NFC WEST DIVISIONAL MATCHUP BETWEEN LOS ANGELES RAMS & SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS ON THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
Rams-49ers EXCLUSIVELY on NFL Network Thursday at 8:25 PM ET
‘TNF GameDay’ Live at 6:00 PM ET From Levi’s Stadium
NFL Films-Produced ‘The Greatest Show on Turf’ Premieres Thursday Following Rams-49ers
When it’s on, it’s on.
The 2017 Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light season continues Thursday, September 21 when the San Francisco 49ers host the Los Angeles Rams at Levi’s Stadium in an NFC West divisional matchup at 8:25 PM ET EXCLUSIVELY on NFL Network. Rams-49ers will also be available on local stations in Los Angeles (KNBC) and San Francisco (KNTV).
Play-by-play announcer Mike Tirico and analyst Cris Collinsworth, along with reporter Heather Cox call the action from Santa Clara.
At 6:00 PM ET on NFL Network, TNF GameDay previews the Rams-49ers matchup from Santa Clara, with host Rich Eisen and analysts Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin and Steve Mariucci live from inside Levi’s Stadium. Outside the stadium, host Melissa Stark and analyst LaDainian Tomlinson join from NFL Network’s MediaCruiser, a mobile set which will allow for the network to broadcast from any location and provide an opportunity to interact with fans across the country in an intimate setting, offering a great TV viewing experience.
On TNF GameDay, NFL Media’s Jeffri Chadiha details the special relationship between 49ers general manager John Lynch and the number three overall pick in this year’s draft, defensive end Solomon Thomas, which began in a classroom at Stanford University when Thomas was a true freshman and Lynch was in school to finish his degree.
Also featured this week on TNF GameDay, the first installment of NFL Media’s new series Life After Football premieres, profiling former Rams running back Steven Jackson. Host Melissa Stark visits with Jackson to discuss his new career in real estate and his work with Veterans Village in his hometown of Las Vegas.
Pregame coverage on NFL Network continues with Football Night in San Francisco at 7:30 PM ET, providing the final say leading up to kick-off between Rams-49ers.
At halftime, Eisen, Faulk, Irvin and Mariucci break down the first half. Immediately following the game, the postgame show airs live from Levi’s Stadium, with Eisen, Faulk, Irvin and Mariucci providing highlights, analysis and live interviews.
Following the postgame show from Santa Clara, the third season of the NFL Films-produced series The Timeline premieres with The Greatest Show on Turf, offering an in-depth look at the St. Louis Rams’ record-breaking offense that pushed the team to two Super Bowl appearances and one Super Bowl victory from 1999-2001. The one-hour show includes interviews with Kurt Warner, Marshall Faulk, Isaac Bruce, Torry Holt, Dick Vermeil and more.
Additional postgame coverage continues at 1:00 AM ET from Los Angeles with Chris Rose, Willie McGinest, David Carr and DeMarcus Ware on NFL Total Access: Endgame.
The entire 18-game NFL Network schedule will also be streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (NFL.com/mobile), the NFL app on Xbox One and Windows 10, and through Watch NFL Network on tablets, PCs and various connected TV devices (NFL.com/watch), with participating television providers. Learn all of the ways to watch at NFL.com/TNF. An audio broadcast of the game is available on SiriusXM, TuneIn & Westwood One Radio Sports.
Thursday Night Football is available in Spanish via SAP (Secondary Audio Program) with Roberto Abramowitz calling the action on NFL Network.
NFL Network’s MediaCruiser will be a part of a sweepstakes this Thursday Night Football season: “Spot It. Post It. Win It.” As the MediaCruiser goes from city to city each week en route to the next Thursday Night Football game, fans who spot the MediaCruiser, take a picture of it and post it to Twitter or Instagram with #TNFSweepstakes have a chance to win weekly prizes from the NFL’s sponsors.*
Once again, the NFL and Nike have teamed to light up Thursday Night Football with the return of NFL Color Rush, featuring bold, full-color uniforms inspired by current and historic team colors and designs. All of the NFL’s proceeds from the sale of Color Rush jerseys go directly to the NFL Foundation to fund youth health, safety and wellness programs around the country. To learn more go to www.NFLShop.com/ColorRush.
Additionally, the NFL has partnered with JibJab for this season of Thursday Night Football. For every game of the 2017 Thursday Night Football schedule, fans will be able to create personalized NFL avatars and choose from a library of custom content to express their fandom through the new JibJab Camera app, which is ideal for use on Snapchat and Instagram. JibJab Camera is available globally on iOS and can be downloaded for free at the App Store.
*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Promotion ends December 20, 2017. Open to US residents, 18+. Subject to Official Rules, available at www.nfl.com/mediacruiser. See Rules for alternate method of entry. Locating or traveling to and taking a photo of the MediaCruiser is not required to enter. Void in PR and where prohibited.
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