Cardinals-Eagles shifted to prime time under flex scheduling

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Posted: Dec 07, 2015 5:20 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The Cardinals-Eagles game in Week 15 has been shifted to prime time under the NFL's flexible scheduling policy.

A Bengals-49ers matchup was originally set to be played on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" on Dec. 20. But San Francisco is 4-8, while Philadelphia is in contention in the woeful NFC East.

The league said Monday that Bengals-49ers will now start at 4:25 p.m. EST on CBS. The NFL also announced that a 1 p.m. Bills-Redskins game that day will switch from CBS to Fox.

The NFL can move more appealing matchups to Sunday night starting with Week 11. It also now has the ability to "cross-flex" afternoon games from one network to the other.

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