WEEK 16 (DECEMBER 27)
FLEX SCHEDULING NOTE:
NEW YORK GIANTS-MINNESOTA VIKINGS GAME MOVES
TO NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
Orleans Saints Game Moves to 4:05 PM ET on CBS
NFL announced today flexible scheduling changes for Week 16.
New York Giants at Minnesota Vikings game on December 27 will move to NBC Sunday Night Football at 8:30 PM ET, with
the Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens game moving to CBS at 1:00 PM ET. The
Indianapolis Colts-Miami Dolphins game will remain at 1 PM ET but cross flex
from CBS to FOX.
at New Orleans Saints on CBS will move from 1 PM ET to 4:05 PM ET.
is the final Week 16 schedule (all times local):
SAN DIEGO AT OAKLAND
5:25 PM (PT)
WASHINGTON AT PHILADELPHIA
8:25 PM (ET)
*PITTSBURGH AT BALTIMORE
1:00 PM (ET)
FRANCISCO AT DETROIT
AT KANSAS CITY
ENGLAND AT NEW YORK JETS
CHICAGO AT TAMPA BAY
*JACKSONVILLE AT NEW
3:05 PM (CT)
BAY AT ARIZONA
LOUIS AT SEATTLE
*NEW YORK GIANTS AT MINNESOTA
7:30 PM (CT)
CINCINNATI AT DENVER
6:30 PM (CT)
The NFL uses
“flexible scheduling” on Sundays in Weeks 11-17. Flexible scheduling
ensures quality matchups in all NFL Sunday time slots in those weeks and gives
teams a chance to play their way onto primetime and into the late-afternoon
4:25 PM ET time slot on CBS or FOX.
flexible scheduling week with the exception of Week 17, the NFL announces the
start times of games on Sundays no later than 12 days prior to that
weekend. To ensure a Sunday night game and doubleheader games with
playoff implications in Week 17, flexible scheduling decisions for that Sunday
can be made on six days notice.