Oct 4, 2020; Paradise, Nevada, USA; Las Vegas Raiders coach Jon Gruden wears a face mask before the game against the Buffalo Bills  at Allegiant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

NFL makes schedule change to Sunday Night Football

The NFL on Thursday announced a schedule change to Sunday’s slate of games, removing the Las Vegas Raiders-Tampa Bay Buccaneers game out of primetime in favor of one between the host Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks.

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The move comes amid an outbreak of COVID-19 on the Raiders and potential exposure to other players on the team. The Raiders’ entire corps of starting offensive linemen — as well as starting safety Johnathan Abram — were sent home Wednesday after contact tracing efforts surrounding offensive tackle Trent Brown’s addition to the Reserve/COVID-19 list.

“These decisions were made out of an abundance of caution to ensure that a game would be available for fans on Sunday Night Football,” the NFL announced in a press release.

“We expect the Buccaneers-Raiders game to be played on Sunday afternoon. Scheduling decisions are made to ensure the health and safety of players, coaches and game day personnel and in consultation with medical experts.”

The Raiders’ game against the Bucs game in Las Vegas is now scheduled to kick off at 4:05 p.m. ET.

The Seahawks at Cardinals game becomes the Sunday night game and will start at 8:20 p.m. ET.

In addition to Brown, the Raiders placed Damon Arnette on COVID reserve earlier in the week, despite the fact he was already on injured reserve.

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Upcoming Games

Dec 5th, 1:00 PM

Indianapolis -7 -110

Houston +7 -110

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Dec 5th, 1:00 PM

Arizona -7 -110

Chicago +7 -110

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Dec 5th, 1:00 PM

NY Giants +2.5 -120

Miami -2.5 -120

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Dec 5th, 1:00 PM

Minnesota -7.5 -110

Detroit +7.5 -110

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Dec 5th, 1:00 PM

Philadelphia -6.5 -110

NY Jets +6.5 -110

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Dec 5th, 1:00 PM

LA Chargers +1.5 -110

Cincinnati -1.5 -110

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Dec 5th, 1:00 PM

Tampa Bay -9.5 -110

Atlanta +9.5 -110

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Dec 5th, 4:05 PM

Washington +1.5 -110

Las Vegas -1.5 -110

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Dec 5th, 4:05 PM

Jacksonville +12 -110

LA Rams -12 -110

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Dec 5th, 4:25 PM

Baltimore -3 -120

Pittsburgh +3 -120

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Dec 5th, 4:25 PM

San Francisco -3 -110

Seattle +3 -110

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Dec 5th, 8:20 PM

Denver +9.5 -111

Kansas City -9.5 -111

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Dec 6th, 8:15 PM

New England +3.5 -110

Buffalo -3.5 -110

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Dec 9th, 8:20 PM

Pittsburgh +3.5 -110

Minnesota -3.5 -110

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Dec 12th, 1:00 PM

Seattle -6.5 -110

Houston +6.5 -110

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Dec 12th, 1:00 PM

Jacksonville +9.5 -110

Tennessee -9.5 -110

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Dec 12th, 1:00 PM

Las Vegas +10 -110

Kansas City -10 -110

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Dec 12th, 1:00 PM

Dallas -5 -110

Washington +5 -110

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Dec 12th, 1:00 PM

New Orleans -6.5 -110

NY Jets +6.5 -110

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Dec 12th, 1:00 PM

Atlanta +2.5 -110

Carolina -2.5 -110

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Dec 12th, 1:00 PM

Baltimore -1 -110

Cleveland +1 -110

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Dec 12th, 4:05 PM

NY Giants +7.5 -110

LA Chargers -7.5 -110

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Dec 12th, 4:05 PM

Detroit +8.5 -110

Denver -8.5 -110

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Dec 12th, 4:25 PM

San Francisco +2.5 -110

Cincinnati -2.5 -110

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Dec 12th, 4:25 PM

Buffalo +3.5 -110

Tampa Bay -3.5 -110

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Dec 12th, 8:20 PM

Chicago +11 -110

Green Bay -11 -110

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