How to watch NFL Playoffs: live stream every postseason game online from anywhere

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How to watch NFL Playoffs live stream

The 2023 NFL Playoffs are now all but complete. The only left to play is the Super Bowl itself! Head this way for everything you need to know on how to watch Super Bowl 2023 from anywhere in the world.

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Dates: Saturday, January 14 - Sunday, February 12
Free live stream: 7Plus (Aus)
Aussies can use ExpressVPN to watch 7Plus from abroad

Watch NFL Playoffs stream: preview

The Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs are going to the Super Bowl! The NFC Championship and AFC Championship title games were enthralling in very different ways, and we're all set up for a grandstand finale between the two teams that entered the NFL Playoffs as No.1 seeds. Before that, however, we'll get the reimagined Pro Bowl Games, and you can read on as we explain how to watch NFL Playoffs live streams from anywhere – including ways to watch all of the action for FREE.

Watch NFL Playoffs live stream

Watch without cable: Sling TV discount | FREE fuboTV trial | ESPN Plus

Global live streams: DAZN (CA) | NFL Game Pass/Sky Sports (UK)

Watch anywhere: Use a VPN

The Eagles crushed the San Francisco 49ers by a scoreline of 31-7 after Haason Reddick got to Brock Purdy and his backup Josh Johnson, injuring both quarterbacks in the process. The Chiefs' victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, on the other hand, went down to the wire, a needless late hit on a limping Patrick Mahomes gifting the field goal that would seal a 23-20 win.

It's been five years since the Eagles earned their one and only Super Bowl title. The Chiefs have made it to the big game twice since then, winning it three years ago before a traumatic defeat the following year. 

The players get two weeks off before the big showdown, and the Pro Bowl Games – a series of skills competitions and a non-contact flag football game – are there to keep us ticking over in the meantime. Follow our guide on how to watch the NFL Playoffs wherever you are – starting with how to watch a free NFL Playoffs live stream in Australia.

NFL 2022/23 TV schedule

(All times ET)

Use Sling or FuboTV for Fox games without cable.

Sunday, January 22
San Francisco 49ers 7 - 31 Philadelphia Eagles
Cincinnati Bengals 20 -23 Kansas City Chiefs

Sunday, February 12
6.30pm - Super Bowl (Fox)

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How to watch NFL Playoffs for FREE in Australia

every game of the 2022/23 NFL postseason is being shown for FREE on Channel 7 and 7Mate

Fans in Australia are amongst the luckiest in the world, as every game of the 2022/23 NFL postseason is being shown for FREE on Channel 7 and 7Mate. That includes the Super Bowl and the Pro Bowl Games.

Viewers can also fire up a free live stream on the 7Plus streaming service, which is compatible with most smart devices. 

Just so you know, subscription services Kayo Sports and NFL Game Pass are also showing all of the action from the NFL postseason in Australia, as is ESPN, which is available through Foxtel. But why pay when you can tune in for free? 

Not in Australia right now? Use a VPN if you're away from home, in order to tap into your domestic coverage.

How to watch NFL Playoffs from outside your country 

We've set out how you can live stream the NFL Playoffs in a number of countries around the world. However, if you're away travelling for pleasure or for work, you probably won't be able to tune in like you normally would at home. This is the result of geo-blocking - best understood as digital borders that restrict certain services and content to specific parts of the world.

A good streaming VPN can let you get around these digital borders, while also offering robust protection from cybercriminals and government snooping. They're also really easy to use.

Use a VPN to live stream NFL Playoffs from anywhere

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NFL Playoffs live stream: watch in the US without cable


In the US, Fox is showing the Super Bowl, while the Pro Bowl Games are being shown across ESPN Plus and ABC, ESPN and ESPN2.

Getting full coverage isn't as tricky as it might seem, even if you don't want the commitment or expense of cable.

The best ways to watch NFL Playoffs without cable

The Sling Blue package offers local Fox channels in most major markets. The usual cost is $40 a month, but if you're new to the service you can get 50% off your first month. An extra $15 a month for the combined Sling Blue + Orange bundle adds access to ESPN 1, 2 and 3 to your NFL viewing arsenal.

A costlier alternative is FuboTV, which includes Fox, ESPN, ESPN 2, and ABC. Prices start at $69.99 a month after a FREE FuboTV trial.

Finally, ESPN Plus monthly plans cost $9.99 a month, while the cost-saving annual subscription is priced at $99.99 a year. But there's even better value to be had if you grab ESPN+ as part of the big Disney Plus Bundle

As well as ESPN Plus live sports and documentaries, you'll get access to the hugely impressive Disney Plus catalog, which features Marvel movies, every Simpsons episode ever, the complete Star Wars canon, Pixar films, and much more, plus all the great shows and movies that Hulu offers.

And the price is super reasonable - you only have to pay $13.99 a month for the Disney Plus bundle.

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How to watch NFL Playoffs: live stream in Canada


For NFL fans in Canada, streaming service DAZN includes coverage of every game of the 2022/23 season, including the Pro Bowl Games and the Super Bowl.

And it's a real bargain too - DAZN costs just CA$24.99 a month or $199.99 a year. Away from home for a gameweek? No problem.

Use a VPN to watch NFL on DAZN while abroad.

Not only do you get every NFL game, but DAZN is also the exclusive Canadian streaming home of Champions League, Europa League and EFL Championship soccer!

It also comes with support for iOS, Android, Apple TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Roku, Xbox One, PS4, and laptop/PC streaming (including Mac devices). 

Both the Super Bowl and Pro Bowl Games are also being televised by TSN. If you don't have cable, you can live stream them on TSN Direct, with a subscription costing CA$19.99 a month or CA$199.90 per year. 

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How to watch NFL Playoffs in the UK

NFL Game Pass

American football fans in the UK can watch every moment of the NFL postseason, including the Super Bowl and Pro Bowl Games, on NFL Game Pass for 99p.

They're both being shown on Sky Sports too. If you want to sign up to Sky Sports, you can check out our guide to Sky TV deals and packages for today's best prices.

Don't fancy being locked in to a long, expensive contract? Consider the more flexible streaming option, Now, (formerly Now TV). Now sports passes start at £11.99.

Don't mind missing the Pro Bowl Games? The Super Bowl is being shown for free on ITV and ITVX.

If you're not in the UK but still want to catch the action, use a VPN to live stream the NFL as if you were at home.

Aatif Sulleyman

Aatif is a freelance copywriter and journalist based in the UK. He’s written about technology, science and politics for publications including Gizmodo, The Independent, Trusted Reviews and Newsweek, but focuses on streaming at Future, an arrangement that combines two of his greatest passions: sport and penny-pinching.