How to watch today’s Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers NFL game: Live stream options, start time

Desmond Reeder #9 of the Atlanta Falcons carries the ball for a touchdown during the second half of the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on December 10, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia.

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It’s time for Desmond Reeder and the Atlanta Falcons. The 6-7 Falcons need a win today if they want to keep their playoff hopes alive. Bryce Young and the Carolina Panthers will do everything they can to stand in their way. Keep reading for all the ways you can watch this Week 15 NFL game.

How and when to watch Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers

The NFL Week 15 game between the Atlanta Falcons and the Carolina Panthers will be played on Sunday, December 17, 2023 at 1:00 PM ET (10:00 AM PT). The game will be broadcast on Fox and streamed on the services listed below.

How to watch the Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers game without cable

While most cable packages include Fox, it’s easy to watch the game if Fox isn’t included in yours cable TV subscription, or if you don’t have cable at all. Your best viewing options are below. (Streaming options will require ISP.)

Stream the game on Sling TV for half price

If you don’t have cable TV that includes the NFL Network, NBC, ABC, Fox or ESPN, one of the most cost-effective ways to live stream NFL football this year is through a Sling TV subscription. The streamer offers access to the NFL Network, local NBC, Fox and ABC affiliates (where available) and ESPN with its Orange + Blue Tier plan. Also worth noting: Sling TV comes with 50 hours of cloud-based DVR recording space included, perfect for recording all the best NFL games of the season.

This plan normally costs $60 per month, but the streamer is currently offering 50% off your first month, so you’ll only pay $30. You can learn more by tapping the button below.

Top features of the Sling TV Orange + Blue tier:

  • There are a total of 46 channels to watch, including local NBC, Fox and ABC affiliates (where available).
  • You get access to most local NFL games and nationally televised games at the lowest price.
  • All subscription levels include 50 hours of cloud-based DVR storage.

Watch the Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers game for free with FuboTV

You can also catch the game FuboTV. FuboTV is a sports-oriented streaming service that offers access to nearly every NFL game of the season. Packages include CBS, Fox Sunday NFC games via “NFL on Fox,” NBC (Sunday Night Football), ABC and ESPN (Monday Night Football), NFL Network and more, so you’ll be able to watch more of today’s games, all without cable subscription.

To watch the NFL without cable, start a seven-day free trial of Fubo. You can start watching immediately on your TV, phone, tablet or computer. In addition to NFL football, FuboTV offers MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS and international soccer games.

FuboTV has a (rare!) deal. For a limited time, new subscribers can save $40 on Fubo’s Pro, Elite and Premier plans. (You’ll save $20 on the first and second months.)

Top Features of FuboTV Pro Tier:

  • There are no contracts with FuboTV — you can opt out at any time.
  • The Pro tier includes 169 channels, including the NFL Network. (You’ll need to upgrade to Ultimate for NFL RedZone.)
  • FuboTV includes all the channels you’ll need to watch college and pro football, including CBS (not available through Sling TV).
  • All tiers come with 1,000 hours of cloud-based DVR recording.
  • Stream to your TV, phone and other devices.

Watch Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers on Hulu + Live TV

You can watch the NFL, including the NFL Network, with Hulu + Live TV. The package includes access to 90 channels, including Fox and FS1. Unlimited DVR storage is also included. Watch every game on every network with Hulu + Live TV, plus watch live NFL preseason games, exclusive live regular season games, popular studio shows (including NFL Total Access and the Emmy-nominated show Good Morning Football) and more .

Hulu + Live TV comes bundled with ESPN+ and Disney+. Its price is $77.

Watch local NFL football live with a digital HDTV antenna



If you’re cutting the cord to your cable company, you’re not alone; you are actually lucky. You can still watch the NFL on TV with an affordable in-room antenna that pulls in local over-the-air HDYC channels like CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox, PBS, Univision, and more. Here’s the most important thing: there is no monthly fee.

Anyone living in a partially blocked area (those near mountains or first floor apartments), a antenna for digital TV it may not pick up a good signal — or any signal at all. But for many homes, a digital TV antenna provides a seriously inexpensive way to watch college football without paying a cable company. Indoor TV antennas can also provide some much-needed TV backup if a storm knocks out your cable (or your cable company gets into a network dispute).

This amplified digital antenna can receive hundreds of HD TV channels including ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, FOX, Univision and can filter cellular and FM signals. It receives 360-degree signals and delivers high-quality 4K, UHD and 1080 HDTV picture quality, top-level sound and features a 16-foot digital coaxial cable. This best-selling antenna on Amazon is currently on sale for $19, marked down from $23.

Watch Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers on your phone with NFL+

If you want to watch the game on your phone – and all the amazing football that awaits you this season – take a look NFL+. The premium streaming service, starting at $40 per year (or $7 per month), offers access to the NFL Network. And yes, that includes games that are broadcast out of market. To further enhance your NFL experience, you can upgrade to NFL+ Premium with NFL RedZone and watch up to eight NFL games simultaneously. A seven-day free trial is available.

Top Features of NFL+:

  • You get access to all NFL preseason games, including those that are not in the market.
  • NFL+ lets you watch prime time streaming of local and regular season games on your phone or tablet, but not on your TV.
  • It includes the NFL Network (and NFL RedZone with NFL+ Premium), so it’s a good option for those who want to stream football on the go.

If you’ve been waiting for today’s game to start, now is a great time to check out what’s new on Amazon Shop for NFL fans. The Amazon The NFL Fan Shop is filled to the brim with officially licensed fan gear: you’ll find jerseys, team flags, t-shirts, hoodies and more, including lots of great Christmas gifts for the NFL fan in your life. Amazon also has lots of great holiday deals live, including some must-have Christmas deals TVs for watching football.

Tap the button below to be taken directly to the NFL Fan Shop page on Amazon and select your favorite team.

Schedule for Week 15 of the 2023 NFL season

The 2023 NFL Season 15 schedule is below. All times listed ET. The game you see broadcast locally will depend on your geographic area.

Thursday, December 14

Saturday, December 16

  • Minnesota Vikings vs. Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m. (NFL Network)
  • Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Indianapolis Colts, 4:30 p.m. (NFL Network)
  • Denver Broncos vs. Detroit Lions, 8:15 p.m. (NFL Network)

Sunday, December 17

  • Atlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers, 1 p.m. (Fox)
  • Chicago Bears vs. Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m. (Fox)
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Green Bay Packers, 1 p.m. (CBS)
  • New York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m. (CBS)
  • NY Giants vs. New Orleans Saints, 1 p.m. (Fox)
  • Houston Texans vs. Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. (CBS)
  • Kansas City Chiefs vs. New England Patriots, 1 p.m. (Fox)
  • San Francisco 49ers vs. Arizona Cardinals, 4:05 p.m. (CBS)
  • Washington Commanders vs. LA Rams, 4:05 p.m. (CBS)
  • Dallas Cowboys vs. Buffalo Bills, 4:25 p.m. (Fox)
  • Baltimore Ravens vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, 8:20 p.m. (NBC)

Monday, December 18

  • Philadelphia Eagles vs. Seattle Seahawks, 8:15 p.m. (ESPN, ABC)

Storylines we’re following in the 2023 NFL season

Important dates to remember:

  • The 2023 NFL regular season runs from today until January 7, 2024.
  • The playoffs are scheduled for January 13 through January 28, 2004.
  • Super Bowl LVIII is scheduled for February 11, 2024 in Las Vegas.
Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys throws an assignment during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles at AT&T Stadium on December 10, 2023 in Arlington, Texas.

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Good morning, Baltimore. Many hours of NFL sportscasts in recent years have been devoted to arguing the talent (or lack thereof) of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson. Lamar has always been a dynamic scrambler from the pocket and this season was no different with Jackson posting 644 rushing yards, the best for a QB in the NFL. Lamar is poised to have the best season of his career. The Ravens are 10-3 coming into Week 15 and MVP chants have followed Lamar (again) every step of the way. The Ravens may not get the buzz of the Chiefs or Eagles, but they’re establishing themselves as a Super Bowl contender, and Lamar has already made a case to make those MVP chants a reality.

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