The NFL schedule goes to have a barely completely different look this week, and that is as a result of the league has determined to change a couple of issues resulting from the truth that the Masters can be being performed this weekend.
The celebrated golf event, which is often performed in April, was pushed again to this weekend as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. CBS has been the published accomplice of the Masters for the previous 64 years, and this 12 months will likely be no completely different. With the ultimate spherical of the event scheduled for Sunday, a couple of issues needed to be juggled round in order that CBS might air each the Masters and the NFL.
So what will likely be completely different? Let’s take a fast look.
- No 1 p.m. ET NFL video games on CBS. For the primary time since not less than 1998, CBS will not be airing a single recreation within the early afternoon time slot. With the ultimate spherical of the Masters scheduled to air till 3 p.m. on Sunday, which means there will not be room to air any 1 p.m. NFL video games on CBS. All 5 video games within the early afternoon window will likely be aired on Fox.
- Extra 4 p.m. video games than 1 p.m. video games. Moreover Week 17, the NFL virtually by no means has extra 4 p.m. video games on a Sunday than 1 p.m. video games, however that will likely be taking place this week. All three of the CBS video games will kick off at 4:05 p.m. whereas the three late video games on Fox will kick off at 4:25 p.m. Which means there will likely be six video games within the 4 p.m. window in comparison with simply 5 within the 1 p.m. window. Outdoors of any given Week 17, that is the primary time in not less than 10 years that there have been extra 4 p.m. video games than 1 p.m. video games in the course of the common season.
- Tony Romo and Jim Nantz will not be at an NFL recreation this week. Nantz will stay at Augusta Nationwide because the lead CBS announcer on the Masters for the thirty third time, and since he cannot be two locations without delay, he’ll be spending his NFL Sunday calling the ultimate spherical of the Masters on CBS. As for Romo, though he’ll have the week off from soccer, you possibly can virtually assure that the avid golfer may have CBS on all the weekend so he can watch each golf and soccer.
What all this implies is that you simply’re undoubtedly going to wish to maintain your tv tuned to CBS this weekend. Not solely do we have now the Masters on Saturday and Sunday, however we even have a robust NFL slate in the course of the late afternoon on Sunday that features the 7-2 Payments taking part in in opposition to the 5-3 Cardinals.
As for TV protection of the Masters, you possibly can click on right here to seek out out the schedule, find out how to stream it, and what the featured teams will likely be every day. After Spherical 1 of the Masters, Dustin Johnson, Paul Casey and Dylan Frittelli shared the lead at 7 below par. For a take a look at the reside leaderboard, you should definitely click on right here.
Lastly, this is a full rundown of the NFL schedule for Week 10.