Jets vs. Redskins Live Stream: Watch Online without Cable

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Jets vs. Redskins Live Stream: New York and Washington, D.C., work out the kinks in week two of the NFL preseason.

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For now, Geno Smith is the No. 2 quarterback option for the New York Jets. Can the former West Virginia standout impress his coaches during a matchup with the Washington Redskins to garner that coveted starting position? The Jets and Redskins take on each other in the second week of the NFL Preseason. We want to help you find the best way to watch the Jets vs. Redskins live stream, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 19.

Here’s our guide to the Jets. vs. Redskins live stream:

Jets vs. Redskins Live Stream on Sling TV

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One of our favorite options for the NFL preseason is Sling TV. And recent additions to the streaming service make it all the more better for cord-cutting NFL fans.

Sling subscribers now have access to NFL Network, which was announced earlier this month. Not all, but a lot of preseason games are being streamed live on NFL Network. And of course, you’re going to get the news, analysis and highlights that NFL Network provides.

Local games in-market are blacked out, so if you’re in New York or Washington, you’re out of luck. Sling also was updated to include live feeds from in-market NBC and Fox affiliates, but those affiliates aren’t broadcasting this game this week. (CBS doesn’t offer a streaming option for football fans right now.)

Sling TV starts at $20 per month and gives you access to ESPN and ESPN 2, plus a slew of other channels. We reviewed the service. Read it here. The streaming service still has a free trial day. If you like the service, you can get a free Roku 2 when you sign up for three months of service.

Jets vs. Redskins Live Stream, On Demand with NFL Game Pass

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For $99/season (there is a 7-day free trial), you can watch the Jets vs. Redskins live stream on NFL Game Pass. The service that replaced the league’s old Game Rewind service offers access to all preseason games live and all 256 regular season games on-demand.

For Jets fans in New York and Redskins fans in Washington, you won’t be able to watch this preseason game live while in-market, but it’s available on-demand once the game clock hits zero.

If you’re an NFL super fan, the Game Pass NFL live stream does give you access to all games since the 2009 season on demand.

Note: Looking for information on the NFL Game Pass International offering? Click here for more details.

Watch Jets vs. Redskins Live Stream with an Antenna

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It’s not technically a live stream, it’s a live broadcast. But it is free! An antenna is all you need to watch NFL teams in your market. By plugging in an antenna and tuning your television, you can watch the major networks’ broadcasts of the week’s games.

In Washington, D.C., there is no local broadcast over-the-air. In New York, WCBS has the rights to the game.

Antennas actually look good now. Check out our guide to the top antennas on the market. Also check out DVR systems to record games and watch later.

The remaining NFL Preseason schedule

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Thursday, August 25

8 p.m. ET – Atlanta Falcons at Miami Dolphins (NBC)

Friday, August 26

8 p.m. ET – Cleveland Browns at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (CBS)

Saturday, August 27

8 p.m. Tennessee Titans at Oakland Raiders (CBS)

Sunday, August 28

1 p.m. San Diego Chargers at Minnesota Vikings (FOX)

4 p.m. Arizona Cardinals at Houston Texans (FOX)

8 p.m. Cincinnati Bengals at Jacksonville Jaguars (NBC)

More scheduling information can be found here.

And make sure to check out our ultimate guide to streaming NFL games.

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