the Patriots http://www.buffalobillsteamonline.com/cody-ford-jersey , the game is a candidate to get flexed to a national audience" />Skip to main contentclockmenumore-arrownoyesHorizontal - WhiteBuffalo Rumblingsa Buffalo Bills communityLog In or Sign UpLog InSign UpFanpostsFanshotsSectionsBillsOddsShopAboutMastheadCommunity GuidelinesStubHubMoreAll 322 blogs on Horizontal - WhiteFanposts Fanshots Sections NewsNotesOpinionAnalysisDiscussionPodcastNFL DraftSalary CapFiled under:OpinionNotesPower ranking which Week 16 games will be televised nationally New,12commentsWhen the Bills travel to Foxboro to play the Patriots, the game is a candidate to get flexed to a national audienceEDTShareTweetShareSharePower ranking which Week 16 games will be televised nationally When the Buffalo Bills make their annual trek to Foxboro for a Week 16 clash with the New England Patriots, the Bills hope they are right in the thick of the playoff chase in their next-to-last game of the regular season. If the Bills are indeed playing well early, there’s a good chance the match-up could be flexed to a Saturday prime-time game. Games for the Week 16 Saturday slots will be decided no later than Week 8.Three of five possible Week 16 match-ups—Bills/Patriots, the Houston Texans at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Detroit Lions at the Denver Broncos, the Oakland Raiders at the Los Angeles Chargers, and the San Francisco 49ers at the Los Angeles Rams—will be played Saturday on the NFL Network. The games that aren’t selected for Saturday will be played on Sunday. Moving the Bills/Patriots clash to a larger audience would allow more fans to see a showdown between the Patriots—featuring future Hall of Fame quarterback Tom Brady and Hall of Fame coach Bill Belichick—and the Bills—led by up-and-coming second-year quarterback Josh Allen, a retooled offense, and Leslie Frazier’s top-five defense. The slate of games for Week 16 features some potential great pairings: Where does this AFC East rivalry game rank among the five Week 16 games in terms of likelihood of being switched to a national audience? If the Bills come into that clash with an 8-6 or 9-5 record Devin Singletary Jersey , and if Buffalo is within range of the Patriots for the top spot in the AFC East (one of these years Brady, Belichick and the Patriots have to fall off their lofty perch, right), then this game would definitely have mass appeal and would warrant being flexed. Therefore, if the Bills are in playoff contention at the midway point of the season, I put the Bills/Patriots clash at the top of the list of flexed games, with only the 49ers/Rams showdown potentially having more appeal, and that’s only if Jimmy Garoppolo vs. Jared Goff has significant playoff ramifications. Bills/Patriots 49ers/RamsRaiders/ChargersTexans/Buccaneers Lions/BroncosThree games will be Saturday; early afternoon, late afternoon, and primetime. Buffalo and New England would seem to be a likely candidate for one of those spots.Buffalo Bills vs. Houston Texans: television broadcast map, announcers Following disappointing starts to the season http://www.buffalobillsteamonline.com/dawson-knox-jersey , the Buffalo Bills (2-3) and Houston Texans (2-3) can each get to .500 with a win Sunday at Houston’s NRG Stadium. Both teams eked out wins in Week 5, with Buffalo riding a solid rushing attack and stout defense to escape with a 13-12 win over the Tennessee Titans. The Texans won the battle of Texas with a 19-16 overtime win over the Dallas Cowboys, thanks to Deshaun Watson (375 yards, one passing touchdown) and four field goals from Ka’imi Fairbairn. As was the case with Buffalo’s home game against the Titans, broadcast coverage of Sunday’s 1 p.m. Eastern clash with the Texans will be limited to the local markets for both Houston and Buffalo. This game is CBS’ featured 1 p.m. telecast for a majority of New York State (west of Albany), the entire state of Texas, the northernmost portion of Pennsylvania, and portions of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico Youth John Brown Jerseys , and Wyoming, where Bills starting QB Josh Allen went to college. CBS’ No. 5 broadcasting team of Andrew Catalon (play-by-play) and former Bills receiver James Lofton (analyst) will handle the Bills/Texans clash.The areas that can see Buffalo are highlighted in yellow.The national audience is rather divided this week, with the majority of the country seeing either the Pittsburgh Steelers travel to the Cincinnati Bengals (in red), or the Los Angeles Chargers travel to the Cleveland Browns (green). The other 1 p.m. games features the Indianapolis Colts traveling to the New York Jets (purple). This will be the ninth meeting all-time, with the teams having split the first eight contests. The last time the Bills traveled to Houston, Buffalo squandered an early 10-0 lead as J.J. Watt picked off E.J. Manuel and returned it 80 yards for a touchdown in a 23-17 win by Houston. Manuel actually tossed a pair of TDs, but also threw two INTs, and the Bills lost despite limiting the Texans to only 37 net rushing yards.