NFL Week 16 Matchup of San Francisco 49ers-Arizona Cardinals To Exclusively Stream on Prime Video, Twitch
The NFL and Amazon announced plans to stream the Week 16 matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and Arizona Cardinals exclusively on Prime Video and Twitch on Saturday, Dec. 26 with kickoff at 4:30 p.m. ET. In keeping with the NFL’s long-standing commitment to make its games available on free, over-the-air television, the game will also be televised in both teams’ home markets on NBC affiliate KNTV in San Francisco and FOX affiliate KSAZ in Arizona. The game will also be available to stream on mobile through the NFL, 49ers, Cardinals, and Yahoo Sports mobile properties.
“We’re ready to deliver the gift of football for Prime members this holiday season with a week-long slate of original content and in-depth analysis on Prime Video and Twitch, culminating in back-to-back days of live NFL action on Dec. 25 and 26,” says Marie Donoghue, VP of Global Sports Video at Amazon. “Although this holiday season may look and feel different for many families, we believe sports have the incredible power to bring people together, even when they’re apart. We are looking forward to bringing some extra holiday cheer to football fans around the world with two exciting matchups that feature several potential playoff contenders.”
Prime Video will carry consecutive days of live NFL action for the first time ever, simulcasting the FOX and NFL Network Christmas Special on Dec. 25 between the Minnesota Vikings and New Orleans Saints at 4:30 p.m. ET. Fans also may stream the game across devices through NFL, FOX and FOX Deportes digital properties. The game is also available to all fans on mobile through the Vikings, Saints and Yahoo Sports mobile properties.
Amazon also confirmed plans to stream the CBS NFL Wild Card playoff game for Prime members in the United States on Jan. 10, 2021, with kickoff at 4:30 p.m. ET. This is the first postseason NFL game to be simulcast on Prime Video. The game will be available on television via CBS and Nickelodeon, and on digital across devices via NFL, CBS All Access and ViacomCBS properties. The game is also available to stream on mobile through Yahoo Sports, and the respective teams’ properties.
Live game audio of the Prime Exclusive game will be available on SiriusXM and NFL Game Pass. Additionally, live game audio of the Christmas Special and Wild Card playoff game will be broadcast nationally by Westwood One and available on SiriusXM and NFL Game Pass. For a full listing of viewing options, fans can visit NFL.com/watch.
“We are thrilled to further expand our partnership with Amazon by distributing additional NFL games to Prime Video subscribers around the world, including a Week 16 game with playoff implications and a Wild Card matchup,” says Kevin LaForce, NFL Senior Vice President, Media Business Development. “We continue to be focused on increasing the number of ways our fans can access NFL games, and Amazon has been a great partner in that effort.”