Each of Week 6’s “Sunday Night time Soccer” members have already performed on Sunday evening in the course of the 2020 season.
The Los Angeles Rams have a Sunday evening win beneath their belt and can journey to San Francisco to play the 49ers, who’re 0-1 on Sunday evening in 2020. San Francisco (2-3) is coming off a 43-17 drubbing by the hands of the Miami Dolphins, so Sunday evening will provide an opportunity for a bounce-back, marquee win. The Rams have now gained back-to-back video games in opposition to dangerous NFC East groups, the Giants and the Washington Soccer Crew, to maneuver to 4-1 on the season.
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Jimmy Garoppolo was pulled in the course of the 49ers’ loss to the Dolphins for C.J. Beathard, as Kyle Shanahan defined he thought Garoppolo was nonetheless coping with the lingering results of an ankle damage. If the 49ers need to sustain with a high-powered Rams offense led by Jared Goff, Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods, they’re going to want Jimmy G to be wholesome and efficient.
Under is extra in regards to the matchup, plus all the pieces to learn about find out how to watch “Sunday Night time Soccer.”
Who performs on “Sunday Night time Soccer” tonight?
- Matchup: Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers
- Location: Levi’s Stadium
The 2020 NFL season has already seen the 49ers play a prime-time recreation at Levi’s Stadium as soon as earlier than. On “Sunday Night time Soccer” in opposition to the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 4, the 49ers misplaced 25-20 with Nick Mullens taking part in quarterback.
The Rams hosted the Dallas Cowboys in Week 1 on “Sunday Night time Soccer” and have been winners, 20-13. L.A. will likely be hoping it may maintain its SNF luck going whereas protecting the 49ers winless on Sunday evening this season.
The 49ers will return to Sunday evening motion in Week 15 in opposition to the Cowboys, and also will play a Thursday and Monday evening recreation nonetheless to return. The Rams are proper again in prime time subsequent week on “Monday Night time Soccer” in opposition to the Chicago Bears.
What time is the NFL recreation tonight?
- Date: Sunday, Oct. 18
- Kickoff time: 8:20 p.m. ET
All “Sunday Night time Soccer” video games in 2020 have the identical set begin time of 8:20 p.m. ET. There are Sunday evening video games scheduled for each week of the season besides Week 17, although the NFL has the flexibility to flex a recreation right into a Week 17 SNF window.
Whereas the beginning occasions for all “Sunday Night time Soccer” video games in 2020 will go unchanged, the matchups may be tweaked.
The NFL has a flex scheduling process that permits for “high quality matchups on Sunday evening in these weeks and provides shock groups an opportunity to play their manner onto primetime.” Listed here are the important thing guidelines for flex scheduling:
— Begins Sunday of Week 5 and in impact throughout Weeks 5-17
— As much as two video games could also be flexed into Sunday evening between Weeks 5-10
— Solely Sunday afternoon video games are topic to being moved into the Sunday evening window
— The sport that has been tentatively scheduled for Sunday evening throughout flex weeks will likely be listed at 8:15 p.m. ET
— The announcement will come no later than 12 days previous to the sport
What channel is “Sunday Night time Soccer” on tonight?
All “Sunday Night time Soccer” video games in 2020 will broadcast reside on NBC. The community’s TV rights take care of the NFL provides all of it “Sunday Night time Soccer” video games in addition to the annual Thursday evening season-opener, and NBC is given a spot within the Tremendous Bowl broadcast rotation.
NBC’s staff of announcers options play-by-play man Al Michaels, analyst Cris Collinsworth and sideline reporter Michele Tafoya. Nevertheless, Michaels this season will likely be given a couple of “bye weeks” as a result of his age (75) places him at a excessive threat for COVID-19. Veteran broadcaster Mike Tirico will take Michaels’ place on these weeks.
Under are the highest TV markets in america and the NBC affiliate/TV channel for every.
|Market||NBC TV channel (digital)|
|New York||4 (36)|
|Los Angeles||4 (36)|
|Dallas-Fort Price||5 (24)|
|San Francisco/Bay Space||11 (12)|
|Washington, D.C.||4 (48)|
|Tampa/St. Petersburg||8 (7)|
|Minneapolis-St. Paul||11 (11)|
|St. Louis||5 (35)|
|San Diego||39 (40)|
|Salt Lake Metropolis||5 (38)|
|San Antonio||3 (16)|
|Kansas Metropolis||41 (36)|
|Las Vegas||3 (22)|
|Oklahoma Metropolis||4 (27)|
|New Orleans||6 (43)|
NFL reside stream for “Sunday Night time Soccer”
As a result of NBC broadcasts all “Sunday Night time Soccer” video games, they’re accessible to stream on the entire community’s on-line platforms. This must be the popular methodology for many who have a cable/satellite tv for pc subscription however cannot get in entrance of a TV.
For cord-cutters, there are many reside streaming choices for “Sunday Night time Soccer.” Under are all of them.
“Sunday Night time Soccer” schedule
Together with the Thursday evening NFL season-opener that was introduced by NBC’s “Sunday Night time Soccer” crew, there are 17 SNF video games on the 2020 schedule.
Earlier than flex scheduling impacts the matchups, right here is the entire “Sunday Night time Soccer” schedule for 2020.
|Week 1||Sept. 10 (Thur.)||Kansas Metropolis Chiefs vs. Houston Texans|
|Sept. 13||Los Angeles Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys|
|Week 2||Sept. 20||Seattle Seahawks vs. New England Patriots|
|Week 3||Sept. 27||New Orleans Saints vs. Inexperienced Bay Packers|
|Week 4||Oct. 4||San Francisco 49ers vs. Philadelphia Eagles|
|Week 5||Oct. 11||Seattle Seahawks vs. Minnesota Vikings|
|Week 6||Oct. 18||San Francisco 49ers vs. Los Angeles Rams|
|Week 7||Oct. 25||Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Las Vegas Raiders|
|Week 8||Nov. 1||Philadelphia Eagles vs. Dallas Cowboys|
|Week 9||Nov. 8||Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints|
|Week 10||Nov. 15||New England Patriots vs. Baltimore Ravens|
|Week 11||Nov. 22||Las Vegas Raiders vs. Kansas Metropolis Chiefs|
|Week 12||Nov. 29||Inexperienced Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears|
|Week 13||Dec. 6||Kansas Metropolis Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos|
|Week 14||Dec. 13||Buffalo Payments vs. Pittsburgh Steelers|
|Week 15||Dec. 20||Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers|
|Week 16||Dec. 27||Inexperienced Bay Packers vs. Tennessee Titans|
|Week 17||Jan. 3||TBD|