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Thursday Night Football open thread: Vikings at Rams

Come watching this exciting NFC showdown!

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Los Angeles Rams v Minnesota Vikings Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

Oh man, we’re almost already at the quarter mark of the 2018 NFL season and it seems like training camp opened up last week. We still don’t know much about these teams and just about every NFL franchise has looked really good one game and really good for another.

Case in point: The Minnesota Vikings. Once thought to be one of the best teams in the NFL, the Vikings are coming off a drubbing at the hands of a team many thought could go 0-16 this year. Kirk Cousins and the Vikings need a huge rebound this week, not only to keep pace in competitive NFC North, but to rebuild confidence in their fanbase.

Unfortunately for them, they have to face off against one of the few teams that has looked consistently good for all three games. The Los Angeles Rams offense looks potent as every (third in points) and the defense is living up to expectations as well. Not many teams live up to their offseason hype, but the Rams are all about it right now.

So let’s all sit and watch this unusually solid matchup on “Thursday Night Football.” Here’s how you can watch:

Date: Thursday, August 27, 2018
Time: 8:20 p.m. ET
Location: Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum | Los Angeles, California
National TV: FOX/NFL Network
Announcers: Joe Buck (play-by-play), Troy Aikman (color analyst), Erin Andrews, Kristina Pink (sideline reporter)
National Radio: Westwood One
Announcers: Kenny Albert (play-by-play), Tony Boselli (color analyst)
Online Streaming: Amazon Prime, FOX Sports GO,

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