Normally, I wouldn’t blame you if you avoided watching “Thursday Night Football.” The games are almost always bad. The team matchups are hardly ever compelling. The game runs really late on an east coast weeknight.
The Packers have looked a little shaky this year, just barely getting by the Bengals last week in a 27-24 overtime victory. They come into this game beat up, as both starting offensive tackles are doubtful to play against the Bears.
We’ve been long wondering where the NFC North teams stack up against each other this season and Thursday will be our first look into that. We’ll also get to see what it’s like to stream a football game on Amazon Prime. The future is weird.
Here’s how to catch tonight’s game.
Date/Time: September 28, 2017 — 8:30 p.m. ET
Location: Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI
TV: NFL Network (CBS in local markets)
Announcers: Jim Nantz, Tony Romo, Tracy Wolfson
Streaming: Amazon Prime
Odds: Packers by 7
SB Nation blogs: Acme Packing Company (Packers) — Windy City Gridiron (Bears)