Slate of 16 Regular-Season Games Features 13 Division Rivalries;
Kicks Off with Denver vs. Kansas City on September 17


CBS and NFL Network Partner for Second Season Broadcasting
Thursday Night Football


The CBS Television Network and NFL Network announce the Thursday Night Football prime time broadcast schedule for the 2015 NFL season.  This season marks the second year CBS Sports and NFL Network are partnering to broadcast Thursday Night Football, a slate of 16 regular-season games kicking off September 17 with Denver at Kansas City.  


This year’s schedule again showcases marquee match-ups with 13 of the 16 games featuring Division rivalries.  


The 2015 Thursday Night Football schedule will feature games from Weeks 2-8 and Week 13 broadcast on CBS that also will be simulcast on NFL Network.  The Thursday Night Football schedule in Weeks 9-11 and Weeks 14-16, including two Saturday games on December 19 and 26, will be televised on NFL Network, and will be simulcast on over-the-air stations in the primary markets of the participating teams. All Thursday Night Football games will kick off at 8:25 PM ET.  


The Thursday Night Football schedule is highlighted by Baltimore vs. Pittsburgh (Week 4), Atlanta vs. New Orleans (Week 6), Seattle at San Francisco (Week 7), Buffalo vs. New York Jets (Week 10), as well as Green Bay vs. Detroit (Week 13).


The entire 16-game Thursday Night Football schedule will also be streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (, the NFL app on XBOX, including interactive features from Microsoft, and through Watch NFL Network (, with participating cable and satellite providers. Watch NFL Network ( for eligible subscribers of AT&T U-verse, Charter, Cox, DirecTV, Dish, Optimum, Verizon FiOS and many more providers.


The Thursday Night Football schedule on CBS, also simulcast on NFL Network includes:


Sept. 17 (Week 2):  

Denver at Kansas City

Oct. 15 (Week 6):

Atlanta at New Orleans

Sept. 24 (Week 3):  

Washington at N.Y. Giants

Oct. 22 (Week 7):

Seattle at San Francisco

Oct. 1    (Week 4):  

Baltimore at Pittsburgh

Oct. 29 (Week 8):

Miami at New England

Oct. 8    (Week 5):     

Indianapolis at Houston

Dec. 3   (Week 13):

Green Bay at Detroit


The Thursday Night Football schedule on NFL Network includes:


Nov. 5   (Week 9):

Cleveland at Cincinnati

Dec. 17 (Week 15):

Tampa Bay at St. Louis

Nov. 12 (Week 10):    

Buffalo at N.Y. Jets

Dec. 19 (Week 15):

N.Y. Jets at Dallas

Nov. 19 (Week 11):  

Tennessee at Jacksonville

Dec. 24 (Week 16):

San Diego at Oakland

Dec. 10 (Week 14):

Minnesota at Arizona

Dec. 26 (Week 16):

Washington at Philadelphia



To view the entire 2015 NFL schedule, visit and


CBS Sports will produce the full slate of 16 Thursday Night Football games.  The announce team of Jim Nantz, Phil Simms and reporter Tracy Wolfson return to call the Thursday Night Football action.


This season marks both the 56th year of NFL broadcasts on the CBS Television Network and the tenth year of Thursday Night Football games on NFL Network.  In addition, CBS will conclude its year broadcasting the NFL with the exclusive presentation of SUPER BOWL 50 from Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Feb. 7, 2016, marking the Network’s 19th Super Bowl telecast, the most by any broadcaster.  


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