Who Plays Thursday Night Football? What Channel Is Thursday Night Football On Tonight?

Who Plays Thursday Night Football - The first NFL broadcast on Amazon Prime featured an exciting, close divisional matchup between two AFC contenders: the Chargers and the Chiefs. The streaming service is hoping for a repeat as it prepares for another AFC divisional matchup in Week 3. Scroll down to learn Who Plays Thursday Night Football.

by Samina Yusuf Laila | Updated Sep 23, 2022

Who Plays Thursday Night Football? What Channel Is Thursday Night Football On Tonight?
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Who Plays Thursday Night Football?

Amazon's "Thursday Night Football" game will kick off with a bang. The NFL has given its new streaming partner one of the week's best matchups, which will feature a battle between two of the NFL's best young quarterbacks. After thrashing the Cardinals on the road in Week 1, Patrick Mahomes will lead the Chiefs into battle. He racked up 360 yards and five touchdowns in his season debut, propelling him to MVP co-favourite status alongside Josh Allen. The Chiefs will rely on Travis Kelce, JuJu Smith-Schuster, and Marquez Valdes-Scantling to carry their passing offence in the absence of Tyreek Hill.

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What Channel Is Thursday Night Football On Tonight?

To begin the 2022 NFL season, Amazon Prime Video has officially become the "Thursday Night Football" broadcaster. The streaming service is set to be the program's exclusive home for the next decade, raising many questions for consumers looking to watch it in its early days and many people will want to watch the first Thursday Night Football game of the season. The Chiefs will host the Chargers in a game that will help determine the winner of the NFL's best division. Both have a chance to compete for the Super Bowl this season after playing close together over the years. 

  • TV channel (Kansas City): KSHB (Channel 41)

  • TV channel (Los Angeles): KTTV (Channel 11)

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Thursday Night Football schedule week 2

The Chargers vs Chiefs game will kick off Week 2 of the 2022 NFL season, and it is expected to be the week's best matchup. Both division rivals are expected to be Super Bowl contenders, and both won their first games against teams that had made the playoffs the previous season. They will now compete for early AFC West supremacy in what could be a high-scoring match.

In Week 2, there will be three additional prime-time games. First, the Bears and Packers will face off on "Sunday Night Football" as part of the NFL's longest-running rivalry. Chicago currently has a better record than Green Bay, so that the game will be crucial for Aaron Rodgers and company.

Thursday Night Football schedule Week 3

The Steelers' game against the Browns will be the first NFL Week 3 action of the 2022 season. The game is expected to be a grind-it-out battle between two division rivals with solid defences and quarterback questions. After Thursday night, there will be two more prime-time games in Week 3. The game between the 49ers and Broncos on "Sunday Night Football" has the potential to be exciting. Because Trey Lance suffered a broken ankle, Jimmy Garoppolo will return to the starting lineup and try to right the ship. On the other hand, Denver is off to an uninspiring 1-1 start. First-year head coach Nathaniel Hackett has been chastised for his in-game management abilities, and he will need to deliver a strong performance in Week 3 to allay fears. 
 

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Who Plays Thursday Night Football - FAQs

1. What time does Thursday Night Football come on tonight?

Coverage kicks off each week at 7 p.m. with a live edition of TNF Tonight, followed by Thursday Night Football Kickoff at 8 p.m. After the game, enjoy the TNF Postgame Show and TNF NightCap for a comprehensive recap and analysis of the action. 1 - Open the Prime Video app on your device.

2. Who has Thursday Night Football?

Amazon's debut broadcast of “Thursday Night Football” helped hook a record number of new Prime signups for a three-hour period, an executive wrote in a memo to employees. The company is paying about $1 billion a year for exclusive Thursday night rights from the NFL.

3. Will NFL Network have Thursday Night Football in 2022?

Previously, Amazon shared the games with Fox and the NFL Network. Tonight, September 15, 2022, is Prime Video's first exclusive “Thursday Night Football” game, and Amazon is pulling out all the stops to give subscribers a memorable season.

4. How do I watch NFL Thursday Night Football?

If you want to watch Thursday Night Football online, Amazon Prime Video is now the only place to do so.

5. Does Fox have Thursday Night Football?

Thursday Night Football" has previously aired on CBS, NBC and Fox.

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