Almost all local football is available for free over-the-air. Is that enough for you?

Hallelujah, it’s almost here. NFL football starts again in this great nation of ours on September 5. The best news is that most NFL action can be found on local broadcast CBS, NBC or Fox stations. This is great for cord cutters because local channels don’t cost anything once you put up an antenna. Of course, you’ll miss games on ESPN if you’re a cord-cutter, unless you subscribe to something like Sling TV. But those are a minority of the games.

If you don’t have an over-the-air antenna, you’ll find every one you could ever hope for at Solid Signal. Trust me, we have something for almost every need, and they’re a lot easier to put up than you think. Most don’t even require a trip up to the roof.

What if you want more than that?

What if, for example, you’re a fan in St. Louis. You had a football team, but they went back to Los Angeles this year. There’s no guarantee you’ll see every Rams game unless…

unless there was a way to see every NFL game every Sunday, no matter where it was. If there was a way to stream every game live to your mobile device, if you could get every game whether it was on CBS, NBC, NFL Network, ESPN, or even off a regional sports network. Plus you’ll get access to tons of college football as well. What if all that could come to your house in one package, with one bill?

It’s called DIRECTV.

Oh, of course you know DIRECTV, I know you know DIRECTV. But the point is that you may not have known that they’re the source for pro football — the only source that gives you every game every Sunday. Displaced fans need not worry, and for this year, you don’t even have to sit in front of the TV. DIRECTV’s NFL Sunday Ticket app lets you stream the games from anywhere, and the DIRECTV app for smartphones and tablets lets you stream a lot of live programming as well. If you have the latest Genie DVR, you can even record and stream pretty much any channel straight to your mobile device.

No, it’s not free. If you’re a cord-cutter, you’re looking for free. But I’ll tell you what, it’s a great value. You literally get more football than it’s possible to watch, all for one monthly fee. If you’re a DIRECTV subscriber already, you can add NFL Sunday Ticket to your package, and if you’re a new DIRECTV subscriber, you’ll probably qualify for free NFL Sunday Ticket this year! What could be better than that?

It all starts with a call to Solid Signal at 888-233-7563 or e-mail and a rep will call you back. It’s that easy. We have access to all of the same systems and deals as DIRECTV and our Novi, Michigan based call center is staffed with kind, friendly folks who speak perfect English and can help you with anything you need without “escalating.” We specialize in special requests.

There’s still a little time before the season kicks off but if you do need some new equipment, now is the time to call and get set up so that you’re not left waiting for an installer to show up or hoping that Fedex gets there in time. Get ready for NFL football now!

About the Author

Stuart Sweet
Stuart Sweet is the editor-in-chief of The Solid Signal Blog and a "master plumber" at Signal Group, LLC. He is the author of over 8,000 articles and longform tutorials including many posted here. Reach him by clicking on "Contact the Editor" at the bottom of this page.