We're into the second-to-last week of regular season action in the National Football League, ladies and gentlemen. Carrie Underwood herself has personally informed me that we, as Minnesota Vikings fans, are going to be waiting all day for Sunday Night. That means that, for many of us, this is another edition of RED ZONE SUNDAY as we wait for kickoff of the game that we care most about.
If you don't have the benefit of the Red Zone Channel, then let's go through which games are on the docket for this afternoon's action. You can check out the maps from 506 Sports for the games that will be shown in your neck of the woods.
Early Games on CBS
Early Games on FOX
Late Game on CBS
Late Games on FOX
Games that have a bearing on the Vikings' playoff chances and/or post-season seeding are shown in italics. We could know before the late games even kick off whether or not the Vikings are in the playoffs if Carolina can push their record to 15-0. If the Falcons should pull the upset, the Vikings could still make the post-season before kickoff of the Sunday Night game if the Seahawks defeat the Rams.
We'll have the inactive lists for our game up approximately ninety minutes before kickoff, and the first quarter open thread will be up at approximately 6:30 PM Central time, an hour before kickoff.
Enjoy the early portion of your NFL Sunday, ladies and gentlemen!