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Ravens vs Bengals live stream is today: How to watch NFL week 16 online

Tyler Huntley and Joe Burrow will face off in the Ravens vs Bengals live stream
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Today's Ravens vs Bengals live stream has these AFC North rivals fighting it out for first place in their tightly wrapped division. Joe Burrow and the Bengals are trying to get their offense going again, while the Ravens will play this NFL live stream without their former MVP under center. 

Ravens vs Bengals channel, start time

The Ravens vs Bengals live stream airs today (Dec. 26).
Time — 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.m. PT / 6 p.m. GMT
• U.S. — Watch on CBS via Fubo.TV or Paramount Plus
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free 

The Ravens (8-6) enter this game having lost three straight including last weeks’ 31-30 battle against the Packers. Baltimore was without Lamar Jackson for that one and will be without him again as he is still recovering from an ankle injury.

Tyler Huntley will start for the third time this season. Last week against Green Bay and put forth a stellar performance. The 23-year-old undrafted product out of Utah threw for 215 yards and two touchdowns on 28-of-40 passing while running for 73 yards and another two scores.

For the most part this season, Baltimore’ defense has been average, allowing 22.5 points-per-game. However, in their week seven loss to these Bengals, the Ravens allowed a season high 41 points while Joe Burrow and Ja’Marr Chase had themselves a day.  

The Bengals (8-6) are hoping for a very similar outcome like the one they enjoyed when they beat the Ravens 41-17 in week seven. Burrow threw for a career high 416 yards and three touchdowns, while Chase reeled in eight passes for 201 yards and a touchdown. Since then, it’s been a different story for these former LSU teammates.

Through his first seven games, Chase averaged 107 yards-per-game but has averaged just 40 yards-per-game over his last seven. As Chase has gone, so have the Bengals. Cincinnati has won just three games over that span including last week’s 15-10 road win over the Broncos.

The Bengals are 7-point favorites against the Ravens. The over/under is 43.

Ravens vs Bengals Inactives: 

Ravens: Lamar Jackson (QB), Devin Duvernay (WR), Patrick Ricard (FB), Daelin Hayes (LB), Ben Powers (G), Tyre Phillips (G)

Bengals: Logan Wilson (LB), Khalid Kareem (DE), Vernon Hargreaves (CB), Fred Johnson (T), Trenton Irwin (WR), Trayveon Williams (RB)


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Ravens vs Bengals live streams in the US

In the U.S., the Ravens vs Bengals live stream is going to be broadcast on CBS, which is available with most cable packages and on one of our favorite streaming services: fuboTV

The game starts at 1 p.m. ET / 10 p.m. PT today (Dec. 26)

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

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.

Paramount Plus

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.

NFL Sunday Ticket: This game is included in NFL Sunday Ticket, which is available even if you don't have DirecTV. For more details check out our guide on How to get NFL Sunday Ticket without DirecTV.

Ravens vs Bengals 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 Ravens vs Bengals.

Ravens vs Bengals live streams in the UK

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

The Ravens vs Bengals live stream starts at 6 p.m. GMT Sunday evening.

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

Ravens vs Bengals live streams in Canada

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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.