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NFL moves Vikings' Week 16 game to prime time

Next week's Minnesota Vikings home game against the New York Giants has been moved from a noon start to NBC's Sunday Night Football at 7:30 p.m. The Vikings are currently 8-5 and in second place in the NFC North. The Giants beat the Miami Dolphin...

Next week's Minnesota Vikings home game against the New York Giants has been moved from a noon start to NBC's Sunday Night Football at 7:30 p.m.

The Vikings are currently 8-5 and in second place in the NFC North. The Giants beat the Miami Dolphins Monday night to move into a three-way tie for first in the NFC East at 6-7.

The NFL's originally-scheduled Sunday night game for Week 16 was the Pittsburgh Steelers (8-5) at the Baltimore Ravens (4-9). The game will now be played at noon.

The Vikings host the Chicago Bears (5-8) this Sunday at noon and close out the regular season on Jan. 3 at Lambeau Field in Green Bay at noon.

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