Watch NFL football games on DIRECTV

Find out how to watch NFL games on your TV or stream on a connected streaming device.
NFL Football
Some NFL games are streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, ESPN+, and Peacock this season. You’ll be able to watch on DIRECTV if one of the teams represents your local market area. Check your local listings for more info.
Watch games on your local network affiliates, ESPN, and NFL Network via: 
Watch live pro and college sports, including access to NFL RedZone, NFL Network, NBA TV, MLB Network, and Regional Sports Networks.
Add it online at
  1. Go to Manage my TV package.
  2. In the Add-ons and offer section, select the Sports tab.
  3. Select Add next to SPORTS PACK (or any sports package).
  4. Select Activate Now and follow the prompts to complete.
Order via SMS text message:
Using the wireless phone number listed on your DIRECTV account, text SPORTS PACK to 223322. Follow the prompts to confirm activation. For more info, check out SPORTS PACK.
Channels included in SPORTS PACK
Watch pro and college teams live with over 20 specialty sports networks, including NFL RedZone, NFL Network, NBA TV, MLB Network, & NHL Network. Regional Sports Networks (RSNs) include ACC Network, Big Ten Network, SEC Network, Outdoor Channel, and Tennis Channel. Don’t forget you can see every scoring play live from every Sunday afternoon game, including out-of-market games during the Regular Season with NFL RedZone. Check out the DIRECTV Channel Lineup for more info.
Tip: Find info for upcoming sporting events at DIRECTV Sports Schedule
How to watch NFL
You must have a Gemini device and it must be connected to the internet. Follow the steps below:
Heads Up! NFL Sunday Ticket is no longer available through DIRECTV; however, you can access our SPORTS PACK, which includes NFL Network and NFL RedZone.
Steps (DIRECTV via Satellite):
      1. Scroll to channel 703 in the DIRECTV guide.
      Note: Below Ch. 703, you will see a banner to access the NFL League Page and banners for individual NFL games.
      1. Click the banner for NFL game to watch.
      Heads Up! the link will not work until the game has started – e.g., if a game starts at 1pm, the link will not work prior to 1pm.
      1. Gemini device will transfer you to the YouTube app.
      2. Sign into YouTube using your Google account to watch the game.
      Steps (DIRECTV via Internet):
      1. Access YouTube from Channel 211 in the guide or via the NFL Carousel in Sports Central on Sunday afternoons.
      2. Gemini device will transfer you to the YouTube app.
      3. Sign into YouTube using your Google account to watch the game.
      Missing local channels? 
      If you are missing some local channels which may impact your ability to watch local NFL games, due to the Nexstar dispute, go here and visit to learn more. 

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