‘Thursday Night Football’ on NFL Network — Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals Thursday, Nov. 6 at 8:25 PM ET
‘Thursday Night Football’ Lives on NFL Network
Coverage Begins Thursday at 6:00 PM ET with ‘NFL Total Access Kickoff’
‘Thursday Night Football’ Offered Digitally on NFL Mobile from Verizon, Watch NFL Network & NFL on Xbox
Thursday Night Football on NFL Network continues this week when wide receiver A.J. Green and the Cincinnati Bengals host quarterback Brian Hoyer and the Cleveland Browns in a pivotal AFC North divisional matchup Thursday, November 6 at 8:25 PM ET.
Play-by-play announcer Jim Nantz and analyst Phil Simms call the game, and Tracy Wolfson provides reports from the sidelines.
Coverage begins at 6:00 PM ET on NFL Network with NFL Total Access Kickoff on NFL Network. Host Rich Eisen and analysts Steve Mariucci and Kurt Warner are live outside Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio to provide analysis of Browns-Bengals and highlight the atmosphere and festivities outside the stadium.
At 7:30 PM ET on NFL Network, James Brown, Deion Sanders and Bill Cowher host NFL Thursday Night Kickoff from inside the stadium. Eisen, Mariucci and Warner will join the show.
Featured on the pregame shows this week:
- Feature on Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still and his daughter Leah Still, who is battling pediatric cancer. Includes an interview with New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on the Patriots buying Still jerseys to raise money to fight pediatric cancer
- Is Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton under-appreciated?
- Has Brian Hoyer done enough to prove he is the Cleveland Browns’ quarterback of the future?
- On-field demonstration of the best matchup of the game – Bengals wide receiver J. Green vs. Browns cornerback Joe Haden
- A discussion of how the Browns are 5-3 and Brian Hoyer’s production versus Johnny Manziel’s potential
- Bill Cowher and Kurt Warner discuss Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and his 12 touchdown passes in two games
- Are the 7-1 Arizona Cardinals the best team in the NFL?
- Is the Dallas Cowboys’ two-game losing streak a bump in the road or cause for concern?
During halftime, Brown, Sanders and Cowher host the Lexus Halftime Show, providing first half highlights and analysis. Following the game, Eisen, Mariucci, Warner and Sanders host the Mazda Postgame Show, which features complete game highlights and analysis, as well as on-set interviews with players from the winning team. Additionally, hosts Dan Hellie and Amber Theoharis, and NFL Network analysts Willie McGinest and Heath Evans deliver a postgame edition of NFL Total Access live from NFL Network’s studios in Los Angeles, California.
Last week’s Thursday Night Football game between the New Orleans Saints and Carolina Panthers delivered a 4.63 US HH rating and 7.58 million viewers (including over-the-air stations). Through eight games of the 2014 schedule, viewership for Thursday Night Football on CBS and NFL Network (and over-the-air stations) is up +88 percent compared to last year’s games on NFL Network and the over-the-air stations in participating markets.
NFL Media also offers fans several different ways to watch Thursday Night Football live on digital platforms:
- NFL Mobile from Verizon (smartphone* & tablet**)
- Watch NFL Network (tablet + PC)**
- NFL on Xbox (Xbox One & Windows 8 devices)**
- For a full list of access points or to start streaming now, visit NFL.com/Watch
With NFL Mobile from Verizon, stream more live games than ever before. Get Thursday, Sunday & Monday Night primetime NFL games and for the first time, local Sunday afternoon games live on your smartphone. Plus, stream NFL Network 24/7 and NFL RedZone every Sunday live, exclusively from Verizon.
*Live streaming of NFL Network, NFL RedZone and live games in NFL Mobile from Verizon on smartphones is available to Verizon Wireless customers with a premium subscription for $5/month. Verizon customers can access live games and NFL Network included with the MORE Everything Plan. NFL Redzone is not included with the More Everything Plan, but can be purchased through NFL Mobile for $1.99/mo. For more information about NFL Mobile from Verizon, visit www.verizonwireless.com/insiders-guide/inside/nfl. Data usage applies for app download use & blackout rules apply.
**Access on is available only for authenticated NFL Network subscribers of certain TV providers. Visit NFL.com/Watch for the full list of provider and device availability.
TNF Storylines Presented by Mazda
For every Thursday Night Football game, NFL.com presents TNF Storylines Presented by Mazda.
NFL Media analyst Solomon Wilcots provides instant analysis moments after every key play from the game. TNF Storylines will use devoted camera angles such as the All-22 coaching tape to provide expert commentary and analysis. Additionally, TNF Storylines will show fans how the teams playing each week are implementing and executing numerous styles, formations and strategies for every critical play in the game.
Throughout the entire game, fans can interact with Wilcots as he will be answering fan questions via Twitter and providing further analysis.