Thanks to a five year broadcast extension signed last year with the NFL, subscription satellite radio provider Sirius XM Radio will be broadcasting live play-by-play broadcasts of every NFL game during the 2011 - 2012 U.S. pro football season.

In the United States, Sirius and XM Premier (formerly known as "The Best of Sirius") subscribers who have SiriusXM Internet Radio access in addition to their satellite radio subscription will also be able to listen to every NFL game streamed online and through the SiriusXM App for smartphone and wireless devices.

In Canada, only Sirius Canada subscribers will have access to the broadcasts.

For tonight’s opening game, SiriusXM will air the Packers radio broadcast on Sirius channel 93, XM Premier channel 226 and channel 862 online. The Saints radio broadcast will air on Sirius channel 92, XM Premier channel 225 and channel 861 online. The national radio broadcast will air on Sirius channel 88, XM Premier, and online).

Listing of Weekly NFL schedules with SiriusXM channel assignments .
NFL fans wanting more football news and discussion can tune into Sirius XM's NFL Radio during the week. Available on channel 88 on Sirius and XM Premier, the station features updated football news, daily talk shows, and interviews with players, coaches and executives from around the league.

For more details, see the discussion in Digital Home's Sirius XM Satellite radio forum.