The NFL is back and this week’s TV coverage maps offer a look at the Week 1 games that will be available in your area this weekend.
The offseason is over as Week 1 is set to begin tonight with one of the best games of the entire schedule with the Buffalo Bills hitting the road to face the Los Angeles Rams. Revenge games and intriguing showdowns litter the Week 1 slate, but which games will be available in your region and who will call the action?
Throughout the regular season, this space will provide this week’s NFL TV coverage maps, courtesy of the good folks at 506 Sports. Without further ado, let’s dive into the Week 1 NFL coverage maps.
NFL Week 1 Coverage Maps
Thursday, September 8
NFL Kickoff Game: 8:15 p.m. ET on NBC
Buffalo Bills (0-0) vs. Los Angeles Rams (0-0): Mike Tirico, Cris Collinsworth
The elite kickoff game of the season will mark the debut of NBC’s new broadcast team as Mike Tirico takes over from Al Michaels as the play-by-play voice of the Sunday night package.
Sunday September 11
CBS (1:00 window)
Pittsburgh Steelers (0-0) vs. Cincinnati Bengals (0-0) (Red): Ian Eagle, Charles Davis
New England Patriots (0-0) at Miami Dolphins (0-0) (Blue): Greg Gumbel, Adam Archuleta
Baltimore Ravens (0-0) vs. New York Jets (0-0) (Green): Andrew Catalon, James Lofton
Cleveland Browns (0-0) vs. Carolina Panthers (0-0) (Yellow): Spero Dedes, Jay Feely
Indianapolis Colts (0-0) vs. Houston Texans (0-0) (Orange): Tom McCarthy, Tiki Barber
CBS’ first window has five games, but most of the country will see the defending AFC champion Cincinnati Bengals host the Pittsburgh Steelers. Other interesting games this window include an AFC East showdown between the Patriots and Dolphins as well as Baker Mayfield’s revenge game between the Panthers and Browns in Carolina.
FOX (Window 1:00)
San Francisco 49ers (0-0) at Chicago Bears (0-0) (Red): Joe Davis Daryl Johnston
Philadelphia Eagles (0-0) at Detroit Lions (0-0) (Blue): Adam Amin, Mark Schlereth
New Orleans Saints (0-0) at Atlanta Falcons (0-0) (Green): Kenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma
Jacksonville Jaguars (0-0) vs. Washington Commanders (0-0) (Yellow): Chris Myers, Robert Smith
There’s not a ton to tell in the 1:00 a.m. window for FOX, but most of the nation will get a two-quarter sophomore matchup as Trey Lance’s 49ers travel to Chicago to take on the Bears of Justin Fields. Perhaps the most interesting game here is the Eagles’ trip to Detroit against the Lions, who will be looking to make a statement in Dan Campbell’s second year.
CBS (4:25 window)
Kansas City Chiefs (0-0) vs. Arizona Cardinals (0-0) (Red): Jim Nantz, Tony Romo
Las Vegas Raiders (0-0) vs Los Angeles Chargers (0-0) (Blue): Kevin Harlan, Trent Green
Both of these games are impressive showcases involving three of the four AFC West powerhouses. Jim Nantz and Tony Romo will be in the wasteland for Chiefs-Cardinals while the other game is a rematch of the Week 18 classic that saw the Raiders knock the Chargers out of the playoffs in overtime.
FOX (Window 4:25)
Green Bay Packers (0-0) vs Minnesota Vikings (0-0) (Red): Kevin Burkhardt, Greg Olsen
New York Giants (0-0) vs. Tennessee Titans (0-0) (Blue): Kevin Kugler, Mark Sanchez
The debut of FOX’s new best team will see Kevin Burkhardt and Greg Olsen travel to Minnesota for a key NFC North showdown between the Packers and Vikings. The other game in this window will feature Brian Daboll’s first game as head coach as the Giants head to Tennessee to try and slow down Derrick Henry and the Titans.
Sunday Night Football (NBC)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-0) at Dallas Cowboys (0-0): Mike Tirico, Cris Collinsworth
It was the Kickoff Game last year and Tampa Bay won a Dallas thriller, so it only makes sense the NFL would bring it back to prime time for Week 1. The venue is moving to Dallas this time as the Cowboys seek revenge on the Buccaneers here.
monday september 12
Monday Night Football (ESPN/ABC)
Denver Broncos (0-0) vs Seattle Seahawks (0-0): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman
The first Monday night game of the year will see Russell Wilson return to Seattle as the Bronco. Joe Buck and Troy Aikman make their Monday night debuts after leaving FOX in a contest that will simulcast on ESPN and ABC while the Manningcast returns for Season 2 on ESPN2.