Are you ready for “Sunday Night Football?” Your Week 16 Sunday Night Matchup comes in two: Cincinnati Bengals (8-6) vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (7-7) and Buffalo Bills (8-6) vs. Los Angeles Chargers (5-9). Which match should you tune in for? Follow our guide to watching “Sunday Night Football” without cable to find out who will take the victory!
When Is ‘Sunday Night Football’ and Where Can You Watch It?
Here’s everything you need to know about the Week 16 “Sunday Night Football” matchups between the Bengals and Steelers:
- Who’s playing: Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
- When’s kickoff: 4:30 p.m. ET / 1:30 p.m. PT on Dec. 23
- Where’s the game: Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Where to watch: NBC
Having played against each other 108 times, the Bengals and Steelers are old rivals, though the Steelers take the series by 69-39-0. In their last match in November, the Steelers claimed victory, once again proving that they have the upper-hand over the Bengals. But the Bengals have had more wins than losses this season compared to the Steelers. Will the Bengals continue their trajectory toward winning or will the Steelers intimidate them once more and tilt their even scoring of wins and losses toward wins?
Here’s everything you need to know about the Week 16 “Sunday Night Football” matchups between the Bills and Chargers:
- Who’s playing: Buffalo Bills vs. Los Angeles Chargers
- When’s kickoff: 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on Dec. 23
- Where’s the game: SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California
- Where to watch: Peacock
The second match of the night involves the Bills and Chargers. The two have played against each other 40 times, with the Chargers leading the series by 25-13-2. The two teams met each other on the field back in 2020, with the Bills taking the win. They haven't played against each other much, nor have they seen each other for a while, so this match will determine just how much they know each others' weaknesses to take home the victory.
Catch every second of the action by making sure you've got the right streaming service. Follow our guide below!
How to Stream 'Sunday Night Football'
NBC has exclusive rights to “Sunday Night Football,” meaning any streaming service “skinny bundle” that provides access to NBC will do in your quest for Sunday night action.
Most modern streaming services come with some plan that includes NBC access, and NBC also offers its own app, Peacock.
Here are the ways you can watch NBC, and, by extension, ‘Sunday Night Football,' without cable:
Can I Watch 'Sunday Night Football' on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV, or Chromecast?
You can stream NBC and ‘Sunday Night Football' using any of the methods listed above, but just because you're using a streaming platform doesn't mean you're stuck on a pocket-sized screen. ‘Sunday Night Football' is better when you can see all the action without squinting at a handheld screen.
Using any modern smart TV or streaming device, you can watch NBC on your living room TV. Some of our favorite devices come from brands like Roku, FireTV, Apple TV, or Android TV.
More to Watch for Fans of Football
There’s no reason to miss seeing your favorite team in action. With the information above, you should have everything you need to watch “Sunday Night Football” without a cable TV subscription.
Nor is there a reason to limit your football consumption to Sunday nights. As a cord-cutter, you can watch NFL games — including all the weekend games — without cable online and for free over the air. Thanks to live TV streaming services, you can also catch Monday Night Football on ESPN. And don’t even get us started on the NFL playoffs and the biggest game of all. With streaming and over-the-air options all over the place, it has never been easier to watch or stream the Super Bowl without cable.