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Vikings vs Cardinals live stream: How to watch NFL week 2 game online

Vikings vs Cardinals live stream
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It's time for the Vikings vs Cardinals live stream, which should send fantasy owners checking their scores more often than usual as both Kyler Murray and Kirk Cousins will have to be on top of their game in this NFL live stream

Vikings vs Cardinals channel, start time

The Vikings vs Cardinals live stream airs today (Sept. 19).
Time — 4:05 p.m. ET / 1:05 p.m. PT / 9:05 p.m. BST
• U.S. — Watch on FOX via Sling or Fubo.TV
• Watch anywhere — try ExpressVPN 100% risk free

Kyler Murray is the cliche video game type of quarterback. He can throw or run for yards and do the same for touchdowns. His performance last week in the team’s 38-13 win over the Titans was only his latest reminder of his electric abilities. Murray threw for 289 yards and four touchdowns, while also running the ball for a score on a naked bootleg play at the end of the first half. In total the number one overall pick from two years ago tallied 309 yards and five touchdowns. 

The Vikings’ Kirk Cousins, though not as nimble, still stuffed his stat sheet in week one. Cousins completed 36-of-his-49 for 351 yards and two touchdowns, both going to Adam Thielen. He also helped engineer a scoring drive that started at the Vikings own five-yard-line and ended at the Bengals’ 35 where Minnesota kicker Greg Joseph kicked the game-tying 53-yard field goal to force overtime. Unfortunately for the Vikings, their offense stalled and later turned the ball over on a Dalvin Cook fumble, leading to the Vikings’ 27-24 loss to the Bengals. 

Outside of trying to limit how bad these quarterbacks can hurt a defense, the Vikings will try to keep Deandre Hopkins from bailing his quarterback out with his dominant red zone plays. The three-time all pro caught two touchdown passes last week. 

The inactives are as follows:

Vikings: Mond (QB), Hand (CB), Surratt (LB), Barr (LB), Darrisaw (T), Lynch (T), Griffen (DE)

Cardinals: Streveler (QB), Benjamin (RB), Barcoo (CB), Gowan (CB), Kennard (LB), Miles (OL)

Meanwhile, the Cardinals are going to have to make sure last year’s rookie of the year stays out of the end zone. Justin Jefferson didn’t score last week, but he did catch five passes for 71 yards and even threw and completed a pass for 11 yards. 

The Cardinals are a 4-point favorite against the Vikings. The over/under is 51.  


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Vikings vs Cardinals live streams in the US

In the US, Vikings vs Cardinals 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 2 games (all times ET)

Patriots vs Jets (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Broncos vs Jaguars (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Raiders vs Steelers (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Texans vs Browns (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Bills vs Dolphins (Sun, 1 p.m.)
49ers vs Eagles (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Rams vs Colts (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Bengals vs Bears (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Saints vs Panthers (Sun, 1 p.m.)
Falcons vs Buccaneers (Sun, 4:05 p.m.)
Titans vs Seahawks (Sun, 4:25 p.m.)
Cowboys vs Chargers (Sun, 4:25 p.m.)
Chiefs vs Ravens (Sun, 8:20 p.m.)

The game starts at 4:05 p.m. ET / 1:05 p.m. PT today (Sept. 19).

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.

Vikings vs Cardinals 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 Vikings vs Cardinals.

Vikings vs Cardinals live streams in the UK

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

The Vikings vs Cardinals live stream starts at 9:05 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.

Vikings vs Cardinals live streams in Canada

Get in, folks, we're going to Da Zone. Or to be more specific, Canadian football fans will need DAZN to watch Vikings vs Cardinals 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.