Thursday Night Football tv schedule, Amazon streaming info, odds +more.
Thursday Night Football rolls into historic Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin tonight as the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers kick off Week 4 of the NFL season.
The Thursday Night Football tv schedule, start time and streaming info for tonight's game is as follows:
Start Time: 8:25 pm ET
TV Channel: NFL Network (as well as CBS in local markets)
Streaming Info: Amazon Prime
That's right, for the first time ever you’ll be able to watch the game live on Amazon so long as you are an Amazon Prime member. Amazon paid $50 million earlier this year to stream 10 Thursday Night Football games, and tonight's game is the first.
While these Thursday Night Football games haven't always lived up to the hype, and are often some of the least exciting games of the season, last week's supposed dud between the Los Angeles Rams and the San Francisco 49ers was one of the craziest games of the year so far.
The 2-1 Pack, coming off a dramatic overtime win against the Bengals, are favored by 7.5 points over the 1-2 Bears. Chicago is also coming off an unexpected, 23-17, overtime win against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
According to the Chicago Sun Times, Green Bay police say they’ll have more officers on the field than usual during a planned show of unity before tonight's game. Packers players, coaches and staff will link arms during the national anthem before the game, and the team is hoping fans will do the same.
Aaron Rodgers took to instagram earlier this week to share a photo from Week 3 which shows Packers players standing with their arms locked during the national anthem.
Rodgers captioned the photo,