Looking for a live stream of Thursday’s preseason contest between the New England Patriots and Chicago Bears? There are no legal options to watch live if the game is in your market, but if it’s out of market, you can stream it for free.
Kickoff is scheduled for 8 p.m. ET. It’ll be broadcast on the Patriots Preseason Television Network in New England states, Alaska and Hawaii (click here for the channel in your area), and the Bears Preseason TV Network (click here for the channel in your area) in the areas around Chicago.
Here’s a full rundown of all the live stream options:
How to Watch Bears vs. Patriots Live Stream Online
You can watch a stream through NFL Game Pass, a subscription service that allows you to watch all out-of-market games live online (Note: If you’re in market, you can’t watch live but you can watch a replay after the conclusion of the game).
Here’s how to sign up for a free 7-day trial:
1) Go to NFL Game Pass
2) Click on “Start 7-Day Free Trial”
3) Create an account
4) Enter your payment information. It costs $99.99 for the entire preseason, but if you cancel your subscription within seven days of signing up, you will not be charged
How to Watch Bears vs. Patriots on Mobile & Other Devices
Users with a subscription to NFL Game Pass (read above for how to start a free trial) can watch on mobile and other devices via the NFL Game Pass, which is free to download in the following locations:
Microsoft Store — This option is available for Verizon smartphone customers only
NFL Game Pass is also available for Apple TV, Xbox One and PS4. You can click here to see a full list of devices NFL Game Pass has been tested and optimized for.