Report: Amazon to stream Thursday night NFL games

0:58 | NFL
Report: Amazon to stream Thursday night NFL games
Tuesday April 4th, 2017

The NFL has reached a deal to stream Thursday night football games on Amazon, according to CNBC.

The deal is reportedly worth $50 million. Under the new deal, games will be available to Amazon Prime subscribers. This is the company's first venture into live streaming sports.

Ads will be sold but Amazon plans to also promote its content.

Romo to replace Phil Simms on CBS

Games were streamed on Twitter last year on a $10 million deal. CBS and NBC also have the capability of streaming the Thursday games. Verizon plans to stream the games to its wireless subscribers.

Facebook and Youtube were also reportedly interested in streaming games for 2017.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide—from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Andy Staples, Grant Wahl, and more—delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.