Minnesota Vikings Host Pittsburgh Steelers on ‘Thursday Night Football’

Steelers-Vikings Thursday at 8:20 PM ET on FOX, NFL Network & Prime Video

NFL Network Pregame Coverage Includes ‘TNF First Look’ at 3:00 PM ET & ‘NFL GameDay Kickoff’ at 6:00 PM ET

‘FOX NFL Thursday’ Airs at 7:30 PM ET

‘NFL Next’ on Prime Video Streams at 7:00 PM ET

The 2021 Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light Platinum season continues Thursday, December 9 when the Minnesota Vikings host the Pittsburgh Steelers at 8:20 PM ET on FOX, NFL Network, 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 U.S. Bank 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 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 Tom Pelissero.

At 6:00 PM ET on NFL Network, NFL GameDay Kickoff previews the Steelers-Vikings 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:

  • With the playoffs fast approaching, NFL GameDay Kickoff climbs aboard the Viking ship to explain which team’s playoff voyage will be setting sail and who is getting thrown overboard
  • Michael Irvin breaks down quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s Pro Football Hall of Fame credentials and how the Steelers will move forward without him if this is his final season in Pittsburgh
  • Joe Thomas shows why Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker T.J. Watt is the leading candidate for Defensive Player of the Year and how his numerous pass rush moves make him so tough to stop
  • Steve Smith Sr. and Michael Irvin discuss how Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson has mastered the route tree in such a short amount of time

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 Steelers-Vikings utilizing the power of Next Gen Stats powered by AWS.

At 7:30 PM ET on FOX, NFL Network and Prime Video, the FOX NFL Thursday pregame show airs with host Curt Menefee, analysts Michael StrahanTerry Bradshaw and Howie Long, and FOX NFL Insider Jay Glazer providing the final say leading up to Steelers-Vikings.

At halftime on FOX, NFL Network and Prime Video, Menefee, Strahan, Bradshaw and Long 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 Steelers-Vikings on FOX and NFL Network, fans may also stream the game across devices through NFL, FOX and FOX Deportes digital properties, Prime Video and Twitch. The game is also available to all fans on mobile through the Steelers and Vikings 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 NFL.com/watch.

FOX Deportes’ coverage kicks off at 7:30 PM ETRodolfo Landeros helms studio coverage alongside award-winning broadcaster Jessi Losada, while renowned play-by-play announcer Jorge Pérez Navarro joins former NFL offensive lineman Rolando Cantu for coverage of Steelers-Vikings.