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Packers vs 49ers live stream: How to watch Sunday Night Football online

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) and Jimmy Garoppolo #10 of the San Francisco 49ers
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Tonight's Packers vs 49ers live stream has Green Bay fans hoping Aaron Rodgers has regained the MVP form that evaded him in week one as a San Francisco fans base gets set to see their home team for the first time in person this season in this NFL live stream.

Packers vs 49ers channel, start time

The  Packers vs 49ers live stream is today (Sunday, Sept. 26).
Time — 8:20 p.m. ET / 5:20 p.m. PT / 1:20 a.m. BST
• U.S. — Watch on NBC via Sling or Fubo.TV
• U.K. — Watch on Sky Sports NFL
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

Aaron Rodgers and the Packers (1-1) started their 2021 campaign with an embarrassing loss to the Saints. Monday, they bounced back. Rodgers picked the Lions apart for four touchdown passes during the Pack’s 35-17 win over Detroit in Monday Night Football. Running back Aaron Jones also had himself a night, catching three of Rodgers touchdown passes while also running for another. Green Bay will look to carry that momentum into Santa Clara. 

The 49ers (2-0) are coming off a 17-11 win over the Eagles that tested their resiliency. The Niners needed to pull out all the stops to notch their second win of the season. After falling into a 3-0 hole early against the Eagles, San Francisco blocked a field goal, halted a drive at the one-yard-line and put together two huge scoring drives. 

The inactives are as follows:

Packers: DE Ladarius Hamilton, OG Elgton Jenkins, CB Kevin King, S Vernon Scott

49ers: OG Aaron Banks, CB Dre Kirkpatrick, RB Elijah Mitchell, CB Ambry Thomas

Jimmy Garoppolo engineered a 12-play, 97-yard touchdown drive to take a 7-3 lead by the end of the first half. Then took a 14-3 lead in the third quarter after a 16-play, 92-yard touchdown drive that ate up eight minutes and fifty-nine seconds of game clock between the third and fourth quarters. 

The 49ers are 3.5-point favorites against the Packers. The over/under is 49.5.


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Packers vs 49ers live streams in the US

In the US, Packers vs 49ers is going to be broadcast on NBC, which is available with most cable packages and on two of our favorite streaming services fuboTV and Sling TV

Week 3 Sunday games (all times ET)

Colts vs Titans @ 1 p.m.
Chargers vs Chiefs @ 1 p.m.
Bengals vs Steelers @ 1 p.m.
Ravens vs Lions @ 1 p.m.
Falcons vs Giants @ 1 p.m.
Bears vs Browns @ 1 p.m.
Saints vs Patriots @ 1 p.m.
Cardinals vs Jaguars @ 1 p.m.
Washington vs Bills @ 1 p.m.
Jets vs Broncos @ 4:05 p.m.
Dolphins vs Raiders @ 4:05 p.m.
Seahawks vs Vikings @ 4:25 p.m.
Buccaneers vs Rams @ 4:25 p.m.

The game starts at 8:20 p.m. ET / 5:20 p.m. PT  Sunday, Sept. 26.

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.

Fubo.TV

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.

Sling TV

If you can stand to miss CBS games, Sling TV provides a middle ground. The $50 per month Sling Orange + Blue package has NBC affiliates for this game, as well as local FOX affiliates plus ESPN.

NFL Sunday Ticket: This game is not included in NFL Sunday Ticket, as no night-time games are included this week.

Packers vs 49ers 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 NBC affiliate is showing Packers vs 49ers.

Packers vs 49ers live streams in the UK

American football fans across the pond can watch Packers vs 49ers on  Sky Sports, the typical home to more than 100 live games per NFL season. 

The Packers vs 49ers live stream starts at 1:20 a.m. BST Monday Morning. 

Americans abroad could just use the service of their choice, provided they log in via a VPN such as ExpressVPN.

Packers vs 49ers 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.