Twitter Will Stream ‘TNF’ Games

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The first Thursday Night Football game of the season will feature the New York Jets facing off against the Buffalo Bills. The National Football league will stream tonight’s game on Twitter! According to a statement released by NFL Communications, Twitter will stream five Thursday Night Football games broadcast by CBS and simulcast on NFL Network, providing free, live streaming video to the over 800 million registered and non-registered users worldwide on the Twitter platform on mobile phones, tablets, PCs and connected TVs. In addition to streaming the games, the Twitter partnership includes in-game highlights from Thursday Night Football and unique Periscope live streams, giving fans an immersive experience. Fans can visit Twitter Moments or to view the live stream.

The live-stream of the game will be under the “Moments” tab. Twitter says it’ll be using lots of in-stream promotions similar to previous promotions during the Super Bowl or the Oscars.

The entire 18-game Thursday Night Football schedule, including the live games and pre- and postgame shows, will also be streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (, the NFL app on XBOX, including interactive features from Microsoft, and through Watch NFL Network on tablets, PCs and various connected TV devices (, with participating television providers.

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