The 2018 Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light season continues Thursday, September 20 when the Cleveland Browns host rookie quarterback Sam Darnold and the New York Jets at FirstEnergy Stadium at 8:20 PM ET EXCLUSIVELY on NFL Network. Jets-Browns will also be available on local broadcast stations in New York (WNBC) and Cleveland (WOIO). Several digital streaming options are also available to fans, with full listing available at NFL.com/TNF.
Play-by-play announcer Joe Buck and analyst Troy Aikman, along with sideline reporters Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink call the action from Cleveland. Additionally, FOX’s NFL Rules expert Mike Pereira joins to give explanations on officiating and rules throughout the game.
At 6:00 PM ET on NFL Network, NFL GameDay Kickoff previews the Jets-Browns matchup from Cleveland, with host Colleen Wolfe and analysts Michael Irvin and Reggie Bush live from inside FirstEnergy Stadium. Outside the stadium, host Dan Hellie and analyst LaDainian Tomlinson join for additional coverage leading up to kickoff.
Former Browns All-Pro offensive tackle Joe Thomas makes his NFL Network debut, joining NFL GameDay Kickoff live from FirstEnergy Stadium.
Among the topics discussed this week on NFL GameDay Kickoff include:
When will fans see number one overall pick Baker Mayfield start at quarterback for the Cleveland Browns?
Which version of New York Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold will show up on Thursday Night Football – Week 1 or Week 2?
Which team is set to make the leap to playoff contender?
At halftime, Wolfe, Irvin, Bush and Thomas break down the first half. Immediately following the game, the postgame show airs from FirstEnergy Stadium, with Wolfe, Irvin, Bush and Thomas joined by a star of the game live on-set.
Additional postgame coverage continues at 12 Midnight ET from Los Angeles with Scott Hanson, Lindsay Rhodes, Willie McGinest and David Carr on NFL Total Access. Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller joins the show to preview this week’s game against the Baltimore Ravens.
The entire 18-game NFL Network schedule will also be streamed live through the NFL app on smartphones, tablets, PCs and connected TV devices. Access is available for NFL Network subscribers of participating TV providers.
Additionally, fans can watch Thursday Night Football on their phones across all wireless carriers through the NFL app and Yahoo Sports. Learn all of the ways to watch at NFL.com/TNF. Audio broadcasts of the game are available via Westwood One Sports, SiriusXM and the TuneIn app.
This season of Thursday Night Football marks the premiere of a new digital series TNF Presents, which highlights the thriving passion and connection between NFL fans, teams and cities through short-form video features. The second episode of TNF Presents, “Alpha Dawgs,” features lifelong Browns fans Lisa Vinciquerra and Josie Brandt, who grew up watching the Browns through their ups and downs. Their love and loyalty to the Browns, combined with the belief that better days are soon to come, bonds Vinciquerra and Brandt together, and captures the commitment found in all Browns fans.
Each episode of TNF Presents is narrated by NFL Network’s Jeffri Chadiha and will be available for viewing Wednesday on the NFL app and at NFL.com/TNF.