The NFL season is starting to heat up. Here are the broadcast maps for the Sunday afternoon games being played on CBS or FOX in Week 2.
The NFL is officially clicking on all cylinders as Week 2 action begins this weekend. Every team in the league will be playing for the first time this season. There will be wall-to-wall action during the afternoon.
After an exciting four games being nationally televised during the opening week of the NFL season, three will be shown across the country for Week 2. On Thursday Night Football, the Houston Texans will travel to Cincinnati to face the Bengals. Both teams are looking for their first win of the season.
The NFL Sunday Night Football game will be contested by the Atlanta Falcons and the Green Bay Packers. Each team is looking to remain undefeated after Week 1 victories over the Bears and the Seahawks, respectively. That game is taking place at the newly minted Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Finally, Monday Night Football will be an aerial battle between the Detroit Lions and the New York Giants. The Giants hope playing at home can give them an edge over a better opponent.
Below are the broadcast maps for the 13 games that will be airing on either CBS or FOX on Sunday afternoon. The maps are courtesy of 506Sports.com.
The featured game on CBS this week is between the New England Patriots and the New Orleans Saints. That game will be called by Jim Nantz and Tony Romo.
The three other games during the early afternoon time slot on CBS will be as follows: Buffalo Bills at Carolina Panthers, Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars, and Cleveland Browns at Baltimore Ravens. CBS’ two late afternoon games will be Indianapolis Colts at Los Angeles Rams and Miami Dolphins at LA Chargers.
The featured game in the early time slot on FOX will be the Philadelphia Eagles at the Kansas City Chiefs. Kevin Burkhardt and Charles Davis will be in the booth for that one. Because of Hurricane Irma, this will be FOX’s first four-game slate of the season.
The three other games during the early FOX time slot are the Minnesota Vikings at the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Arizona Cardinals at the Indianapolis Colts, and the Chicago Bears at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Because of a local home game going on simultaneously on CBS, these cities will be blacked out on FOX during the early time slot: New Orleans, Baltimore, Jacksonville, and Charlotte.
The featured game on FOX during the afternoon will be a contest between the Dallas Cowboys and the Denver Broncos. Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will be calling that game at Sports Authority Field.
There are two other games during this time slots on FOX. The Washington Redskins will travel to Los Angeles to face the Rams and the San Francisco 49ers play divisional rival Seattle Seahawks on the road.