NFL TV guide to Week 1 of season

Which NFL games this week are must-watch television? Emma Sauerwein breaks down the top made-for-TV matchups in her NFL TV guide for Week 1.


"Feed the Beast" -- 1:00 p.m. ET on CBS

Derek Carr and his teammates go on an adventure to Nashville, Tennessee, where they encounter exotic creatures and rediscover their long, lost ground game; Marcus Mariota thanks Taylor Lewan for covering for him after getting into some serious trouble on the run; Marshawn Lynch announces he's running for Oakland Homecoming King 2017 and tries to bribe voters with Skittles and touchdowns.

"Full Nelson" -- 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX

After years of their constant back and forth, the Packers' and Seahawks' power struggle comes to a head when Aaron Rodgers crosses the line after being antagonized by Michael Bennett; Jordy Nelson hosts a party in the end zone and fails to invite Richard Sherman; Eddie Lacy returns to his old stomping grounds, upset to find out he might no longer be the big man on campus.

"Let's Hear it for the 'Boys!" -- 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC

Dak Prescott must overcome a major hurdle in his ongoing coming-of-age story, as he hopes to avenge the team's defeats from just a mere season ago; Eli Manning finds himself in some sticky third-and-long situations, forcing him to rely on his trusty wideouts to keep him afloat; Paul Perkins makes great strides under added pressure.


"Adrian!" -- 7:10 p.m. ET on ESPN

After his 10-year, on-the-field again, off-the-field again relationship with the Vikings, Adrian Peterson returns to the Twin Cities with his flashy, new teammates, eager to show his ex-squad what they're missing; Brees builds on his rekindled chemistry with sophomore Michael Thomas; Sam Bradford persuades his O-line to stand up for themselves in a series of hard-pressed confrontations.

"A Tale of Two Melvins" -- 10:20 p.m. ET on ESPN

It's the best of times ... and the better of times for super-humans with the same name, Melvin Gordon and Melvin Ingram, as they lead the offensive and defensive resistance against a divisional foe. They're proving that "The Melvins" are far more than a quirky coincidence; Trevor Siemian gets thrown into the fire after his big promotion; Aqib Talib embarrasses Keenan Allen in front of the whole stadium!

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