NEWwbztv-small wbz-am-small 985-small mytv38web2
LIVE TONIGHT: PMC Opening Ceremonies, 7:30 p.m. On WBZ-TV & CBSBoston.com | Program Guide

Patriots

CBS To Air Eight Thursday Night NFL Games In 2014

View Comments
Tom Brady (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Tom Brady (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots Central
Shop for Patriots Gear
Buy Patriots Tickets

NFL Scoreboard
NFL Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up

BOSTON (CBS) — Thursday Night Football will be available to millions of more viewers beginning in 2014.

The NFL announced Wednesday that there will be 16 Thursday night games, with eight airing on CBS and being simulcast on NFL Network. The NFL Network will exclusively air the remaining six Thursday night games and two late-season Saturday games.

Previously, NFL Network was the exclusive home for Thursday Night Football.

Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will serve as the broadcasting team for the Thursday night games, and NFL Network hosts and analysts will also be a part of the production.

The agreement is just for the 2014 season, but the league has an option to add another year.

“NFL Network built Thursday into a night for NFL fans,” said NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. “Our goal is to bring these games to more fans on broadcast television with unprecedented promotion and visibility for Thursday Night Football on CBS.”

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus