Are You Ready For Some Football? Twitter Live Streams Jets-Bills Game Tonight

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With the first week of the NFL regular season now under our belts, we’re ready to root for our favorite teams (and tweak our Fantasy Football lineups) as we head into Week 2. If you don’t have time to hop in front of a TV to catch tonight’s Thursday Night Football matchup between the Buffalo Bills and the New York Jets, you now have a new option.

Twitter will broadcast tonight’s game in its entirety, and all you need to do is head to your Twitter feed to enjoy the gridiron action. Granted, the Bills and Jets don’t have the same kind of appeal as the season opener, which was a Super Bowl 50 rematch between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers, but we can’t argue with a new, free medium to watch NFL games.

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This is a big boon for cord cutters across the country, even if those same people could likely pick up the game in HD using rabbit ears hooked up to their HDTVs. With that being said, not only will the game be streamed live via Twitter.com, but you can also access the game from your mobile devices or via the Twitter app for Apple TV, Xbox One, and Amazon Fire TV.

"These devices will bring Twitter's live streaming video experience to life on the TV screen," Twitter CFO Anthony Noto earlier this week. "Twitter has always been a great complement to TV, and now fans can enjoy even more premium video with live Tweets — and the best content on Twitter — right from their TVs. We're excited to introduce this new experience to people, without requiring a paywall or having to log in to Twitter."

The Bills vs the Jets is the first of ten NFL games scheduled to be broadcast live via Twitter this season. Some of the more interesting matchups in the lineup include the Carolina Panthers hosting the New Orleans Saints on November 11th and the Dallas Cowboy, which will probably rack up an “L” against the hosting Minnesota Vikings on December 1st.

Tonight’s game kicks off at 8:35PM EST.


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