This article will provide you with a step by step instructions to watch NFL RedZone on FireStick or any other Amazon Fire TV devices.
The NFL season is undoubtedly one of the most exciting sports events in the United States. Millions of viewers across the continents watch NFL as well, especially when it’s a high-profile game like the Pro Bowl or the Super Bowl.
You have probably heard about NFL RedZone before. It’s a pay-TV channel associated with the NFL Network, and it’s offered by numerous cable and satellite TV providers.
NFL RedZone simulcasts the live coverage of Sunday Afternoon Football games from CBS and Fox during the NFL regular season.
It’s a special game-day exclusive broadcast, mainly offering a split-screen coverage of the SAF games, along with potential touchdowns and field goals whenever a team enters the red zone.
It’s also a commercial-free service. Instead of ads, you get a secondary feed of timeout and instant replays.
You can watch NFL RedZone with or without a cable subscription nowadays, thanks to the variety of TV Everywhere apps and live TV services available for several devices.
In case you want to watch NFL RedZone on Firestick, follow this guide to learn about the apps and services that offer the channel.
Watch NFL RedZone on Firestick with the NFL App
The official NFL app offers access to the latest NFL news, highlights, and video clips of great plays from the regular NFL season.
It also lets NFL fans log in with their TV provider credentials for access to live local and primetime NFL games, as well as the NFL Network and NFL RedZone channel streams.
Although you can also log in to the NFL app with an NFL Game Pass subscription, it will only give you access to on-demand replays and highlights.
To catch up with the simulcasts of Sunday Afternoon Football games, you will have to sign in with your TV provider, assuming that you have the RedZone channel included in your cable/satellite package.
In addition, the NFL app also provides personalized content based on which teams and players you follow. Apart from CBS and Fox’s “whip around” Sunday Afternoon Football simulcast coverage on RedZone, you will also be able to replay every touchdown and field goal attempts from the NFL games on-demand.
How to Install the NFL App on Firestick
To watch the NFL RedZone channel on Firestick, you will have to install the NFL app first. You can officially get the latest version of the NFL app from the Amazon Appstore. If you are not familiar with the process, the following steps below will help you out.
- First, go to the Search menu from the Fire TV home screen. Simply highlight the magnifying glass logo next to the Home.
- Now search for “NFL” from the search menu. For that, you can either use the on-screen keyboard or take advantage of the Voice Search option.
- After that, go down and select the NFL keyword from the results.
- Next, scroll over to the Apps & Games row and click the NFL app logo.
- Click Get on the following page. The NFL app should take a minute or so to install.
Once the official NFL app is installed on your Firestick, click Open to launch it. You can also launch like a regular app from Your Apps & Channels row on the Fire TV home screen.
If the NFL app doesn’t appear under the row, click See All to open up the list of apps you have installed on your Firestick. You will definitely find the NFL app listed at the bottom. Move it among the first row of apps so that you can access it directly from the Fire TV home screen.
How to Activate the NFL App on Firestick
It’s quite easy to activate the NFL app on Firestick with your TV provider. Once you log in, you will be able to watch the NFL RedZone channel live on your Firestick. The whole activation process goes as follows:
- First, launch the NFL app on your Fire TV device.
- Next, highlight and click the gear icon on the right of the home page.
- Now select the “Sign in to TV Provider” You will be given an activation code.
- Go to nfl.com/activate from a different device, enter the activation code, and click Continue.
- From the following page, choose your TV provider. It will redirect you to your cable or satellite provider’s login page.
- Enter your credentials in the respective field to log in to your TV provider account, then follow the on-screen instructions to finish the activation process.
Upon successful login with your TV provider, the NFL app will send you back to the home page. From there, go to the Featured section and select the NFL RedZone channel under the Live & Upcoming row. The stream should begin playing back after a few seconds.
How to Watch NFL RedZone on Firestick Without Cable
Amazon Fire TV devices support several over-the-top live TV streaming services. With a monthly subscription and a stable internet connection, you can completely replace your cable TV subscription and stream your favorite TV channels on a Firestick.
We have listed some of these live TV services below that offer the NFL RedZone channel on Firestick.
YouTube TV offers 85+ channels in a monthly subscription of $64.99. Although you will find the NFL Network and almost every other channel that covers regular-season NFL games, it doesn’t include NFL RedZone.
However, you can pay for the Sports Plus ($10.99+) add-on to get the RedZone channel, along with six additional sports networks.
YouTube TV also provides unlimited cloud storage for TV recording. The limit on simultaneous streams is capped to three devices per subscription. But, you can link up to six family accounts to your YouTube TV membership.
fuboTV’s $64.99 monthly Family plan offers 115 channels, with a broader sports coverage compared to YouTube TV. It has all the channels that offer complete NFL regular season coverage (e.g., CBS, FOX, NBC, ESPN, NFL Network), but it doesn’t have NFL RedZone.
For that, you will need the Sports Plus ($10.99+) channel add-on on top of the existing fuboTV plan. It includes NFL RedZone and 20+ additional channels like NBA TV, NHL Network, MLB Network, MLB Strike Zone, ESPN U, etc.
With the $84.99 monthly Ultra plan, you get the NFL RedZone channel, alongside access to 50+ premium entertainment and sports networks. Both the Family and Ultra plan offers 500 hours of Cloud DVR space and three simultaneous streams.
In this guide, we have given you every bit of info about watching NFL RedZone on Firestick. Bear in mind that the NFL RedZone channel isn’t the same as DirecTV’s Red Zone Channel, which they include with the NFL Sunday Ticket out-of-market sports package.
They use the same format for broadcasting NFL games, albeit the channels operate individually under the same name.
The official NFL, Youtube TV, and fuboTV are also compatible with the Fire TV Cube, Fire TV (Pendant), Fire TV Edition Smart TVs, and Fire TV Edition Soundbars.