NFL TV Schedule Week 16: Coverage Maps for All CBS and Fox NFL Action

Zachary D. RymerMLB Lead WriterDecember 21, 2011

DENVER, CO - DECEMBER 18:  Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates after throwing a touchdown to Chad Ochocinco #85 in the first quarter against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on December 18, 2011 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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Which NFL games will you be watching this weekend?

Alas, for most of us, this is entirely up to the folks at CBS and Fox. They carry the bulk of the games, and they get to pick and choose which markets get to see which games. The game you want to watch may not be playing in your area.

If you're at all curious which games are going to be shown in your area in Week 16, we've got you covered. Courtesy of, we have some snazzy coverage maps that show which games are going to be shown in different parts of the country, and they even reveal which announcers are going to be calling the action.

If that sounds like valuable intel to you, just keep reading.


We'll start with CBS. They have an array of games that they will be airing early in the day on Saturday, including the Denver Broncos at the Buffalo Bills and the Miami Dolphins at the New England Patriots. Later in the day, CBS will be airing the San Diego Chargers at the Detroit Lions.

Here's the map:

Early on Saturday, Fox's big game is the showdown between the New York Giants and New York Jets, which will be shown to the bulk of the country. 

Here's the map:

Later on Saturday, Fox will be showing most of the country the Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys. Some will see the San Francisco 49ers at the Seattle Seahawks.

Here's the map:


For the record, there is a Thursday night game this week, and it features the Houston Texans at the Indianapolis Colts, who are fresh off their first win of the season. That game will be shown on the NFL Network at 8:20 p.m. ET.

Only one game will be aired on Christmas Day this year, and that will be the Chicago Bears at the Green Bay Packers. NBC has that game at 8:20 p.m. ET on Sunday night.

The Monday night game for Week 16 is a good one, as it features an NFC South showdown between the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints. That game will be shown on ESPN at 8:30 p.m. ET.

That's pretty much everything you need to know, folks. Now you have no excuses to miss anything.


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