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2018 NFL Thursday Night Football Schedule on NFL Network and Fox

NFL Network and Fox announced the Thursday Night Football primetime broadcast schedule for the 2018 NFL season on Thursday, Apr. 19.

The 13-game Thursday Night Football schedule features 11 games on Fox which will be simulcast on NFL Network, and two NFL Network exclusive games.

The 2018 Thursday Night Football schedule kicks off Week 2 when the Baltimore Ravens visit the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday, September 13 in an AFC North divisional matchup exclusively on NFL Network. All Thursday Night Football games will kick off at 8:20 PM ET.

The 2018 Thursday Night Football slate of games on Fox and simulcast on NFL Network begins Week 4 when the Los Angeles Rams host the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday, September 27 in a matchup of two playoff teams from 2017.

In addition to the 13 Thursday Night Football games, NFL Network will televise a Week 8 International Series matchup from London (Philadelphia Eagles vs. Jacksonville Jaguars), a Week 15 Saturday doubleheader (Houston Texans vs. New York Jets and Cleveland Browns vs. Denver Broncos), and a Week 16 Saturday doubleheader with matchups to be determined.

Fox will produce all 18 games on NFL Network this season, which feature 10 playoff teams from 2017, including the Super Bowl LII champion Philadelphia Eagles.

Michael Strahan will host a new Thursday Night Football Pregame Show live from New York City for the 2018 NFL season, beginning in Week 4 (Sep. 27). The new show, also featuring Fox Sports analysts Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long, will air at 7:30 PM ET on the Fox broadcast network and NFL Network, taking viewers up to kickoff.

In January, Fox Sports was awarded a five-year deal for ‘Thursday Night Football’ that includes games between Weeks 4-15 (excluding Thanksgiving night) to be broadcast on Fox, simulcast via NFL Network and distributed in Spanish on Fox Deportes.

The following is NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football schedule (subject to change; all times are Eastern):

Week 2: Thursday, September 13 8:20 p.m. (NFL Network)
Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals

Week 3: Thursday, September 20 8:20 p.m. (NFL Network)
New York Jets at Cleveland Browns

Week 4: Thursday, September 27 8:20 p.m. (Fox and NFL Network)
Minnesota Vikings at Los Angeles Rams

Week 5: Thursday, October 4 8:20 p.m. (Fox and NFL Network)
Indianapolis Colts at New England Patriots

Week 6: Thursday, October 11 8:20 p.m. (Fox and NFL Network)
Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants

Week 7: Thursday, October 18 8:20 p.m. (Fox and NFL Network)
Denver Broncos at Arizona Cardinals

Week 8: Thursday, October 25 8:20 p.m. (Fox and NFL Network)
Miami Dolphins at Houston Texans

Week 8: Sunday, October 28 9:30 a.m. (NFL Network)
Philadelphia Eagles vs. Jacksonville Jaguars in a London, England

Week 9: Thursday, November 1 8:20 p.m. (Fox and NFL Network)
Oakland Raiders at San Francisco 49ers

Week 10: Thursday, November 8 8:20 p.m. (Fox and NFL Network)
Carolina Panthers at Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 11: Thursday, November 15 8:20 p.m. (Fox and NFL Network)
Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks

Week 13: Thursday, November 29 8:20 p.m. (Fox and NFL Network)
New Orleans Saints at Dallas Cowboys

Week 14: Thursday, December 6 8:20 p.m. (Fox and NFL Network)
Jacksonville Jaguars at Tennessee Titans

Week 15: Thursday, December 13 8:20 p.m. (Fox and NFL Network)
Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs

Week 15: Saturday, December 15 4:30 p.m. or 8:20 p.m. (NFL Network)
Houston Texans at New York Jets

Week 15: Saturday, December 15 4:30 p.m. or 8:20 p.m. (NFL Network)
Cleveland Browns at Denver Broncos

Week 16: Saturday, December 22 4:30 p.m. (NFL Network)
To be determined

Week 16: Saturday, December 22 8:20 p.m. (NFL Network)
To be determined

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Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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