Who faces Sunday Night Football tonight? Week 15 features an NFC South clash as Saints of New Orleans (6-7) take the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (10-3). Can New Orleans have back-to-back wins since they last played in Tampa, or will Tom Brady and the Bucs continue on their way to the NFC South champions? Continue reading below for more information on the start time, channel, and live stream options for Sunday Night Football, plus a preview and prediction.
- Channel: NBC
- Time: 8:15 p.m. ET
- Sunday Night Football Live Stream:
- NBC Sports app
- Hulu Live TV
- YouTube TV
- Locast (some markets)
- AT&T TV
- NFL mobile app
Before the Saints’ Week 14 30-9 win over the Jets, the last time New Orleans won a game was Week 8 against the Buccaneers. Saints QB Jameis Winston tore up his ACL and Trevor Siemian sealed the victory. Can this motley team of offensive players be the thorn in the side of Tampa?
Although they have both RBs Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram at their disposal, the Saints still lack a lot of talent on the pitch. LT Terron Armstead and RT Ryan Ramczyk remain on the sidelines, WR Deonte Harris are suspended and LG Andrus Peat are still on the injured list. New Orleans finally hosted a full 60 minutes of football in Week 14, but the Buccaneers’ offense presents a much more difficult challenge.
The defense is still playing well but will need the support of the offense to make any impact in this game. CB Marshon Lattimore is infamous for locking up Tampa WR Mike Evans. Silencing any possible threat tonight will be paramount if the Saints are to win Sunday Night Football.
How high can the Buccaneers go?
The Cardinals’ Week 14 loss to the Los Angeles Rams made Tampa Bay the No. 2 seed in the NFC. If they win, that seed will be confirmed.
However, if the Packers stumble, the Buccaneers are ready to take the top spot in the NFC. Brady is enjoying another MVP-caliber season. The defense is firing on all cylinders. But should Tampa really be the No.1 seed if they can’t stop Taysom Hill?
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The Buccaneers play 60 minutes of dominant football. While New Orleans can keep her close at times, Sean Payton’s lack of talent and positive COVID-19 test will be too difficult to overcome. The Bucs win and keep pace with the NFC leaders.
Saints vs Buccaneers prediction: Buccaneers 31, Saints 20
- Chicago Bears at Los Angeles Rams – September 12
- Kansas City Chiefs vs. Baltimore Ravens – September 19
- Final: Ravens 36, Chefs 35
- Green Bay Packers to San Francisco 49ers – September 26
- Final: Packers 30, 49ers 28
- Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New England Patriots – October 3
- Final: Boucaniers 19, Patriotes 17
- Buffalo Bills to the Kansas City Chiefs – October 10
- Final: Bills 38, Chiefs 20
- Seattle Seahawks vs. Pittsburgh Steelers – October 17
- Final: Steelers 23, Seahawks 20 (OT)
- Indianapolis Colts vs. San Francisco 49ers – October 24
- Final: Colts 30, 49ers 18
- Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings – October 31
- Final: Cowboys 20, Vikings 16
- Tennessee Titans at Los Angeles Rams – November 7
- Final: Titans 28, Rams 16
- Kansas City Chiefs vs. Las Vegas Raiders – November 14
- Final: Chiefs 41, Raiders 14
- Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Los Angeles Chargers – 21 November
- Final: Chargers 41, Steelers 37
- Cleveland Browns at the Baltimore Ravens – November 28
- Final: Ravens 16, Browns 10
- Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs – December 5
- Final: Chiefs 22, Broncos 9
- Chicago Bears in Green Bay Packers – December 12
- Final: Packers 45, Bears 30
- New Orleans Saints at Tampa Bay Buccaneers – December 19
- Washington football team at the Dallas Cowboys – December 26
- Minnesota Vikings at Green Bay Packers – January 2
- Week 18 TBD – January 9