NFL Playoffs Divisional Round: How to watch and stream Buccaneers vs. Saints on Fox today without cable
It's time for Round 3 between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New Orleans Saints.
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Saturday's opening action in the Divisional Round saw the Packers take down the Rams in the afternoon game and the Bills knock off the Ravens in the nightcap. After the Chiefs held off the Browns to open Sunday's fun, this round of playoff football concludes with Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints hosting Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. It will be the third matchup this season between the NFC South rivals, with the Saints winning the two regular-season games by at least 11 points. Kickoff is set for 6:40 p.m. ET (3:40 p.m. PT) on Fox.
Here's how you can watch all the action live without cable.
YouTube TV costs $65 a month and includes all the channels NFL fans need: CBS, Fox, NBC, ESPN and NFL Network. Plug in your ZIP code on its welcome page to see which local networks are available in your area.
Hulu Plus Live TV costs $65 a month and includes CBS, Fox, NBC and ESPN. Click the "View channels in your area" link on its welcome page to see which local channels are offered in your ZIP code. The NFL Network is not available from this service.
AT&T TV's basic, $70-a-month Entertainment package includes CBS, Fox, NBC and ESPN. You can use its channel lookup tool to see which local channels are available where you live. You can read more on AT&T's merger of its AT&T TV and TV Now services here.
Sling TV splits its live NFL options across its $30-a-month Blue plan and $30-a-month Orange plan, which forces NFL fans into a tricky choice or encourages them to spring for both at $45 a month. Sling Blue includes the NFL Network, NBC and Fox while Sling Orange includes ESPN.
Sling TV doesn't offer CBS, but its packages are discounted by $10 for the first month. Enter your address here to see which local channels are available where you live.
CBS All Access costs $6 per month and will let you watch the games being broadcast on your local CBS station on Sundays if you live in one of these 206 markets where the service offers live TV. It makes for a good add-on for Sling TV subscribers, who don't get CBS.
The NFL regular season began on Thursday, Sept. 10, with the Houston Texans visiting the Kansas City Chiefs.
Where are games being played?
Teams play their games as scheduled in their respective home stadiums.
Are fans allowed in?
Some teams allow fans and some do not.
The Chiefs, for example, hosted their home opener on Sept. 10 with 15,895 fans in attendance, 21% of Arrowhead's capacity.
Other teams, including the Tennessee Titans and Chicago Bears, hosted their respective home openers without fans in the stands in Week 2. This so far has been a team-by-team, city-by-city situation subject to change throughout the season.