NFL Announces First Amazon ‘Thursday Night Football’ Matchup

Good news for NFL fans. NFL announces its first amazon night football game.  The first round of the NFL draft revealed that the first football game will be played as part of the Amazon Thursday night football game. The first game will be played On September 15 and will be aired on Amazon prime. Amazon has acquired exclusive rights to the Football league to make its subscribers enjoy the football match. They acquired the rights in early 2021.

Initially, the plan was for 2023 matches but they revised the decision and begin the deal in time for the NFL fall football season of 2022.  The chargers will travel to Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City to take on the chiefs in an AFC West divisional matchup.

The legend Al Michels elected to join Amazon after leaving NBC’s Sunday night football due to the expiry of his contract.

Kirk Herbstreit well known top college football color analyst and college game-day host will also join Micheals for football coverage with ESPN on Thursday night with Amazon.

Kaylee Hartung will work as a sideline reporter. Andrew Whitworth and Aqib Talib have signed for working as a contributor for pregame halftime and postgame coverage.

Watch football every Thursday;

So, if you are looking to know about what time is Thursday night football? Then you need to know that the Amazon Prime deals with direct TV to air its TNF games to reach more than 300k businesses such as bars, clubs, and restaurants.  The DirectTv will air a matchup between San Francisco and Houston texts on Friday with Amazon collaboration.

Schedule for NFL;

Below is the complete schedule for Thursday night football time;

At 7 p.m. EST. Pregame coverage begins.

Kickoff time 8:15 p.m. EST

  • Week 2 – Thursday, Sept. 15

Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs

(GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO)

  • Week 3 – Thursday, Sept. 22

Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns

(FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, OH)

  • Week 4 – Thursday, Sept. 29

Miami Dolphins at Cincinnati Bengals

(Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH)

  • Week 5 – Thursday, Oct. 6

Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos

(Empower Field at Mile High, Denver, CO)

  • Week 6 – Thursday Oct. 13

Washington Commanders at Chicago Bears

(Soldier Field, Chicago, IL)

  • Week 7 – Thursday, Oct. 20

New Orleans Saints at Arizona Cardinals

(State Farm Stadium, Glendale, AZ)

  • Week 8 – Thursday, Oct. 27

Baltimore Ravens at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

(Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL)

  • Week 9 – Thursday, Nov. 3

Philadelphia Eagles at Houston Texans

(NRG Stadium, Houston, TX)

  • Week 10 – Thursday, Nov. 10

Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers

(Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC)

  • Week 11 – Thursday, Nov. 17

Tennessee Titans at Green Bay Packers

(Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI)

  • Week 13 – Thursday, Dec. 1

Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots

(Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA)

  • Week 14 – Thursday, Dec. 8

Las Vegas Raiders at Los Angeles Rams

(SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, CA)

  • Week 15 – Thursday, Dec. 15

San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks

(Lumen Field, Seattle, WA)

  • Week 16 – Thursday, Dec. 22

Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Jets

(MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ)

  • Week 17 – Thursday, Dec. 29

Dallas Cowboys at Tennessee Titans

(Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN)

  • Preseason: Kickoff at 8 p.m. EST – Thursday, Aug. 25

San Francisco 49ers at Houston Texans

(NRG Stadium, Houston, TX)

How to watch Thursday night football;

Amazon subscribers will be able to watch NFL and pregame.  The streaming services are offered at a premium tier of $9.99/month or 79.99/year. Do you know how to watch Thursday night football for free? Well, it’s easy just subscribe to the free trial of amazon prime and revoke membership after the games.

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