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Amazon Prime Video Thursday Night Football: 5 Things to Know



Thursday Night Football is on Amazon for the third year, and if you are looking to tune into these 11 games, this is what you need to know.

While this is often watched on Amazon Prime Video, you can still watch Thursday Night Football without a Prime Subscription.

If you want to try out Amazon Prime, you can use this link to get a free 30-day trial. Students can use this link to get six months of Prime for free and half-price for four years after the trial.

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Do I Need Amazon Prime to Watch Thursday Night Football?

What you need to know about Amazon Prime Video Thursday Night Football.

What you need to know about Amazon Prime Video Thursday Night Football.

The Amazon Prime Video presentation of Thursday Night football streaming service is limited to Prime members in the Prime Video app.

If you don’t have Prime, you can watch Thursday Night Football free on Twitch. Twitch is normally associated with video games, but it is a host to Thursday Night Football.

Read: 7 Ways to Watch NFL Games Without Cable in 2019

How to Watch Thursday Night Football on Amazon Prime Video or Twitch

If you have Amazon Prime, you can download the Amazon Prime Video app to your phone, tablet or smart TV device.

Open the Prime Video App on Thursday and you will see a listing for the NFL game. Tap to open it an start watching. You can also check ou the landing page on Amazon.

For everyone else, you will need to use the Prime Video Twitch channel to watch. You don’t need Prime to watch this Thursday Night Football stream.

You can tune in on your laptop, or with the Twitch apps on iPhone, Android, Fire TV, PS4, Xbox One, Nvidia Shield or Chromecast.

Thursday Night Football Schedule

The Thursday Night Football schedule is listed below. All of these games will stream on Amazon Prime Video and Twitch and most will start at 8:20 Eastern.

Week 4, Sept. 26Eagles at Packers
Week 5, Oct. 3Rams at Seahawks
Week 6, Oct. 10Giants at Patriots
Week 7, Oct. 17Chiefs at Broncos
Week 8, Oct. 24Redskins at Vikings
Week 9, Oct. 3149ers at Cardinals
Week 10, Nov. 7Chargers at Raiders
Week 11, Nov. 14Steelers at Browns
Week 12, Nov. 21Colts at Texans
Week 14, Dec. 5Cowboys at Bears
Week 15, Dec. 12Jets at Ravens

Some Thursday Night Football games are only on NFL Network, like the first three weeks and the game in London that is actually on a Sunday morning.

What You Need to Watch Thursday Night Football

You can watch Thursday Night Football on on Twitch for free.

You can watch Thursday Night Football on Twitch for free.

You can easily watch Amazon Prime Video’s Thursday Night Football stream on your computer, but if you want to watch on your TV or your mobile device you will need to download an app or even buy a new smart TV device.

The Amazon Prime Video and Twitch apps are available on iPhone and Android.

You can watch Prime Video on the following devices;

  • Smart TVs
  • Blu-ray players
  • Set-top boxes (Roku, Google TV, TiVo, Nvidia Shield)
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Fire TV Stick
  • Game consoles (PlayStation, Xbox, Wii)
  • Android devices (Prime Video app for Android phones and tablets)
  • iOS devices (Prime Video app for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch)
  • Fire phone
  • Fire tablets

Twitch is available on fewer devices, so if you don’t have Prime, you may need to buy a device to be able to stream Thursday Night Football on your TV.

If you need a new device, you should consider an Amazon Fire TV device, which is affordable and can easily plug into any TV or even travel with you to a hotel.

If you want a new TV, check out the Vizio M Series 4K TV which we’ve been using to watch preseason football and to play Madden 20.

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Thursday Night Football Streaming Options

When you tune into Thursday Night Football on Twitch or on Amazon Prime Video, you can watch either the Fox stream with Joe Buck and Troy Aikman or you can choose the Amazon commentary team.

Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer are exclusively on Prime Video with commentary of the game, analysis and play by play reporting.

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Last update on 2019-10-28. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to read our disclosure policy for more details. Images via Amazon API

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