2020 NFL Thursday Night Football Schedule

By Kevin Kelley -

The 2020 NFL Thursday Night Football Schedule kicks off on Thursday, September 10 with the Houston Texans at the Kansas City Chiefs.

Although played as the season-opener on a Thursday, Texans-Chiefs is a special presentation of Sunday Night Football and kicks off at 8:20pm ET on NBC.

Regular Thursday Night Football begins in Week 2 on September 17 when the Cincinnati Bengals travel to take on the Cleveland Browns. The game will be televised by the NFL Network at 8:20pm ET.

There will also be a Sunday Night Football branded game played on Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 26. The Pittsburgh Steelers host the Baltimore Ravens in that contest at 8:20pm ET on NBC.

One game, Minnesota at New Orleans, will be played on Friday, Dec. 25 (Christmas night) rather than Thursday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve).

Overall, 15 regular-season NFL games in 2020 will be played on Thursday night with one on Friday. The complete schedule is listed below.

2020 NFL Thursday Night Football Schedule

*All times Eastern.

Thursday, Sept. 10 (Week 1)
Chiefs 34, Texans 20

Thursday, Sept. 17 (Week 2)
Browns 35, Bengals 30

Thursday, Sept. 24 (Week 3)
Dolphins 31, Jaguars 13

Thursday, Oct. 1 (Week 4)
Broncos 37, Jets 28

Thursday, Oct. 8 (Week 5)
Bears 20, Buccaneers 19

Thursday, Oct. 15 (Week 6)
Chiefs at Bills (Game moved to Monday, Oct. 19 at 5pm ET on FOX/NFLN/Amazon)

Thursday, Oct. 22 (Week 7)
Giants at Eagles – 8:20pm, FOX/NFLN (Tickets)

Thursday, Oct. 29 (Week 8)
Falcons at Panthers – 8:20pm, FOX/NFLN (Tickets)

Thursday, Nov. 5 (Week 9)
Packers at 49ers – 8:20pm, FOX/NFLN (Tickets)

Thursday, Nov. 12 (Week 10)
Colts at Titans – 8:20pm, FOX/NFLN (Tickets)

Thursday, Nov. 19 (Week 11)
Cardinals at Seahawks – 8:20pm, FOX/NFLN (Tickets)

Thursday, Nov. 26 (Week 12)
Ravens at Steelers – 8:20pm, NBC (Tickets)

Thursday, Dec. 3 (Week 13)
Cowboys at Ravens – 8:20pm, FOX/NFLN (Tickets)

Thursday, Dec. 10 (Week 14)
Patriots at Rams – 8:20pm, FOX/NFLN (Tickets)

Thursday, Dec. 17 (Week 15)
Chargers at Raiders – 8:20pm, FOX/NFLN (Tickets)

Thursday, Dec. 25 (Week 16)
Vikings at Saints – 4:30pm, FOX/NFLN (Tickets)

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