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Sunday, April 5th, 2020
ODELL BECKHAM JR.’S CATCH & MAHOMES-BRADY HIGHLIGHT FINAL NIGHT OF NBC SPORTS’ FOOTBALL WEEK IN AMERICA WITH TWO CLASSIC SNF GAMES TONIGHT AT 7 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
Tonight’s’ FWIA Slate Begins at 7 p.m. ET with Odell Beckham Jr.’s Spectacular One-Handed Catch Against Dallas in 2014 on SNF
At 9:30 p.m. ET, Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady Meet for First Time as Brady Leads New England to 2018 Victory with Game-Winning Drive
Beginning Sunday, April 12, NBCSN to Televise an SNF Game Each Sunday Night at 8 p.m. ET for Remainder of Month
Content to Stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 5, 2020 – Odell Beckham Jr.’s spectacular one-handed catch in 2014 and the first meeting between quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady in 2018 highlight the final night of NBC Sports’ Football Week in America, beginning tonight at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
- Tonight: OBJ’s Catch & Mahomes-Brady: Odell Beckham Jr.’s Spectacular One-Handed Catch & First-Ever Meeting Between Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady
On the next three Sunday nights in April, NBCSN will air one SNF game at 8 p.m. ET.
Mike Tirico introduces each night’s matchup on NBCSN, and game presentations will include a specialized ticker featuring live tweets. During the telecast, fans will be provided with on-screen information on how they can help with Coronavirus relief. Fans can tweet #FootballWeekNBCSN for the chance to see their tweets live on air.
Programming will also stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
Following is a look at tonight’s games:
OBJ’S CATCH & MAHOMES-BRADY
|Dallas vs. New York Giants (Week 12, 2014)||7 p.m.||NBCSN|
|Kansas City vs. New England (Week 6, 2018)||9:30 p.m.||NBCSN|
DALLAS COWBOYS-NEW YORK GIANTS (WEEK 12, 2014) AT 7 P.M. ET
The final night of Football Week in America kicks off at 7 p.m. ET with the 2014 Sunday Night Football meeting between Dallas and the New York Giants, which featured Odell Beckham Jr.’s one-handed catch while falling into the end zone for a 43-yard touchdown against Dallas – despite being interfered with on the play. On the broadcast, Collinsworth exclaimed, “That might be the greatest catch I’ve ever seen! You have to be kidding me. That is absolutely impossible!”.
The game came down to the last minute, with a late Tony Romo touchdown pass to Dez Bryant giving the Cowboys a 31-28 road victory.
Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth called the game from MetLife Stadium.
|CATEGORY||GAME LEADER||CATEGORY||GAME LEADER|
|Passing Yards||Eli Manning – 338||Passing TDs||Tony Romo – 4|
|Rushing Yards||DeMarco Murray – 121||Rushing TDs||Andre Williams – 1|
|Receiving Yards||Odell Beckham Jr. – 146||Receiving TDs||Dez Bryant, Odell Beckham Jr. – 2|
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS-NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (WEEK 6, 2018) AT 9:30 P.M. ET
Patrick Mahomes, the eventual 2018 league MVP, and Tom Brady met for the first time in Week 6 of the 2018 season in a classic SNF matchup in which Brady earned his 200th victory as a starting quarterback.
Mahomes (352 passing yards, four touchdowns) and Brady (340 yards, two total touchdowns) led the way in a shootout that came down to the wire. Mahomes connected with wide receiver Tyreek Hill on a 75-yard touchdown – his third of the day – with 3:03 remaining in the fourth quarter to tie the game, but Brady led the Patriots on the final drive of the game, culminating with Stephen Gostkowski’s 28-yard field goal as time expired to give New England the win.
Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth called the game from Gillette Stadium.
|CATEGORY||GAME LEADER||CATEGORY||GAME LEADER|
|Passing Yards||Patrick Mahomes – 352||Passing TDs||Patrick Mahomes – 4|
|Rushing Yards||Sony Michel – 106||Rushing TDs||Sony Michel – 2|
|Receiving Yards||Tyreek Hill – 142||Receiving TDs||Tyreek Hill – 3|
Following are the SNF games on NBCSN on the final three Sundays in April:
SUNDAY, APRIL 12 – COWBOYS-JETS ON 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11
On the 10th anniversary of September 11, 2001, the Jets host the Cowboys to open the 2011 season. In a back and forth affair, New York wins on a 50-yard field goal with less than one minute remaining in the game.
|Dallas vs. New York Jets (Week 1, 2011)||8 p.m.||NBCSN|
SUNDAY, APRIL 19 – SEAHAWKS STOP PATRIOTS ON GOAL LINE
In their first meeting since New England’s dramatic victory over Seattle in Super Bowl XLIX, the Seahawks stop the Patriots on four consecutive plays from inside the two yard-line to earn a 31-24 victory in Foxborough.
|Seattle vs. New England (Week 10, 2016)||8 p.m.||NBCSN|
SUNDAY, APRIL 26 – PACKERS-PATRIOTS 2010 THRILLER
Packers quarterback Matt Flynn makes his first career start in Week 15 of the 2010 season as Green Bay visits the Patriots at Gillette Stadium. The Patriots thwart the Packers’ last-minute drive, punctuated by a Vince Wilfork strip-sack on fourth-and-one from the New England 15 yard-line on the last play of the game, to hold on for a dramatic 31-27 win. Flynn passed for 251 yards and three touchdowns.
|Green Bay vs. New England (Week 15, 2010)||8 p.m.||NBCNSN|