Posts Tagged ‘Thursday Night Football’

Samuel ruled out for Eagles

The Eagles will be without Pro Bowl CB Asante Samuel when they face the Houston Texans on Thursday night, NFL Network’s Kara Henderson reported.

Vick reflects on shooting: ‘That day changed me’

Michael Vick is currently writing what could be considered the greatest redemption story in the history of the NFL, if not all sports. But the latest chapter nearly ended before it began.

Texans WR Johnson won’t be suspended

Texans WR Andre Johnson will not be suspended following his brawl with Titans CB Cortland Finnegan, sources told NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora. Good news for those counting on Johnson for the final weeks of the fantasy football regular season.

Woody active, expected to start for Jets

Jets starting RT Damien Woody is active and expected to start in Thursday night’s game against the Bengals.

Rex Ryan: ‘We have no excuse’

During a wide-ranging interview with NFL Network’s Deion Sanders that will air on “Thursday Night Kickoff”, Jets coach Rex Ryan discusses his QB Mark Sanchez, why the Jets are better than last season, what they need to improve on to reach the Super Bowl and the source of his all-encompassing confidence.

Briggs: Bears in charge of own destiny

NFL Network’s Albert Breer catches up with Lance Briggs to talk about the Bears’ standing in the NFC North and the playoff race, as well as the upcoming matchup against the Dolphins on Thursday Night Football.

Goodell: CBA uncertainty is bad for game

NFL Network’s Rich Eisen sat down with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to discuss the league’s stance on fines for illegal hits and the latest concerning the ongoing negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement.

Ray Lewis: Can’t blame coaches for effort

In an exclusive sitdown with Deion Sanders, Ray Lewis discusses how he maintains his high level of plays, the Ravens’ standing in the AFC and what advice he would offer to the locker room if he were a member of the Dallas Cowboys.

Record viewership for NFL Network games

NFL Network wrapped up its fourth season of Thursday Night Football with a record 5.5 million cable viewers tuning in on average — up 49 percent from last year (3.7 million viewers).

NFL Network tops primetime cable ratings for week

NFL Network earned the highest average primetime cable rating among all ad-supported cable networks last week, led by a pair of exciting “Unbeaten Week” Thursday Night Football games — Indianapolis-Jacksonville and Dallas-New Orleans.

Colts-Jaguars draws average of 6.2 million viewers

The Indianapolis Colts-Jacksonville Jaguars game on NFL Network on Thursday was watched by an average of 6.2 million viewers -– ranking as the second most watched game in the four years of Thursday Night Football on NFL Network.

Fourth quarter will decide Steelers vs. Browns

The Steelers made it a one possession game, but the sacks keep coming. We’ve got another Thursday night game that should come down to the end.

The Browns continue to manhandle the champs

The Browns’ running game is getting going. The Steelers are going no-huddle and showing more grit, but will it be too late?

Steelers imploded in first half vs. Browns

Josh Cribbs and the Browns pass rush too much for the world champs to handle through one half.

Steelers better change some protection schemes

Pittsburgh’s offensive line getting overwhelmed on third down, in four-and-five receiver sets.

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