Posts Tagged ‘Thursday night football’

Denver Continues Winning Ways with 26-13 Win in Oakland

The Raiders showed some of the fight that many felt they would show, but in the end, the result for first-year head coach Dennis Allen was the same as it’s been as of late. A loss. Carson Palmer threw one interception that thwarted a possible scoring chance, as it was much of the same for […]

Gridiron Gab Week Fourteen Preview – Denver at Oakland

The Broncos should have an easy time Thursday in Oakland against a Raiders team whose defense has been one of the worst seen in the NFL in a LONG time. Right? Not so fast, as while the Raiders are pretty bad, the Broncos can’t just come in and assume if they throw their helmets on […]

Bills Snap Three-Game Skid with 19-14 Win Over Miami

Led by a defense that put the heat on all night, and special teams that was responsible for the teams only score, the Bills broke their three-game losing streak Thursday night, topping the Fins 19-14 in Orchard Park. Safety Jairus Byrd forced a fumble and had an interception, and Bryan Scott sealed the victory with […]

Gridiron Gab Week Ten Preview – Indianapolis at Jacksonville

Who would have ever thought the Colts would be sitting at the halfway point of the season staring at the cusp of the NFL playoffs? With rookie QB Andrew Luck and the inspiration of coach Chuck Pagano leading the way, the Colts are 5-3, and surprising everyone in the NFL, the latest win last week […]

Gridiron Gab Week Seven Preview – Seattle at San Francisco

The week seven slate starts off with what should be a fun game in the NFC West between two teams that are 4-2, and coming in off completely different games just a few days ago. The Niners were pounded at home by the Giants, a game many felt they would win coming in thinking revenge […]

Gridiron Gab Week Three Preview: Cleveland at Baltimore

Thursday starts off with an AFC North battle, as the 0-3 Browns travel to Baltimore to take on the 2-1 Ravens. It hasn’t been much of a battle between the two as of late, as the Ravens have won eight straight over Cleveland, and the Browns are the conference’s only winless team heading into this […]

NFL Shopping Around Eight-Game Thursday Night Package

Last week, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported that one of the ways the NFL planned to generate new revenue was to have a 16-game Thursday night primetime package, which would begin in 2012. The NFL already broadcasts eight Thursday night games in the second half of the season on the NFL Network, and John Ourand and […]

Full-Season Thursday Night Package Part of the New CBA

A new 16-game Thursday night TV package beginning in 2012 will be the source of new revenue for the NFL. It is assumed that all or part of the Thursday night packet may go out to bid to various networks. Currently 8 games have been carried on the NFL Network. In a competitive bidding situation […]