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NFL eyeing more TNF Games

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Dman, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. Fry

    Fry Welcome to the land of tomorrow! Tip Jar Donor

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    The NFL won't touch Friday, at least not during high school football season. Maybe in late November.

    I'm intrigued by the idea of the game being broadcast on a different medium. Google and Netflix want to live stream them, which sounds like a decent idea, but have you ever tried connecting to something online that millions of other people are simultaneously trying to access? It's a *****.

    Frankly, I hate these mid-week games. There was something special about the NFL being on during Thanksgiving day, but now it's just another Thursday football game.

    It also ****s with fantasy football players. Have someone who's injured and is a game-time decision on Sunday and his weaker replacement on your bench is playing Thursday night? Oh well, good luck.

    Not mention there is almost no time if you're a road team the week prior to the Thursday game and then a road team on Thursday night. Fly home Sunday night. Get treatment on Monday and watch film. Your usual day off would be Tuesday, but I guess you don't get that because you need to install a game plan. Wednesday is practice and then travelling. Walk through Thursday and then the game. That sounds like a pain in the ass. No wonder these Thursday games are usually a bore.

    I usually find myself looking forward to the college games on ESPN more than the NFLN games, and I don't like college football anywhere nearly as much as I like pro football.
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  2. steverife

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    That how Urrrric Burrr says it.
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  3. LANGSTER

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    They will not do it but saturday night would be the ratings night and make the most since. It is all about the ben franklin's with Goodell
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  4. Fry

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    The NFL won't step on college football's toes. They have a good working relationship and get a free farm system out of it. Maybe in December when the conference championship games are done and the bowl games haven't picked up yet.
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  5. acqua7

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    didn't they used to play games on saturday later in the season? I don't see any saturday gamse on this years schedule though.
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  6. Fry

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    I think they stopped once they started the Thursday games.
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  7. JCBRAVE

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    playoff games are on Saturdays and sundays
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  8. Dman

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    I think they play games on saturday the last two weeks of the season.
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  9. JCBRAVE

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    They have flex games those weeks, so if theres a game the NFL wants people seeing they could bump it up a day.
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  10. RavensShallBurn

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    Someone wanna PM me the link for the game tonight? Finally gonna be able to catch one of these suckers...
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