Defending Super Bowl Champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers Face Philadelphia Eagles on 'Thursday Night Football'

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Defending Super Bowl Champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers Face Philadelphia Eagles on 'Thursday Night Football'

2021 Regular English

Buccaneers-Eagles Thursday at 8:20 PM ET on FOX, NFL Network & Amazon Prime Video

NFL Network Pregame Coverage Includes 'TNF First Look' at 3:00 PM ET & 'NFL GameDay Kickoff' at 6:00 PM ET

'FOX NFL Thursday' Airs at 7:30 PM ET

'NFL Next' on Prime Video Streams at 7:00 PM ET

The 2021 Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light Platinum season continues Thursday, October 14 when quarterback Tom Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers travel to face quarterback Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles at 8:20 PM ET on FOX, NFL Network, Amazon Prime Video and Twitch.

FOX Sports' lead play-by-play announcer Joe Buck, and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback and FOX Sports' lead analyst Troy Aikman, along with sideline reporters Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink call the action from Lincoln Financial Field. Additionally, FOX's NFL Rules expert Mike Pereira joins to give explanations on officiating and rules throughout the game.

Alongside the FOX broadcast, award-winning journalists Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer call the game on Amazon Prime Video for the fourth consecutive season. Additionally, Prime members can also tune-in to the 'Scout's Feed' which features Bucky Brooks, Daniel Jeremiah and Joy Taylor, or watch the 'NFL Next Live' livestream on Twitch with Andrew Hawkins and Kimmi Chex, along with a rotation of analysts each week including Aqib Talib, Nick Mangold and New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins.

NFL Network's on-location pregame coverage begins at 3:00 PM ET with TNF First Look hosted by Andrew Siciliano, along with NFL Network reporter Mike Garafolo.

At 6:00 PM ET on NFL Network, NFL GameDay Kickoff previews the Buccaneers-Eagles matchup with host Colleen Wolfe and analysts Joe Thomas, Steve Smith Sr. and Michael Irvin.

Among the topics discussed this week on NFL GameDay Kickoff include:

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans sits down with former All-Pro wide receiver Andre Johnson to break down film in the latest edition of NFL Generations
  • Steve Smith Sr. examines if Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady at the age of 44 is playing better than anyone else in the league right now

  • Michael Irvin explains why Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans will be the go-to guy against the Philadelphia Eagles
  • Joe Thomas explains how the Philadelphia Eagles can attack the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense

  • NFL GameDay Kickoff discusses if quarterback Jalen Hurts is the long-term option for the Philadelphia Eagles

At 7:00 PM ET on Prime Video, fans can watch NFL Next hosted by Kay Adams alongside Chris Long, Hawkins and Jeremiah. NFL Next provides an in-depth preview of Buccaneers-Eagles utilizing the power of Next Gen Stats powered by AWS.

At 7:30 PM ET on FOX, NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video, the FOX NFL Thursday pregame show airs with host Curt Menefee, analysts Terry Bradshaw, Michael Strahan and Mark Sanchez, and FOX NFL Insider Jay Glazer providing the final say leading up to Buccaneers-Eagles.

At halftime on FOX, NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video, Menefee, Bradshaw, Strahan and Sanchez break down the first half. Following the game, Wolfe, Thomas, Smith Sr. and Irvin host the postgame show on NFL Network and are joined by a star of the game. Additional postgame coverage continues at 12 Midnight ET on NFL Network.

In additional to television availability of Buccaneers-Eagles on FOX and NFL Network, fans may also stream the game across devices through NFL, FOX and FOX Deportes digital properties, Amazon Prime Video and Twitch. The game is also available to all fans on mobile through the Buccaneers and Eagles mobile properties, and Yahoo Sports properties. Live game audio of Thursday Night Football will be broadcast nationally by Westwood One, and carried on SiriusXM and TuneIn. For a full listing of Thursday Night Football viewing options, fans can visit

FOX Deportes' coverage kicks off at 7:30 PM ET. Host Rodolfo Landeros joins award-winning broadcaster Jessi Losada for studio coverage, while renowned play-by-play announcer Jorge Pérez Navarro joins former NFL offensive lineman Rolando Cantú for coverage of Buccaneers-Eagles.


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