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Chargers Daily Links: Amazon Prime Video to exclusive home of TNF

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On Monday, the NFL announced that Amazon Prime Video will be the exclusive home of Thursday Night Football beginning next year with the 2022 season. The original agreement was to start distributing TNF with the 2023 season but fans can now expect it one year sooner.

This move means that Thursday Night Football on FOX will have it’s last share of games during the upcoming 2021 season.

This good news for all of you football fans who already roll with Amazon Prime and don’t want to have to deal with any other streaming services when trying to catch the Thursday night primetime games. I know that was certainly a pain for me in recent years, so I’m pretty content with this development.

And now for today’s links.

Chargers News:

Yours truly makes their debut on Chargers Weekly alongside The Athletic’s Daniel Popper (Chargers.com)

What scouts were saying about Rashawn Slater prior to the draft (Chargers Wire)

Bolts could see Aaron Rodgers twice a year should he find his way to the AFC West (Bolt Beat)

Grading the Chargers’ 2021 draft haul (L.A. Football Network)

NFL News:

A Titans draft pick was charged with assaulting a woman (ESPN)

The Cowboys did not pick up Leighton Vander-Esche’s fifth-year option (ESPN.com)

Draft grades for all 32 teams (CBS Sports)

The Packers released Jake Kumerow one day after Aaron Rodgers spoke positively on him (Bleacher Report)

The NFLPA is holding a video conference with all rookies (Pro Football Talk)

More fifth-year options continue to be picked up (NFL.com)