Cowboys-Rams and Dolphins-Jets are among the most intriguing NFL matchups in Week 5 but what games will be available in your area?
While most of the season has produced a slate full of attractive matchups, Week 5 is an outlier for NFL fans. The primetime matchups are interesting, which is a plus, but the combination of games on Sunday afternoon leaves plenty to be desired.
There are still a few games worth highlighting, including Cooper Rush and the Cowboys taking on the Rams and a critical AFC East battle between the Dolphins and Jets, but what games will be available in your area and who will be calling the action? Check out this week’s NFL TV coverage maps, courtesy of 506 Sports, below to find out.
NFL Week 5 TV Coverage Maps
Thursday, Oct. 6
Thursday Night Football (Amazon Prime)
Indianapolis Colts (1-2-1) at Denver Broncos (2-2): Al Michaels, Kirk Herbstreit
This week kicks off in Denver as two underachieving contenders meet up. Both the Colts and Broncos are battling injuries in the backfield with Jonathan Taylor questionable for this game while Javonte Williams is out for the season for the Broncos.
Sunday, Oct. 9
NFL International Series (NFL Network at 9:30 a.m. ET)
New York Giants (3-1) at Green Bay Packers (3-1): Kevin Kugler, Mark Sanchez
The second London game in a row features a pair of early NFC contenders as the Giants take on the Packers. Green Bay will serve as the home team in their first-ever international game.
Pittsburgh Steelers (1-3) at Buffalo Bills (3-1) (Red): Jim Nantz, Tony Romo
Miami Dolphins (3-1) at New York Jets (2-2) (Green): Kevin Harlan, Trent Green
Los Angeles Chargers (2-2) at Cleveland Browns (2-2) (Yellow): Greg Gumbel, Adam Archuleta
Tennessee Titans (2-2) at Washington Commanders (1-3) (Orange): Andrew Catalon, James Lofton
Houston Texans (0-3-1) at Jacksonville Jaguars (2-2) (Light Blue): Spero Dedes, Jay Feely
San Francisco 49ers (2-2) at Carolina Panthers (1-3) (Dark Blue, 4:05 p.m.): Ian Eagle, Charles Davis
CBS has the single header this week and is sending most of the country Steelers-Bills, which will see Kenny Pickett make his first NFL start for Pittsburgh. The lone 4:05 game on CBS’ slate will see the 49ers fly across the country to take on the struggling Panthers.
FOX (Early Window)
Atlanta Falcons (2-2) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-2) (Red): Joe Davis, Daryl Johnston
Chicago Bears (2-2) at Minnesota Vikings (3-1) (Blue): Adam Amin, Mark Schlereth
Detroit Lions (1-3) at New England Patriots (1-3) (Green): Kenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma
Seattle Seahawks (2-2) at New Orleans Saints (1-3) (Yellow): Brandon Gaudin, Matt Millen
FOX’s early window features a pair of first-place showdowns in the NFC South and NFC North. The Buccaneers’ game will get most of the coverage nationally while Bears-Vikings is the clear B game in this quartet.
FOX (Late Window)
Dallas Cowboys (3-1) at Los Angeles Rams (2-2) (Red): Kevin Burkhardt, Greg Olsen
Philadelphia Eagles (4-0) at Arizona Cardinals (2-2) (Blue): Chris Myers, Robert Smith
FOX’s two best games are both in this window but the vast majority of the country will get Cowboys-Rams. Eagles-Cardinals is a good enough game to lead the window but will not be seen outside of local markets.
Sunday Night Football (NBC)
Cincinnati Bengals (2-2) at Baltimore Ravens (2-2): Mike Tirico, Cris Collinsworth
The Bengals make their first Sunday night appearance of the season as they hit the road to take on the Ravens in a critical AFC North matchup. The quarterback matchup of Joe Burrow and Lamar Jackson is probably the best of the week.
Monday, Oct. 10
Monday Night Football (ESPN)
Las Vegas Raiders (1-3) at Kansas City Chiefs (3-1): Joe Buck, Troy Aikman
This AFC West clash could be epic as the Raiders look to avoid falling into a 1-4 hole during a trip to Arrowhead Stadium to take on the Chiefs. There is no Manningcast this week as Peyton and Eli are off until Week 7.
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