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Here’s how to watch the 49ers v. Cardinals ‘Thursday Night Football’ game for free on Twitter

It’s really easy.

Dallas Cowboys v San Francisco 49ers Thearon W. Henderson / Getty Images

The NFL’s San Francisco 49ers and Arizona Cardinals will face off in Silicon Valley tonight in the NFL’s weekly “Thursday Night Football” matchup at 8:25 pm ET.

For the third time this season, you’ll be able to watch the game live, for free, on Twitter. The social communications company will stream CBS’s coverage of the game straight to its mobile app, and the company’s new set-top box applications for Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Xbox One.

If you open the mobile app or visit, you should be able to find the game at the top of Twitter’s Moments section. You won’t need a Twitter account to watch.

Thursday’s game is the third of 10 games Twitter is scheduled to stream this year thanks to a $10 million deal it signed with the NFL back in April. More than two million total viewers tuned in for the first two games streamed on Twitter — small numbers compared to the NFL’s regular TV audience, but certainly not insignificant.

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