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How can I watch NFL games out of area on PC legally?

by kelleigh / August 18, 2014 6:39 AM PDT

I live out of the area where TV networks broadcast my favorite NFL team. Is there an app, or website that will allow me to watch LIVE games legally?

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Clarification Request
It seems the NFL does this already.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 18, 2014 6:46 AM PDT
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(NT) Checked it out. You cannot watch games live only on rewind.
by kelleigh / August 18, 2014 8:53 AM PDT
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Then Place Shifting. Pretty techy.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 18, 2014 9:15 AM PDT

With Aereo on the ropes, you can look into place shifting. Channel Master is one name and SlingBox is another.
Bob

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I will look into it.
by kelleigh / August 18, 2014 12:25 PM PDT

I don;t quite understand this post but will check into it. THX

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Answer
Sure- Game Rewind
by Pepe7 / August 18, 2014 6:48 AM PDT
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(NT) Only after the game is over.
by kelleigh / August 18, 2014 8:54 AM PDT
In reply to: Sure- Game Rewind
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OK, how about plan 'B'
by Pepe7 / August 18, 2014 9:15 AM PDT

Does your local cable provider (Comcast, TWC, etc.) offer an app that will suffice? Please tell me you have looked into this before posting Wink

Otherwise, invite a friend over and borrow his login for the game.

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Maybe
by kelleigh / August 18, 2014 12:22 PM PDT
In reply to: OK, how about plan 'B'

I am supposed to be able to use ESPN3 on my cable TV, but can't access it for some reason. Also, ESPN# does not always carry my team.

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That's the rub
by Pepe7 / August 18, 2014 1:31 PM PDT
In reply to: Maybe

AFAIK, you won't find *all* the games of any particular NFL team via any streaming app. At least that's my understanding.

FWIW, Comcast has a section dedicated to the ESPN3 issues. Maybe your cable company has something similar in useful detail.
http://customer.comcast.com/help-and-support/cable-tv/what-is-espn3/

You should run through this FAQ again regarding WatchESPN as well. Pay special attention to the section on how to authenticate with various devices. Basically re-states some of what I have said above. Nothing gives you the whole enchilada because of how local broadcast rights are sold.
http://espn.go.com/watchespn/faq#faq20

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THx
by kelleigh / August 19, 2014 12:19 AM PDT
In reply to: That's the rub

I will check out ESPN3 on my cable provider.

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