What channel is 49ers vs. Titans on today? Schedule, time for NFL ‘Thursday Night Football’ in Week 16

The last “Thursday Night Football” of the season will showcase a matchup between the 49ers and the Titans in Week 16.

The Titans (9-5) are coming off an upset from Week 15 after they were outscored 16-0 by the Steelers in the second half. With this loss, the Titans remained in the third spot in the AFC Playoff standings. The 49ers beat the Falcons 31-13, moving them to 8-6. The 49ers are third in the NFC West standings, and sixth in the NFC Playoff standings. 

Thursday night’s game is important for both teams to secure their playoff standings with only three games left in the season. The 49ers opened as 3.5-point favorites, according to DraftKings Sportsbook.

Here’s everything you need to know to watch the 49ers vs. Titans game in Week 16, including kickoff time, TV channels and a full “Thursday Night Football” 2021 schedule.

MORE: Watch 49ers vs. Titans live with fuboTV (7-day free trial)

What channel is 49ers vs. Titans on tonight?

  • TV channel: NFL Network
  • Live stream: Amazon Prime, fuboTV

NFL Network will solely broadcast the “Thursday Night Football” game between the 49ers and the Titans this week. Additionally, fans can stream the game on Amazon Prime with the same broadcast that’s shown on NFL Network.

Fans can also stream NFL games with fuboTV, which offers a seven-day free trial.

Meanwhile, viewers in Canada can watch the game on DAZN.

49ers vs. Titans start time

  • Date: Thursday, Dec. 23
  • Time: 8:20 p.m. ET 

The 49ers vs. Titans game will kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tenn. All “Thursday Night Football” games in 2021 are scheduled to begin at 8:20 p.m. ET.

NFL live stream for ‘Thursday Night Football’

If you don’t have access to cable, there are multiple options for streamers to watch “Thursday Night Football” games. Here’s a list below if you don’t have cable.

Streaming option Cable subscription needed? Free? Cost Free trial?
NFL App No Yes
Yahoo! Sports App No Yes
DirecTV Stream No No $69.99/month No
fuboTV No No $60/month Yes
Hulu Plus Live TV No No $55/month Yes
Sling TV No No $35/month No
YouTube TV No No $65/month Yes

49ers schedule 2021

Week Date Opponent Kickoff time TV
1 Sept. 12 at Lions 1 p.m. ET Fox
2 Sept. 19 at Eagles 1 p.m. ET Fox
3 Sept. 26 vs. Packers 8:20 p.m. ET NBC
4 Oct. 3 vs. Seahawks 4:05 p.m. ET Fox
5 Oct. 10 at Cardinals 4:25 p.m. ET Fox
6 BYE
7 Oct. 24 vs. Colts 8:20 p.m. ET NBC
8 Oct. 31 at Bears 1 p.m. ET Fox
9 Nov. 7 vs. Cardinals 4:25 p.m. ET Fox
10 Nov. 15 vs. Rams 8:15 p.m. ET ESPN
11 Nov. 21 at Jaguars 1 p.m. ET Fox
12 Nov. 28 vs. Vikings 4:25 p.m. ET Fox
13 Dec. 5 at Seahawks 8:20 p.m. ET NBC
14 Dec. 12 at Bengals 1 p.m. ET CBS
15 Dec. 19 vs. Falcons 4:05 p.m. ET CBS
16 Dec. 23 at Titans 8:20 p.m. ET NFL Network
17 Jan. 2 vs. Texans 4:05 p.m. ET CBS
18 Jan. 9 at Rams 4:25 p.m. ET Fox

Titans schedule 2021

Week Date Opponent Kickoff time (ET) TV
1 Sept. 12 vs. Cardinals 1 p.m. CBS
2 Sept. 19 at Seahawks 4:25 p.m. CBS
3 Sept. 26 vs. Colts 1 p.m. CBS
4 Oct. 3 at Jets 1 p.m. CBS
5 Oct. 10 at Jaguars 1 p.m. CBS
6 Oct. 18  vs. Bills 8:15 p.m. ESPN
7 Oct. 24 vs. Chiefs 1 p.m. CBS
8 Oct. 31 at Colts 1 p.m. CBS
9 Nov. 7 at Rams 7:20 p.m. NBC
10 Nov. 14 vs. Saints 1 p.m. CBS
11 Nov. 21 vs. Texans 1 p.m. CBS
12 Nov. 28 at Patriots 1 p.m. CBS
13 BYE
14 Dec. 12 vs. Jaguars 1 p.m. CBS
15 Dec. 19 at Steelers 1 p.m. CBS
16 Dec. 23  vs. 49ers 7:20 p.m. NFL Network
17 Jan. 2 vs. Dolphins 1 p.m. CBS
18 Jan. 9 at Texans 1 p.m. CBS

‘Thursday Night Football’ schedule 2021

Week Date Matchup Time (ET) TV Channel
1 Sept. 9 Cowboys @ Buccaneers 8:20 p.m. NBC
2 Sept. 16 Giants @ WFT 8:20 p.m. NFL Network
3 Sept. 23 Panthers @ Texans 8:20 p.m. NFL Network
4 Sept. 30 Jaguars @ Bengals 8:20 p.m. NFL Network
5 Oct. 7 Rams @ Seahawks 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
6 Oct. 14 Buccaneers @ Eagles 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
7 Oct. 21 Broncos @ Browns 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
8 Oct. 28 Packers @ Cardinals 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
9 Nov. 4 Jets @ Colts 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
10 Nov. 11 Ravens @ Dolphins 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
11 Nov. 18 Patriots @ Falcons 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
12 Nov. 25 Bills @ Saints 8:20 p.m. NBC
13 Dec. 2 Cowboys @ Saints 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
14 Dec. 9 Steelers @ Vikings 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
15 Dec. 16 Chiefs @ Chargers 8:20 p.m. Fox, NFL Network
16 Dec. 23 49ers @ Titans 8:20 p.m. NFL Network