New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Week 16's game between the Chicago Bears
and Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field has been moved to Sunday
The Eagles, at 8-5, are currently in first place in the NFC East, one game
ahead of the Dallas Cowboys.
Chicago, meanwhile, is tied atop of the NFC North with the Detroit Lions at
The game was originally slatted for 1 p.m. ET on FOX.
The league also announced on Tuesday that the game between New England and
Baltimore, which was originally scheduled for Sunday night, will be moved to
4:25 p.m. and aired on CBS.
The NFL uses "flexible scheduling" on Sundays in Weeks 11-17. It tries to
ensure quality matchups in all NFL Sunday time slots in those weeks and gives
teams a chance to play their way onto prime time and into the late-afternoon
time slot on CBS or FOX.
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