First Place Teams Arizona Cardinals and Green Bay Packers Meet on ‘Thursday Night Football’

The 2021 Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light Platinum season continues Thursday, October 28 when quarterback  and the undefeated Arizona Cardinals host quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the first place Green Bay Packers in a showdown of top teams in the NFC at 8:20 PM ET on FOX, NFL Network, Amazon Prime Video and Twitch.

FOX Sports’ lead play-by-play announcer Joe Buck, and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback and FOX Sports’ lead analyst Troy Aikman, along with sideline reporters Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink call the action from State Farm Stadium. Additionally, FOX’s NFL Rules expert Mike Pereira joins to give explanations on officiating and rules throughout the game.

Alongside the FOX broadcast, award-winning journalists Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer call the game on Amazon Prime Video for the fourth consecutive season. Additionally, Prime members can also tune-in to the ‘Scout’s Feed’ which features Bucky BrooksDaniel Jeremiah and Joy Taylor, or watch the ‘NFL Next Live’ livestream on Twitch with Andrew Hawkins and Kimmi Chex, along with a rotation of analysts each week including Aqib TalibNick Mangold and New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins.

NFL Network’s on-location pregame coverage begins at 3:00 PM ET with TNF First Look hosted by Andrew Siciliano, along with reporter Steve Wyche.

At 6:00 PM ET on NFL Network, NFL GameDay Kickoff previews the Packers-Cardinals matchup with host Colleen Wolfe and analysts Joe ThomasSteve Smith Sr. and Michael Irvin.

Among the topics discussed this week on NFL GameDay Kickoff include:

  • Michael Irvin examines how Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will keep the offense on track with some of their stars sidelined
  • Steve Smith Sr. discusses whether or not a Super Bowl run will keep Aaron Rodgers happy in Green Bay
  • Joe Thomas explains why the Arizona Cardinals are the best team – with the best quarterback – in the NFC

At 7:00 PM ET on Prime Video, fans can watch NFL Next hosted by Kay Adams alongside Chris Long, Hawkins and Jeremiah. NFL Next provides an in-depth preview of Packers-Cardinals utilizing the power of Next Gen Stats powered by AWS.

At 7:30 PM ET on FOX, NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video, the FOX NFL Thursday pregame show airs with host Curt Menefee, analysts Michael StrahanGreg Olsen and Mark Sanchez, and FOX NFL Insider Jay Glazer providing the final say leading up to Packers-Cardinals.

At halftime on FOX, NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video, Menefee, Strahan, Olsen and Sanchez break down the first half. Following the game, Wolfe, Thomas, Smith Sr. and Irvin host the postgame show on NFL Network and are joined by a star of the game. Additional postgame coverage continues at 12 Midnight ET on NFL Network.

In addition to television availability of Packers-Cardinals on FOX and NFL Network, fans may also stream the game across devices through NFL, FOX and FOX Deportes digital properties, Amazon Prime Video and Twitch. The game is also available to all fans on mobile through the Packers and Cardinals mobile properties, and Yahoo Sports properties. Live game audio of Thursday Night Football will be broadcast nationally by Westwood One, and carried on SiriusXM and TuneIn. For a full listing of Thursday Night Football viewing options, fans can visit

FOX Deportes’ coverage kicks off at 7:30 PM ET. Host Giselle Zarur joins award-winning broadcaster Jessi Losada for studio coverage, while renowned play-by-play announcer Jorge Pérez Navarro joins analyst Pablo Alsina for coverage of Packers-Cardinals.