While the NFL is proceeding as if a 2020 season will be played, the prospects of a college football season happening this fall are still uncertain. And if no college football because of the COVID-19 pandemic leaves an opening on Saturdays, the league is looking at seizing an opportunity to televise games on an additional day each week.
The possibility of the NFL moving some games to Saturday was first reported by the New York Post‘s Andrew Marchand, who says the league has been talking with its TV partners about such a scenario.
NFL games are already played on Saturdays late in the regular season after the college football campaign finishes each year. As part of its new deal with the NFL, Amazon will have exclusive streaming rights to one of those Saturday games for the next three seasons.
Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio spoke with a source who said that any NFL games moved to Saturdays would likely become exclusive streaming telecasts on Amazon Prime or ESPN+, or possibly even NFL Game Pass.
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