What channel is Saints vs. Buccaneers on today? Schedule, time for ‘Sunday Night Football’ in Week 15



The New Orleans Saints have been a bit of a bugaboo for Bruce Arians’ Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He’s 1-5 against New Orleans in five regular season meetings as the Bucs’ head coach, but the Buccaneers got the better of the Saints in the playoffs last January in a 30-20 win en route to a Super Bowl victory. Regardless, after Jameis Winston went for the season in these two teams’ first meeting on Halloween, Trevor Siemian led the Saints to a 36-27 win in what might end up being the peak of the Saints’ season.

Since the Bucs’ loss to the Washington Football Team the week after that, Tampa has been rolling. They’ve won four straight games, most recently an overtime victory against the Buffalo Bills, and at 10-3 they sit atop the NFC alongside the Packers and Cardinals. Last week’s win snapped a streak of five straight games with an interception for Tom Brady, who looks like the favorite to win his fourth career MVP award.

There’s no denying, however, Dennis Allen’s Saints have given Brady’s Bucs issues. Last year on “Sunday Night Football,” the Saints ran away with a 38-3 win over the Bucs in primetime. Needless to say, circumstances are very different this year, but perhaps the Saints come in with some momentum after snapping a five-game losing streak against the Jets last week.

Taysom Hill is the other x-factor in any Saints game. However, the Buccaneers are third in the NFL against the run. The Saints are sixth in the league against the rush, which means this game has the potential to turn into an air raid. If that happens and Tampa is able to control the pace, it’s hard to imagine the Saints being able to keep up. They’ll have to force the Buccaneers to go against-type if they’re to have any type of chance against Tampa Bay this week.

Here’s what you need to know to watch Saints vs. Buccaneers this Sunday, including kickoff time, TV channels, and the full Week 15 NFL schedule.
 
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What channel is Saints vs. Buccaneers on today?

  • TV channel (national): NBC
  • Live Stream: Peacock, fuboTV

Saints vs. Buccaneers will be broadcast nationally on NBC for “Sunday Night Football” in Week 15. The game will be called by Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth, with Michelle Tafoya on the sideline.

In Canada, viewers can watch 49ers vs. Falcons with a subscription to DAZN, which includes every NFL game.

Saints vs. Buccaneers start time

  • Date: Sunday, Dec. 19
  • Kickoff: 8:20 p.m. EST, 7:20 p.m. CST

Man the cannons, as this game will be played in Tampa at Raymond James Stadium. It’s the third straight “Sunday Night Football” showdown between these two teams. Kickoff is at the normal 8:20 EST for “Sunday Night Football.”

Saints schedule 2021

Week Date Opponent Kickoff time TV
1 Sept. 12 vs. Packers 4:25 p.m. ET Fox
2 Sept. 19 at Panthers 1 p.m. Fox
3 Sept. 26 at Patriots 1 p.m. Fox
4 Oct. 3 vs. Giants 1 p.m. Fox
5 Oct. 10 at WFT 1 p.m. CBS
6 Oct. 17 Bye
7 Oct. 25 at Seahawks 8:15 p.m. ESPN
8 Oct. 31 vs. Bucs 4:25 p.m. Fox
9 Nov. 7 vs. Falcons 1 p.m. Fox
10 Nov. 14 at Titans 1 p.m. CBS
11 Nov. 21 at Eagles 1 p.m. Fox
12 Nov. 25 vs. Bills 8:20 p.m. NBC
13 Dec. 2 vs. Cowboys 8:20 p.m. Fox/NFLN/Amazon
14 Dec. 12 at Jets 1 p.m. Fox
15 Dec. 19 at Bucs 8:20 p.m. NBC
16 Dec. 27 vs. Dolphins 8:15 p.m. ESPN
17 Jan. 2 vs. Panthers 1 p.m. Fox
18 Jan. 9 at Falcons 1 p.m. Fox

Buccaneers schedule 2021

Week Date Opponent Kickoff time TV
1 Sept. 9 vs. Cowboys 8:20 p.m. ET NBC
2 Sept. 19 vs. Falcons 4:05 p.m. Fox
3 Sept. 26 at Rams 4:25 p.m. Fox
4 Oct. 3 at Patriots 8:20 p.m. NBC
5 Oct. 10 vs. Dolphins 1 p.m. CBS
6 Oct. 14 at Eagles 8:20 p.m. Fox
7 Oct. 24 vs. Bears 4:25 p.m. CBS
8 Oct. 31 at Saints 4:25 p.m. Fox
9 Nov. 7 Bye
10 Nov. 14 at WFT 1 p.m. Fox
11 Nov. 22 vs. Giants 8:15 p.m. ESPN
12 Nov. 28 at Colts 1 p.m. Fox
13 Dec. 5 at Falcons 1 p.m. Fox
14 Dec. 12 vs. Bills 4:25 p.m. CBS
15 Dec. 19 vs. Saints 8:20 p.m. NBC
16 Dec. 26 at Panthers 1 p.m. Fox
17 Jan. 2 at Jets 1 p.m. Fox
18 Jan. 9 vs. Panthers 1 p.m. Fox

Sunday Night Football schedule 2021

Week Date Matchup
1 Sept. 9 (Thur.) Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Dallas Cowboys
  Sept. 12 Los Angeles Rams vs. Chicago Bears
2 Sept. 19 Baltimore Ravens vs. Kansas City Chiefs
3 Sept. 26 San Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers
4 Oct. 3 New England Patriots vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
5 Oct. 10 Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buffalo Bills
6 Oct. 17 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Seattle Seahawks
7 Oct. 24 San Francisco 49ers vs. Indianapolis Colts
8 Oct. 31 Minnesota Vikings vs. Dallas Cowboys
9 Nov. 7 Los Angeles Rams vs. Tennessee Titans
10 Nov. 14 Las Vegas Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs
11 Nov. 21 Los Angeles Chargers vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
12 Nov. 28 Baltimore Ravens vs. Cleveland Browns
13 Dec. 5 Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers
14 Dec. 12 Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears
15 Dec. 19 Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. New Orleans Saints
16 Dec. 26 Washington Football Team vs. Dallas Cowboys
17 Jan. 2 Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings
18 Jan. 9 TBD





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