14 Aug

Who plays on ‘Thursday Night Football’ tonight? Time, TV channel, schedule for Week 5

first_imgMORE: Watch Seahawks vs. Rams live with fuboTV (7-day free trial)The Thursday night timing for Week 5 might feel especially annoying for both the Rams and the Seahawks, because this is an important game even though the NFC West race is in its early stages. Depending on what happens with the undefeated 49ers this week, at least a share of the lead in the divison could be on the line in Seattle. Both teams would prefer to be at full health, which isn’t possible on a short week.The Seahawks lead the all-time series against the Rams 23-18, but Los Angeles has won their last three meetings, including a season sweep last year that allowed the Rams to win the division.Below is all the info you need to watch “Thursday Night Football” this week, including TV channel and kickoff time.Who plays on Thursday Night Football tonight?Los Angeles Rams at Seattle SeahawksKickoff time: 8:20 p.m. ETThough the Seahawks have dropped their last three games against the Rams, Russell Wilson is not to blame. The Seattle quarterback is aiming for his third consecutive game against LA in which he has 3-plus touchdown passes and a rating of 120 or better. The NFC’s current leader in QB rating (118.7) also has thrown 2-plus TD passes and maintained a rating of 100 or better in three of his last four home starts against NFC West teams.Wilson’s QB counterpart in Thursday night’s game has been struggling this season, but Jared Goff also has had his share of success against divisional opponents. The Los Angeles passer is a perfect 9-0 in his last nine starts against NFC West teams.Per Sportsbook Review, the Seahawks are entering Thursday night’s game against the Rams as slight favorites, but Sporting News predicted a Los Angeles victory in both our picks against the spread and our straight-up picks.MORE: Full betting preview for Rams vs. SeahawksWhat channel is Thursday Night Football on?TV channel (national): NFL Network, FoxTV channel (Los Angeles): KTTVTV channel (Seattle): KCPQLive stream: fuboTV, Amazon Prime”Thursday Night Football” broadcast rights in 2019 are shared between Fox, NFL Network and Amazon Prime; fuboTV, which offers a seven-day free trial, also can be used to watch “Thursday Night Football.” Thursday night games on Fox this season are called by the network’s lead broadcast team of Joe Buck and Troy Aikman, sideline reporters Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink, and rules analyst Mike Pereira.Andrea Kramer and Hannah Storm are the voices for Amazon Prime’s broadcasts.Thursday Night Football TV schedule for 2019All “Thursday Night Football” games start at 8:20 p.m. ET.WeekDateMatchupTV channels4Sept. 26Eagles at PackersFox, NFLN, Prime, fuboTV5Oct. 3Rams at SeahawksFox, NFLN, Prime, fuboTV6Oct. 10Giants at PatriotsFox, NFLN, Prime, fuboTV7Oct. 17Chiefs at BroncosFox, NFLN, Prime, fuboTV8Oct. 24Redskins at VikingsFox, NFLN, Prime, fuboTV9Oct. 3149ers at CardinalsFox, NFLN, Prime, fuboTV10Nov. 7Chargers at RaidersFox, NFLN, Prime, fuboTV11Nov. 14Steelers at BrownsFox, NFLN, Prime, fuboTV12Nov. 21Colts at TexansFox, NFLN, Prime, fuboTV14Dec. 5Cowboys at BearsFox, NFLN, Prime, fuboTV15Dec. 12Jets at RavensFox, NFLN, Prime, fuboTV In 2019, “Thursday Night Football” generally features intriguing matchups, even if the quality of play takes a dip as a result of a short week for the participating. That’s part of the reason the NFL can continue to get away with forcing teams to play a few days early each week. As long as fans care to scan their TV channels for “Thursday Night Football,” the league will give the people what they want.This week on “Thursday Night Football,” the Seahawks will host the Rams at CenturyLink Field in a game scheduled to kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET on Fox and NFL Network. Los Angeles running back Todd Gurley speaks for the majority of players in this game when he expresses his disdain for TNF. Specifically, he said this week Thursday night games are “the dumbest thing ever.”last_img

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