Amazon wins NFL bidding war to stream Thursday Night Football games in 2017

 

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Starting in September, your Amazon Prime account is going to do more than just get you free two-day delivery on everything you order. You’re also going to be able to stream Thursday night NFL games.

The league and the online behemoth reached a deal Tuesday that will allow Amazon to stream 10 Thursday night games per season. Amazon is basically taking over for Twitter, the company that won the bidding rights to the package in 2016.

According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon is going to pay a total of $50 million for the rights to stream the 10 games, which is a huge increase over the $10 million that Twitter paid last year.

 

Read more at CBS Sports

 

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