The first week of the 2023 NFL preseason football schedule kicks off in earnest Thursday night when Mac Jones and the New England Patriots host rookie quarterback C.J. Stroud making his pro debut with the Houston Texans. Kickoff is scheduled to begin at 7 pm ET / 4 pm PT on the NFL Network channel.
Find out how to watch Texans and Patriots preseason football online free without cable using a phone, tablet, computer, Amazon Firestick or Fire TV, Roku, Apple TV, or other streaming device using one of the following recommended official live stream services.
You can stream the Texans and Patriots football game live for free by enrolling in a FuboTV 7-day free trial. NFL Network is included in the base “Pro” package free trial.
Fubo TV offers three days of auto recording in case you miss something live. It also provides 30 hours of Cloud DVR service so you can record any missed program or sporting event to watch later.
DirecTV Stream is another platform that offers NFL Network in most of its channel packages. It is included in the “Choice” package and all higher packages; essentially all expect for the base “Entertainment” package.
There is no annual contract or hidden fees.
Hulu + Live TV
Another way to watch this preseason football game on NFL Network online without cable is to try out Hulu with Live TV. Hulu’s Live TV channel selection includes NFL Network and many other sports channels.
With Hulu + Live TV you’ll get 50 hours of cloud DVR storage to keep your favorite programming around for repeat viewing. That’s in addition to Hulu’s vast library of accessible content and originals.