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What early NFL games will I get?

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The Miami Dolphins do not play until the 4:05pm time slot today, which means that we will all get a chance to just sit back and enjoy some football in the early time slots. But, what game will we be watching at 1pm? Of course, that all depends on where you live. How can you find out what game you are going to be getting? Well, we give you the answer below.

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There are four early games on CBS, with the Dolphins at Seattle Seahawks game being the one late contest on their schedule.

Cincinnati Bengals at New York Jets

Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will broadcast this game throughout most of New England, from Maine to New Jersey, including eastern New York. Pittsburgh will also get this game, as will the lower half of Michigan through Indiana and the eastern half of Illinois (minus the Chicago market). The game will continue to be broadcast south and east, through Kentucky, Tennessee, parts of West Virginia and Virginia, all of North Carolina, South Carolina, central Georgia, south Alabama, and all of Mississippi. The game will also be shown in western Louisiana and west Texas.

Cleveland Browns at Philadelphia Eagles

Greg Gumbel and Trent Green broadcast this game in the Philadelphia and eastern Pennsylvania area, as well as through most of Ohio, the northern half of West Virginia, and the Richmond/Norfolk areas of Virginia. It will also air in North Dakota and Dallas.

San Diego Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs

Kevin Harlan and Rich Gannon take this game that will air throughout most of the central United States, from the western half of Illinois across to Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, and the eastern half of Idaho, including South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, and Kansas, as well as most of Arkansas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. Jumping over to the west coast, the game will be in most of California (minus the San Francisco market and the very northern borded), as well as the western half of Nevada.

Buffalo Bills at Baltimore Ravens

Spero Dedes and Solomon Wilcots cover the game that will be seen in western New York, Baltimore, Washington DC, and down to Roanoke, Virginia.

Florida coverage

Most of Florida (minus the very western end of the panhandle that falls in the Mobile market), will not have a CBS game in the early time slot. The Jacksonville Jaguars are hosting the Green Bay Packers while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are hosting the Atlanta Falcons, which makes both games a Fox broadcast (NFC visiting team). This also means all of the state minus that western panhandle portion will get the Dolphins game in the late slot.


The Fox schedule for the early time slot includes five games. Fox also has the double header this week, with nearly the entire country picking up the New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys game in that slot, while Michigan, most of Indiana, and the Minnesota market will get the Detroit Lions at Indianapolis Colts game. Seattle will not have a late game on Fox due to the Miami at Seattle game.

Green Bay Packers at Jacksonville Jaguars

Kevin Burkhardt and John Lynch will cover this game from Maine through eastern Virginia, minus the New York and Philadelphia markets (which do not have a Fox early game) and the rest of the eastern half of Pennsylvania. The game then continues through West Virginia, most of Ohio (minus Cincinnati), Kentucky, Michigan (minus Detroit and the Chicago markets), Wisconsin (minus the Minnesota market), most of Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri and Kansas (minus Kansas City). All of Washington, Idaho, Utah, and Arizona will get this game, as well as most of New Mexico, Wyoming, and Oregon, along with the western half of Montana and Dallas.

Chicago Bears at Houston Texans

Thom Brennaman and Charles Davis will broadcast this game in the Chicago market (all of Illinois, most of Indiana, the eastern portion of Missouri, and parts of Michigan), as well as nearly all of Colorado, and all of Texas (minus El Paso, Dallas, and the north-eastern corner of Texas (Shreveport market).

Oakland Raiders at New Orleans Saints

Chris Myers and Ronde Barber will cover this game through nearly all of California, into southern Oregon and western Nevada. This game will also air throughout Louisiana and most of Arkansas and Mississippi. El Paso, Texas and the eastern portions of North and South Carolina will get the game as well.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Atlanta Falcons

Sam Rosen and David Diehl broadcast this game through central Florida from Fort Myers through Tampa and Orlando and most of the panhandle - minus the Jacksonville area and south west to Gainesville. The game will also air throughout Georgia (minus the bleed-over from Jacksonville), most of Alabama, and the western halves of North and South Carolina.

Minnesota Vikings at Tennessee Titans

Dick Stockton and Chris Spielman will cover the game throughout Minnesota across to eastern Montana, including both North and South Dakota, as well as the north western portion of Wisconsin and a sliver on the upper peninsula of Michigan. Tennessee will also get the game (minus some bleed-over along the southern border from the Atlanta market). The game will also air in most of Oklahoma as well as around Scranton and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.