The Buffalo Payments and Tennessee Titans will play the NFL’s first Tuesday evening sport in a decade once they face off in Nissan Stadium.
Constructive COVID-19 checks have hampered the Titans’ early-season schedule considerably. Tennessee already had its Week 4 sport towards the Steelers postponed till later within the season. This Week 5 sport was scheduled to happen Sunday afternoon, however the league wanted to provide Tennessee an extra two days with the intention to guarantee a safely performed sport.
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There is no telling how ready the Titans shall be for this sport with very restricted observe time over the past couple weeks. Their roster will probably stay depleted with a bunch of gamers nonetheless on the COVID-19/reserve checklist. That units as much as permit Josh Allen and the Payments to stay undefeated forward of a Week 6 matchup with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, which was initially scheduled for this Thursday earlier than being moved again to Monday to accommodate this sport.
Tennessee’s greatest probability will probably lie in using Derrick Henry into the bottom. The star working again may assist the Titans management the possession sport, and working performs are probably extra simply put into rhythm than passing performs after a prolonged time without work.
Here is every thing it’s worthwhile to know to look at the Payments vs. Titans sport on Tuesday evening, together with kickoff time, TV channels and a glance again on the NFL’s different Tuesday video games.
What channel is Payments vs. Titans on at present?
- TV channel (nationwide): CBS
- Stay stream: CBS All Entry, fuboTV
The Payments and Titans have been initially scheduled to play Sunday in an early afternoon time slot on CBS, and the community maintains the rights for the sport though it has been shifted to Tuesday evening. Tom McCarthy (play-by-play) and former NFL kicker Jay Feely (colour) shall be on the decision for CBS.
In Canada, viewers can watch Payments vs. Titans on DAZN, which has rights to each NFL sport .
Payments vs. Titans begin time
- Date: Tuesday, Oct. 13
- Kickoff: 7:00 p.m. ET
Payments vs. Titans will conclude a Week 5 that noticed the Patriots-Broncos sport postponed altogether into Week 6 as a consequence of constructive COVID-19 checks on New England. It will kick off greater than an hour sooner than regular NFL primetime begins, which are available at both 8:15 or 8:20 p.m. ET.
Historical past of NFL video games on Tuesdays
The Payments and Titans will play the ninth Tuesday sport in NFL historical past. The latest got here in 2010, when the Vikings and Eagles have been compelled to play on a Tuesday after a blizzard’s snow induced the Metrodome roof to break down.
Apparently Tuesday video games have been a pure prevalence throughout the Nineteen Forties, when the remainder of the NFL’s Tuesday video games have occurred (in keeping with Soccer Reference’s database stretching again to 1940). The 1946 season included Tuesday video games in back-to-back weeks and three total.
The winningest group in NFL historical past on Tuesdays is the Cleveland Browns, who received each in 1946 and 1948 on a Tuesday. Neither the Buffalo nor Tennessee franchises, which each initially turned skilled within the AFL, have performed a recorded sport on a Tuesday.