List of Sunday Night Football results (2006–present)
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The following is a detailed list of results and scores from National Football League games aired on NBC under the game package NBC Sunday Night Football. The list includes both regular season and post-season game results, both produced by NBC Sports, from the 2006 NFL season to the present.
The NFL instated a new "flex-scheduling" policy in which the NFL could choose a game to be aired in primetime on NBC based on the team's current performance and record. Previously, Sunday night NFL games were televised by ESPN, from 1987–2005, and TNT, from 1990–1997.
Starting with the 2006 NFL season, NBC was awarded the rights to air Sunday night primetime American football games, as well as the rights to air two games of the NFL playoffs. In February 2009, NBC concluded their third season of the game package by broadcasting Super Bowl XLIII and the 2009 Pro Bowl from Honolulu, Hawai'i. The game package also includes broadcast rights to the NFL Kickoff Game, the late-night Thanksgiving game, and Pro Football Hall of Fame Game.
The 2021 season marked the first time that NBC streamed its entire SNF season on its Peacock streaming service. Beginning in 2023, Peacock will also exclusively stream one national regular season game per year.
|"Flex-scheduling" game||Playoff game/Super Bowl broadcast on NBC||Peacock exclusive game|
In 2006, NBC Sunday Night Football wrapped up its inaugural season averaging 17.5 million viewers, 1.2 million viewers better than Monday Night Football in 2005 on ABC and the best viewership number for the network primetime NFL package in six years (18.5 million on ABC in 2000). The season featured pop singer Pink singing the anthem for SNF called "I've Been Waiting All Day For Sunday Night." This would be the only season the tentatively scheduled games during the flex period were not publicly announced.
There was no game played on October 22 because it overlapped with Game 1 of the 2006 World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Detroit Tigers, along with Christmas Eve night; NBC broadcast the latter week's game (Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys) on Christmas afternoon instead. However, the broadcast of Football Night in America continued at its regular time on both occasions each Sunday, with a half-hour version of the program airing before the Christmas game and the two "Wild Card Saturday" games.
*This was the only season that no game was initially scheduled for NBC in the affected weeks of flexible scheduling.
In 2007, there was no game broadcast on October 28 due to Game 4 of the 2007 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the Colorado Rockies, although Football Night in America aired at its usual time that week. Also, a tentative full-season schedule was unveiled, including games in the last seven weeks of the season. Those games could be replaced under flexible scheduling if the need arose. Three of the games in the last seven weeks were eventually replaced with more compelling matches. This resulted in the situation—twice—of having a team playing consecutive Sunday nights. The New England Patriots played consecutive Sunday nights: their November 18 game at the Buffalo Bills was moved to prime time, replacing the Chicago Bears at Seattle Seahawks game, and was subsequently followed on November 25 by their already scheduled home game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Likewise, the Washington Redskins played a scheduled game at the New York Giants on December 16, and their December 23 game at the Minnesota Vikings was moved to prime time, replacing the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at San Francisco 49ers game. Also, due to playoff implications, the December 30 Tennessee Titans at Indianapolis Colts game was flexed to prime time, replacing the Kansas City Chiefs at New York Jets game. Thus, the Colts played in the Kickoff game against the New Orleans Saints (due to winning Super Bowl XLI) and the regular season finale. The same rules under which CBS and Fox protected games for their own packages still applied.
*Bears-Seahawks game was flexed out for the Patriots-Bills game.
**Buccaneers-49ers game was flexed out for the Redskins-Vikings game.
***Chiefs-Jets game was flexed out for the Titans-Colts game. This was the only year that tentative opponents were scheduled for the last game of the season.
NBC Sunday Night Football's 2008 schedule began on September 4 with the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants defeating the Washington Redskins in the NFL Kickoff game. On September 7, the Indianapolis Colts hosted the Chicago Bears in the first game at Lucas Oil Stadium. 2008 marked the third consecutive year that both the Colts and Giants would be featured in the NBC Sunday Night Football opening week games. As a result, the Manning brothers were used in commercial advertisements.
The 2008 schedule, released April 15, continued the current practice of a scheduled game possibly being moved in favor of a more compelling one during Weeks 11 through 16 (November 16 through December 21), but left the slot open on the final Sunday, December 28. The NFL Kickoff Game between the Redskins and Giants that was played on September 4 started at 7:00 p.m. instead of the normal 8:30 p.m. time in order to avoid conflict with the nomination speech that John McCain gave at the 2008 Republican National Convention that night; the game ended at 10:01pm EDT, averting any conflict. As in previous years, one Sunday night (October 26) featured no game broadcast due to Game 4 of the 2008 World Series between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Philadelphia Phillies, although Football Night in America aired as usual that week.
The October 19 Seattle Seahawks-Tampa Bay Buccaneers game featured Cris Collinsworth substituting for John Madden as the color commentator, the first time Madden had missed calling a game in 28 years. He had taken the week off because he would have had to make three straight cross country trips after calling games in Jacksonville and San Diego. (He traveled by bus because of a fear of flying.) The New England Patriots-Seattle Seahawks game on December 7 was dropped in favor of a Washington Redskins-Baltimore Ravens flex schedule game. The San Diego Chargers-Tampa Bay Buccaneers game on December 21 was dropped in favor of a Carolina Panthers-New York Giants game to determine home-field advantage in the NFC playoffs. The Week 17 game was purposely not chosen when the schedule was initially released, and the Denver Broncos-San Diego Chargers game was picked up for it to determine the winner of the AFC West division.
On Wild Card weekend, the Atlanta Falcons and Arizona Cardinals both made their debuts on SNF in the 4:30 EDT game on January 3. The San Diego Chargers hosted the Indianapolis Colts in the primetime game later that evening.
*Patriots-Seahawks game was flexed out for the Redskins-Ravens game.
**Chargers-Buccaneers game was flexed out for the Panthers-Giants game.
*Patriots-Dolphins game was flexed out for the Vikings-Cardinals game.
*Chargers-Bengals game was flexed out for the Vikings-Eagles game. The game was then postponed to Tuesday night due to the December 2010 North American blizzard.
*Colts–Patriots game was flexed out for the Lions-Saints game.
The December 16 game between the San Francisco 49ers and New England Patriots was interrupted for 25 minutes for NBC to cover President Barack Obama's speech in reaction to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting the previous Friday. Coverage aired on NBC Sports Network and CNBC until the speech ended, after which NBC resumed airing the game.
This marks the first time that did not feature a Indianapolis Colts on SNF in which after 5 years because of Peyton Manning who signed of the Broncos. Those Colts games are SNF appearances (except in 2020 and 2023).
*Chargers-Jets game was flexed out for the 49ers-Seahawks game.
*Packers-Giants game was flexed out for the Chiefs-Broncos game.
**Falcons-Packers game was flexed out for the Panthers-Saints game.
***Patriots-Ravens game was flexed out for the Bears-Eagles game.
Starting in the 2014 season, NBC was allowed to flex games beginning in week 5. All the previous flexible scheduling rules apply but on a limited basis. Only two games between weeks 5–10 could be flexed per season; weeks 11–17 (excluding Thanksgiving Night) flex rules were still the same as in previous years. However, despite these changes, NBC did not flex a single one of their originally scheduled games, which marked the first season that none of the originally scheduled Sunday night games for the entire season (other than week 17) were flexed out. NBC held the rights to broadcast one Wild Card game and one Divisional game in the playoffs as opposed to two Wild Card games. This would last through 2019 in which the playoffs were contested amongst 12 teams.
2015 marked the 10th season of SNF on NBC.
*Chiefs–Chargers game was flexed out for the Bengals–Cardinals game.
**Seahawks–Ravens game was flexed out for the Patriots–Texans game.
***Bengals–49ers game was flexed out for the Cardinals–Eagles game.
****Steelers–Ravens game was flexed out for the Giants–Vikings game.
2016 marked the first-ever tie on NBC Sunday Night Football, which occurred in week 7, when the Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals tied at 6–6. That game became the lowest scoring SNF on NBC game (12 points) and the first tie in any primetime NFL game since November 23, 1997, when the New York Giants and Washington Redskins tied at 7–7 on ESPN Sunday Night Football. Due to NBC having the rights to the second half of the Thursday Night Football package, NBC Sports gave Al Michaels a "Bye week", giving him 3 games off: Green Bay Packers–Washington Redskins, Pittsburgh Steelers–Indianapolis Colts (Thanksgiving), and Kansas City Chiefs-Denver Broncos. Mike Tirico replaced him for three games, with Cris Collinsworth still doing the color commentary.
The AFC Divisional Playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Kansas City Chiefs was originally scheduled to kickoff at 1:05 ET, but due to stormy weather in the Kansas City area, the NFL moved the kickoff time to 8:20 ET.
*Patriots–Jets game was flexed out for the Chiefs–Broncos game.
**Steelers–Bengals game was flexed out for the Buccaneers–Cowboys game.
2017 marked the 12th season of NBC Sunday Night Football. Due to Christmas Eve falling on a Sunday in 2017, the Week 16 Sunday night telecast was instead scheduled for Saturday, December 23, with the Minnesota Vikings visiting the Green Bay Packers. NBC also broadcast Super Bowl LII, played at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, making it the fourth time NBC had broadcast a Super Bowl since taking over the Sunday night package in 2006. NBC did not flex a single one of their originally scheduled games, which marked the second time since 2014 that none of the originally scheduled Sunday night games for the entire season were flexed out. For the first time since acquiring the Sunday night package, NBC aired no game in Week 17 to ensure that teams whose games would affect each other's playoff standings would be played at the same time. The Atlanta Falcons-Los Angeles Rams NFC wild card game kicked off at 8:15 pm ET, while the NFC Divisional Playoff Game between the Atlanta Falcons and Philadelphia Eagles kicked off at 4:35 pm ET.
Starting in 2018, the NFL moved the start time of Sunday Night Football back, from 8:30 p.m. ET to 8:20 p.m. ET. The Cincinnati Bengals–Kansas City Chiefs game flexed into Sunday Night on October 21 became the earliest the NFL has ever flexed a Sunday Night Football contest. The Atlanta Falcons–New Orleans Saints game on Thanksgiving night was called by the Football Night in America studio crew, with Mike Tirico doing the play-by-play, and Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison as color analysts. The Philadelphia Eagles–Chicago Bears Wild Card game kicked off at 4:35 p.m. ET, as did the Indianapolis Colts–Kansas City Chiefs Divisional game.
|Week||Day||Date||Visiting team||Final score||Host team||Stadium||Significance|
|1||Thursday||September 6||Atlanta Falcons||12–18||Philadelphia Eagles||Lincoln Financial Field||Eagles–Falcons rivalry|
2017 NFC Divisional playoff rematch
Battle of the last two NFC Champions
|Sunday||September 9||Chicago Bears||23–24||Green Bay Packers||Lambeau Field||Bears–Packers rivalry|
Packers's 100th overall season
|2||Sunday||September 16||New York Giants||13–20||Dallas Cowboys||AT&T Stadium||Cowboys–Giants rivalry|
|3||Sunday||September 23||New England Patriots||10–26||Detroit Lions||Ford Field||Matt Patricia against his former team|
Lions defeat the Patriots for the first time since 2000
|4||Sunday||September 30||Baltimore Ravens||26–14||Pittsburgh Steelers||Heinz Field||Ravens–Steelers rivalry|
|5||Sunday||October 7||Dallas Cowboys||16–19 (OT)||Houston Texans||NRG Stadium||Governor's Cup (Texas)|
|6||Sunday||October 14||Kansas City Chiefs||40–43||New England Patriots||Gillette Stadium||Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes's SNF debut|
2017 Week 1 rematch
|7||Sunday||October 21*||Cincinnati Bengals||10–45||Kansas City Chiefs||Arrowhead Stadium|
|8||Sunday||October 28||New Orleans Saints||30–20||Minnesota Vikings||U.S. Bank Stadium||Saints–Vikings rivalry|
2017 NFC Divisional playoff rematch
2017 Week 1 Rematch
|9||Sunday||November 4||Green Bay Packers||17–31||New England Patriots||Gillette Stadium||Super Bowl XXXI rematch|
Aaron Rodgers vs. Tom Brady
|10||Sunday||November 11||Dallas Cowboys||27–20||Philadelphia Eagles||Lincoln Financial Field||Cowboys–Eagles rivalry|
|11||Sunday||November 18**||Minnesota Vikings||20–25||Chicago Bears||Soldier Field||Bears–Vikings rivalry|
|12||Thursday||November 22||Atlanta Falcons||17–31||New Orleans Saints||Mercedes-Benz Superdome||Falcons–Saints rivalry|
|Sunday||November 25||Green Bay Packers||17–24||Minnesota Vikings||U.S. Bank Stadium||Packers–Vikings rivalry|
|13||Sunday||December 2***||Los Angeles Chargers||33–30||Pittsburgh Steelers||Heinz Field||Philip Rivers vs. Ben Roethlisberger|
Chargers first SNF appearance since 2014 and since relocating to Los Angeles in 2017
|14||Sunday||December 9****||Los Angeles Rams||6–15||Chicago Bears||Soldier Field||Aaron Donald vs. Khalil Mack|
|15||Sunday||December 16||Philadelphia Eagles||30–23||Los Angeles Rams||Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum||First regular-season SNF game in LA|
2017 Week 14 Rematch
|16||Sunday||December 23||Kansas City Chiefs||31–38||Seattle Seahawks||CenturyLink Field||Patrick Mahomes vs. Russell Wilson|
KC win: Clinch AFC's #1 seed
SEA win: Clinch NFC Wild Card
|17||Sunday||December 30||Indianapolis Colts||33–17||Tennessee Titans||Nissan Stadium||Colts–Titans rivalry|
Winner: AFC No. 6 seeded Wild Card
Tie: PIT AFC No. 6 seeded Wild Card, IND and TEN eliminated.
|Wild Card||Sunday||January 6||Philadelphia Eagles||16–15||Chicago Bears||Soldier Field||"Double Doink"|
NFC No. 6 vs. NFC No. 3 matchup
The Bears' first playoff appearance since 2010
|Divisional Round||Saturday||January 12||Indianapolis Colts||13–31||Kansas City Chiefs||Arrowhead Stadium||Andrew Luck's final NFL game, after 7 years playing for the Colts|
AFC No. 6 vs. AFC No. 1 matchup
The Chiefs advance to their first AFC Championship Game since 1993 and the franchise's first ever Conference Final game at home
*Rams–49ers game was flexed out for the Bengals–Chiefs game.
**Steelers–Jaguars game was flexed out for the Vikings–Bears game.
***49ers–Seahawks game was flexed out for the Chargers–Steelers game.
****Steelers–Raiders game was flexed out for the Rams–Bears game.
For the 2019 season, the NFL decided to break with a long-standing tradition of the reigning Super Bowl champion hosting the Kickoff game (occurring every year since 2004, except 2013). The Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears was the Kickoff game instead, to celebrate the 100th season of the NFL, the 100th season of the Chicago Bears, and the NFL's oldest rivalry. Also, despite not hosting the kickoff game, the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots still hosted the first Sunday Night game of the season, with the opponent being the Pittsburgh Steelers. The schedule also included a rematch of the Thanksgiving game between the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons, and the Cleveland Browns made their first SNF appearance since 2008. In Week 15, the Buffalo Bills were flexed to SNF in a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers; this was just their second appearance on the package, the first being in 2007. The Seattle Seahawks–Philadelphia Eagles Wild Card Playoff game kicked off at 4:40 pm ET, while the Divisional game between the Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers kicked off at 4:35 pm ET.
*Seahawks–Eagles game was flexed out for the Packers–49ers game.
**Vikings–Chargers game was flexed out for the Bills–Steelers game.
2020 marked the 15th season of SNF on NBC. Super Bowl LV was originally supposed to air on NBC. However, in an effort to pair NBC's next Super Bowl with their upcoming Olympics broadcast, it was traded to CBS, in exchange for Super Bowl LVI. NBC did however gain rights to air an extra Super Wild Card game, as the NFL expanded their postseason from 12 teams to 14 teams (7 in each conference). This meant that NBC aired two Super Wild Card games, with the second game being aired on NBC's Spanish sister network Telemundo, and was streamed on NBCUniversal's new streaming service Peacock, and one Divisional game for the 2020-2021 postseason.
The SNF game scheduled for October 25 was originally Buccaneers-Raiders, but due to some Raiders players testing positive for COVID-19, the NFL moved that game back to 4:05 ET on Fox, and moved the Seahawks-Cardinals game to fill the SNF slot, to ensure that NBC would have a game. NBC's Thanksgiving night game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers had to be postponed twice due to a COVID-19 outbreak on the Ravens; The game was first rescheduled to the following Sunday at 1:15 PM ET, then later rescheduled to the following Tuesday at 8:00 PM ET, and finally rescheduled to the following Wednesday at 3:40 PM ET, still aired on NBC.
In Week 15, the 49ers–Cowboys game was flexed out for Browns–Giants, marking the first time that the Dallas Cowboys have been flexed out of an SNF slot and the first time Sunday Night Football was not in Dallas at least once in a season (they have had the most appearances with 49). This was also the first time since 2012 that did not feature Indianapolis Colts.
|Week||Day||Date||Visiting team||Final score||Host team||Stadium||Significance|
|1||Thursday||September 10||Houston Texans||20–34||Kansas City Chiefs||Arrowhead Stadium||2019 AFC Divisional playoff rematch|
Deshaun Watson vs. Patrick Mahomes
|Sunday||September 13||Dallas Cowboys||17–20||Los Angeles Rams||SoFi Stadium||First game ever played in SoFi Stadium.|
2019 Week 15 Rematch
|2||Sunday||September 20||New England Patriots||30–35||Seattle Seahawks||CenturyLink Field||Super Bowl XLIX rematch|
|3||Sunday||September 27||Green Bay Packers||37–30||New Orleans Saints||Mercedes-Benz Superdome||Aaron Rodgers vs. Drew Brees|
|4||Sunday||October 4||Philadelphia Eagles||25–20||San Francisco 49ers||Levi's Stadium|
|5||Sunday||October 11||Minnesota Vikings||26–27||Seattle Seahawks||CenturyLink Field||2019 Week 13 rematch|
Kirk Cousins vs. Russell Wilson
|6||Sunday||October 18||Los Angeles Rams||16–24||San Francisco 49ers||Levi's Stadium||49ers–Rams rivalry|
|7||Sunday||October 25*||Seattle Seahawks||34–37 (OT)||Arizona Cardinals||State Farm Stadium||Cardinals-Seahawks rivalry|
Arizona QB Kyler Murray's SNF debut
|8||Sunday||November 1||Dallas Cowboys||9–23||Philadelphia Eagles||Lincoln Financial Field||Cowboys–Eagles rivalry|
|9||Sunday||November 8||New Orleans Saints||38–3||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Raymond James Stadium||Buccaneers–Saints rivalry|
First SNF game in Tampa since 2008
Tom Brady's Buccaneers SNF debut
Tom Brady vs. Drew Brees
|10||Sunday||November 15||Baltimore Ravens||17–23||New England Patriots||Gillette Stadium||Patriots–Ravens rivalry|
2019 Week 9 rematch
|11||Sunday||November 22||Kansas City Chiefs||35–31||Las Vegas Raiders||Allegiant Stadium||Chiefs–Raiders rivalry|
First ever SNF game in Las Vegas
|12||Sunday||November 29||Chicago Bears||25–41||Green Bay Packers||Lambeau Field||Bears–Packers rivalry|
|Wednesday||December 2**||Baltimore Ravens||14–19||Pittsburgh Steelers||Heinz Field||Ravens–Steelers rivalry|
|13||Sunday||December 6||Denver Broncos||16–22||Kansas City Chiefs||Arrowhead Stadium||Broncos–Chiefs rivalry|
Denver QB Drew Lock’s SNF debut
|14||Sunday||December 13||Pittsburgh Steelers||15–26||Buffalo Bills||Bills Stadium||First SNF game in Buffalo since 2007|
2019 Week 15 rematch
|15||Sunday||December 20***||Cleveland Browns||20–6||New York Giants||MetLife Stadium||Assistant coach Freddie Kitchens against his former team|
|16||Sunday||December 27||Tennessee Titans||14–40||Green Bay Packers||Lambeau Field||Matt LaFleur against his former team|
|17||Sunday||January 3||Washington Football Team||20–14||Philadelphia Eagles||Lincoln Financial Field||Eagles–Washington rivalry|
Washington's debut of its new name on SNF
WAS win: NFC East Champions play vs TB
PHI win: NYG NFC East Champions, WAS eliminated.
|Super Wild Card Weekend||Saturday||January 9||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||31–23||Washington Football Team||FedExField||Tom Brady's first playoff game as a Buccaneer|
NFC No. 5 vs. NFC No. 4 matchup
|Sunday||January 10||Cleveland Browns||48–37||Pittsburgh Steelers||Heinz Field||Browns–Steelers rivalry|
AFC No. 6 vs. AFC No. 3 matchup
Browns first playoff appearance since 2002, the Browns win their first playoff game since 1994 as well as their first win in Heinz Field since 2003
Game also aired on Telemundo and streamed on Peacock
|Divisional Round||Saturday||January 16||Baltimore Ravens||3–17||Buffalo Bills||Bills Stadium||AFC No. 5 vs. AFC No. 2|
Lamar Jackson vs. Josh Allen
John Harbaugh vs. Sean McDermott
Bills advance to their first AFC Championship Game since 1993 in which coincidentally, they also played the Chiefs
*Buccaneers–Raiders game was flexed out for the Seahawks–Cardinals game.
**Ravens-Steelers game was postponed from Thursday, November 26 (Thanksgiving).
***49ers–Cowboys game was flexed out for the Browns–Giants game.
The NFL expanded the season to 17 games in 18 weeks beginning with the 2021 season. 2021 also marked the 16th season of Sunday Night Football on NBC. Super Bowl LVI aired on February 13. After streaming NBC's Sunday Night Wild Card Game last season, and as part of their new television deal with the NFL, NBC streamed the entire season on Peacock for the first time. Along with Peacock's expanded involvement in the new television deal, NBC retained the rights to air SNF, while gaining an additional game for Peacock, and picking up 3 additional Super Bowls in 2026, 2030, and 2034 (all Winter Olympic years).
|Week||Day||Date||Visiting team||Final score||Host team||Stadium||Significance|
|1||Thursday||September 9||Dallas Cowboys||29–31||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Raymond James Stadium||Dak Prescott's first game back after injury |
Tampa Bay raising their second championship banner
|Sunday||September 12||Chicago Bears||14–34||Los Angeles Rams||SoFi Stadium||Matthew Stafford's first game as a Ram |
2020 Week 7 rematch
First game at SoFi Stadium with fans in attendance
|2||Sunday||September 19||Kansas City Chiefs||35–36||Baltimore Ravens||M&T Bank Stadium||2020 Week 3 rematch|
Patrick Mahomes vs. Lamar Jackson
|3||Sunday||September 26||Green Bay Packers||30–28||San Francisco 49ers||Levi's Stadium||2019 NFC Championship Game rematch|
2020 Week 9 rematch
|4||Sunday||October 3||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||19–17||New England Patriots||Gillette Stadium||The Return; Tom Brady's first return to New England since leaving the Patriots via free agency in March 2020 after 20 years and winning 6 Super Bowl titles with New England|
Patriots QB Mac Jones SNF debut
Buccaneers beat the Patriots for the first time since 2000
|5||Sunday||October 10||Buffalo Bills||38–20||Kansas City Chiefs||Arrowhead Stadium||2020 AFC Championship Game and Week 6 rematch|
|6||Sunday||October 17||Seattle Seahawks||20–23 (OT)||Pittsburgh Steelers||Heinz Field||Super Bowl XL rematch|
The first designated "extra" inter-conference game on SNF.
|7||Sunday||October 24||Indianapolis Colts||30–18||San Francisco 49ers||Levi's Stadium|
|8||Sunday||October 31||Dallas Cowboys||20–16||Minnesota Vikings||U.S. Bank Stadium||Cowboys–Vikings rivalry|
2020 Week 11 rematch
|9||Sunday||November 7||Tennessee Titans||28–16||Los Angeles Rams||SoFi Stadium||Super Bowl XXXIV rematch|
|10||Sunday||November 14||Kansas City Chiefs||41–14||Las Vegas Raiders||Allegiant Stadium||Chiefs–Raiders rivalry|
|11||Sunday||November 21||Pittsburgh Steelers||37–41||Los Angeles Chargers||SoFi Stadium||Los Angeles Chargers QB Justin Herbert's SNF debut |
Chargers' first SNF game in SoFi Stadium
|12||Thursday||November 25||Buffalo Bills||31–6||New Orleans Saints||Caesars Superdome||First SNF-package game at the Superdome since name change|
|Sunday||November 28||Cleveland Browns||10–16||Baltimore Ravens||M&T Bank Stadium||Browns–Ravens rivalry|
|13||Sunday||December 5*||Denver Broncos||9–22||Kansas City Chiefs||Arrowhead Stadium||Broncos–Chiefs rivalry|
|14||Sunday||December 12||Chicago Bears||30–45||Green Bay Packers||Lambeau Field||Bears–Packers rivalry|
|15||Sunday||December 19||New Orleans Saints||9–0||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Raymond James Stadium||Buccaneers–Saints rivalry |
2020 NFC Divisional playoff rematch
|16||Sunday||December 26||Washington Football Team||14–56||Dallas Cowboys||AT&T Stadium||Cowboys–Washington rivalry|
Washington QB Taylor Heinicke's regular season SNF debut
Final SNF game as the "Washington Football Team" before rebrand to "Commanders" in 2022
|17||Sunday||January 2||Minnesota Vikings||10–37||Green Bay Packers||Lambeau Field||Packers–Vikings rivalry|
|18||Sunday||January 9||Los Angeles Chargers||32–35 (OT)||Las Vegas Raiders||Allegiant Stadium||First ever Game 272|
LV Win: LV AFC No. 5 seeded Wild Card, play vs CIN. LAC eliminated
LAC Win: LAC AFC No. 6 seeded Wild Card, play vs BUF, PIT No 7. seeded Wild Card, LV eliminated
Tie: LAC AFC No. 6 seeded Wild Card, LV AFC No. 7 seeded Wild Card with IND Loss, PIT eliminated
|Super Wild Card Weekend||Saturday||January 15||Las Vegas Raiders||19−26||Cincinnati Bengals||Paul Brown Stadium||Kickoff at 4:30pm ET|
AFC No. 5 vs. AFC No. 4 matchup
Week 11 rematch
The Bengals defeat the Raiders to win their first playoff win since 1990, previously the longest playoff win drought in the NFL
|Sunday||January 16||Pittsburgh Steelers||21−42||Kansas City Chiefs||Arrowhead Stadium||Game also aired on Telemundo. Kickoff at 8:15pm ET|
AFC No. 7 vs. AFC No. 2 matchup
Week 16 rematch
Ben Roethlisberger’s final NFL game after winning 2 Super Bowls and playing 18 years for Pittsburgh
|Divisional Round||January 23||Los Angeles Rams||30−27||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Raymond James Stadium||Kickoff at 3pm ET|
NFC No. 4 vs. NFC No. 2 matchup
Week 3 rematch
Initially the last final game of before Tom Brady's career; he retired on February 1, 2022, only to come out offirst retirement a month later on March 14, 2022
|Super Bowl LVI||February 13||Los Angeles Rams||23−20||Cincinnati Bengals||SoFi Stadium||NFC No. 4 vs. AFC No. 4|
Game also aired on Telemundo.
*49ers–Seahawks game was flexed out for the Broncos–Chiefs game.
2022 marked the 17th season of Sunday Night Football on NBC.
|Week||Day||Date||Visiting team||Final score||Host team||Stadium||Significance|
|1||Thursday||September 8||Buffalo Bills||31–10||Los Angeles Rams||SoFi Stadium||Kickoff game|
|Sunday||September 11||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||19–3||Dallas Cowboys||AT&T Stadium||2021 Week 1 Rematch|
Tom Brady vs. Dak Prescott
|2||Sunday||September 18||Chicago Bears||10–27||Green Bay Packers||Lambeau Field||Bears–Packers rivalry|
|3||Sunday||September 25||San Francisco 49ers||10–11||Denver Broncos||Empower Field at Mile High||Super Bowl XXIV rematch|
Russell Wilson's Broncos SNF Debut
Jimmy Garoppolo vs. Russell Wilson
|4||Sunday||October 2||Kansas City Chiefs||41–31||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||Raymond James Stadium||Super Bowl LV rematch|
Patrick Mahomes vs. Tom Brady
|5||Sunday||October 9||Cincinnati Bengals||17–19||Baltimore Ravens||M&T Bank Stadium||Bengals–Ravens rivalry|
Cincinnati Bengals QB Joe Burrow's Regular Season SNF Debut
|6||Sunday||October 16||Dallas Cowboys||17–26||Philadelphia Eagles||Lincoln Financial Field||Cowboys–Eagles rivalry|
|7||Sunday||October 23||Pittsburgh Steelers||10–16||Miami Dolphins||Hard Rock Stadium||Celebrating 50th anniversary of the 1972 Dolphins (17-0 perfect season)|
First Sunday Night game in Miami since 2017
Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa's SNF Debut
Tagovailoa's first game since suffering a concussion in Week 4 that caused the NFL to change it's concussion protocols
Steelers defensive coach Brian Flores’ first return to Miami since his firing by the Dolphins in January 2022 and since filing his lawsuit against the NFL
|8||Sunday||October 30||Green Bay Packers||17–27||Buffalo Bills||Highmark Stadium||Aaron Rodgers vs. Josh Allen|
|9||Sunday||November 6||Tennessee Titans||17–20 (OT)||Kansas City Chiefs||Arrowhead Stadium||2021 Week 7 rematch.|
2019 AFC Championship rematch
Derrick Henry vs. Patrick Mahomes
|10||Sunday||November 13||Los Angeles Chargers||16–22||San Francisco 49ers||Levi's Stadium||Super Bowl XXIX rematch|
|11||Sunday||November 20*||Kansas City Chiefs||30–27||Los Angeles Chargers||SoFi Stadium||Chargers–Chiefs rivalry|
Patrick Mahomes vs. Justin Herbert
|12||Thursday||November 24||New England Patriots||26–33||Minnesota Vikings||U.S. Bank Stadium||Mac Jones vs. Dalvin Cook|
Vikings defeat the Patriots for the first time since 2000
|Sunday||November 27||Green Bay Packers||33–40||Philadelphia Eagles||Lincoln Financial Field||Aaron Rodgers vs. Jalen Hurts|
|13||Sunday||December 4||Indianapolis Colts||19–54||Dallas Cowboys||AT&T Stadium||Super Bowl V rematch|
|14||Sunday||December 11**||Miami Dolphins||17–23||Los Angeles Chargers||SoFi Stadium||Tua Tagovailoa vs. Justin Herbert|
|15||Sunday||December 18***||New York Giants||20–12||Washington Commanders||FedExField||Commanders–Giants rivalry|
Commanders make SNF debut with new name
Giants QB Daniel Jones SNF debut
|16||Sunday||December 25||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||19–16 (OT)||Arizona Cardinals||State Farm Stadium||Tom Brady vs. DeAndre Hopkins|
Todd Bowles vs. his former team
Tom Brady vs. his former Patriots teammate Kliff Kingsbury
|17||Sunday||January 1****||Pittsburgh Steelers||16–13||Baltimore Ravens||M&T Bank Stadium||Ravens–Steelers rivalry|
BAL Win: PIT eliminated
|18||Sunday||January 8||Detroit Lions||20–16||Green Bay Packers||Lambeau Field||Lions–Packers rivalry|
GB win: Clinch NFC No. 7 seed
GB loss: SEA clinch NFC No. 7 seed
|Super Wild Card Weekend||Saturday||January 14||Los Angeles Chargers||30–31||Jacksonville Jaguars||TIAA Bank Field||AFC No. 5 vs. AFC No. 4 matchup|
Week 3 rematch
Jaguars’ first NBC appearance since 2008
|Sunday||January 15||Baltimore Ravens||17–24||Cincinnati Bengals||Paycor Stadium||AFC No. 6 vs. AFC No. 3 matchup|
|Divisional Round||Saturday||January 21||Jacksonville Jaguars||20–27||Kansas City Chiefs||Arrowhead Stadium||AFC No. 4 vs. AFC No. 1|
Week 10 rematch
*Bengals–Steelers game was flexed out for the Chiefs–Chargers game.
**Chiefs–Broncos game was flexed out for the Dolphins–Chargers game.
***Patriots–Raiders game was flexed out for the Giants–Commanders game
**** Rams–Chargers game was flexed out for the Steelers–Ravens game
NBC entered into its 18th season broadcasting SNF. Under a new 11-year contract, Peacock will begin to also exclusively stream one national regular season game per season (with the contest also simulcast over linear television on the NBC stations in the local team's markets). Peacock's first exclusive game will be the Buffalo–LA Chargers contest on Saturday, December 23, at 8pm ET. That would be the second game of a doubleheader, preceded by the Cincinnati–Pittsburgh at 4:30pm ET on NBC. The Saturday doubleheader is in lieu of an SNF game in Week 16, which falls on Christmas Eve. Peacock will also exclusively air one Wild Card playoff game, scheduled this postseason for Saturday, January 13 at 8:20pm ET. NBC will also air two Wild Card games this postseason (one on Saturday, January 13 at 4:30pm ET, and one on Sunday, January 14 at 8:20pm ET) and one Divisional game.
|Week||Day||Date||Visiting Team||Final |
|1||Thursday||September 7||Detroit Lions||21–20||Kansas City Chiefs||Arrowhead Stadium||Kickoff game; Chiefs celebrate Super Bowl LVII victory|
|Sunday||September 10||Dallas Cowboys||40–0||New York Giants||MetLife Stadium||Cowboys–Giants rivalry|
|2||Sunday||September 17||Miami Dolphins||24–17||New England Patriots||Gillette Stadium||Dolphins–Patriots rivalry|
|3||Sunday||September 24||Pittsburgh Steelers||23–18||Las Vegas Raiders||Allegiant Stadium||Raiders–Steelers rivalry|
2022 Week 16 rematch
|4||Sunday||October 1||Kansas City Chiefs||23–20||New York Jets||MetLife Stadium||Jets’ first appearance on SNF since 2012|
|5||Sunday||October 8||Dallas Cowboys||10–42||San Francisco 49ers||Levi's Stadium||49ers–Cowboys rivalry|
2022 NFC Divisional playoff rematch
|6||Sunday||October 15||New York Giants||9–14||Buffalo Bills||Highmark Stadium||Super Bowl XXV rematch|
|7||Sunday||October 22||Miami Dolphins||17–31||Philadelphia Eagles||Lincoln Financial Field||Tua Tagovailoa vs. Jalen Hurts (Former teammates at Alabama)|
|8||Sunday||October 29||Chicago Bears||13–30||Los Angeles Chargers||SoFi Stadium||Khalil Mack against his former team|
|9||Sunday||November 5||Buffalo Bills||18–24||Cincinnati Bengals||Paycor Stadium||Josh Allen vs. Joe Burrow|
2022 AFC divisional playoff and Week 17 rematch.
|10||Sunday||November 12||New York Jets||12–16||Las Vegas Raiders||Allegiant Stadium||55th anniversary of Heidi Game|
|11||Sunday||November 19||Minnesota Vikings||20–21||Denver Broncos||Empower Field at Mile High||Vikings QB Josh Dobbs SNF Debut|
|12||Thursday||November 23||San Francisco 49ers||31–13||Seattle Seahawks||Lumen Field||49ers–Seahawks rivalry|
2022 NFC Wild card playoff rematch
|Sunday||November 26||Baltimore Ravens||20–10||Los Angeles Chargers||SoFi Stadium||Lamar Jackson vs. Justin Herbert|
|13||Sunday||December 3||Kansas City Chiefs||0–0||Green Bay Packers||Lambeau Field||Super Bowl I rematch|
Jordan Love's first SNF start
|14||Sunday||December 10||Philadelphia Eagles||0–0||Dallas Cowboys||AT&T Stadium||Cowboys–Eagles rivalry|
|15||Sunday||December 17||Baltimore Ravens||0–0||Jacksonville Jaguars||EverBank Stadium||Trevor Lawrence's first SNF game|
First SNF game in Jacksonville since 2008
2022 Week 12 rematch
|16||Saturday||December 23||Cincinnati Bengals||0–0||Pittsburgh Steelers||Acrisure Stadium||Bengals–Steelers rivalry|
|Buffalo Bills||0–0||Los Angeles Chargers||SoFi Stadium||Josh Allen vs. Justin Herbert|
First-ever exclusive game on Peacock, game also simulcast on WGRZ in Buffalo and KNBC in Los Angeles.
|17||Sunday||December 31||Green Bay Packers||0–0||Minnesota Vikings||U.S. Bank Stadium||Packers–Vikings rivalry|
|Super Wild Card Weekend||Saturday||January 13||TBD||0–0||TBD||TBD||Kickoff at 4:30pm ET|
|TBD||0–0||TBD||TBD||8 ET Kickoff|
First ever exclusive NFL playoff game on a streaming service
Game also simulcast on NBC in the markets of both teams
|Sunday||January 14||TBD||0–0||TBD||TBD||Kickoff at 8:20pm ET|
|Divisional Round||Saturday or Sunday||Jan 20/21||TBD||0–0||TBD||TBD||TBD|
- Most points scored on SNF by a single team: 62 (New Orleans Saints 62 vs. Indianapolis Colts 7 [10/23/2011])
- Highest combined score on SNF: 83 points (Philadelphia Eagles 45 @ New York Giants 38 [12/13/2009] & Kansas City Chiefs 40 @ New England Patriots 43 [10/14/2018])
- Lowest combined score on SNF: 9 points (New Orleans Saints 9 @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers 0 [12/19/2021])
- Most appearances on SNF (counting postseason): 57 (Dallas Cowboys)
- Fewest appearances on SNF (counting postseason): 4 (Jacksonville Jaguars)
- Most wins on SNF (counting postseason): 31 (Dallas Cowboys)
- Most losses on SNF (counting postseason): 28 (Dallas Cowboys)
Most frequent matchups
Postseason matchups in italics. Meetings across a number of years represents one regular season meeting per season.
|17||Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles||Tied, 8–8||2006–2007, 2009(1), 2009(2), 2010–2020, 2022–2023||Cowboys–Eagles rivalry|
|13||Dallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants||Cowboys, 9–4||2007–2009, 2011(1), 2011(2), 2012–2018, 2023||Cowboys–Giants rivalry|
|11||Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers||Packers, 9–2||2006–2007, 2009, 2011, 2014–2015, 2018–2022||Bears–Packers rivalry|
|11||Baltimore Ravens vs. Pittsburgh Steelers||Ravens, 6–5||2009–2013, 2014(1), 2014(2), 2017–2018, 2020, 2022||Ravens–Steelers rivalry|
|9||Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings||Tied, 4–4||2010, 2012, 2013, 2015–2018, 2021, 2023||Packers–Vikings rivalry|
|7||Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Commanders||Cowboys, 5–2||2006, 2008–2010, 2012–2013, 2021||Cowboys–Commanders rivalry|
|7||New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles||Eagles, 5–2||2007–2012, 2014||Eagles–Giants rivalry|
|6||Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs||Chiefs, 4–2||2013–2014, 2016(1), 2016(2), 2020-2021||Broncos–Chiefs rivalry|
|5||Dallas Cowboys vs. New Orleans Saints||Saints, 4–1||2006, 2013–2015, 2019||Sean Payton vs. his former team|
|5||Indianapolis Colts vs. New England Patriots||Colts, 3–2||2006, 2008–2009, 2014–2015||Colts–Patriots rivalry|
|5||Los Angeles Chargers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers||Chargers, 3–2||2006, 2009, 2018–2019, 2021||none|
|5||New York Giants vs. Washington Commanders||Giants, 3–2||2007–2008, 2013, 2017, 2022||Commanders–Giants rivalry|
|5||Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers||Steelers, 4–0||2007, 2012–2014, 2023||Bengals–Steelers rivalry|
|5||San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks||Seahawks, 3–1||2012–2014, 2019, 2023||49ers–Seahawks rivalry|
|4||Indianapolis Colts vs. Los Angeles Chargers||Chargers, 3–1||2007, 2008(1), 2008(2), 2010||none|
|4||Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks||Cardinals, 2–1–1||2014–2016, 2020||Cardinals–Seahawks rivalry|
|4||Chicago Bears vs. Philadelphia Eagles||Eagles, 3–1||2008–2009, 2013, 2018||none|
|4||Denver Broncos vs. New England Patriots||Tied, 2–2||2006, 2013, 2015, 2017||Broncos–Patriots rivalry|
|4||Kansas City Chiefs vs. Pittsburgh Steelers||Steelers, 3–1||2011, 2016(1), 2016(2), 2021||none|
|4||Indianapolis Colts vs. Kansas City Chiefs||Colts, 3–1||2006, 2013, 2018, 2019||none|
|4||Atlanta Falcons vs. Philadelphia Eagles||Tied, 2–2||2011, 2017, 2018–2019||Eagles–Falcons rivalry|
|4||Baltimore Ravens vs. New England Patriots||Tied, 2–2||2012, 2014, 2019–2020||Patriots–Ravens rivalry|
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