Live stream 2023 NFL Thursday Night Football games

Updated: October 2, 2023

Safely and securely watch every Thursday Night Football game with ExpressVPN!

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NFL fans can prepare for the weekend with a healthy dose of Thursday Night Football on Amazon Prime Video this fall. Al Michaels and former Ohio State quarterback Kirk Herbstreit return as the lead announcers of an excellent Thursday Night Football slate beginning ThursdaySeptember 14, when Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles host Justin Jefferson and the Minnesota Vikings.

The 2023 Thursday Night Football slate includes a Black Friday showdown between the New York Jets and Miami Dolphins on FridayNovember 24. That game will be available for free.

Even if you can’t be in the stadium live, ExpressVPN has you covered on how to safely and securely stream every Thursday Night Football game throughout the 2023 season.

Regular season:Thursday, September 7, 2023 – Sunday, January 7, 2024
PlayoffsSaturday, January 13, 2024 – Sunday, January 28, 2024
NFL Super BowlSunday, February 11, 2024
Streaming servicesNFL Game Pass International, Prime Video, TSN, Sky Sports, beIN Sports

How to watch Thursday Night Football with a VPN

Football fans can stream every Thursday Night Football game with ExpressVPN by following just a few simple steps:

  1. Get ExpressVPN.
  2. Connect to a U.S. server location.
  3. Sign up for Prime Video or head to Twitch.TV.
  4. Tune in and enjoy!

Watching on a computer? For the best streaming experience, use the ExpressVPN browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, or Edge.


Price: Free is expected to once again offer free Thursday Night Football streams throughout the 2023 season. Twitch also offers alternate broadcasts, including a Spanish-language simulcast.

Can I use a VPN to watch Thursday Night Football games from another country?

While you can watch the NFL all season long by connecting to a VPN server location in a country other than your own, doing so may violate copyright or infringe upon your streaming service’s Terms of Use and the ExpressVPN Terms of Service. As a security and privacy tool, ExpressVPN is designed so that no one can see or control what you do when connected to our VPN service—not even us. So you are responsible for verifying that your use complies with all relevant terms and laws.

Why do you need a VPN to watch Thursday Night Football?

Chicken wings, cold drinks, and a comfy chair aren’t the only ways to properly enjoy Thursday Night Football games. You’ll want to add ExpressVPN to your football-viewing palate this fall. Not only does ExpressVPN offer servers in 94 countries across the globe, all of which are optimized for speed and security, but you can stream every game, from the preseason through Super Bowl 58, on computers, smartphones, and even smart TVs and gaming consoles. A 6-month or 12-month subscription covers up to eight simultaneous connections, allowing you to watch your favorite teams—and track your fantasy team along the way—in blazing-fast HD.

Best VPN for watching NFL games in 2023

ExpressVPN is the best VPN for safely and securely streaming Thursday Night Football throughout the 2023 NFL season. Our high-speed servers allow you to enjoy every touchdown without missing a single snap regardless of your device. ExpressVPN offers easy-to-use apps for Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS, as well as platforms that other VPNs may not support, like Linux, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, and routers, plus browser extensions for Chrome, Firefox, and Edge. If you need help along the way, ExpressVPN offers 24/7 live chat support and a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee!

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Where to watch Thursday Night Football in 2023

You can find a complete guide on how to watch Thursday Night Football below.


Prime Video

Price: 15 USD/month

Every Thursday Night Football games will air on Prime Video in 2023. Although most viewers will need to pay for Prime Video to watch every Thursday night game, fans in local markets will be able to watch the games without a Prime subscription. For example, an Eagles fan living in Philadelphia or a Vikings fan living in Minneapolis can watch the Eagles-Vikings showdown through a local affiliate (channel varies depending on the market) in Week 2. However, an Eagles fan living in Detroit would need to watch through Prime. All TNF games will air at 8:20 p.m. ET each week.



Price: 20 CAD/month or 200 CAD/year

Country: Canada

TSN airs select Sunday afternoon NFL games, along with Sunday Night Football, Monday Night Football, and Thursday Night Football in Canada. Note that Canadian subscribers will need a Canadian credit card to subscribe.

United Kingdom

Sky Sports

Price: 22 GBP/month and up

Living in the UK and want to catch Thursday Night Football games? Sky Sports is your best bet for catching streams of the games. You will also need to provide a valid postal code and a UK/Ireland credit or debit card.

If you’re traveling abroad and you already have an existing Sky subscription, you can access Sky Go with a VPN and get set up in a minute!

Want it on the big screen? Learn about all the ways to get ExpressVPN on your TV.


beIN Sports

Price: 19 EUR/month

Football fans in France can watch Thursday Night Football, Sunday Night Football, and Monday Night Football games on beIN Sports channels and the beIN Sports Connect app throughout the 2023 season. 

2023 Thursday Night Football schedule

You can find the entire Thursday Night Football schedule below.

GameDate and time
Philadelphia Eagles 34, Minnesota Vikings 28Thursday, September 14, 8:20 p.m. ET / 1:20 a.m. BST
San Francisco 49ers 30, New York Giants 12Thursday, September 21, 8:20 p.m. ET / 1:20 a.m. BST
Detroit Lions 34, Green Bay Packers 20Thursday, September 28, 8:20 p.m. ET / 1:20 a.m. BST
Washington Commanders vs. Chicago BearsThursday, October 5, 8:20 p.m. ET / 1:20 a.m. BST
Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver BroncosThursday, October 12, 8:20 p.m. ET / 1:20 a.m. BST
New Orleans Saints vs. Jacksonville JaguarsThursday, October 19, 8:20 p.m. ET / 1:20 a.m. BST
Buffalo Bills vs. Tampa Bay BuccaneersThursday, October 26, 8:20 p.m. ET / 1:20 a.m. BST
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Tennessee TitansThursday, November 2, 8:20 p.m. ET / 1:20 a.m. GMT
Chicago Bears vs. Carolina PanthersThursday, November 9, 8:20 p.m. ET / 1:20 a.m. GMT
Baltimore Ravens vs. Cincinnati BengalsThursday, November 16, 8:20 p.m. ET / 1:20 a.m. GMT
New York Jets vs. Miami DolphinsFriday, November 24, 3 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. GMT
Seattle Seahawks vs. Dallas CowboysThursday, November 30, 8:20 p.m. ET / 1:20 a.m. GMT
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. New England PatriotsThursday, Dec. 7, 8:20 p.m. ET / 1:20 a.m. GMT
Las Vegas Raiders vs. Los Angeles ChargersThursday, Dec. 14, 8:20 p.m. ET / 1:20 a.m. GMT
Los Angeles Rams vs. New Orleans SaintsThursday, Dec. 21, 8:20 p.m. ET / 1:20 a.m. GMT
Cleveland Browns vs. New York JetsThursday, Dec. 28, 8:20 p.m. ET / 1:20 a.m. GMT

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