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[10/01/13 - 03:37 PM]
NFL Network's "Thursday Night Football" Features Two Week 5 Games
Look for the Buffalo Bills at Cleveland Browns on Thursday, October 3 and the San Diego Chargers at Oakland Raiders on Sunday, October 6.

[via press release from NFL Network]

NFL NETWORK'S "THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL" FEATURES TWO WEEK 5 GAMES

Buffalo Bills at Cleveland Browns - Thursday, October 3 at 8:00 PM ET

San Diego Chargers at Oakland Raiders - Sunday, October 6 at 8:30 PM PT

The eighth season of NFL Network's Thursday Night Football continues this week with a pair of Week 5 games.

On Thursday, October 3 at 8:00 PM ET, rookie quarterback E.J. Manuel and the Buffalo Bills travel to face quarterback Brian Hoyer and the first-place Cleveland Browns. Play-by-play announcer Brad Nessler and two-time Emmy-nominated analyst Mike Mayock call the game in their third season together, and Alex Flanagan provides reports from the sidelines. To kick off the National Football League and NFL Players Association's support of October being National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, both the Bills and Browns will be donning pink clothing, including cleats, gloves, towels and hats.

On Sunday, October 6 at 8:30 PM PT (11:30 PM ET), the Oakland Raiders host the San Diego Chargers in an AFC West divisional matchup on a special edition of Thursday Night Football. The game will also air on over-the-air stations locally in San Diego (KFMB) and Oakland (KRON). The telecast will be produced by CBS Sports and feature their announcing crew of play-by-play announcer Ian Eagle and analyst Dan Fouts.

The Chargers-Raiders game was originally slated for 1:25 PM PT (4:25 PM ET) on CBS. The move to Sunday night was made in response to Monday's announcement by Major League Baseball of its ALDS schedule which has the Oakland A's hosting a game on Saturday, October 5 at 6:07 PM PT. The Raiders share the O.co Coliseum with the A's and the Coliseum requires time to convert back into a football stadium in order to host the game.

As part of the NFL's recently announced partnership with Twitter, in-game highlights will be accessible for Twitter users on PCs, tablets, and mobile devices from both this week's Thursday night and Sunday night games on NFL Network. The in-game highlights on Twitter are in addition to other game footage, news, analysis, fantasy football advice, and voting platforms from NFL Network and NFL.com that are part of a seven-day-a-week customized NFL video content programming schedule created specifically for the Twitter platform (twitter.com/NFL).

NFL Network's Craftsman Presents NFL Total Access Kickoff pregame show is live from FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland Thursday starting at 6:00 PM ET. This week, former NFL MVP LaDainian Tomlinson joins host Rich Eisen and Hall of Famers Deion Sanders, Marshall Faulk and Michael Irvin. Reporters Alex Flanagan and Stacey Dales provide pregame news reports from the locker rooms and interviews with players and coaches, while NFL Media's national insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Media's Mike Silver are on-location with the latest news from around the NFL.

Featured on the pregame show this week:

· Hall of Famer and former Cleveland Browns running back Jim Brown live on-set

· A feature on what the Bills mean to the city of Buffalo, featuring Hall of Famers and former Bills greats Jim Kelly and Thurman Thomas

· A discussion of the Browns' improved play following the trade of the No. 3 overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft running back Trent Richardson, and a breakdown of Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer

· Are the Buffalo Bills built for playoff contention?

Eisen, Sanders, Faulk, Irvin, Tomlinson, Rapoport and Silver provide additional analysis on the Lexus Halftime Show and the postgame show. Following the game, hosts Dan Hellie and Amber Theoharis, and NFL Network analysts Darren Sharper, Willie McGinest and Heath Evans will deliver a postgame edition of NFL Total Access live from NFL Network's studios in Los Angeles.

Through three games of its 13-game schedule, NFL Network's Thursday Night Football is averaging a 5.4 US HH rating and 8.6 million viewers - on pace to be the highest-rated and most-watched Thursday Night Football season ever.

International award-winning actress and recording artist Priyanka Chopra's track "In My City" is the new theme for Thursday Night Football. This is Chopra's second year being featured on NFL Network as last season she kicked off the Thursday Night Football pregame show.

For a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Thursday Night Football open "In My City," visit http://on.nfl.com/15RxswV.

Thursday Night Football on NFL.com/NFL Mobile

Each week starting at 8:00 PM ET, NFL.com Live: Thursday Night Football returns as the true companion for NFL Network's Thursday Night Football. New this season, the live look-ins on NFL.com Live: Thursday Night Football feature exclusive coaches' angles, which include the "All-22," "High End Zone" and Cable Cam angles. Additionally, the NFL Digital Media production will provide its own play-by-play and analysis for the first time, with Matt "Money" Smith on the call and Solomon Wilcots as analyst. Rebecca Haarlow will be live on-location providing sideline commentary to the broadcast.

From the NFL Network studios, Elliot Harrison is joined alongside analysts Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks to provide instant studio analysis to live game action. Dave Dameshek and Crystina Poncher will be NFL.com Live: Thursday Night Football's social media correspondents, and various NFL Network analysts will join the broadcast throughout the season. To watch each NFL.com Live: Thursday Night Football broadcast, visit NFL.com.

TNF Xtra is a free, downloadable feature on the NFL Mobile app, which offers a comprehensive second-screen companion to NFL Network's Thursday Night Football broadcast. TNF Xtra is live at 7:30 PM ET each Thursday during NFL Network's 13-game broadcast schedule, and features live video updates from sideline reporter Rebecca Haarlow, social media integration, trivia and polls throughout the game, relevant historical facts, statistics and profiles, and instant photos live from the game. Visit NFL.com/xtra on your mobile device to download NFL Mobile.

Buffalo Bills at Cleveland Browns - Thursday, October 3

TEAMS: BILLS (2-2) BROWNS (2-2)

ANNOUNCERS Brad Nessler (play-by-play), Mike Mayock (game analyst); Alex Flanagan (sideline)

PREGAME (6:00 PM ET) Craftsman Presents NFL Total Access Kickoff In Cleveland: Rich Eisen, Deion Sanders, Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin, LaDainian Tomlinson, Stacey Dales, Alex Flanagan, Ian Rapoport, Mike Silver

PRE-KICK (8:00 PM ET) KFC Prekick Show Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan, Rich Eisen, Deion Sanders, Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin, LaDainian Tomlinson, Stacey Dales

HALFTIME Lexus Halftime Show Rich Eisen, Deion Sanders, Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin, LaDainian Tomlinson, Stacey Dales, Alex Flanagan, Ian Rapoport, Mike Silver

POSTGAME Postgame Show Rich Eisen, Deion Sanders, Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin, LaDainian Tomlinson, Stacey Dales, Alex Flanagan

NFL Total Access Postgame Show

In-studio: Dan Hellie, Amber Theoharis, Darren Sharper, Willie McGinest, Heath Evans

WHERE TO WATCH NFL Network Check your local cable listings NFL.com Live: Thursday Night Football NFL Mobile Presented by Verizon LOCAL OTA SIMULCAST* Me-TV (WBBZ) - Buffalo NBC Ch. 3 (WKYC) - Cleveland

San Diego at Oakland Raiders - Sunday, October 6

TEAMS: CHARGERS (2-2) RAIDERS (1-3)

ANNOUNCERS Ian Eagle (play-by-play), Dan Fouts (game analyst)

HALFTIME Lexus Halftime Show Chris Rose, LaDainian Tomlinson, Deion Sanders

POSTGAME NFL GameDay Final Chris Rose, LaDainian Tomlinson, Deion Sanders

WHERE TO WATCH NFL Network Check your local cable listings NFL Mobile Presented by Verizon LOCAL OTA SIMULCAST* CBS Ch. 8 (KFMB) - San Diego KRON-TV - Oakland





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