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I always wondered why this happened

Ever wonder why there was sometimes only a 1:00 game or only a 4:00 game every so often on sundays on one channel while the other channel got a doubleheader? And then the next week it might have been flipped? Check this out:

Per NFL rules, stations are not allowed to air NFL games against the home team at home. Although 11/5/06 is a doubleheader date for CBS, W*USA 9 is only allowed to air a 4pm game since the Redskins play at home at 1pm on FOX. While we prefer to air two football games, we must abide to NFL broadcast rules.

That answers that.

Posted By Hagan

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