Jay Z & Rihanna Featured in NFL Thursday Night Open

Are you ready for FOOTBALL? The NFL season is kicking off tonight, September 4th. Jay Z and Rihanna’s “Run this town” will be the voices you hear welcoming millions of fans back to the gridiron.

The opening will also be accompanied by narration from actor Don Cheadle, setting the scene for the kick-off. Thursday night football becomes a real thing this season with the NFL Network and CBS airing games all season.

The pregame show each week will begin at 6 p.m. ET on NFL Network, with “NFL Thursday Night Kickoff” following at 7:30.