Tuesday, 18 December, 2018

Steelers vs Chargers Week 13 game flexed to primetime

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff greets Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers left after a game earlier this season. More Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff greets Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers left after a game earlier this season. More
Sidney Guerrero | 15 November, 2018, 16:53

The Seahawks, originally scheduled to play three primetime home games throughout the month of December, are now down to two, with the National Football League announcing Wednesday that Seattle's Week 13 matchup against the San Francisco 49ers has moved from 5:20 p.m. PT to 1:25 p.m. PT on Sunday, December 2 at CenturyLink Field, with the broadcast moving from NBC to FOX.

The NFL announced on Wednesday that it was changing the start times for four games across Weeks 13 and 14.

The 49ers (2-8) are entering their bye week coming off two consecutive prime-time games, both coming at home.

Canada in talks with Pakistan over possibly taking in Asia Bibi
Bibi has consistently denied the charges and her prosecution rallied worldwide rights groups, politicians and religious figures. Asia Bibi's husband has said the family is in danger and has pleaded for asylum from the UK, US or Canada.

For the next week, the December 9 game of the Rams at the Bears is now a prime-timer at 8:20 p.m. EST.

The contest pits two teams that are now in first place in their respective divisions, the Bears at 6-3 in the NFC North and the Rams at 9-1 in the NFC West.

The Bears also beat the Seahawks on Monday Night Football on September 17 and will play the Lions on Thanksgiving Day in their other national television games. The Bears lead the NFC North with a 6-3 mark, while the Rams lead their division and also the NFC at 9-1. The Steelers and Raiders, who were originally scheduled to play at night, will instead go head-to-head at 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX.

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