NFL fans got some huge news on Monday about Black Friday this year.
One of the NFL’s most contentious matchups is Eagles vs. Giants, and the NFC East may be chosen to play host to the first-ever Black Friday game on Amazon Prime.
According to Peter King of Football Morning In America, the clubhouse favorite is a Jalen Hurts-Daniel Jones duel.
“I think, with the schedule due to be announced the second week of May—in other words, next week—this is the column, maybe nine or 10 days out, when I usually have a good feeling about some of the tentpole games. This year, I have no gut feeling about any of them, except maybe the Black Friday game. The first game ever on Friday afternoon after Thanksgiving is a very big deal for Amazon on the biggest shopping day of the year. I think the leader in the clubhouse for that game is Eagles-Giants. Absolutely not set in stone, though. [NBC]”
Here’s how social media responded:
Fans will love an afternoon game, but a lot likely wouldn’t care to have a game in the middle of the day that is not on a Sunday.
Eagles fans should prepare for a whole host of nationally televised and primetime games this season. Coming off a Super Bowl berth with the MVP runner-up and a star-ladden team, the NFL is going to want to showcase the Eagles a lot more.
For the Giants, the team not only qualified for the postseason, but they also won a playoff game when they defeated the Minnesota Vikings. Both squads will look to get even better in 2023.
Last month, the Eagles and quarterback Jalen Hurts reached an agreement on a five-year, $255 million extension, including $179.304 million guaranteed. Hurts’ deal is the biggest contract in terms of average annual value in NFL history. Deshaun Watson’s $230 million contract signed last year with the Cleveland Browns, which is fully guaranteed, still is the biggest in terms of guaranteed money.
The 24-year-old was an MVP candidate last season, throwing for 3,701 yards with 22 touchdowns to six interceptions while rushing for 760 yards and 13 scores.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.