Falcons Lions Preseason Live Stream: How to Watch Online

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Desmond Ridder takes the field for the first time in preseason action on Friday, August 11.

Atlanta Falcons rookie quarterback Desmond Ridder makes his preseason debut against the Detroit Lions on Friday, August 11.

The game (6 p.m. ET) will be televised locally on different channels depending on the city: Fox (WAGA-5) in Atlanta, FOX (WJBK-2) in Detroit, and either ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, CW or MyTV in other local markets (full list here). It will also be televised on NFL Network for anyone out of market.

If you don’t have cable and you live in market, FuboTV and DirecTV Stream are your best options, as they have all the local channels in most markets and both come with a free trial.

If you live out of market, FuboTV and Sling TV both include NFL Network and are our recommended options.

Here’s a more complete rundown and some other ways you can watch a live stream of the Falcons vs Lions:

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You can see what local channels are available in your city here

You can watch a live stream of NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, CW, MyTV (all live in most markets), NFL Network and 100-plus other TV channels on FuboTV’s “Pro” bundle, which comes with a free seven-day trial:

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Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch the Falcons vs Lions live on the FuboTV app, which is available on your Roku, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One or Series X/S, Samsung TV, LG TV, any device with Android TV (such as a Sony TV or Nvidia Shield), iPhone, Android phone, iPad or Android tablet