MIAMI, FL, Sporting Alert – The following is the NFL schedule for Week 8, along with the television channels, live streams and game times on Sunday, October 29.
NFL SCHEDULE: WEEK 8 OPENING RESULT
Week 8 kicked off on Thursday night with the Baltimore Ravens snapping a two-game skid with a commanding 4-0 victory over the Miami Dolphins, despite losing starting quarterback Joe Flacco because of a concussion.
Flacco was hit hard to the head late in the first half by Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso after sliding to the ground on a run. He left the game and didn’t return.
NFL SCHEDULE: WEEK 8 CONTINUES
The action will continue on Sunday with surprised division leaders Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings among the teams involved.
Minnesota, which has won three straight heading into Week 8, will take on the winless Cleveland Browns in London in the early contest this weekend.
The Browns are making their first regular-season appearance in London for the first time and are hoping to leave with an upset win.
Meanwhile, the Eagles are hosting the league’s other winless team, San Francisco 49ers at Lincoln Financial Field.
Philadelphia enters this week as the league’s best form team, having won five straight, and it will start as a 91.3 percent chance to make it six straight, according to ESPN’s Football Power Index.
New Orleans Saints, who have won four straight and sit atop the NFC South, will take on the Chicago Bears, who are bottom of the NFC North, but have won two straight entering this fixture at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
At the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers will look to end a two-game skid when they travel to face the Buccaneers.
The Panthers, who have dropped their last two games to Philadelphia and Chicago, start as the underdogs for Sunday’s game.
Tampa Bay has not won in the last three weeks, but Jameis Winston and Co. have a 62.9 percent chance to win in Week 8, ESPN’s Football Power Index is predicting.
Elsewhere on the NFL schedule for Week 8, the New England Patriots will take a three-game winning streak into their clash at Gillette Stadium with the Los Angeles Chargers, who have also won their last three.
In other games, Houston Texans and the Seattle Seahawks will meet at CenturyLink Field, Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins will battle in a key NFC East matchup, while the Atlanta Falcons will try to end a three-game skid when they face the New York Jets, who have dropped the last two.
The other games will see Buffalo Bills tackling the Oakland Raiders at New Era Field in New York, while at the Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, the Bengals play hosts to the Indianapolis Colts.
In the Sunday Night Football game, live on NBC and streaming on NBC online player, the Pittsburgh Steelers will face-off against the Detroit Lions.
Green Bay Packers, Tennessee Titans, New York Giants, Los Angeles Rams, Jacksonville Jaguars and Arizona Cardinals will all enjoy a bye week in Week 8.
NFL SCHEDULE – COMPLETE WEEK 8 SCHEDULE
Thursday, October 26 – FINAL SCORE
Ravens 40, Dolphins 0 8:25pm CBS
Sunday, October 29: Game Time (ET)
Vikings at Cleveland Browns 9:30 am NFL Network
Oakland Raiders at Buffalo Bills 1:00 pm CBS
Indianapolis Colts at Cincinnati Bengals 1:00 pm CBS
Los Angeles Chargers at New England Patriots 1:00 pm CBS
Chicago Bears at New Orleans Saints 1:00 pm FOX
Atlanta Falcons at New York Jets 1:00 pm FOX
San Francisco 49ers at Philadelphia Eagles 1:00 pm FOX
Carolina Panthers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1:00 pm FOX
Houston Texans at Seattle Seahawks 4:05 pm CBS
Dallas Cowboys at Washington Redskins 4:25 pm FOX
Pittsburgh Steelers at Lions 8:30 pm NBC and NBC Sports Online
Monday, October 30
Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs 8:30 pm ESPN and WatchESPN