NFL Network announces Week 16 Saturday and Sunday Programming

Saturday, December 26 EXCLUSIVELY on NFL Network –

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Detroit Lions at 1:00 PM ET

Miami Dolphins vs. Las Vegas Raiders at 8:15 PM ET

Saturday Pregame Coverage on NFL Network –

‘Good Morning Football: Weekend’ at 9:00 AM ET

‘NFL GameDay Kickoff’ at 11:00 AM & 5:30 PM ET

‘NFL GameDay Morning’ Sunday at 9:00 AM ET

Each and every weekend, NFL Network provides extensive programming on Saturday and Sunday.​

For Week 16, NFL Network’s weekend programming expands to include an EXCLUSIVE doubleheader of games on Saturday, December 26, beginning with quarterback Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers traveling to face quarterback Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions at 1:00 PM ET, followed by quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and the Miami Dolphins facing running back Josh Jacobs and the Las Vegas Raiders at 8:15 PM ET.

For Buccaneers-Lions, Adam Amin and Mark Schlereth, along with Lindsay Czarniak call the action from Detroit. Buccaneers-Lions will also be available on local broadcast stations in Tampa (WTSP) and Detroit (WDIV).

For Dolphins-Raiders, Joe Davis and Kurt Warner, along with Melissa Stark call the action from Las Vegas. Dolphins-Raiders will also be available on local broadcast stations in Miami (WPLG) and Las Vegas (KSNV).

Fans can stream these games through NFL digital properties across devices ( and the NFL app), NFL Network distributors’ apps and sites, and on phones via Yahoo Sports and the respective teams’ mobile properties. Live game audio will be broadcast nationally by Westwood One, and available on SiriusXM and NFL Game Pass.

On Saturday, coverage begins at 9:00 AM ET with Good Morning Football: Weekend hosted by Jane SlaterDeAngelo HallShaun O’Hara and Mike Garafolo, and continues at 11:00 AM and 5:30 PM ET with NFL GameDay Kickoff hosted by Colleen WolfeSteve Smith Sr.Michael Irvin and Maurice Jones-Drew.

On Sunday, December 27, NFL Network’s GameDay programming kicks off at 9:00 AM ET with the Emmy-nominated NFL GameDay Morning Presented by LowesRich Eisen anchors the most comprehensive pregame show on television, joined by Pro Football Hall of Famers Michael Irvin and Kurt Warner, former head coach Steve Mariucci, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, analytics expert Cynthia Frelund, fantasy analyst Kay Adams and various NFL Network reporters stationed across the league.

NFL Network’s GameDay coverage continues at 1:00 PM ET with NFL GameDay Live – the ONLY show on television providing in-progress NFL highlights and analysis of the day’s games – and at 7:30 PM ET with NFL GameDay Highlights, which recaps the entire afternoon.

At 11:30 PM ETNFL GameDay Final recaps the weekend’s games.

Sunday at 11:00 AM ETNFL GameDay View streams on, YouTube and the NFL App with Andrew HawkinsCynthia Frelund and Gregg Rosenthal providing analysis and predictions for the day’s games.

NFL RedZone hosted by Scott Hanson whips around the league providing all of the exciting plays and touchdowns as they happen starting at 1:00 PM ET.

 Saturday, December 26 on Good Morning Football: Weekend – 9:00 AM ET

Hosts: Jane Slater, DeAngelo Hall, Shaun O’Hara & Mike Garafolo

  • Sara Walsh joins live from Detroit for Buccaneers-Lions, Omar Ruiz joins live from Glendale for 49ers-Cardinals and Steve Wyche joins live from Las Vegas for Dolphins-Raiders
  • DeAngelo Hall and Shaun O’Hara discuss how the Pittsburgh Steelers can save their season
  • Why do quarterback Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers struggle to get their offense moving early in games?
  • Can quarterback Kyler Murray carry the Arizona Cardinals to the playoffs?
  • How has head coach Brian Flores turned the Miami Dolphins’ defense around?
  • Will the Tennessee Titans’ offense be able to keep up with the Green Bay Packers?
  • How will quarterback Lamar Jackson and a surging Baltimore Ravens offense match up against the New York Giants defense?
  • Fantasy expert Adam Rank provides fantasy advice you need to hear before you set your lineup

Saturday, December 26 on NFL GameDay Kickoff – 11:00 AM & 5:30 PM ET

Hosts: Colleen Wolfe

Analysts: Steve Smith Sr., Michael Irvin & Maurice Jones-Drew

Analytics Expert: Cynthia Frelund

  • Willie McGinest sits down with his former teammate, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady
  • Steve Wyche sits down with Miami Dolphins rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa
  • Colleen Wolfe sits down with Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard
  • Does quarterback Tom Brady have the Tampa Bay Buccaneers offense figured out in time for the playoffs?
  • Will rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa lead the Miami Dolphins to the playoffs?
  • Live reports
    • Omar Ruiz from Glendale for 49ers-Cardinals
    • Sara Walsh from Detroit for Buccaneers-Lions
    • Steve Wyche from Las Vegas for Dolphins-Raiders

Sunday, December 27 on NFL GameDay Morning – 9:00 AM ET

Host: Rich Eisen

Analysts: Kurt Warner, Michael Irvin & Steve Mariucci

Insider: Ian Rapoport

Analytics Expert: Cynthia Frelund

Fantasy Analyst: Kay Adams

  • Holiday feature on how the Jacksonville Jaguars have rallied around an autistic fan
  • Feature on Seattle Seahawks Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee Russell Wilson
  • Warner’s Corner – Kurt Warner looks at the matchup between the Tennessee Titans and Green Bay Packers high-powered offenses
  • Mooch’s Minute – Steve Mariucci breaks down why Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield is having success
  • Football 101 – Kurt Warner and Michael Irvin break down the Seattle Seahawks passing attack vs. the Los Angeles Rams defense
  • Hall of Famers Only – With the Los Angeles Rams and Pittsburgh Steelers coming off losses to teams they were expected to defeat, Kurt Warner and Michael Irvin discuss bouncing back after a bad loss during their playing careers
  • Are the Pittsburgh Steelers’ problems fixable before the playoffs?
  • Who will have a bigger impact on Sunday: Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry or Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers?
  • Which AFC team has the best chance to ruin a Super Bowl repeat for the Kansas City Chiefs?
  • Will quarterback Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles put an end to the Dallas Cowboys’ faint playoff hopes?
  • With all four teams still alive, who will win the NFC East?
  • NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports on the latest news leading up to kickoff
  • Cynthia Frelund examines top matchups and Kay Adams provides the latest fantasy football advice
  • Live reports
    • Jeffri Chadiha from Kansas City for Falcons-Chiefs
    • Stacey Dales from Green Bay for Titans-Packers
    • Mike Garafolo from Landover for Panthers-Washington
    • Aditi Kinkhabwala from Pittsburgh for Colts-Steelers
    • Tom Pelissero from Baltimore for Giants-Ravens

NFL GameDay Live, NFL GameDay Highlights and NFL GameDay Final Conclude Sunday Coverage

At 1:00 PM ETNFL GameDay Live provides in-progress highlights and analysis, as well as live fantasy football updates for all of the 1:00 and 4:00 PM ET games. Hosts Rhett Lewis and Steve Weissman are joined by analysts Terrell Davis and Brian Billick providing 6.5 hours of coverage. NFL GameDay Live is the ONLY in-progress NFL highlights show on television.

At 7:30 PM ETChris Rose hosts NFL GameDay Highlights, providing a recap of the day’s action thus far with highlights, postgame press conferences and commentary leading up to kickoff of the Sunday night matchup.

At 11:30 PM ETNFL GameDay Final airs with host Chris Rose and reporter Mike Silver recapping the weekend’s games.

NFL GameDay View

Join Andrew HawkinsCynthia Frelund and Gregg Rosenthal on NFL GameDay View for analysis and predictions for the week’s slate of games.

Editions of NFL GameDay View air at the following times and on the following platforms:

  • Friday at 6:00 PM ET –, YouTube and the NFL App
  • Friday at 8:00 PM ET – NFL Network
  • Saturday at 4:30 PM ET – NFL Network
  • Sunday at 8:00 AM ET – NFL Network
  • Sunday at 11:00 AM ET –, YouTube and the NFL (30-minute edition)

NFL RedZone Hosted by Scott Hanson

Every Sunday starting at 1:00 PM ETNFL RedZone hosted by Scott Hanson whips around the league, providing all of the touchdowns and exciting action from the day’s games. To order NFL RedZone, visit


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