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NFL Divisional Round: How to Watch, Stream Cowboys vs. 49ers on Sunday Without Cable

The Cowboys head to the Bay Area today to take on the 49ers.

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See at Sling TV
Sling TV
Carries Fox for $40
See at YouTube TV
YouTube TV
Carries Fox for $65
See at Hulu with Live TV
Hulu with Live TV
Carries Fox for $70
See at DirecTV Stream
DirecTV Stream
Carries Fox for $70
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FuboTV
Carries Fox for $75

The San Francisco 49ers haven't lost a game since October and after a slow first half, they ran away with Saturday's playoff opener against their NFC West rivals the Seattle Seahawks. The Dallas Cowboys, meanwhile, dominated Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday night (despite some poor kicking) to continue their impressive season. 

The two teams will meet at the 49ers' home in Santa Clara on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. PT (4:30 p.m. ET) on Fox.

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa rushes the passer

Nick Bosa and the San Francisco 49ers will take on the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. 

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How to watch Cowboys vs. 49ers without cable

If you don't have a cable or satellite TV subscription, you can watch the Cowboys-49ers game on Fox with a live TV service. The good news for football fans is that Fox is available on each of the five major streaming services. The catch is that not every service carries every local network, so check each one using the links below to make sure it carries Fox in your area.

If you live in an area with good reception, you can watch the broadcast on Fox for free on over-the-air broadcast channels just by attaching an affordable (under $30) indoor antenna to nearly any TV.

Sling's $40-a-month Blue package carries Fox but only in a handful of areas.

Read our Sling TV review.

YouTube TV costs $65 a month and includes Fox. Plug in your ZIP code on its welcome page to see which local networks are available in your area.

Read our YouTube TV review.

Hulu with Live TV costs $70 a month and includes Fox. Click the "View channels in your area" link on its welcome page to see which local channels are offered in your ZIP code.

Read our Hulu with Live TV review.

DirecTV Stream's basic, $70-a-month Entertainment package includes Fox. You can use its channel lookup tool to see which local channels are available where you live.

Read our DirecTV Stream review.

FuboTV's basic plan costs $75 a month and includes Fox. Click here to see which local channels you get.

Read our FuboTV review.

All of the live TV streaming services above offer free trials, allow you to cancel anytime and require a solid internet connection. Looking for more information? Check out our live-TV streaming services guide.