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Jets vs Panthers live stream: How to watch NFL week 1 game online

Jets vs Panthers live stream
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The Jets vs Panthers live stream is starting very soon. And this is one game that jumps off the schedule. Zach Wilson travels to Carolina to take on the man he’s replacing in Sam Darnold. This NFL live stream has guaranteed drama as well as talent.

Jets vs Panthers channel, start time

The Jets vs Panthers live stream takes place on Sunday (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

It’s not often that two teams who combined for seven wins a season ago warrant attention in week one of the following year. However, throw in a quarterback who was given up on and traded away before the age of 24 facing his old team and mix in the New York market and you got yourself some headlines. 

The Jets took Sam Darnold with the third overall pick in the 2018 draft. He would go just 13-25 as starter over the next three years while the Jets struggled mightily in a variety of areas. They would bring in a new general manager, Joe Douglas in 2019 and fire their head coach Adam Gase at the end of last year. Douglas then hired Robert Saleh as his new head coach and he hit the reset button on their franchise quarterback, again. Douglas traded Darnold to the Panthers for second, sixth and fourth round picks then took Zach Wilson with the second overall selection.  

Now with Darnold looking to lead the Panthers back to the playoffs for the first time in three years, Zach Wilson is the latest charged with being the Jets’ ‘future.’’ Wilson will try to be the first Jets quarterback to get the team to the playoffs since Mark Sanchez in 2010.

Both Wilson and Darnold will have help though. In New York, Wilson has new addition Corey Davis to catch his passes while in Carolina, the Panthers are looking forward to Christian McCaffey being healthy after playing in just three games last year thanks to ankle and shoulder injuries. 

The Panthers are 5.5-point favorites against the Jets. The over/under is 44.5. The 2021 NFL season marks the league’s first 17-game regular season schedule. 


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Jets vs Panthers live streams in the US

In the US, Jets vs Panthers 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.)
Jaguars vs Texans (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: 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.View Deal

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.View Deal

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

Jets vs Panthers 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 Jets vs Panthers.

Jets vs Panthers live streams in the UK

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

The Jets vs Panthers 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.

Jets vs Panthers 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.

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.