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Sport Thursday Night Football: Why there's a hole in the NFL schedule this week

05:00  16 october  2020
05:00  16 october  2020 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

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Thursday Night Football kicks off the NFL season on an annual basis before satisfying fans' cravings for action during the week throughout the season. Those Texans saw the Chiefs rally back from a 24-0 hole in one quarter for a victory in the AFC Divisional round. After a couple of in-state matchups in

Thursday Night Football kicks off the NFL season on an annual basis before satisfying fans' Those Texans saw the Chiefs rally back from a 24-0 hole in one quarter for a victory in the AFC Divisional In Week 9, there will be a 2019 NFC Championship game rematch between the San Francisco 49ers

You might be switching on your television to FOX on Thursday night to get ready for some mid-week NFL action, but you’ll encounter the Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers playing Game 4 of the NLCS instead.

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It’s not the worst consolation prize, but maybe you’re here because you’re wondering why the heck there’s no Thursday Night Football.

Here’s the answer: Thursday’s game was supposed to pit the Buffalo Bills against the Kansas City Chiefs. But that game has been moved to Monday night because the Bills played the Tennessee Titans in Week 5 on Tuesday night — a game that was delayed due to the Titans having a COVID-19 outbreak — and the NFL didn’t want Buffalo playing again on just two days of rest.

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Thursday Night Football . View Schedule . Monday Night Football . View Schedule . Teams on bye. In each of Weeks 15 and 16, up to three of five designated matchups will be played on Saturday with the remainder to be played on Sunday.

The 2020 NFL Thursday Night Football Schedule will feature 15 games from Week 1 to Week 15 and the action starts on Sept. Thursday Night Football - Teams with Multiple Games. 2 - Kansas City, Baltimore. Certain matchups for Thursday Night Football have been listed in the latest Game of the


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Sure, it’s a bummer, but look at it this way: you get to watch playoff baseball AND a Monday night doubleheader. Not bad!

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