Who plays Thursday Night football tonight, Week 14? Games, times, TV
The Pittsburgh Steelers are traveling to Minnesota to face the Vikings on “Thursday Night Football,” two teams in the thick of the Wild Card races.
While every “Thursday Night Football” game for the rest of the 2021 season will have a huge impact on the Wild Card races in the AFC and NFC, the Pittsburgh Steelers (6-5-1) and Minnesota Vikings (5-7) are kicking off the wild race in Week 14 of the NFL.
Both teams, AFC and NFC North, are in the thick of the Wild Card races, and are desperately looking for wins to proceed to the championship playoffs.
The Steelers are traveling to Minnesota to face the Vikings, kickoff at 8:20 p.m. ET.
Who plays on 'Thursday Night Football' tonight?
Who: Steelers at Vikings
Where: U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn.
The Vikings, who just became the first team to lose to the Detroit Lions this season, have ruled out more than one injured player, and have listed a few on questionable. Receiver Adam Thielen and tackle Christian Darrisaw were ruled out on Wednesday due to ankle injuries, while running back Dalvin Cook (shoulder), safety Camryn Bynum (ankle) and linebacker Blake Lynch (hip) were listed as questionable.
On the other hand, the AFC North team, the Steelers (6-5-1), are coming off an unexpected 20-19 win against the Baltimore Ravens, beating their divisional rival. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (pectoral/right shoulder) is expected to play, and so are receiver Chase Claypool (toe), guard Trai Turner and defensive tackle Cameron Heyward.
This game will prove crucial in determining whether each team can emerge in their Wild Card race, especially for the Steelers who have a better chance to grind out a tough divisional race and make the playoffs.
Where to watch 'Thursday Night Football' Steelers vs Vikings?
TV: Times and How to Watch
NFL Network and Fox. will start the pregame coverage at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Viewers can also stream the game on Amazon Prime and fuboTV, which comes with a seven-day free trial.
NFL live stream for Thursday night game
The NFL App and Yahoo! Sports App allows streamers to watch the game for free, with a cable/satellite subscription.