The 2021 NFL season is almost here. If you’re ready to take action, then NFL Game Pass is one service you’ll want to consider signing up for.
Can Tom Brady capture another ring with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers? Will Patrick Mahomes lead the Kansas City Chiefs to a third straight Super Bowl? And can Dak Prescott bring the Dallas Cowboys back to the big game? The answers to these questions and more will be revealed throughout the season via the On-Demand Streamer.
Here’s a rundown of what you need to know about the NFL Game Pass.
What is the NFL Game Pass?
Let’s start with the beginning of the playbook. As noted above, NFL Game Pass is a subscription service. It is produced by the NFL and accessible through NFL.com or the NFL app.
The NFL Game Pass gives subscribers access to a wealth of content, the most impressive on-demand reruns of every game in the regular season and playoffs. Other options include live audio from national shows and local streams, NFL Films Library favorites such as “Mic’d Up” and on-demand reruns of the NFL Network’s show, “Good Morning. Soccer”.
And while time is running out for the 2021 NFL preseason, it’s worth noting that the NFL Game Pass also offers live preseason games. (Blackout rules apply, so you can only watch live, off-market pre-season matches, i.e. not your home team matches.)
And, yes, you read that right, NFL Game Pass promises on-demand reruns from all regular season and post-season game. In the, that means access to 272 scheduled regular season games, as well as all playoff games, up to and including Super Bowl LVI.
Another cool feature of NFL Game Pass is the Condensed Replay which is available for every game: Condensed Replay lets you go through a single three-hour broadcast in 45 minutes without filler and full of action.
How much does the NFL Game Pass cost?
In our streaming guide for the 2021 NFL season, there’s a reason we called the NFL Game Pass “obvious to many die-hard football fans.” All replays and content are available for a seasonal subscription that costs just under $ 100. The subscription runs from the day you register until just before the start of the next preseason.
Where can I get a free trial of the NFL Game Pass?
The best way to find out if the NFL Game Pass is right for you is probably to try it out at home. Upon registration, the service offers a free seven-day trial.
Note: Before registering, you must log into your NFL account. If you don’t have one, create one and continue.
After logging in, you will be asked for your credit card information. Your account will be charged after the end of the seven-day free trial, unless you cancel. (And, yes, you can cancel anytime during the free trial period.)
When does the 2021 NFL season start on NFL Game Pass?
The 2021 NFL regular season action begins on September 9 with Tom Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers welcoming Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys in the 2021 NFL Kickoff Game.
The bulk of the league’s Week 1 games are scheduled to be played on September 12.
Reruns of all these games are available on NFL Game Pass. According to the NFL Help Center, TV broadcasts throughout the season will be available for on-demand viewing “immediately after the applicable game’s TV broadcast ends.” Note: If you use the NFL Game Pass as part of the free trial, Thursday night games (like the Bucs-Cowboys season opener) won’t be available until 72 hours after the broadcast ends.
What is your NFL Game Pass ID?
Since NFL Game Pass is a feature of NFL.com and the NFL app, all you need to do is sign in to your NFL account to be ready to go – no separate NFL Game Pass sign-in required.
Where can I get the NFL Game Pass app?
Just as there is no separate NFL Game Pass connection, there is no separate NFL Game Pass app. Digital users access their NFL Game Pass content through the free NFL app; the NFL app is available for Android and iPhone users, and compatible with Android 10+ and iOS 13+ devices, respectively. You can also download the app through Amazon.
You can also watch NFL Game Pass content on your laptop or tablet through NFL.com, or through the NFL Channel on Roku, Apple TV, Xbox and more. For a full list of supported devices, visit the NFL Help Center.
What is the difference between the NFL Sunday Ticket and the NFL Game Pass?
While NFL Game Pass offers game reruns, NFL Sunday Ticket offers live off-market games on Sunday afternoons (so, again, not matches of your local team). It is available as a TV channel for DirecTV subscribers or for non-DirecTV customers through NFLSundayTicket.TV.
At last sneak peek, an NFLSundayTicket.TV Max subscription costs $ 396 for the season; you can add the NFL Game Pass for an additional $ 50.
What is the difference between NFL Game Pass and NFL RedZone?
NFL RedZone, which energizes Sunday afternoon game days with live searches of multiple games, is a television channel. It’s available (for an additional fee) through your local cable provider, your live TV streaming service, such as YouTubeTV and Sling, and / or your satellite provider, such as Dish.
NFL RedZone is separate from NFL Red Zone (two words), which is a similar themed television channel and exclusive to DirecTV.
The Bottom Line: NFL Sunday Ticket and Search Channels are cool and show the action live on Sunday afternoons. NFL Game Pass doesn’t offer any live games, but gives you literally everything else on the NFL schedule, including on-demand reruns of Thursday night, Sunday night, and Monday night national games.