What channel, time is the NFL game tonight? TV, kickoff, live stream for Buccaneers vs. Patriots

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The Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the New England Patriots tonight on NBC and Peacock. It’s one of the most anticipated matchups of the season as Tom Brady makes his return to Foxborough with history on the line. Brady played 20 seasons in New England and won six Super Bowls in his time as a Patriot. Tonight the 44-year-old needs just 68 yards in the air to pass Drew Brees as the NFL’s all-time passing yards leader. Live coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. ET with Football Night in America.

NBC Sports has you covered with all you need to know about the game including the TV channel, start time, live stream information, and more.

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What channel is tonight’s Sunday Night Football game on?

  • Where: Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts
  • When: Sunday, October 3
  • Start Time: 8:20 p.m. ET kickoff; live coverage begins at 7:00 p.m. ET with Football Night In America
  • TV Channel: NBC
  • Stream liveWatch live on Peacock or with the NBC Sports App

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Where to live stream Buccaneers vs. Patriots online tonight

The battle between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the New England Patriots can be streamed live on multiple platforms tonight including NBCsports.com, the NBC Sports App and Peacock.

This NFL season, Peacock will stream all of NBC Sports’ NFL games including the regular season, playoff games and Super Bowl LVI. More from Peacock’s website:

If you have access to NBC via your TV provider, you can watch Sunday Night Football on your TV or with a TV provider login on the NBC Sports app, NBC app, or via NBCSports.com. Check your local listings to find your NBC channel. If you can’t find NBC in your channel lineup, please contact your TV provider.

If you don’t have access to NBC via your TV provider, you can stream Sunday Night Football on Peacock with a $4.99/month Peacock Premium plan. Sign up here or, if you already have a free Peacock account, go to your Account settings to upgrade or change your existing plan.

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Week 4 schedule

Thursday, Sept. 30
Jacksonville Jaguars at Cincinnati Bengals, 8:20 pm (NFL Network)

Sunday, Oct. 3
FINAL Washington Football Team 34, Atlanta Falcons 30 , 1 pm (FOX)
FINAL Houston Texans 0, Buffalo Bills 40, 1 pm (CBS)
FINAL Detroit Lions 14, Chicago Bears 24, 1 pm (FOX)
FINAL Carolina Panthers 28, Dallas Cowboys 36, 1 pm (FOX)
FINAL Indianapolis Colts 27, Miami Dolphins 17, 1 pm (CBS)
FINAL Cleveland Browns 14, Minnesota Vikings 7, 1 pm (CBS)
FINAL New York Giants 27, New Orleans Saints 21, 1 pm (FOX)
FINAL Tennessee Titans 24, New York Jets 27, 1 pm (CBS)
FINAL Kansas City Chiefs 42, Philadelphia Eagles 30, 1 pm (CBS)
FINAL Arizona Cardinals 37, Los Angeles Rams 20, 4:05 pm (FOX)
FINAL Seattle Seahawks 28, San Francisco 49ers 21, 4:05 pm (FOX)
FINAL Baltimore Ravens 23, Denver Broncos 7, 4:25 pm(CBS)
FINAL Pittsburgh Steelers 17, Green Bay Packers 27, 4:25 pm (CBS)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New England Patriots, 8:20 pm (NBC)

Monday, Oct. 4
Las Vegas Raiders at Los Angeles Chargers, 8:15 pm (ESPN)

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