The Falcons’ final regular season game against Tampa Bay has been rescheduled for 4:15 p.m. on Sunday by the National Football League.
The NFL utilizes “flexible scheduling” on Sundays in Weeks 10-15 and 17 to ensure quality matchups in all NFL Sunday time slots.
The Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants game will be played at 8:20 p.m. on Sunday, the Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns games will move to 4:15 p.m.
Game times for the Chicago Bears-Minnesota Vikings and Carolina Panthers-New Orleans Saints afternoon games will be announced following results of the Week 16 Sunday and Monday night games.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 1 (WEEK 17)
DETROIT AT GREEN BAY 1 p.m. – FOX
TENNESSEE AT HOUSTON 1 p.m. – CBS
INDIANAPOLIS AT JACKSONVILLE 1 p.m. – CBS
N.Y. JETS AT MIAMI 1 p.m. – CBS
BUFFALO AT NEW ENGLAND 1 p.m. – CBS
WASHINGTON AT PHILADELPHIA 1 p.m. — FOX
SAN FRANCISCO AT ST. LOUIS 1 p.m. – FOX
CHICAGO AT MINNESOTA** TBD FOX
CAROLINA AT NEW ORLEANS** TBD FOX
SEATTLE AT ARIZONA 2:15 PM (MT) FOX
TAMPA BAY AT ATLANTA* 4:15 p.m. – FOX
BALTIMORE AT CINCINNATI* 4:15 p.m. – CBS
PITTSBURGH AT CLEVELAND* 4:15 p.m. – CBS
KANSAS CITY AT DENVER 4:15 p.m. — CBS
SAN DIEGO AT OAKLAND 4:15 p.m. – CBS
DALLAS AT N.Y. GIANTS* 8:20 p.m. – NBC
–D. Orlando Ledbetter, The Atlanta Falcons beat blog