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- Week 13 of the 2021 NFL season includes the Bills and Patriots on Monday Night Football.
- NFL games are spread across several channels, including NFL Network, ESPN, NBC, Fox, and CBS.
- HD antennas and streaming services offer select NFL games without the need for a cable subscription.
The 2021 NFL season enters the home stretch in week 13, with a single loss separating the top six teams in the AFC and more than 10 NFC teams in the playoff hunt. The 7-4 Buffalo Bills will host the 8-4 New England Patriots in a high-profile Monday Night Football game that will have serious ramifications on the AFC East division race.
Buffalo beat New England twice in 2020 after losing seven straight games to the Patriots dating back to 2016. This season New England is led by rookie quarterback Mac Jones, who has outperformed the league’s other rookie signal-callers after being taken 15th overall in the draft. Bills quarterback Josh Allen is a candidate for most valuable player this year, with more than 3,000 passing yards and 25 touchdowns so far this season.
Throughout the season, NFL games are spread across five primary channels: ESPN, NBC, Fox, CBS, and the NFL Network. Meanwhile, the next Super Bowl will be broadcast on NBC.
To help ensure you get access to every game you want to watch, we broke down the ins and outs of
the NFL season without a cable subscription.
NFL Week 13 schedule
Week 13 of the NFL regular season begins with a Thursday Night Football matchup between the Cowboys and Saints on Fox, NFL Network, and Amazon Prime Video. This week’s Sunday Night Football game will feature the Broncos and Chiefs on NBC and Peacock.
Primetime games are shown nationally, but local broadcasts for afternoon games are determined by your area.
How to watch NFL games without cable
You can access select NFL games without a cable subscription via streaming services like Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, FuboTV, YouTube TV, Paramount Plus, Amazon Prime Video, Peacock Premium, and NFL Sunday Ticket. You can also watch local NFL games with an HDTV antenna.
The 2021 NFL regular season began on September 9. During the regular season, Sunday afternoon games with an NFC home team will typically air on Fox, and Sunday afternoon games with an AFC home team will typically air on CBS.
Meanwhile, Sunday Night Football airs on NBC, and Thursday Night Football is broadcast on NFL Network all season long. Select Thursday Night Football games are also shown on Fox and streamed via Amazon Prime and
. Finally, Monday Night Football is on ESPN.
Additionally, you can stream all your local in-market games on your mobile device for free using the Yahoo Sports app or the NFL app.