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What channel Jets vs. Giants is on, how to watch it via live stream, what time it starts

The New York Jets and New York Giants are facing off for Week 1 of the 2021 NFL preseason, airing on local television. We break down how to watch the matchup, particularly if you’re outside the broadcast region.

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The New York Jets and New York Giants meet up in Week 1 of the 2021 NFL preseason at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford New Jersey — the home field of both teams. Kick off is at 7:30 p.m. ET.

The game will air on NBC 4 in the Giants market, while Jets broadcast info can be found here. Given that this is the preseason, we’ll see plenty of unknown and lesser known faces on the rosters. To keep track of who you’re watching checking out the Jets roster and the Giants roster.

The Jets were one of the worst teams in the NFL a year ago, finishing with just two wins on the board. A new head coach in Robert Saleh and new QB in second overall pick Zach Wilson from BYU should garner a lot of attention here. The Giants have massive issues along the offensive line that have reared their head again in camp. QB Daniel Jones needs to take a big step forward in year three, but the jury is out on if he’ll even be out there for this one with such questionable protection for him at the moment.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out this preseason contest, you’ll need to dig a little deeper for streaming options. While regular season games are usually available outside the two local markets, preseason games are much more limited. To view this game via live online stream, you’ll need to use NFL Game Pass. If you are not planning on watching every week of the preseason, the service offers a free seven-day trial.

The Jets are a 2-point favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook and -130 on the moneyline. The Giants are a +110 moneyline underdog with the point total for the game at 35.