With two teams in Los Angeles, the
The next two Sundays, Weeks 10 and 11, will feature "double-doubleheaders" in the L.A. market, with morning and afternoon games on both CBS and Fox. That was also the case in Weeks 4 and 5.
This is where the NFL had to do some gymnastics, because it would be a problem if, say, the Chargers went into overtime on Sunday, and the L.A. audience couldn’t see the start of
So this Sunday, Texans-Rams will start on KCAL 9 – and stay there as a simulcast – but will also be shown on KCBS once the Chargers' game is finished.
It’s the same for
How rare is a move like this? NFL schedule makers cannot recall it happening before.
By making these adjustments, the NFL is ensuring the L.A. audience won't miss Dallas at Atlanta this weekend, or New England versus Oakland in Mexico City next weekend.