In this step-by-step guide, we will show you How to Watch NFL on Kodi. We have also compiled a list of best NFL Kodi addons for Firestick & Fire TV Cube.
Streaming services that aren’t available for a vast range of devices are often locked under DRM restrictions, even when the official app can be sideloading on a system-level on select platforms.
However, the web version of such streaming services doesn’t have such limitations most of the time, which can be used to stream content from the particular streaming service on incompatible devices. With popular media management software Kodi, it is much easier to access such streaming services.
You can install video add-ons on Kodi, which are built to fetch content from a specific streaming service or video platform. In recent years, the addition of thousands of quality add-ons have made on-demand content more accessible on Kodi than ever before, and you can now stream sports content on Kodi as well.
For NFL (National Football League) fans, we have prepared this guide to a few official and third-party add-ons that can be used to NFL on Kodi. We have also given detailed instructions to install the add-ons.
- 1 Watch NFL on Kodi with the NFL.com Add-on
- 2 Watch NFL on Kodi with the NFL Teams Add-on
- 3 Watch NFL on Kodi with USTVNow Add-on
- 4 Watch NFL on Kodi with NBC Sports Live Extra Add-on
- 5 Watch NFL on Kodi with NFL Game Pass Add-on
- 6 Watch NFL on Kodi with Sling.TV Add-on
- 7 Watch NFL on Kodi with The Crew Add-on
- 8 Wrapping Up
Watch NFL on Kodi with the NFL.com Add-on
The NFL.com add-on offers video highlights and clips from the official NFL.com website. You can also watch snippets of NFL sports news with the add-on, as well as NFL Throwback, post-match analysis, roundtables, interviews, etc.
It’s worth mentioning that the add-on will fail to launch unless you live in the United States or use a VPN to connect to a US server. The NFL.com add-on can be downloaded from the official Kodi add-on repository.
Steps to Install NFL.com Add-on on Kodi
The following steps will show you the correct way to install NFL.com on the latest version of Kodi.
- From the Kodi home screen, scroll down the sidebar and highlight Add-ons.
- On the Add-ons page, navigate down once again to click the Download > Install From Repository.
- Now select Kodi Add-on repository if required, then click Video add-ons at the bottom of the list.
- Scroll down until you find nfl.com in the list of add-ons, and click Install in the description window.
- If you are asked to confirm the installation of additional scripts and dependencies, then click OK to proceed.
Once the NFL.com add-on has been installed, you can go back to the Add-ons page from the Kodi home screen, then launch NFL.com from the Video add-ons category.
Watch NFL on Kodi with the NFL Teams Add-on
The NFL Teams add-on gives you access to videos from the official websites of favorite NFL teams, whether it’s Arizona Cardinals, Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, or Green Bay Packers, Kansas City Chiefs, and San Francisco 49ers.
You can stream highlights, replays, interviews, analytics, documentaries, and exclusive behind-the-scenes clips of your favorite NFL teams with the NFL Teams add-on Kodi.
The NFL Teams add-on doesn’t require Kodi users to log in. You can watch on-demand NFL content with the add-on whenever you want. You can download and install it from the official Kodi add-on repository by following the same instructions to install the NFL.com add-on above.
Watch NFL on Kodi with USTVNow Add-on
USTVNow is a live and on-demand streaming service for US military and American expatriates. However, anyone can sign up for the service to watch popular American channels, such as ABC, FOX, BBC America, AMC, CBS, Discovery, Fox News, SundanceTV, SYFY, FX, National Geographic, etc.
A monthly USTVNow subscription plan will cost you $19 only, but you will also a 10-day free trial before getting charged for the subscription.
In case you didn’t know, CBS has the rights to broadcast 103 regular-season NFL games on its local CBS and CBS Sports channels, including select Wild Card and Divisional playoffs. CBS will also air the 55th Super Bowl.
On the same note, you can watch select Thursday Night Football and the NFC Championship games that will be simulcasted on the local FOX channel. With the USTVNow add-on, you can enjoy NFL games live on Kodi.
First, go to ustvnow.com and get an USTVNow subscription, then install the USTVNow add-on on Kodi, and log in to your USTVNow account to watch the CBS and FOX channel streams. The USTVNow add-on is officially listed in the Kodi add-on repository.
Watch NFL on Kodi with NBC Sports Live Extra Add-on
With the NBC Sports Live Extra add-on, you can stream live and on-demand sports content from the network’s local NBC stations and the NBC Sports channel.
It’s worth noting that the add-on is based on a TV Everywhere service, so you will have to activate the add-on by signing in with your cable provider account.
When signed in, you can watch not only NFL’s Sunday Night Football games live but also stream replays and highlights of past NFL games on-demand from the NBC Sports Live Extra add-on. The stream quality can also be switched between SD and HD from the add-on settings.
Similar to all the Kodi add-ons mentioned above, the NBC Sports Live Extra add-on is available to download in the official Kodi add-on repository.
Watch NFL on Kodi with NFL Game Pass Add-on
The NFL Game Pass add-on is available in the official Kodi add-on repository, but only for the older Kodi version v17.x Krypton. It is incompatible with Kodi Leia.
Still, you can stream replays of every NFL game from the last ten seasons, and also watch NFL’s original documentaries and films from the NFL Game Pass add-on.
However, the add-on will need you to link an active NFL Game Pass subscription before giving you access to the NFL’s vast library of on-demand content.
NFL is currently offering complimentary access to NFL Game Pass for a limited time, which you can sign up for from gamepass.nfl.com.
Watch NFL on Kodi with Sling.TV Add-on
Sling provides affordable OTT live TV streaming service in the United States. With the Sling Orange + Blue plan, you get FOX, NBC, NBC Sports, NBCSN, ESPN, and ESPN 2 sports channels, along with 45+ additional American entertainment and news channels. The plan will cost you $45 per month.
With the Sling.TV add-on on Kodi, you can access Sling’s live TV and on-demand streaming service. Although you won’t be to take advantage of Sling’s cloud DVR functionality, you can at least stream regular-season NFL games live on a device that isn’t officially supported by Sling.
As usual, you will find the Sling.TV add-on in the official Kodi add-on repository. Make sure to sign up for the Sling subscription from sling.com first, as the add-on needs to log in with an active Sling account.
Watch NFL on Kodi with The Crew Add-on
The Crew is a third-party Kodi add-on that gives you access to a sizeable collection of movies, TV shows, IPTV channels, along with live and on-demand sports content.
From the Sports section of the add-on, you can select NFL and get to stream not only premium TV channels that broadcast NFL live but also highlights, full replays of past broadcasts, and archived NFL matches on-demand.
To playback select NFL streams, you might be prompted to install Crew Sports or other sports add-ons.
- How to Watch NFL on Firestick
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- How to Watch Sky Sports on FireStick
This guide contains a detailed list of official and unofficial add-ons that will definitely help you watch NFL on Kodi. Since the majority of the NFL add-ons mentioned here can be downloaded from the official add-on repository, it will be much simpler and faster to set up your preferred add-on and start streaming NFL content on Kodi.