Bengals vs. Jaguars live score, updates, highlights from NFL 'Thursday Night Football' game

Bengals vs. Jaguars live score, updates, highlights from NFL 'Thursday Night Football' game

The leaders of the AFC North take on the losers of the AFC South on “Thursday Night Football” this week with the Bengals (2-1) as 7.5-point favorites over the Jaguars (0-3).

Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow will compete against his former coach at Ohio State, Urban Meyer, who now leads the Jaguars. This will also be the first matchup in the NFL between the 2020 first round pick (Burrow) and the 2021 first round pick (Trevor Lawrence).

MORE: Trevor Lawrence vs. Joe Burrow behind the numbers

The Jaguars defense will be challenged stopping Bengals running back Joe Mixon. He ranks second in the NFL in rushing yards (286) and sixth in scrimmage yards (315). In their Week 3 matchup against the Steelers, Mixon piled up 90 yards on 18 carries. The Jaguars have allowed five touchdowns to their opposing running backs this season, the second most in the league. 

In his first three games in the NFL, Lawrence has only thrown five touchdowns with seven interceptions. It’s been a struggle for the rookie quarterback so far this year with turnovers.

Sporting News is tracking live updates and highlights from the Bengals vs. Jaguars game on “Thursday Night Football.” Follow along below for the key moments from the Week 3 matchup.

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Bengals vs. Jaguars score


Bengals vs. Jaguars live updates, highlights from ‘Thursday Night Football’

Live updates will begin around kickoff at 8:20 p.m. ET.

(All times Eastern)

How to watch Bengals vs. Jaguars

  • Time: Thursday, Sept. 30 at 8:20 p.m. ET
  • TV channels: NFL Network
  • Live streams: NFL Network, fuboTV

Bengals vs. Jaguars is scheduled to kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET on Thursday night. The game will be broadcast exclusively on NFL Network with Fox Sports announcers Joe Buck and Troy Aikman on the call and Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink on the sidelines.

You can also stream “Thursday Night Football” live online with fuboTV, which offers a free seven-day trial.

‘Thursday Night Football’ schedule 2021

WeekDateMatchupTV channel
5Oct. 7Seattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles RamsFox, NFLN, Amazon
6Oct. 14Philadelphia Eagles vs. Tampa Bay BuccaneersNFL Network
7Oct. 21Cleveland Browns vs. Denver BroncosFox, NFLN, Amazon
8Oct. 28Arizona Cardinals vs. Green Bay PackersFox, NFLN, Amazon
9Nov. 4Indianapolis Colts vs. New York JetsFox, NFLN, Amazon
10Nov. 11Miami Dolphins vs. Baltimore RavensFox, NFLN, Amazon
11Nov. 18Atlanta Falcons vs. New England PatriotsFox, NFLN, Amazon
12Nov. 25New Orleans Saints vs. Buffalo BillsFox, NFLN, Amazon
13Dec. 2New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas CowboysFox, NFLN, Amazon
14Dec. 9Minnesota Vikings vs. Pittsburgh SteelersFox, NFLN, Amazon
15Dec. 16Los Angeles Chargers vs. Kansas City ChiefsFox, NFLN, Amazon
16Dec. 23Tennessee Titans vs. San Francisco 49ersNFL Network
16Dec. 25 (Sat.)Green Bay Packers vs. Cleveland BrownsFox, NFLN, Amazon
16Dec. 25 (Sat.)Arizona Cardinals vs. Indianapolis ColtsNFL Network