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Christmas Monday Night Football highlights two Super Bowl contenders and two mediocre teams

The NFL’s last week of Monday Night Football is a Christmas double-header.

Washington Redskins v Philadelphia Eagles Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

The NFL closes out Week 16 with a Christmas doubleheader that also marks the final week of Monday Night Football. The NFL plays all 16 games on Sunday next week, so it is fitting that Christmas gives us double the Monday action. Things get going earlier than normal for Bay Area fans. The Houston Texans host the Pittsburgh Steelers in the opener, with kickoff scheduled for 1:30 p.m. PT. The Philadelphia Eagles host the Oakland Raiders in the latter game, with kickoff scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

Pittsburgh Steelers at Houston Texans

Game time: 1:30 PM PST
Channel: NBC
Date: Monday, December 25
Announcers: Mike Tirico, Kurt Warner, Heather Cox
Location: NRG Stadium, Houston, TX
Online streaming: NFL Game Pass (after the fact)
Odds: Steelers -8.5, 45.5

Oakland Raiders at Philadelphia Eagles

Game time: 5:30 PM PST
Channel: ESPN
Date: Monday, December 25
Announcers: Sean McDonough, Jon Gruden, Lisa Salters
Location: Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA
Online streaming: NBC SNF, NFL Game Pass (after the fact)
Odds: Eagles -9.5, 47.5