Update: The Patriots vs Steelers live stream is a wrap, with the Patriots taking the contest 28-21. To watch more NFL football online this season, follow the directions we lay out below.
Watch the Patriots vs Steelers online tonight to see how Tom Brady performs in the face all of the Deflategate news. How? Like a wide receiver running into triple coverage, we've got you covered with the online video links.
The NFL 2015-16 season officially kicked off today, Thursday, September 10 on NBC, and it's the New England Patriots facing down the Pittsburgh Steelers. It's all happening at the Patriot's home field, Gillette Stadium near Boston, Massachusetts.
The teams took the field with an official start time of 8:30pm EST / 5:30pm PST, and they're play until either one team wins, or a judge overturns the decision on Brady's suspension. But, in all seriousness, it should be a great game to watch online.
This year, a tried-and-true television isn't the only watch to catch the football game live.
The first draft pick: NBC Sports Live Extra
The road to Super Bowl 50 started tonight, and the place with the best seats in the virtual house is NBC Sports Live Extra. If you're watching via desktop or laptop just head over to the site, enter in your cable information and start waving your Terrible Towel.
iPad and Android tablet owners have it a bit harder if they want to live stream Patriots vs Steelers. Download the NBC Live Sports Extra app from either the iOS or Google Play stores. Log in to the app on Thursday night and you, my friend, are ready for some football. It's still relatively simple.
The second string: Verizon NFL Mobile App
If you're a Verizon subscriber, your best bet for football tonight with a TV is on Verizon's NFL Mobile App. The app is available on iOS, Android and Windows phones, however it does require you to upgrade to the cell phone company's signature "More Everything" plan.
The plan, for the most part, isn't costly ($45 a month for individuals and family plans for $140 a month), but unless you're the biggest fan of football in the world, upgrading your plan just to watch NFL games seems a little silly. You better be a big Patriots or Steelers fan to do that.
Die-hard fans only: NFL Game Pass
Game Pass is the créme de la créme of NFL apps. With it you can watch every game during the regular season in HD alongside live up-to-the-minute fantasy stats and extended highlights after you've watched your team march their way to victory.
This level of access won't come cheap, however. Expect to shell out $99 per season, which is about the same price as the MLB charges to live stream its full season.
That's it. Grab a bowl of chips, a couple of ales and enjoy the Patriots vs Steelers game tonight, whether you're live streaming it to a computer or watching it online while on the go through a mobile app.