Viewer’s Guide: NFL Week 5 TV Schedule, Announcer Assignments, and Coverage Maps

I don’t know why it irks me so much, but if I have to hear the phrase “at the quarter pole” to describe the first weeks of the season being done, I’m going to scream. Sure, it’s accurate, but something about so many NFL talking heads using the phrase has just begun to grate at my ears.

But I digress.

Week 5 is here, and there are several games to look forward to as you plan your Sunday of football viewing.

nfl-week-5-tv-schedule-announcers-coverage-mapsThe obvious marquee matchup is New England versus the Jets. I am looking forward to this game to see if the Jets are actually going to be anything this year. If they are, they’ll play inspired football and at least make it a game. If not, the Patriots may roll like they did in the game last year when Mr. Uggs threw 4 TDs.

I am also pumped about the Sunday night matchup. Fun things to seem to happen in the Georgia Dome, and I’m looking for somewhere in the neighborhood of 75  points to be scored between the Packers and Falcons.

Other highlights: Tampa Bay v San Francisco (who’d a thunk it??); Detroit v Chicago on Monday night; and Eagles-Bills in Buffalo as Philly tries to salvage its nightmare of a season so far.

A couple of quick things to keep in mind:


Here now is your NFL Week 5 Viewer’s Guide:

NFL Week 5 Viewer’s Guide

TV Schedule – Announcers – Kickoff Times – Matchups – Coverage Maps

New Orleans Saints at Carolina Panthers

  • Saints-Panthers Date: Sunday October 9th
  • Saints-Panthers Kickoff Time: 1:00 pm
  • Saints-Panthers TV Network: FOX
  • Saints-Panthers Announcers: Dick Stockton and John Lynch

Tennessee Titans at Pittsburgh Steelers

  • Titans-Steelers Date: Sunday October 9th
  • Titans-Steelers Kickoff Time: 1:00 pm
  • Titans-Steelers TV Network: CBS
  • Titans-Steelers Announcers: Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf

Kansas City Chiefs at Indianapolis Colts

  • Chiefs-Colts Date: Sunday October 9th
  • Chiefs-Colts Kickoff Time: 1:00 pm
  • Chiefs-Colts TV Network: CBS
  • Chiefs-Colts Announcers: Kevin Harlan and Solomon Wilcots

Philadelphia Eagles at Buffalo Bills

  • Eagles-Bills Date: Sunday October 9th
  • Eagles-Bills Kickoff Time: 1:00 pm
  • Eagles-Bills TV Network: FOX
  • Eagles-Bills Announcers: Sam Rosen and Brian Billick

Seattle Seahawks at New York Giants

  • Seahawks-Giants Date: Sunday October 9th
  • Seahawks-Giants Kickoff Time: 1:00 pm
  • Seahawks-Giants TV Network: FOX
  • Seahawks-Giants Announcers: Thom Brennaman and Troy Aikman

Cincinnati Bengals at Jacksonville Jaguars

  • Bengals-Jaguars Date: Sunday October 9th
  • Bengals-Jaguars Kickoff Time: 1:00 pm
  • Bengals-Jaguars TV Network: CBS
  • Bengals-Jaguars Announcers: Bill Macatee and Steve Tasker

Arizona Cardinals at Minnesota Vikings

  • Cardinals-Vikings Date: Sunday October 9th
  • Cardinals-Vikings Kickoff Time: 1:00 pm
  • Cardinals-Vikings TV Network: FOX
  • Cardinals-Vikings Announcers: Chris Myers and Tim Ryan

Oakland Raiders at Houston Texans

  • Raiders-Texans Date: Sunday October 9th
  • Raiders-Texans Kickoff Time: 1:00 pm
  • Raiders-Texans TV Network: CBS
  • Raiders-Texans Announcers: Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts

Tampa Bay Buccaneers at San Francisco 49ers

  • Buccaneers-49ers Date: Sunday October 9th
  • Buccaneers-49ers Kickoff Time: 4:05 pm
  • Buccaneers-49ers TV Network: FOX
  • Buccaneers-49ers Announcers: Kenny Albert, Daryl Johnston, and Tony Siragusa

New York Jets at New England Patriots

  • Jets-Patriots Date: Sunday October 9th
  • Jets-Patriots Kickoff Time: 4:15 pm
  • Jets-Patriots TV Network: CBS
  • Jets-Patriots Announcers: Jim Nantz and Phil Simms

San Diego Chargers at Denver Broncos

  • Chargers-Broncos Date: Sunday October 9th
  • Chargers-Broncos Kickoff Time: 4:15 pm
  • Chargers-Broncos TV Network: CBS
  • Chargers-Broncos Announcers: Marv Albert and Rich Gannon

Green Bay Packers at Atlanta Falcons

  • Packers-Falcons Date: Sunday October 9th
  • Packers-Falcons Kickoff Time: 8:20 pm
  • Packers-Falcons TV Network: NBC
  • Packers-Falcons Announcers: Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth

Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions

  • Bears-Lions Date: Monday, October 10th
  • Bears-Lions Kickoff Time: 8:30 pm
  • Bears-Lions TV Network: ESPN
  • Bears-Lions Announcers: Mike Tirico, Jon Gruden, and Ron Jaworski



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