On Thursday, December 18 at 8:25 PM ET, Thursday Night Football on NFL Network continues when the Jacksonville Jaguars host the Tennessee Titans in an AFC South divisional matchup. Play-by-play announcer Jim Nantzand analyst Phil Simmscall the game, and Tracy Wolfsonprovides reports from the sidelines.
Coverage begins at 6:00 PM ET on NFL Network with NFL Total Access Kickoff on NFL Network. Host Rich Eisenand analysts Michael Irvin, Marshall Faulkand Steve Mariucciare live outside EverBank Field in Jacksonville to provide analysis of Titans-Jaguars and highlight the atmosphere and festivities outside the stadium.
At 7:30 PM ET on NFL Network, James Brown, Deion Sanders and Bill Cowherhost NFL Thursday Night Kickoff from inside the stadium. Eisen, Irvin, Faulk and Mariucci will join the show.
Featured on Thursday's pregame shows:
• What have two-game losing streaks revealed about the Philadelphia Eagles and San Diego Chargers?
• Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulkand Michael Irvingive the keys to Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manzielimproving in his second start
• NFL Total Access Kickoff give their expectations for how the AFC playoff picture will play out
• **Which team in the NFL needs homefield advantage throughout the playoffs the most?
•Report from Washington, D.C. where Robert Griffin III will take the field as starting quarterback for Saturday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles
• Michael Irvinand Marshall Faulkdebate which team has the best set of "Triplets" on offense in the NFL
•Should the Tennessee Titans build around quarterback Zach Mettenbergernext season?
•Will the Jacksonville Jaguars' commitment to quarterback Blake Bortlesthis season pay off in 2015?
During halftime, Brown, Sanders and Cowher host the Lexus Halftime Show, providing first half highlights and analysis. Following the game, Eisen, Irvin, Faulk, Mariucci and Sanders host the Mazda Postgame Show, which features complete game highlights and analysis, as well as on-set interviews with players from the winning team. Additionally, hosts Dan Hellieand Amber Theoharis, and NFL Network analysts Willie McGinestand Heath Evansdeliver a postgame edition of NFL Total Access live from NFL Network's studios in Los Angeles, California.