Can You Watch TNF Without Amazon Prime Video?

Written By Matt Burke on September 15, 2022
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There will be a big change for NFL viewers this season. No longer will Thursday Night Football be broadcast over National TV airwaves. Instead, Amazon Prime Video will live stream TNF throughout the season. So what do you do if you don’t have Amazon Prime and want to watch Thursday Night Football? Here we will explain if there is a way to watch TNF without Amazon Prime Video streaming capabilities. We will also introduce you to a free Thursday Night Football betting contest in which you can win a $100 Amazon gift card and look at various ways you can legally bet on the NFL this season.

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How to Watch NFL Thursday Night Football without Amazon Prime Video

Wondering how to watch NFL Thursday night football without Amazon Prime Video? Well you’ve come to the right place.

The NFL will not leave traditional TV viewers out in the cold as far as local markets go. For the Kansas City Chiefs versus LA Chargers Week 2 TNF game, for instance, viewers in the greater Kansas City area and viewers in the greater Los Angeles area will be able to watch the game on a local station. These local TV stations are typically affiliate stations of major networks like CBS, NBC, ABC and FOX.

  • Chargers versus Chiefs will be shown on TV on KSHB 41 NBC in the greater Kansas City area.
  • LA versus Kansas City will be shown on TV on KNBC Channel 4 in the greater Los Angeles area.

If you are out of market, however, you will have no choice but to sign up for Amazon Prime Video.

Chargers vs. Chiefs Amazon Prime Video Free Live Stream?

If you don’t have Amazon Prime you can watch the Chargers versus Chiefs TNF live stream by signing up for a free Amazon Prime Video trial. The free trial lasts 30 days.

After sign up and the trial period you will have to pay $8.99 per month. If you signed up for Amazon Prime delivery in conjunction with the Video streaming service you will be paying $14.99 per month.

Why is the game not on traditional TV anymore?

Thursday Night Football has grown in popularity over the years. What once was viewed as the league’s weekly throwaway game with sub-par matchups now features heavyweight bouts. Chargers versus Chiefs certainly qualifies as both teams are legitimate Super Bowl contenders this season.

It’s not surprise that Amazon reportedly paid upwards of $1 billion per year for the rights to broadcast TNF each week. The contract runs through 2033.

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Matt Burke is the Sports Editor and Head of Evergreen/SEO Content at He is the Founder and former Editor-in-Chief of MetroBet, a digital and print sports betting platform, and was the Executive Sports Editor at Metro US Newspapers (New York, Philadelphia, Boston) from 2014-2020. Matt has covered Super Bowls and Final Fours, and his work has appeared for Sports Illustrated, CBS Sports, the Eagle Tribune, Gloucester Daily Times and Newburyport Daily News. Matt is a graduate of the University of Connecticut.

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