New York, Minnesota, and Other Local Fox Stations Likely to Air Delayed Giants vs. Vikings Game

The New York Giants – who left 3.5 hours early but probably should have left a day early – are now getting an extra day to prepare and Brett Favre is getting an extra day to heal. The game has been moved to Monday night.

This scenario happened in 2004, and most recently in 2008. In 2008, Baltimore’s game at Houston was delayed ’til Monday night and CBS retained the coverage.

I think situations like this would be a great opportunity to get even more revenue and even more headlines by airing it nationally. Fox has the rights for this game.

UPDATE: The NFL has said they have not decided when and on what network(s) the game will be aired.

UPDATE 2: The game is being broadcast at 7 PM CT in Fox markets who were going to get it tomorrow.


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6 Responses to “New York, Minnesota, and Other Local Fox Stations Likely to Air Delayed Giants vs. Vikings Game”

  1. Mike says:

    What game will be on at 1pm on sunday on the fox network?

    • Jam says:

      I was wondering this as well, where I am there is no CBS game, so hopefully we get a different game on FOX otherwise theres no 1:00 football.

      • SKOL VIKES! says:

        I am assuming (and hoping) they’re going to go ahead and air the Packers-Lions game, as that is also a 1:00 game.

  2. SKOL VIKES! says:

    Although, I can only speak for the midwest, no clue what will be going on in the New York area.

    • Chris Bach says:

      I have heard it is only going to be played in the Twin Cities and Rochester, their second market. That would leave a lot of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Dakotas fans angry.

      The NFL also needs to figure out how to treat the Red Zone Channel customers. Some people buy this because they want access to all of the non-local CBS and Fox games. They should be able to see this but the NFL as not announced as such.

  3. Too bad the team did not do well this