‘Thursday Night Football’ on NFL Network — Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Raiders Thursday, Nov. 20 at 8:25 PM ET
‘Thursday Night Football’ Lives on NFL Network
Coverage From Oakland Begins 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 running back Jamaal Charles and the Kansas City Chiefs look to continue their run to the playoffs when they travel to Oakland to face rookie quarterback Derek Carr and the Raiders Thursday, November 20 at 8:25 PM ET. With a record of 7-3, the Chiefs are tied for first atop the AFC West with the Denver Broncos, who they host in Week 13.
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 Michael Irvin, Marshall Faulk and Steve Mariucci are live outside O.co Coliseum in Oakland to provide analysis of Chiefs-Raiders 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, Irvin, Faulk and Mariucci will join the show.
Featured on the pregame shows this week:
- How the 7-3 Kansas City Chiefs will win the AFC West
- The keys to the Chiefs’ current five-game winning streak
- The development of Oakland Raiders rookie quarterback Derek Carr
- Introducing the Chiefs’ dominating defense
- Marshall Faulk and the NFL Total Access Kickoff crew take to the field to demonstrate the Chiefs’ screen game
- Matchup between Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles and Raiders rookie linebacker Khalil Mack
- How quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers have been so dominant
- How the Arizona Cardinals can keep winning with Drew Stanton at quarterback
- Are there concerns for the Denver Broncos following their loss to the St. Louis Rams?
During halftime, Brown, Sanders and Cowher host the Lexus Halftime Show, providing first half highlights and analysis. Following the game, Eisen, Irvin, Faulk, Mariucci 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 Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins delivered a 5.09 US HH rating and 8.4 million viewers (including over-the-air stations). Through 10 games of the 2014 schedule, viewership for Thursday Night Football on CBS and NFL Network (and over-the-air stations) is up +75 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
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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.