How to watch the Broncos vs. 49ers game

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Trey Lance (5) warms up before an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Aug. 13, 2023, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Trey Lance gets another chance to prove himself to his team this weekend when he faces the Denver Broncos. (AP Photo/John Locher)

The 2023 NFL preseason continues in Week 2 with the Denver Broncos at the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday. Following the 49ers somewhat-forgettable preseason opener, the Week 2 game gives quarterback Trey Lance another chance to prove himself to the 49ers — and the fans. Ready to watch some football? Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the Broncos vs. 49ers game, plus the rest of the 2023 NFL preseason, including the full preseason schedule, where to stream NFL games this year and more.

How to watch the Broncos at 49ers game:

  • Stream NFL Network, NFL RedZone and live out-of-market preseason games

    NFL+

Date: Saturday, August 19

Time: 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT

Game: Denver Broncos at San Francisco 49ers

TV channel: NFL Network

Streaming: Fubo, NFL+

What channel is the Broncos vs. 49ers game on?

The Broncos play the 49ers on Saturday evening on the NFL Network.

How to watch the Broncos vs. 49ers game:

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Fubo TV gives you access to NFL network, ESPN, Fox, ABC, CBS and 100+ more live channels. At $75 per month, the live TV streaming service is definitely the priciest option on this list but offers nearly every channel you’ll need to watch the NFL preseason and regular season, but still leaves you with major savings compared to a traditional cable package. Fubo subscribers also get 1000 hours of cloud DVR storage. The platform offers a 7-day free trial period.

$75 at Fubo

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A basic $6.99 per month (or $40 annually) NFL+ subscription will get you live out-of-market preseason games across supported devices, live local and primetime regular season and postseason games on your phone or tablet, and live audio for every game of the season across supported devices. NFL+ Premium, while a little pricier at $14.99 per month (or $80 annually) also includes access to NFL Network and NFL RedZone, plus full and condensed replays of every game across supported devices. NFL+ also offers a 7-day free trial.

$7 at NFL

2023 NFL preseason full schedule:

All times Eastern

  • Stream out-of-market NFL games

    NFL+

Week 2

Thursday, August 17

Friday, August 18

Saturday, August 19

  • Jacksonville Jaguars at Detroit Lions, 1 p.m.

  • Miami Dolphins at Houston Texans, 4 p.m.

  • Buffalo Bills at Pittsburgh Steelers, 6:30 p.m.

  • Chicago Bears at Indianapolis Colts, 7 p.m.

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers at New York Jets, 7:30 p.m.

  • Tennessee Titans at Minnesota Vikings, 8 p.m.

  • Kansas City Chiefs at Arizona Cardinals, 8 p.m.

  • New England Patriots at Green Bay Packers, 8 p.m.

  • Denver Broncos at San Francisco 49ers, 8:30 p.m.

  • Las Vegas Raiders at Los Angeles Rams, 9 p.m.

  • Dallas Cowboys at Seattle Seahawks, 10 p.m.

Sunday, August 20

Monday, August 21

  • Watch Baltimore Ravens at Washington Commanders on ESPN

    Fubo TV

Week 3

Thursday, August 24

  • Pittsburgh Steelers at Atlanta Falcons, 7:30 p.m.

  • Indianapolis Colts at Philadelphia Eagles, 8 p.m. (Prime Video)

  • Stream Indianapolis Colts at Philadelphia Eagles

    Amazon Prime Video

Friday, August 25

  • New England Patriots at Tennessee Titans, 8:15 p.m.

  • Los Angeles Chargers at San Francisco 49ers, 10 p.m.

Saturday, August 26

  • Seattle Seahawks at Green Bay Packers, 1 p.m.

  • Cleveland Browns at Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m.

  • Arizona Cardinals at Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m.

  • Buffalo Bills at Chicago Bears, 1 p.m.

  • New York Jets at New York Giants, 6 p.m.

  • Cincinnati Bengals at Washington Commanders, 6:05 p.m.

  • Baltimore Ravens at Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 7 p.m.

  • Miami Dolphins at Jacksonville Jaguars, 7 p.m.

  • Los Angeles Raiders at Dallas Cowboys, 8 p.m.

  • Los Angeles Rams at Denver Broncos, 9 p.m.

Sunday, August 27

  • Watch Houston Texans at New Orleans Saints on Fox

    Fubo TV

How to watch all the NFL preseason games:

Many NFL preseason games are broadcast on local channels, so if you’re looking to catch an in-market game, it may be as simple as turning on your TV (or setting up a digital TV antenna). If you want to watch out-of-market games, a $5 monthly subscription to NFL+ will get you access to every out-of-market-game in the season (and preseason). There will also be a few national broadcast NFL preseason games airing across NBC, ESPN, Fox and CBS (and one streaming on Amazon Prime Video) in the coming weeks. Here’s how to watch every NFL preseason game in 2023.

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Fubo TV gives you access to ESPN, NFL Network, Fox, ABC, CBS and 100+ more live channels. At $75 per month, the live TV streaming service is definitely the priciest option on this list but offers nearly every channel you’ll need to watch the NFL preseason and regular season, but still leaves you with major savings compared to a traditional cable package. Fubo subscribers also get 1000 hours of cloud DVR storage. The platform offers a 7-day free trial period.

$75 at Fubo

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Amazon Prime Video is the exclusive home for the NFL’s Thursday Night Football games. On top of Amazon Prime Video, an Amazon Prime subscription includes free shipping, exclusive deals, access to the Prime Day 2023 sale event, Amazon Music, a year of free GrubHub+ and more. A standard Amazon Prime subscription is $15 monthly or $139 annually, but discounts are available for students and those on qualified government assistance. You can try Amazon Prime free for 30 days.

$15 at Amazon

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A basic $6.99 per month (or $40 annually) NFL+ subscription will get you live out-of-market preseason games across supported devices, live local and primetime regular season and postseason games on your phone or tablet, and live audio for every game of the season across supported devices. NFL+ Premium, while a little pricier at $14.99 per month (or $80 annually) also includes access to NFL Network and NFL RedZone, plus full and condensed replays of every game across supported devices. NFL+ also offers a 7-day free trial.

$7 at NFL

Channel Master

Wait, a flat TV antenna? Aren’t these things supposed to have long, telescoping metal rods (aka rabbit ears)? Nope, this new design (which you’ll see in countless other brands) works just as well, and it’s not meant to sit atop your TV. Rather, you mount it on a wall or window using included sticky pads, with either the black or white side facing in to better match your décor. 

The aptly named Flatenna really is flat like a piece of paper. You just screw one end of the 12-foot cord into the bottom and the other end into your TV’s coax input. (Yes, that does mean there’s an ugly cord running down your wall; consider a raceway kit like this to help conceal it.)

Channel Master promises range of up to 35 miles, but of course that depends on a variety of factors. As noted above, optimal placement — as high and unobstructed as possible — makes all the difference.

The big news here is price: At just $29, the Flatenna is quite affordable and a good place to start your antenna journey — assuming you’re OK with a black or white rectangle stuck to your wall or window.

$29 at Amazon

When does football season start?

This year’s NFL season, made up of 272 regular-season games, kicks off on Thursday, September 7, 2023 with a match between the Detroit Lions and the Kansas City Chiefs. The 2023 NFL season will see the first football game on Black Friday, as well as international games in London and Munich.

More ways to watch NFL games this season:

  • Watch NFL games on ESPN, NFL Network, Fox, CBS and NBC

    DirecTV Choice

  • Watch NFL games on ESPN, ESPN+ and Fox

    Hulu + Live TV

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