FanSided’s Week 16 NFL coverage maps are live.
Christmas is right around the corner and the NFL has done its fans a solid. Six different games are available nationally in Week 16, so fans who don’t have access to NFL Sunday Ticket or NFL Redzone can enjoy up to nine matchups if they have nothing to do other than watch football.
There are plenty of interesting matchups, including Eagles-Cowboys and Colts-Steelers, but what games will be on in your area and who will be calling the action? Check out this week’s NFL TV coverage maps, courtesy of 506 Sports, to find out the answers.
Christmas Day (FOX/NFL Network)
Minnesota Vikings (6-8) at New Orleans Saints (10-4): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman
In lieu of scheduling a Thursday Night Football game on Christmas Eve, the NFL opted to set this matchup on Christmas Day. Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will be on the call as New Orleans can clinch the NFC South with a win.
Saturday (NFL Network and Amazon Prime)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9-5) at Detroit Lions (5-9) (1:00 e.t., NFL Network): Adam Amin, Mark Schlereth
San Francisco 49ers (5-9) at Arizona Cardinals (8-6) (4:30 e.t., Amazon/Twitch): Andrew Catalon, James Lofton
Miami Dolphins (9-5) at Las Vegas Raiders (7-7) (8:15 e.t., NFL Network): Joe Davis, Kurt Warner
Week 16 continues with a Saturday tripleheader. The first and last game will air on NFL Network, while the 4:30 p.m. game will only be streamed nationally on Amazon Prime and Twitch. Fans of the 49ers and Cardinals will still be able to see the game over the air in their local markets.
Indianapolis Colts (10-4) at Pittsburgh Steelers (11-3) (Red): Jim Nantz, Tony Romo
Cleveland Browns (10-4) at New York Jets (1-13) (Green): Kevin Harlan, Trent Green
Chicago Bears (7-7) at Jacksonville Jaguars (1-13) (Yellow): Greg Gumbel, Rich Gannon
Carolina Panthers (4-10) at Washington Football Team (6-8) (Blue, 4:05): Ian Eagle, Charles Davis
Denver Broncos (5-9) at Los Angeles Chargers (5-9) (Orange, 4:05): Spero Dedes, Adam Archuleta
CBS has the singleheader this week and has a great game at 1:00 p.m. as the Colts look to take advantage of the slumping Steelers to move one step closer to clinching a playoff berth. The other four games in CBS’ lineup will be primarily regionalized.
FOX (Early Window)
Atlanta Falcons (4-10) at Kansas City Chiefs (13-1) (Red): Kevin Burkhardt, Daryl Johnston
New York Giants (5-9) at Baltimore Ravens (9-5) (Blue): Kevin Kugler, Brock Huard
Cincinnati Bengals (3-10-1) at Houston Texans (4-10) (Green): Chris Myers, Greg Jennings
FOX has the doubleheader this week but only five total games, so there are only three options in the early window. The Falcons-Chiefs matchup will go to most of the country while Giants-Ravens will go to NFC East markets.
FOX (Late Window)
Los Angeles Rams (9-5) at Seattle Seahawks (10-4) (Red): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman
Philadelphia Eagles (4-9-1) at Dallas Cowboys (5-9) (Blue): Kenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma
The original plan was for Eagles-Cowboys to be a standalone America’s Game of the Week, but the NFL cross-flexed Rams-Seahawks over from CBS to get a better game in this slot. Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will be in Seattle for their second game of the week, which will go to the vast majority of the country, while NFC East markets will get the important divisional clash in Dallas.
Sunday Night Football (NBC)
Tennessee Titans (10-4) at Green Bay Packers (11-3): TBD, Cris Collinsworth
NBC has the best game of the weekend with a showdown between division leaders in Green Bay with plenty of playoff implications. It remains to be seen who will be on the call with Cris Collinsworth since Al Michaels had to miss last week’s game due to NBC’s COVID-19 protocols. Mike Tirico would presumably step in if Michaels isn’t cleared to resume work by Sunday.
Monday Night Football (ESPN/ABC)
Buffalo Bills (11-3) at New England Patriots (6-8): Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Louis Riddick
The final Monday night matchup of the season sees the AFC East champion Bills jockeying to improve their seeding against the already-eliminated Patriots. The game will also be simulcast on ABC.