Saints vs Bears live stream: how to watch NFL week 8 from anywhere right now
Week 7 could hardly have gone any more differently for these two franchises, with New Orleans blowing the Panthers out of the water despite missing some key personnel, while Chicago’s offense went MIA for their date with the Rams. On that note, has anybody seen them lately at all? Read on as we explain how to watch the NFL online and get a Saints vs Bears live stream wherever you are right now.
Saints vs Bears live stream
Kick-off time for today’s Saints vs Bears game is 4.25pm ET/1.25pm PT, which is 9.25pm GMT in the UK. A number of TV and streaming options are available for the game, and you can always enjoy your favorite NFL coverage wherever you are by using a reliable VPN.
After a less than stellar start, the Saints are now on a three-game winning streak, and last weekend’s victory over Carolina was a fine showing from Drew Brees and running back duo Alvin Kamara and Latavius Murray. The W was never in doubt, despite the absences of star wide receiver Michael Thomas and speedster Emmanuel Sanders.
Are they finally hitting their stride? Quite possibly, but it’s hard to shake the sense that the Black and Gold are still vulnerable on the other side of the ball. Three of their four victories this season have been by a very slim margin, and they’ve only scored six more points than they’ve conceded overall, despite being 4-2.
But the Bears’ wins have been even tighter, so much so that they’re 5-2 despite conceding more points than they’ve scored – the kind of scenario that usually only rears its head in fantasy. Their offense might not be all that, but Matt Nagy’s defense has been rock solid and they’ve been quietly racking up the W’s as a result.
But on Monday, for the first time this season, Chicago’s D showed real signs of weakness, as the Rams managed to put 24 points past them in a game that was widely expected to be a defensive masterclass. Nick Foles was sacked four times and picked twice in another miserable outing for the offense, too.
The good news for the Bears is that it looks like Saints superstar Michael Thomas will have to sit out again as he continues his recovery from an ankle and hamstring injury – and their deep-threat, Sanders, is still out of action as well. The bad? They faced a Saints team missing Brees and Kamara last season, and still couldn’t win. See has it turns out this time round by following our guide below to watch the Saints vs Bears online and get an NFL live stream from anywhere this Sunday.
How to watch the Saints vs Bears from outside your country
If you’ve mismatched a holiday or you’re away on business and you want to watch your country’s coverage from outside your country – or if you’re trying to get around dreaded blackouts – then you’ll need to use a VPN. This will help you dial in to a location back in your home country to avoid geo-blocks and regain access to the content and services you already pay for back home.
A VPN is generally perfect for this as it allows you to change your IP address so you appear to be in a completely different location when the big game is on.
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Once you’ve chosen and installed your VPN of choice, simply open the service’s corresponding app, hit ‘choose location’, select the appropriate country and you’ll be able to watch the broadcast as if you were back at home.
How to watch a FREE Saints vs Bears live stream of today’s NFL game in the US
Today’s Saints vs Bears game is being shown on Fox, with kick-off scheduled for 4.25pm ET/1.25pm PT. If you’ve already got Fox as part of cable you can tune in online via the Fox website.
How to watch Saints vs Bears FREE without cable
If you don’t have cable but still want to catch this and all the NFL games shown on Fox Sports, then Sling TV Blue Package is a top choice. For only $30 per month ($20 for the first) you get Fox Sports, Fox News, TNT, NBC, Comedy Central and a host of other top channels to watch.
Not only that, but you can try out Sling TV absolutely FREE thanks to its 3-day trial. That means you can see all of this weekend’s Fox-based football, and see whether you like what Sling has to offer.
Another option for cord cutters is fuboTV, which carries the likes of Fox, CBS, NBC, ESPN and NFL Network and has a free rial, but takes the monthly costs all the way up to $64.99.
Not interested in signing up for cable or for a streaming service? Yahoo is showing every NFL game that’s being broadcast in your local TV market for free through its Yahoo Sports app, including the Saints vs Bears.
Saints vs Bears live stream: how to watch today’s NFL game FREE in Canada
Today’s Saints vs Bears clash kicks off at 4.25pm ET/1.25pm PT in Canada, and linear coverage comes courtesy of CTV.
When it comes to streaming, however, Canadian NFL fans are some of the the luckiest in the world as DAZN includes coverage of every single 2020/21 regular season game.
It’s an absolute steal at just CA$20 a month or $150 a year. Not only do you get every single NFL game, including NFL Game Pass and RedZone access, but DAZN’s also the exclusive Canadian streaming home of Premier League and Champions League soccer!
It 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). And if you’ve never used it before, you can take advantage of a FREE 1-month trial, too.
Payment is easy, as DAZN accepts a wide range of credit and debit cards, plus internationally recognized online payment platform PayPal for added convenience.
Don’t forget, you can take your preferred NFL coverage with you no matter where you are in or out of the Great White North – just grab hold of an effective VPN and follow our instructions above.
You can tune in to the Chicago Bears vs New Orleans Saints game via the NFL Game Pass Pro, as £143.99 gets you every single game of the 2020/21 season (subject to blackouts) including the playoffs, Super Bowl, RedZone access and more!
The game kicks off at 9.25pm GMT.
Not in the UK but still want to catch the action on Game Pass? Grabbing a VPN will let you log into a UK IP address so you can live stream NFL as if you were at home.
For those not wishing to sign up to a Game Pass, UK American Football fans get up to six NFL games live and in their entirety each week courtesy of Sky Sports, with the network now boasting a dedicated Sky Sports NFL channel as well as offering access to the live RedZone highlights show each Sunday. Or grab a Now TV Sports Pass if you’d prefer access on a contract-free basis.
How to watch Bears vs Saints: live stream NFL in Australia
If you live in Australia and want to watch the NFL this season, you have several options to do so and are generally well covered.
The Bears vs Saints game is being shown in Oz via the NFL Game Pass, which gives you access to every game around. Kick-off is set for 8.25am AEDT on Monday morning.
Not in Australia but still want to catch the action on Game Pass? Grabbing a VPN will let you log into an Australia IP address so you can live stream NFL as if you were at home.
If you’re not interested in a subscription just for watching NFL, an average of five games per game week are shown on Foxtel and Kayo Sports.
The Kayo streaming service has a Basic and a Premium plan with the difference being you can watch on two devices with the Basic plan for $25 per month and on three devices with the Premium plan for $35 per month. The best news? Both plans come with a FREE 14-day trial so if you’re looking just to watch a specific game or two you can cancel after the 14 days.
Should I buy an NFL Game Pass?
Watching NFL online has never been easier thanks to the wide variety of streaming services now available. However, the league also has its own streaming service called the NFL Game Pass which allows die-hard football fans to watch every game.
It’s really geared towards international fans and that’s where it’s a great option. In most of the NFL’s main international markets, a Game Pass Pro subscription will get you access to every single regular season and playoff game live, plus the Super Bowl, and you also get the league’s live highlights show, RedZone. It costs £14.99 a week or £143.99 a year, so if you’re a big fan who watches multiple games every week, it breaks down quite favourably.
As well as the UK and Ireland, the service is available in countries like Mexico, Germany and most of Europe, and Australia – with only ‘domestic markets’ the US and Canada missing out on the full-fat offering.
Instead, there’s a US and Canada-only Game Pass option available for $99 a a year that lets you watch commercial-free full game replays right after they’ve finished. Not the worst offer we’ve ever heard, but don’t get caught out – GamePass does not offer live NFL games in the US or Canada.
Should you decide to give Game Pass a shot, apps for Android and iOS mobile devices as well as on the likes of Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, PS4, and more are available – plus you can obviously watch on your laptop or desktop computer through a browser.
The only caveat for non-domestic markets (e.g. the UK) are that some games are subject to blackout restrictions due to deals with local pay TV providers (e.g. Sky).