First Place Teams Philadelphia Eagles and Carolina Panthers Face Off on 'Thursday Night Football'

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First Place Teams Philadelphia Eagles and Carolina Panthers Face Off on 'Thursday Night Football'

2017 Regular English

Eagles-Panthers Thursday at 8:25 PM ET on CBS, NFL Network & Amazon Prime Video​

'TNF GameDay' Live at 6:00 PM ET

'Sam Mills: A Football Life' Premieres on NFL Network Following 'NFL Total Access: Endgame'

The 2017 Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light season continues Thursday, October 12 when quarterback Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles travel to face quarterback Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers in a battle of first place teams at 8:25 PM ET on CBS, NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video.

Jim Nantz and Tony Romo, along with Tracy Wolfson and Jay Feely call the action from Charlotte.

At 6:00 PM ET on NFL Network, TNF GameDay previews the Eagles-Panthers matchup from NFL Network's studios in Los Angeles. Host Rich Eisen is joined by analysts Michael Irvin and Steve Mariucci to provide news and analysis two hours before kickoff, while host Amber Theoharis and analysts Marshall Faulk and Steve Smith Sr. join from outside Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte.

Featured this week on TNF GameDay is the next installment of NFL Media's new series Life After Football, which profiles former Panthers quarterback Jake Delhomme who now owns and trains thoroughbred horses in Louisiana.

At 7:30 PM ET on CBS, NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video, Thursday Night Kickoff airs from inside Bank of America Stadium with James Brown, Deion Sanders and Bill Cowher, providing the final say leading up to kick-off between Eagles-Panthers.

At halftime, Brown, Sanders and Cowher break down the first half. Immediately following the game, the postgame show airs live from both Bank of America Stadium and Los Angeles on CBS, NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video.

Additional postgame coverage continues at 12 Midnight ET from Los Angeles with Chris Rose, Willie McGinest, David Carr and DeMarcus Ware on NFL Total Access: Endgame.

Following NFL Total Access: Endgame, Sam Mills: A Football Life premieres on NFL Network, examining the career and life of the late All Pro linebacker Sam Mills.

The entire 18-game NFL Network schedule will also be streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (, the NFL app on Xbox One and Windows 10, and through Watch NFL Network on tablets, PCs and various connected TV devices (, with participating television providers. Learn all of the ways to watch at An audio broadcast of the game is available on SiriusXM, TuneIn & Westwood One Radio Sports.

Thursday Night Football is available in Spanish via SAP (Secondary Audio Program) with Roberto Abramowitz calling the action on NFL Network. 

Once again, the NFL and Nike have teamed to light up Thursday Night Football with the return of NFL Color Rush, featuring bold, full-color uniforms inspired by current and historic team colors and designs. All of the NFL's proceeds from the sale of Color Rush jerseys go directly to the NFL Foundation to fund youth health, safety and wellness programs around the country. To learn more go to

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