NFL flexes Giants-Commanders to ‘SNF;’ Bills-Dolphins 1 of 3 Week 15 games moved to Saturday

The NFL on Monday flexed a Week 15 matchup between the and into the 8:20 p.m. ET “Sunday Night Football” slot on NBC.

The New England Patriots-Las Vegas Raiders game initially slated for prime time on Dec. 18 will now be played at 4:05 p.m. ET on Fox. The league also announced three Saturday matchups for Dec. 17.

The will play the at 1 p.m. ET, the will play the at 4:30 p.m. ET and the will take on the in a high-stakes AFC East matchup at 8:15 p.m. ET. All three games will be broadcast on NFL Network and over the airwaves in local markets. Fans outside of local markets without NFLN will have to make alternative plans to access the games.

Dec 4, 2022; East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA; New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones (8) throws the ball as Washington Commanders defensive end James Smith-Williams (96) pursues during the second half at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports

The Giants and Commanders , leaving New York at 7-4-1 and Washington at 7-5-1. The result left the Giants as the NFC’s No. 6 seed in while a win by the later in the day left them at 7-5 and in position to secure the NFC’s seventh and final playoff spot. The Commanders are the first team outside the NFC playoff bubble. The Week 15 rematch with the Giants could ultimately end up determining a playoff spot. The Commanders have a bye in Week 16, while the Giants face the .

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