Week 16 of the NFL features a number of matchups crucial to the playoff picture. With teams fighting not only for playoff places, but seeding and division titles, the penultimate week of the regular season has multiple enticing games. Let's take a look at which games fans in Arizona will be able to see.
All information and coverage maps courtesy of The506.com. There are a number of time slots with different games on in different parts of the state, so be sure to check the coverage maps for your locale.
CBS Early game: The Cincinnati Bengals visit the Pittsburgh Steelers at 11 a.m. MT at Heinz Field. The Bengals are a surprising 8-6 on the season and both them and the 7-7 Steelers are fighting for playoff positions. Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will have the call on CBS that most of Arizona will see. A small part of the state around Yuma will see the New York Jets host the San Diego Chargers, also at 11 a.m. Marv Albert and Rich Gannon will provide the call.
CBS Late game: A small section in the northeast corner of the state will see Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos host the Cleveland Browns. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:05 p.m. with Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts calling the game.
FOX Early game: The entire state will see an 11 a.m. matchup of the New Orleans Saints at Dallas Cowboys. Kenny Albert and Daryl Johnston will have the call while Tony Siragusa will provide sideline commentary from Cowboys Stadium.
FOX Late game: The majority of the state will see the Arizona Cardinals host the struggling Chicago Bears. Kickoff at University of Phoenix Stadium is scheduled for 2:25 p.m. in Glendale. Dick Stockton will have the play-by-play while John Lynch will provide the commentary. Two areas in the southwest and northeast of the state will instead see the Baltimore Ravens host the New York Giants. Joe Buck and Troy Aikman will have the call.
NBC Sunday Night Football: The national Sunday night game is a giant NFC West matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks. Al Michaels and Cris Colinsworth will call the game which kicks off in Seattle at 6:20 p.m. MT.