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CBS, NFL Network To Broadcast 8 Thursday Night Games In 2015

The NFL announced Sunday that the NFL Network will partner with CBS to broadcast at least eight games for Thursday Night Football during the 2015 season.

01/18/2015

JACKSONVILLE, FL - DECEMBER 18: Marcedes Lewis #89 of the Jacksonville Jaguars celebrates with teammates Blake Bortles #5 (center) and Will Ta'ufo'ou #45 after scoring a touchdown during the first half of the game against the Tennessee Titans at EverBank Field on December 18, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Five Things: Titans Vs. Jaguars Thursday Night Roundup

In a battle of 2-12 teams, Jacksonville overcame a slow start to earn a 21-13 win. It wasn’t a masterpiece—the Jaguars totaled just 288 yards—but it wasn’t sloppy either. The game featured no turnovers and just 10 combined penalties.

12/19/2014

JACKSONVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 19: Allen Hurns #88 of the Jacksonville Jaguars warms up before the game against the Cleveland Browns at EverBank Field on October 19, 2014 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Titans’ Bishop Sankey And Jaguars’ Allen Hurns

You’ve probably been going to Tennessee tight end Delanie Walker most of the year, and he’s been quite productive with 793 yards and four TDs. However, he is highly questionable with a knee problem, and he cannot be recommended.

12/18/2014

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CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein Talks Titans Vs. Jaguars On Thursday Night Football

Two teams that have nothing to gain this season, but a lot to gain for next year, will battle it out on “Thursday Night Football.” The future of the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars is quite cloudy right now, but a lot is on the line this week and CBS Sports’ Steve Beuerlein took time to discuss the match-up between two very young teams.

12/18/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 14: Quarterback Blake Bortles #5 of the Jacksonville Jaguars signals before the snap during the first quarter of a game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on December 14, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Tennessee Titans At Jacksonville Jaguars

If you’re wondering how Tennessee and Jacksonville, with their combined four wins, could be playing on a Thursday night at this point in the season, it’s because every NFL team is guaranteed at least one primetime game and the Thursday match-ups are decided before the season.

12/17/2014

Drew Stanton injured against Rams

Five Things: Cardinals Vs. Rams Thursday Night Roundup

Two defensive-minded teams with sub-par quarterbacks produced the lowest-scoring game of the season last night. The Arizona Cardinals improved to 11-3 without scoring a touchdown, winning in St. Louis 12-6.

12/12/2014

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 07: Quarterback Drew Stanton #5 of the Arizona Cardinals talks to his team in the huddle during the first half of the NFL game Kansas City Chiefs at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 7, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Arizona Cardinals At St. Louis Rams

A win Thursday could put Arizona in the playoffs for the first time in five seasons; the simplest combination involves Dallas and Philadelphia not tying.

12/10/2014

CHICAGO, IL - DECEMBER 4: Marquess Wilson #10 of the Chicago Bears cannot reach as pass as Brandon Carr #39 of the Dallas Cowboys defends during the third quarter of a game at Soldier Field on December 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The Cowboys defeated the Bears 41-28. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Five Things: Bears Vs. Cowboys Thursday Night Roundup

The Dallas Cowboys beat the Chicago Bears last night 41-28. Chicago scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to make it look respectable, but a 21-0 third quarter for Dallas essentially sealed this one.

12/05/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys hands off to DeMarco Murray #29 of the Dallas Cowboys against the Philadelphia Eagles in the first half at AT&T Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Matt Forte, DeMarco Murray And Tony Romo

These two teams meet tonight at Soldier Field in what should be a high-scoring game. There are plenty of fantasy points on the board here.

12/04/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 27: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys passes against the Philadelphia Eagles in the second half at AT&T Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Dallas Cowboys At Chicago Bears

The Cowboys are 8-4, but if the season ended today they would not be in the playoffs. After Thursday’s visit to Chicago, they go to Philadelphia, host Indianapolis, and finish at Washington.

12/03/2014

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CBS Sports Talks Lions Vs. Bears On Thanksgiving Day

The Detroit Lions are no strangers to Thanksgiving Day games and this year, they are taking on an NFC North rival in the Chicago Bears. Both teams need a win to stay in the playoff race and CBS Sports Tracy Wolfson took some time to talk Jay Cutler and Matthew Stafford facing off at Ford Field on the big holiday.

11/26/2014

OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Latavius Murray #28 of the Oakland Raiders stiff arms Sean Smith #21 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the game at O.co Coliseum on November 20, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Five Things: Chiefs-Raiders Thursday Night Roundup

The Oakland Raiders upset the Kansas City Chiefs last night 24-20 for their first win of the season. With the loss, the Chiefs (7-4) are no longer tied atop the AFC West with the Broncos.

11/21/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - NOVEMBER 02: Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs runs the ball against the New York Jets during the first quarter at Arrowhead Stadium on November 2, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Kansas City Chiefs At Oakland Raiders

With Kansas City’s impressive win against the Seahawks on Sunday and Denver’s shocking loss to the Rams, the Chiefs (7-3) are tied for first in the AFC West. After an 0-2 start, they’ll look for their sixth straight win and eighth in their last nine games.

11/19/2014

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - NOVEMBER 13: Quarterback Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins takes a snap with guard Shelley Smith #66 blocking against the Buffalo Bills in the second quarter in a game at Sun Life Stadium on November 13, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Five Things: Bills Vs. Dolphins Thursday Night Roundup

In a critical AFC East showdown last night, the Dolphins emerged with a 22-9 victory, scoring the game’s final 19 points in the last 18 minutes. Miami is now 6-4 with favorable home games against Baltimore, Minnesota, and the Jets, while Buffalo is 5-5 and a longshot to make the playoffs.

11/14/2014

ORCHARD PARK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Anthony Dixon #26 of the Buffalo Bills runs the ball during the second half against the Kansas City Chiefs at Ralph Wilson Stadium on November 9, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Buffalo Bills At Miami Dolphins

Turnovers will again be key, for both teams. Miami and Buffalo are tied for second in the NFL with 19 takeaways.

11/12/2014

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CBS Sports’ Ian Eagles Talks Bills vs. Dolphins on ‘Thursday Night Football’

The Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins are tied for second place in the AFC East with identical 5-4 records, and this Thursday night game is going to say a lot for what their postseason future may hold. Ian Eagle of CBS Sports took some time to talk about the big game and how it could affect the rest of the season for both teams. Let’s just say, this is a must-win for both the Bills and Dolphins.

11/11/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 6: Brian Hoyer #6 of the Cleveland Browns calls a play at the line of scrimmage during the fourth quarter of the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on November 6, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cleveland defeated Cincinnati 24-3. (Photo by John Grieshop/Getty Images)

Five Things: Browns Vs. Bengals Thursday Night Roundup

The Cleveland Browns are tied for first in the AFC North. The perennial doormat of the division dominated its intra-division, intra-state rivalry with the Cincinnati Bengals last night, scoring first and never trailing en route to a 24-3 victory.

11/07/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 2: Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals warms up prior to the start of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Paul Brown Stadium on November 2, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Brian Hoyer, Jeremy Hill And A.J. Green

At the start of the season, a Cleveland-Cincinnati battle as a Thursday Night primetime game did not appear to be an ideal television choice.

11/06/2014

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CBS Sports Steve Tasker Talks Two Big AFC Battles In Week Ten

Week 10 of the 2014 NFL regular season has a lot of big games on the schedule and that includes two big AFC contests that include match-ups between potential playoff teams. Steve Tasker of CBS Sports took some time to discuss the “Thursday Night Football” game between the Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals and then a Sunday match-up between the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs.

11/05/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 2: Andy Dalton #14 of the Cincinnati Bengals scrambles out of the pocket during the third quarter of the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Paul Brown Stadium on November 2, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: Cleveland Browns At Cincinnati Bengals

First place is on the line in the air tight AFC North as the Browns visit the Bengals on Thursday night. Considering the Browns are involved, that’s hard to believe-remember, Cleveland hasn’t posted more than five wins since 2007.

11/05/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 30: Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints stretches across the goal line for a touchdown against the Carolina Panthers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 30, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Five Things: Panthers Vs. Saints Thursday Night Roundup

The Saints took control of the NFC South with a 28-10 victory over the Panthers last night, their first win in Carolina since 2011. New Orleans enters a three-game home stretch with a 4-4 record, while Carolina (3-5-1), which only has one win in its last seven games, travels to Philadelphia in 10 days.

10/31/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 26: Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers scrambles against the Seattle Seahawks in the first quarter during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 26, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Fantasy Starters: Drew Brees, Cam Newton And Jimmy Graham

The Saints are coming off their best game of the year after hammering Green Bay 44-23. However, they have not won a road game this year. The Panthers are hoping to continue that trend, and they will be bringing back a familiar face in running back DeAngelo Williams.

10/30/2014

NEW ORLEANS, LA - OCTOBER 26: Jimmy Graham #80 of the New Orleans Saints against the Green Bay Packers at Mercedes-Benz Superdome on October 26, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: New Orleans Saints At Carolina Panthers

The Saints and Panthers are both 3-4 and yet tied atop the NFC South. New Orleans has an extremely quick turnaround after playing on Sunday night.

10/29/2014

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 23: Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos drops back to pass against the San Diego Chargers during a game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 23, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

Five Things: Chargers Vs. Broncos Thursday Night Roundup

The Broncos take firm control of the AFC West with a win over the Chargers on Thursday Night Football.

10/24/2014

SAN DIEGO, CA - OCTOBER 19: Philip Rivers #17 of the San Diego Chargers congratulates teammate Antonio Gates #85 on his touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs during their NFL game at Qualcomm Stadium on October 19, 2014, in San Diego, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Breakdown: San Diego Chargers At Denver Broncos

The two best teams in the AFC West face off on Thursday night when the 5-2 Chargers visit the 5-1 Broncos. Peyton Manning will look to extend his lead in the career touchdown category in a match-up of top-tier quarterbacks—Philip Rivers is behind only Manning and Aaron Rodgers in passer rating this season.

10/22/2014

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