cleared to play. The full inactives list is below.

Broncos vs Giants channel, start time

The Broncos vs Giants live stream takes place on Sunday (Sept. 12).
Time — 4:25 p.m. ET / 1:25 p.m. PT / 9:25 p.m. BST
• U.S. — Watch on FOX via Sling or Fubo.TV
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

Daniel Jones has had his struggles over his first two years in the league and really went through a decline in production last season. A direct contributor to Jones’ lackluster 2020 season is the fact that he only had pro bowl running back Saquon Barkley in the back field with him for two games last season before the 2018 rookie of the year was lost to an ACL tear in week 2. 

Barkley is expected to be ready to go come kickoff against the Broncos and if Denver plans to play like they did last year, they couldn’t be a more joyous sight for Barkley’s eyes. The Broncos were one of the NFL’s worst defenses against the run a year ago allowing 130 yards-per-game, eighth worst in the league.

Denver did try to improve their defense in the offseason, just not their run defense. They added cornerback Kyle Fuller in free agency and spent their first round pick on highly touted cornerback Patrick Surtain II out of Alabama. 

The inactives are as follows: 

Giants: Collin Johnson (WR), Josh Jackson (CB), Sam Beal (CB), Justin Hilliard (LB), Evan Engram (TE), Quincy Roche (LB)

Broncos: Bradley Chubb (OLB), Cameron Fleming (OT), McTelvin Agim (DE), Jamar Johnson (FS), Kary Vincent (CB), Nate McCrary (RB), Andrew Beck (TE)

Since Peyton Manning retired at the end of the 2015 season, the Broncos have had four different quarterbacks lead the team in passing and even more fill the starters role for an extended period. Denver is hoping Teddy Bridgewater puts a stop to the revolving door. He’ll have plenty of help on the offensive side of the ball with wide receiver Jerry Jeudy and running back Melvin Gordan.  

The Broncos are 3-point favorites against the Giants. The over/under is 42. The 2021 NFL season marks the league’s first 17-game regular season schedule. 


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Broncos vs Giants live streams in the US

In the US, Broncos 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

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.)
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.)
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 4:25 p.m. ET / 1:25 p.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, and RedZone is available with the Sports Extra add on). You can get your local 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.

Broncos 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. 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 Broncos vs Giants.

Broncos vs Giants live streams in the UK

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

The Broncos vs Giants live stream starts at 9:25 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.

Broncos vs Giants 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.