Rams vs Packers live stream: how to watch NFL playoffs from anywhere

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Sean McVay’s men pulled off a major upset last weekend to dump Seattle out of the Super Bowl 2021 running, and their reward is a trip to a freezing Lambeau Field, for a Divisional Round game that would appear to be heavily stacked in the well-rested Packers’ favor. Can Los Angeles dig deep again to shock the NFC’s No.1 seed? Read on as we explain how to get a Rams vs Packers live stream and watch NFL playoffs online wherever you are right now.

The Rams are truly the walking wounded right now, with nearly all of their key men bearing the scars of victory. Aaron Donald hurt his ribs against Seattle and is unlikely to be at his rampaging best for his much-anticipated showdown with MVP favorite Aaron Rodgers, who earned his week off by throwing for 48 touchdowns in the regular season, and rushing for three more.

Will his Rams counterpart be Jared Goff, John Wolford, or… Blake Bortles? Goff only underwent surgery on a broken and dislocated thumb three weeks ago, but had to be recalled to the team far earlier than expected after LA’s promising replacement QB Wolford took a big hit to the head against the Seahawks last weekend.

Goff did an impressive job when called upon but his throwing hand was clearly not quite ready for action, and McVay will be praying that it’s in better shape today. 

As if that wasn’t enough, star wide receiver Cooper Kupp hurt his knee against the Seahawks, and if he does feature today he might not be at buccaneering best.

The good news is that there’s nothing wrong with Jalen Ramsey, who dominated D.K. Metcalf last weekend, and should be a constant pain in the neck for Davante Adams, who has been virtually unstoppable for the Packers this season. 

It’s make or break time again and we’re certainly not short of storylines, so follow our guide as we explain how to watch the Rams vs Packers online and get an NFL live stream wherever you are right now for today’s playoff action – it’s live now, so don’t miss out.

How to watch Rams vs Packers from outside your country

If you’ve mismatched a holiday or you’re away on business and you want to watch your country’s coverage from abroad, then you’ll need to use a VPN. This will help you dial in to a location back in your home country to avoid geo-blocks and regain access to the content and services you already pay for back home.

A VPN is generally perfect for this as it allows you to change your IP address so you appear to be in a completely different location when the big game is on. 

Our top 3 VPNs to watch NFL playoff football from anywhere

1. ExpressVPN – the world’s best VPN right now

We’ve put all the major VPNs through their paces and we rate ExpressVPN as our top pick, thanks to its speed, ease of use and strong security features. It’s also compatible with just about any streaming device out there, including Amazon Fire Stick, Apple TV, Xbox and PlayStation, as well as Android and Apple mobiles.

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Once you’ve chosen and installed your VPN of choice, simply open the service’s corresponding app, hit ‘choose location’, select the appropriate country, and you’ll be able to watch the NFL playoffs online just as if you were back at home.

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How to watch Rams vs Packers free: live stream NFL playoffs online in the US

Today’s Rams vs Packers game is being shown on Fox, with kick-off scheduled for 4.30pm ET/1.30pm PT at Lambeau Field in Green Bay. 

If you’ve got Fox as part of your cable package, you can stream the match online via the Fox website. If you haven’t, the cheapest option right now for many fans is over-the-top streaming service Sling TV. Its Blue package, which includes Fox in a number of major metro area markets, and also comes with NFL Network for good measure and is competitively priced at $30 a month.

How to watch Rams vs Packers FREE without cable

In general though, we recommend fuboTV as the best to watch NFL games without cable this season.

That’s because for complete coverage of all nationally televised NFL without cable, you need access to Fox, CBS, NBC, ESPN and NFL Network – and only fuboTV currently offers them all to the best of our knowledge. 

Pricing starts from $64.99 a month, which is a darn sight cheaper than cable, and there’s even a FREE fuboTV trial you can take advantage of. That means you can watch today’s Rams vs Packers game 100% free!

Don’t forget, you can take your favorite NFL streaming coverage with you wherever you are with the help of a good VPN – try the best around, ExpressVPN 100% risk-free for 30-days.

Not interested in signing up for cable or for a streaming service? Yahoo is showing every NFL game that’s being broadcast in your local TV market for free in its Yahoo Sports app, including the Los Angeles Rams vs Green Bay Packers playoff clash today.

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Rams vs Packers live stream: how to watch NFL playoffs online in Canada

Today’s Rams vs Packers clash kicks off at 4.30pm ET/1.30pm PT in Canada, and linear TV coverage is being provided by CTV and RDS.

When it comes to streaming though, Canadian NFL fans are some of the luckiest in the world, as DAZN includes coverage of every single 2020/21 regular season game.

That obviously means the Rams vs Packers game is covered, and it’s an absolute steal as DAZN costs just CAD$20 a month or $150 a year – there’s even a free DAZN trial deal currently running that will get you access for nothing! Not only do you get every single NFL game, including NFL Game Pass and RedZone access, but DAZN’s also the exclusive Canadian streaming home of Premier League and Champions League soccer!

It comes with support for iOS, Android, Apple TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Roku, Xbox One, PS4, and laptop/PC streaming (including Mac devices). 

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Packers vs Rams: live stream NFL in the UK and watch the playoffs online 

Packers vs Rams is being aired in the UK on Sky Sports, with coverage starting on Sky Sports NFL at 9pm GMT ahead of a 9.30pm kick-off. 

If you don’t have Sky Sports as part of your TV package, it also offers a streaming-only service called Now TV, which lets you buy contract-free access to all the American football action.

Alternatively, you can tune in to the Packers vs Rams game via NFL Game Pass Pro from just £1.99 a week – or, for a flat fee of £50, get access through the end of July 2021, which will see you through the playoffs, Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, 2021 NFL Draft and more.

Not in the UK but still want to catch the action on the NFL streaming service you’ve signed up for? Grabbing a VPN will let you log into a UK IP address so you can live stream NFL as if you were at home.

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How to watch Green Bay Packers vs LA Rams: live stream NFL playoffs in Australia

If you live in Australia, you’re spoilt for choice as the big Packers vs Rams Divisional Round game is being covered by a number of Aussie outlets – kick-off being scheduled for 8.30am AEDT on Sunday morning.

100% FREE-TO-AIR channel 7Mate will be showing this game – so that’s obviously a great option for fans Down Under.

Even better, anyone located in Australia can also watch the channel absolutely free online. You just need to quickly create an account on its companion 7Plus streaming service and all that’s required is a name, verifiable email address, and Australia zip code.

It’s not the most elegant platform we’ve ever seen, but if you head there and click the ‘Live TV’ tab at kick-off time, the Packers vs Rams game should be on. Its lack of future listings is particularly frustrating but, hey… free is free, right?

Not in Australia? Anyone out of the country at the moment will find that using a reliable VPN allows them to regain access to the 7Plus platform and other region-locked sites in Oz. We’ve tested this as of January 2021, and can confirm that the service is accessible – provided you quickly make an account as above.

The best way to watch NFL online in Australia

In general, Kayo Sports is our favourite streaming solution for cord-cutters Down Under – and it’s also offering a Packers vs Rams live stream. In fact, it should be showing all the NFL games from now on, plus loads more sporting coverage from top-tier soccer (La Liga, Serie A, FA Cup) to US sports like the NBA and NHL.

The streaming service has a Basic and a Premium plan, with the difference being you can watch on two devices with the Basic plan for $25 per month and on three devices with the Premium plan for $35 per month. 

The best news? Both plans come with a FREE 14-day trial, so if you’re looking just to watch a specific game or two you can cancel after the 14 days.

Plus, our latest testing reveals that Australian residents who’ve subscribed to Kayo can use the streaming service even if they’re abroad – our No.1 rated VPN offering 3-months FREE right now with an annual plan working brilliantly with the platform as of January 2021.

ESPN, available through Foxtel, is broadcasting the game too, and you can stream it to your laptop or mobile device using the Foxtel Go app, but you’ll need your Foxtel ID to access the app. 

Alternatively, live-for-it NFL fans can sign up for an NFL Game Pass as it is also available in Australia, and even though it is marginally more expensive you have a much wider range of features.

Should I buy an NFL Game Pass?

Watching NFL online has never been easier thanks to the wide variety of streaming services now available. However, the league also has its own streaming service called the NFL Game Pass which allows die-hard football fans to watch every game. 

It’s really geared towards international fans and that’s where it’s a great option. In most of the NFL’s main international markets, a Game Pass Pro subscription will get you access to every single regular season and playoff game live, plus the Super Bowl, and you also get the league’s live highlights show, RedZone. It costs £1.99 a week or £50 through July 2021 in the UK so if you’re a big fan who watches multiple games every week, it breaks down quite favourably.

As well as the UK and Ireland, the service is available in countries like Mexico, Germany and most of Europe, and Australia – with only ‘domestic markets’ the US and Canada missing out on the full-fat offering.

Instead, there’s a US and Canada-only Game Pass option available for $99 a a year that lets you watch commercial-free full game replays right after they’ve finished. Not the worst offer we’ve ever heard, but don’t get caught out – GamePass does not offer live NFL games in the US or Canada.

Should you decide to give Game Pass a shot, apps for Android and iOS mobile devices as well as on the likes of Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, PS4, and more – plus you can obviously watch on your laptop or desktop computer through a browser.

The only caveat for non-domestic markets (e.g. the UK) are that some games are subject to blackout restrictions due to deals with local pay TV providers (e.g. Sky). 

January 16, 2021
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