BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Week 15 matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Green Bay Packers has been moved to the primetime 4:25 p.m. slot, the Ravens announced Tuesday.
The Dec. 19 game at M&T Bank Stadium will be broadcast on FOX.
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Our Week 15 game, on Sunday, December 19, vs. the Green Bay Packers has been flexed to 4:25 PM ET on FOX.
— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) November 30, 2021
As of Tuesday, both the Ravens and the Packers sit atop the standings of their respective divisions, and the game will, barring injury, feature a matchup between two of the game’s best quarterbacks, Lamar Jackson and Aaron Rodgers.READ MORE: Closures & Delays: Maryland Schools, Government Offices & Businesses
First implemented in 2006, flexible scheduling allows the NFL to shuffle some games during the season to feature matchups between playoff contenders in primetime. With the expanded 17-game schedule in 2021, the league has the option to flex games between Weeks 5-18, and can move games to the 4:05 p.m. and 4:25 p.m. slots on CBS and FOX, or to Sunday Night Football on NBC.
Scheduling changes do not impact Thursday Night Football or Monday Night Football.MORE NEWS: Maryland Weather: Rain, Snow To Complicate Thursday Commute
The Ravens-Packers game was originally scheduled for 1 p.m.