If you thought the Seahawks were the most controversial team in the NFL you haven’t been paying attention. While Richard Sherman might go off script once in a while, the Washington Commanders name, logo and owner were under the gun for a few years . The old controversy mainly swirls around their semi-offensive-to-native-Americans name and logo. Some thought they should change it to something less offensive while others hold true to the history of the team and insist that they’re “honoring” our indigenous peoples. They share a division with the Cowboys, Giants and Eagles. One of the most contentious divisions in the league.
We’ll see what he new ownership decides to do.
Here are several different options for watching the Commanders game online for free.
Fubo has Local Streaming Access to Commanders Games
Local streaming deals for NFL broadcasting rights can be complicated. Fubo has done a great job of securing some of them and, like the options above, will allow you to stream NFL games and RedZone live on mobile devices in most major markets. Head over there now for a free trial and to find out what teams are streaming with Fubo:
The Commanders are Always Live on Sling TV
Sling is an alternative to cable where you pay 20-30 bucks depending on what channels you want and get access to things like RedZone, ESPN, AMC, MTV and NBC Sports. It’s actually really great for cord cutters and those who want to watch the Commanders without cable. There’s a 7 day free trial so give it a look and decide if it’s for you. It’s a cheap option for streaming the Commanders online from anywhere.
Use a VPN to access out-of-market Commanders games
Live in one city but want to watch a game broadcasting in another city? NordVPN has you covered. Set up a VPN and just like that, you can use any of the above streaming services to access live streams of your favorite team.
Stream Commanders Games with Hulu
One of the biggest names in streaming, Hulu has live streaming options that will give you access to ESPN, FOX, CBS, and NBC. That should cover a good chunk of the Commanders games you’re looking to stream if your local team is available on one of these networks.
Commanders Game on CBS? Watch the game here:
If you’re looking to stream your team’s game on CBS, Paramount Plus now offers streaming of NFL games through their handy streaming service. Get a free trial here and start streaming.
Watch Commanders Games Live Without Cable with AT&T TV NOW
Commanders fans love to keep it simple and cheap. AT&T TV NOW’s service is a new one that has all the channels you’re looking for like ESPN, Fox News andall Commanders games streaming on tons of cable channels. This is your one stop shop for cutting the cord, Commanders nation. You should grab the 7 day free trial because why wouldn’t you?
Live Stream the Commanders Games Online via Network Apps
ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox all have applications for their programming that often includes a live stream of the current games. For example, if the Commanders are playing on CBS you can check out Paramount Plus and stream the game through that app. There’s a week long free trial available so if you just want one game you can even just stream that and dump the app before you have to pay.
The other networks also have apps available that may or may not allow you to stream the Commanders game for free as well.
Verizon Customers: Watch the Commanders on NFL Mobile
NFL Mobile is a free app available to all Verizon customers. It includes all “special” games such as Thursday Night Football, Sunday Night Football and MNF as well. You may already have that on your phone whether you wanted it or not . It’s included on many new phones with Verizon. Fire it up and start watching the Commanders on mobile for free if you’re a Verizon customer and the game is on one of those special times.
Are the Commanders on Netflix or Hulu?
In short: No. Netflix and Hulu haven’t figured out how to make sports work well on their streaming platforms. You won’t find the Commanders game on Netflix or Hulu any time soon. Maybe in a distant future where everything is on Netflix and all restaurants are Taco Bell but for now this isn’t going to get you where you want to be.
Thursday Night Commanders games are on Amazon Prime this year, however! Sign up for Amazon Prime and use the 30 day free trial:
Avoid Illegal Live Streams of the Commanders or Deal with the Consequences
Some of you might be getting desperate and start to search the web for an illegal live stream of the Commanders game. This may work for you but consider the consequences: malware on your computer, spotty connections and low quality video. Don’t you want to see all the details on Kirk Cousin’s face when he makes that big throw at the end of the Wild Card Playoff game? Of course yo do. Stay away from these illegal streams if you want to experience the Washington game in all it’s glory.
Okay, Commanders fans: do you have a better way to get a high quality live stream of the Commanders game to the device of your choosing? Leave us a comment below if you do.