Fall and football are finally here. The 2023 NFL football season opened September 7 with a match between the Detroit Lions and last year’s Super Bowl champions, the Kansas City Chiefs. Up next, it’s time for the return of Monday Night Football with a game between the Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets. The Monday Night Football opener will air on ABC and ESPN starting at 8:20 p.m. ET. Ready to watch some football? Here’s how to watch the first Monday Night Football game of the season: Bills vs. Jets, plus our recommendations for the best ways to watch every NFL game this year, from now until Super Bowl LVIII.
How to watch the Bills at Jets game:
Watch ABC and ESPN, plus get ESPN+
Hulu + Live TV
Stream NFL on mobile: Get live local and primetime regular season games
Date: Monday, September 11
Time: 8:15 p.m. ET
Game: Buffalo Bills at New York Jets
Location: MetLife Stadium
TV Channel: ABC, ESPN
What channel is the Buffalo Bills at New York Jets game on?
Monday Night Football’s first game of the season will air on ABC, ESPN and stream on ESPN+, so there are plenty of ways to tune into the Bills vs. Jets match. Don’t have access to any of those channels? Here’s what we recommend for how to watch Monday’s Bills at Jets game.
How to watch Bills at Jets on Monday Night Football:
Watch NFL games on local channels like ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox
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For $70 per month, Hulu’s live TV bundle (with ads) will get you access to ABC, NBC, Fox, CBS and ESPN and access to ESPN+. Plus, for NCAA college football fans, you’ll also get ESPNU, Fox, FS1, CBSN, NBC, ACCN, Big Ten Network and SECN. Basically, almost every channel you may need to watch NFL and NCAA football games in 2023. The only NFL game you’ll miss is Thursday Night Football over on Amazon Prime Video (which you may already have access to, anyway!).
Plus, this bundle gets you a subscription to Disney+ and, of course, access to Hulu’s general content library. Hulu’s live TV plans also include unlimited DVR storage, a hardware-free set-up process and easy online cancellation. Currently Hulu does not offer a free trial for its live TV plan.
$70 at Hulu
Fubo TV gives you access to ABC, ESPN, NBC Fox, CBS and NFL Network, basically almost every channel you need to watch the 2023 NFL season. The only games you’ll miss with this service are those blacked out due to regional restrictions, regular Thursday Night Football games on Amazon Prime Video and the few NFL games of the season scheduled to stream exclusively on ESPN+. You’ll also get access to ACCN, SECN, Pac-12 and Big Ten Network for catching NCAA college football games, plus 100+ more live channels. Fubo subscribers also get 1000 hours of cloud DVR storage. The platform offers a 7-day free trial period.
$75 at Fubo
A basic $6.99 per month (or $40 annually) NFL+ subscription will get you live local and primetime regular and post-season NFL games exclusively on your phone or tablet, plus live audio for every game of the season across supported devices and access to NFL Network, which will air eight live games in the 2023 season. NFL+ Premium, while a little pricier at $14.99 per month (or $80 annually) also includes access to NFL RedZone, plus full and condensed replays of every game across supported devices. NFL+ also offers a 7-day free trial.
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