Starting next season, fans who want to access the NFL's "Sunday Ticket" package will have to search for it on Google.
On Thursday, the NFL announced that it had reached an agreement with Google to distribute the "Sunday Ticket" package of out-of-market Sunday afternoon games on YouTube TV and YouTube Primetime Channels.
Under the seven-year deal, Google will pay a little over $2 billion per season for the rights to distribute the "Sunday Ticket" package. The package, which has been available on DirecTV since 1994, has been included in an eight-year contract worth $1.5 billion per year that expires at the end of this season.
— YouTube TV (@YouTubeTV) December 22, 2022
On Thursday Goodell reiterated the commitment to a streaming service.
“For a number of years we have been focused on increased digital distribution of our games and this partnership is yet another example of us looking toward the future and building the next generation of NFL fans,” the NFL Commissioner said in a statement.
YouTube TV joins Amazon as the second streaming service the NFL has partnered with.
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