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First Place Dallas Cowboys Face New Orleans Saints on ‘2021 Thursday Night Football’

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The 2021 Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light Platinum season continues Thursday, December 2 when quarterback Dak Prescott and the first-place Dallas Cowboys travel to face defensive end Cam Jordan and the New Orleans Saints 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 the Caesars Superdome. 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 Brooks, Daniel 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 Talib, Nick 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 Jane Slater.

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

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

  • Dallas Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs and his son Aaiden Diggs break down film in the latest edition of NFL Generations
  • Steve Smith Sr. explains how the New Orleans Saints can use Dallas Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs’ aggressiveness against him
  • Joe Thomas examines whether it is time for the Dallas Cowboys to feature Tony Pollard at running back instead of Ezekiel Elliott
  • Michael Irvin discusses how much of the Dallas Cowboys’ struggles in November are on quarterback Dak Prescott’s shoulders and how he can avoid a slow start against the New Orleans Saints

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 Cowboys-Saints 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 Strahan, Terry Bradshaw and Greg Olsen, and FOX NFL Insider Jay Glazer providing the final say leading up to Cowboys-Saints.

At halftime on FOX, NFL Network and Prime Video, Menefee, Strahan, Bradshaw and Olsen 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 Cowboys-Saints 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 Cowboys and Saints 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. Rodolfo 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 Cowboys-Saints.