NFL is back for the next season. In the first week, all the 32 teams played one match each. Are you excited for the next week of the 2020 season? For the 2020 NFL Season, NFL launched its live-streaming app for Samsung Smart TVs and LG Smart TVs. You can watch NFL live games and post-match highlights with the NFL Game Pass on Samsung TV just by installing the NFL app on your smart TV.

The NFL Game Pass is compatible with Samsung TV from 2016 and the above models. In the older models, you can use the Smart View feature to mirror the NFL app from the smartphone.

NFL Game Pass Subscription

NFL Game Pass offers two types of subscriptions. One Time Payment and 4 installments. One Time Payment costs $99.99 for one year and 4 Installments costs $29.99 per installment. You can also get the free trial for 7 days and then you can switch to yearly or installment plans. You can get the subscription on the NFL website.

How to Install NFL Game Pass on Samsung TV

(1) Click the Home button on your Samsung TV remote.

NFL Game Pass on Samsung TV

(2) Navigate to the Apps tab and select it.

Apps tab

(3) Now, you get the Apps screen. Navigate to the Search icon on the top right of the screen.

Search icon

(4) The on-screen keyboard will appear. With the remote, type NFL and search.

NFL Game Pass on Samsung TV

(5) Select the app and click the Install button on the next screen.

(6) To install an app on your Samsung Smart TV, you need to sign in with your Samsung account. Click the Sign In button.

(7) Choose the Sign In button if you have a Samsung account. Choose the Create Account if you don’t have a Samsung account.

NFL Game Pass on Samsung TV

(8) If you choose Create Account, the following screen will appear. Click on the Agree button.

Agree button

(9) Now, enter your email ID, password, DOB, and sign-in method. When you are done with it, click the Next button.

NFL Game Pass on Samsung TV

(10) Then, it will ask for your First Name and Last Name. Enter it and tap on the Next button.

NFL Game Pass on Samsung TV

(11) When the account is created, click the Done button. Now, the NFL app will begin to download.

(12) Then, click the Open button to open the NFL Game Pass on Samsung TV.

How to Use NFL Game Pass on Samsung TV

(1) Open the NFL Game Pass app on your Samsung TV.

(2) Sign in with your NFL Game Pass account.

(3) After the successful sign in, you can get to watch all the NFL live games and post-match highlights.

Related: NFL on Sony Smart TV

How to Use NFL Game Pass on Samsung Smart TV (Older Models)?

(1) Install the Samsung Smart View app from the Play Store or App Store. In Samsung smartphone, the app is preinstalled one.

Samsung Samrt View app

(2) Connect your smartphone to the same WiFi network as your Samsung TV.

(3) Open the Samsung Smart View app. Tap the Allow button, if it asks for permission to access the device’s storage.

(4) The app will search for a nearby Samsung Smart TV. When you TV is detected, tap on it.

(4) Now, open the NFL app and play any live match. It will appear on your Samsung Smart TV.

If you want to use your TV provider credentials, install the NFL Network app from the Play Store or App Store. In the NFL app, you can use only the NFL Game Pass account. Whereas in the NFL Network app, you can use your TV provider account like Spectrum, Cox, and DIRECTV.

Alternate Way

In the NFL Game Pass, you will get access to only the NFL games and contents that are related to NFL 2020 tournament. For the 2020 NFL season alone, spending $100 dollars is not the wisest choice. For a minimal subscription, you will get both NFL games and other live & on-demand contents from the live TV platform. Streaming platforms like YouTube TV, Sling TV, fuboTV, ESPN+ are some of the best examples.

YouTube TV

YouTube TV

YouTube TV is one of the best platforms to watch all the live sports events around the world. It is one of the cheapest ones too. In YouTube TV, you can get to watch more than 85 live TV channels at a subscription price of $64.99 per month. The channels include the NFL, NBA, and MLB networks. In addition to that, it also has channels like PBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, and channels from different categories. YouTube TV offers unlimited cloud DVR storage. With that, you can record the entire live match when you can’t watch and watch them when you are free. With one subscription, you can get 3 simultaneous live streams and 6 accounts. YouTube TV app is available for 2016 & 2017 Samsung TV models. For older models, you can cast the app.

Sling TV

Sling TV

It offers three subscription plans. Sling Blue and Sling Orange cost $30 per month, Sling Blue + Orange for $45 per month. For sports content, Sling Orange is the recommended one. Sling Blue is for News and Entertainment. The channels in the Sling Orange include ESPN, Stadium, Fox Sports, beIN Sports, and more. It also has a free trial for 3 days. With one subscription, you will get three simultaneous streams and 10 hrs of DVR storage. You can install the Sling TV app from the Samsung App’s section, just like you have installed the NFL app.



fuboTV is one of the sports-rich streaming platforms. Among the 150+ channels, 50+ channels are in the Sports category. Channels like ESPN, BTN, NFL Network, beIN Sports, NBA TCV, NHL, and more are available. It offers three subscription plans. Family for $64.99 per month, Elite for $79.99 per month, and fubo Espanol for $29.99 per month. A free trial is available for only Family and fubo Espanol. The channels available on the fuboTV are in 4K quality. If you want, you can downgrade the video quality. You can install the fuboTV app on your Samsung Smart TV from the 2015 – 2020 models.



ESPN+ is a sports dedicated streaming platform. In ESPN+, you will live sports action from NFL, MLC, NHL, MLS, Football, and more. It costs $5.99 per month and $49.99 for one year. Apart from live matches, you can also get ESPN+ Originals like The Fantasy Show with Matthew Berry, Peyton’s Places with Peyton Manning, Bettor Days with Mike Greenberg, and more. With one subscription, you can get three simultaneous devices. For PPV events, you can stream only on two devices. The ESPN app is available on most of the Samsung Smart TV models.

Need for VPN

Both the NFL and the live TV streaming platforms are available only in the USA. You can’t access the NFL games when you are outside of the USA. If you want to watch NFL games in other countries, use a powerful VPN. VPNs like NordVPN and CyberGhost VPN ae having more than 100 servers in the USA alone. With that, you can easily bypass geo-restriction and can stream live NFL games from anywhere.

There are plenty of ways to watch live NFL games on your Samsung smart TV. If you want only the NFL content, you can go for the NFL Game Pass subscription. If you NFL games and other sports content, you can go for live TV streaming platforms. The advantage of Samsung Smart TV is that most live TV apps are available, so you can choose any of them. if the app is not available, you can cast the contents with the Samsung Smart View app. Share your NFL predictions in the comments below.

Note: You can also install NFL on Apple TV or Roku and start streaming on your TV a well.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I watch NFL Game Pass on my Samsung Smart TV?

Yes, you can. You can use either the NFL Game Pass app or other live TV streaming apps on your Samsung Smart TV.

2. Can I get NFL Sunday Ticket on my Samsung Smart TV?

For NFL Sunday Ticket, you can use your DIRECTTV credentials in the NFL Network app.

3. How much does the NFL Sunday Ticket cost?

NFL Sunday Ticket is available only on the DIRECTV package which starts at $64.99 per month.