Patriots-Falcons Thursday at 8:20 PM ET on FOX, NFL Network & Amazon Prime Video; NFL Network Pregame Coverage Includes ‘TNF First Look’ at 3:00 PM ET & ‘NFL GameDay Kickoff’ at 6:00 PM ET; ‘FOX NFL Thursday’ Airs at 7:30 PM ET; ‘NFL Next’ on Prime Video Streams at 7:00 PM ET
The 2021 Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light Platinum season continues Thursday, November 18 when rookie quarterback Mac Jones and the New England Patriots travel to face quarterback Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons at 8:20 PM ET on FOX, NFL Network, Amazon Prime Video and Twitch.
FOX Sports’ lead play-by-play announcer Joe Buck, and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback and FOX Sports’ lead analyst Troy Aikman, along with sideline reporters Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink call the action from Mercedes Benz Stadium. Additionally, FOX’s NFL Rules expert Mike Pereira joins to give explanations on officiating and rules throughout the game.
Alongside the FOX broadcast, award-winning journalists Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer call the game on Amazon Prime Video for the fourth consecutive season. Additionally, Prime members can also tune-in to the ‘Scout’s Feed’ which features Bucky Brooks, Daniel Jeremiah and Joy Taylor, or watch the ‘NFL Next Live’ livestream on Twitch with Andrew Hawkins and Kimmi Chex, along with a rotation of analysts each week including Aqib Talib, Nick Mangold and New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins.
NFL Network’s on-location pregame coverage begins at 3:00 PM ET with TNF First Look hosted by Andrew Siciliano, along with reporter Mike Giardi.
At 6:00 PM ET on NFL Network, NFL GameDay Kickoff previews the Patriots-Falcons matchup with host Colleen Wolfe and analysts Joe Thomas, Steve Smith Sr. and Michael Irvin.
Among the topics discussed this week on NFL GameDay Kickoff include:
- Joe Thomas explains why New England’s Mac Jones has been the most successful rookie quarterback this season
- Steve Smith Sr. discusses why rookie tight end Kyle Pitts was the right pick for the Atlanta Falcons
- Michael Irvin and Steve Smith Sr. examine which team in the AFC they trust the most
At 7:00 PM ET on Prime Video, fans can watch NFL Next hosted by Kay Adams alongside Chris Long, Hawkins and Jeremiah. NFL Next provides an in-depth preview of Patriots-Falcons utilizing the power of Next Gen Stats powered by AWS.
At 7:30 PM ET on FOX, NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video, the FOX NFL Thursday pregame show airs with host Curt Menefee, analysts Michael Strahan, Terry Bradshaw and Mark Sanchez, and FOX NFL Insider Jay Glazer providing the final say leading up to Patriots-Falcons.
At halftime on FOX, NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video, Menefee, Strahan, Bradshaw and Sanchez break down the first half. Following the game, Wolfe, Thomas, Smith Sr. and Irvin host the postgame show on NFL Network and are joined by a star of the game. Additional postgame coverage continues at 12 Midnight ET on NFL Network.
In addition to television availability of Patriots-Falcons on FOX and NFL Network, fans may also stream the game across devices through NFL, FOX and FOX Deportes digital properties, Amazon Prime Video and Twitch. The game is also available to all fans on mobile through the Patriots and Falcons mobile properties, and Yahoo Sports properties. Live game audio of Thursday Night Football will be broadcast nationally by Westwood One, and carried on SiriusXM and TuneIn. For a full listing of Thursday Night Football viewing options, fans can visit NFL.com/watch.
FOX Deportes’ coverage kicks off at 7:30 PM ET. Giselle Zarur helms studio coverage alongside award-winning broadcaster Jessi Losada, while renowned play-by-play announcer Jorge Pérez Navarro joins former NFL offensive lineman Rolando Cantu for coverage of Patriots-Falcons.