Yahoo to stream Jacksonville – Ravens game live from London

It is streaming video on Yahoo and other platforms for the London meeting between the Jags-Ravens

The Jacksonville Jaguars will be hosting the Baltimore Ravens Sunday morning at 9:30 p.m. in London. The game will air on CBS locally in only Jacksonville and Baltimore, meanwhile the game will be streamed nationally on Yahoo.

CBS Sports will be producing the broadcast with the team of Andrew Catalon and James Lofton handling the play-by-play and color duties respectively.

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According to the NFL, you can watch the game on a number streaming platforms.   Oath and Verizon networks on the desktop, mobile and connected TVs at Yahoo Sports, go90, Yahoo, AOL, HuffPost, Tumblr, Complex, and RatedRed all will provide streaming of the game.

Fans can also watch the game on NFL Mobile for Verizon Wireless customers, NFL.com, the NFL app on Xbox One and Windows 10, and NFL Game Pass for international subscribers.

If you happen to be in London and not planning on going to the game you can watch it on Sky Sports, live on TV in the UK.

According to multiple sources reported that Verizon is paying roughly $21 million for the game and working with the other streaming outlets to get max distribution.

Back in 2015, it paid around $20 million. The Wall Street Journal first reported the news.

When Yahoo streamed the game two years ago, it was able to attract around 2.3 million viewers — about a fifth of the rating TV networks normally get for a national game. But in order to get that audience, Yahoo aggressively auto-played the game to its users — if you visited Yahoo’s home page, or checked your Yahoo email account, or visited Tumblr, you were likely to be counted in Yahoo’s audience.

The new deal comes at a time when the league is exploring a number of alternatives to traditional television distribution for its games. Last season, Twitter streamed 10 NFL games; this year, Amazon is paying $50 million to stream 10 games behind its Amazon Prime paywall.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be on the road in Minnesota to face the Vikings on FOX. The game will have a 1 p.m. kickoff with the broadcast team of Thom Brennaman, Chris Spielman handling the duties.

Meanwhile, Miami will face the Jets in New York with a 1 p.m. kickoff and it will be broadcast on CBS throughout most of Florida.  The broadcast team of Phillies broadcaster, Tom McCarthy, who handles play-by-play duties for CBS and he will by two veteran color analysts, Steve Tasker, Steve Beuerlein.

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Jim Williams is the Washington Bureau Chief, Digital Director as well as the Director of Special Projects for Genesis Communications. He is starting his third year as part of the team. This is Williams 40th year in the media business, and in that time he has served in a number of capacities. He is a seven time Emmy Award winning television producer, director, writer and executive. He has developed four regional sports networks, directed over 2,000 live sporting events including basketball, football, baseball hockey, soccer and even polo to name a few sports. Major events include three Olympic Games, two World Cups, two World Series, six NBA Playoffs, four Stanley Cup Playoffs, four NCAA Men’s National Basketball Championship Tournaments (March Madness), two Super Bowl and over a dozen college bowl games. On the entertainment side Williams was involved s and directed over 500 concerts for Showtime, Pay Per View and MTV Networks.