WEEK 16 SEAHAWKS-CARDINALS REMAINS NBC SUNDAY NIGHT GAME

WEEK 16 FLEX SCHEDULING

WEEK 16 SEAHAWKS-CARDINALS REMAINS NBC SUNDAY NIGHT GAME

The originally scheduled Week 16 Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals game remains in place on NBC’s Sunday Night Football on Sunday, December 21, the NFL confirmed today.

In addition, the NFL announced last week the final kickoff times for each of the Week 16 Saturday doubleheader games. The Philadelphia Eagles at Washington Redskins game on Saturday, December 20 will be played at 4:30 PM ET and broadcast on NFL Network, followed by the San Diego Chargers at San Francisco 49ers game at 8:25 PM ET on CBS that also will be simulcast on NFL Network.

Following is the final Week 16 NFL schedule:

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18 (WEEK 16)

TENNESSEE AT JACKSONVILLE 8:25 PM (ET) NFLN

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20

*PHILADELPHIA AT WASHINGTON 4:30 PM (ET) NFLN
*SAN DIEGO AT SAN FRANCISCO 5:25 PM (PT) CBS/NFLN

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21

CLEVELAND AT CAROLINA 1:00 PM (ET) CBS
DETROIT AT CHICAGO 12:00 PM (CT) FOX
BALTIMORE AT HOUSTON 12:00 PM (CT) CBS
MINNESOTA AT MIAMI 1:00 PM (ET) FOX
ATLANTA AT NEW ORLEANS 12:00 PM (CT) FOX
NEW ENGLAND AT N.Y. JETS 1:00 PM (ET) CBS
KANSAS CITY AT PITTSBURGH 1:00 PM (ET) CBS
GREEN BAY AT TAMPA BAY 1:00 PM (ET) FOX
N.Y. GIANTS AT ST. LOUIS 3:05 PM (CT) FOX
INDIANAPOLIS AT DALLAS 3:25 PM (CT) CBS
BUFFALO AT OAKLAND 1:25 PM (PT) CBS
SEATTLE AT ARIZONA 6:30 PM (MT) NBC

MONDAY, DECEMBER 22

DENVER AT CINCINNATI 8:30 PM (ET) ESPN

The NFL uses “flexible scheduling” to ensure quality matchups in all NFL Sunday time slots and to give teams a chance to play their way onto primetime and into the late-afternoon 4:25 PM ET time slot on CBS or FOX.

For the first time, flexible scheduling may be applied in Weeks 5-10. During that period, flexible scheduling can be used in no more than two weeks by shifting a Sunday afternoon game into primetime and moving the Sunday night game to an afternoon start time.

Also, for the first time, a select number of games are being “cross-flexed,” moving between CBS and FOX to bring potentially under-distributed games to wider audiences.

The NFL will continue to use flexible scheduling on Sundays in Weeks 11-17. For each 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.

For ticket information, fans may visit www.nfl.com/tickets.

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