NFL schedule 2013: Bengals vs. Steelers remains on Sunday Night Football in Week 15

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

The Saints-Rams and Cardinals-Titans games have been flexed into the late afternoon shift as part of the league's flexible scheduling.

The final Week 15 NFL schedule was released on Monday, with the Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers game holding onto its original slot in NBC's Sunday Night Football.

Two minor changes were made, as the Dec. 15 New Orleans Saints vs. St. Louis Rams and Arizona Cardinals vs. Tennessee Titans games have been flexed into the late afternoon slots. Both games will kick off at 4:25 p.m. ET on FOX.

Beginning in Week 11 and running through the remainder of the regular season, the league uses flexible scheduling to ensure that top games get prime time billing. Matchups between top teams can be moved into either the Sunday night or late afternoon slots during these weeks.

Below is the final schedule for Week 15:

Thursday, Dec. 12

San Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos (8:25 p.m. ET, NFL Network)

Sunday, Dec. 15

Washington Redskins vs. Atlanta Falcons (1 p.m. ET, FOX)

Chicago Bears vs. Cleveland Browns (1 p.m. ET, FOX)

Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts (1 p.m. ET, CBS)

Buffalo Bills vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (1 p.m. ET, CBS)

New England Patriots vs. Miami Dolphins (1 p.m. ET, CBS)

Philadelphia Eagles at Minnesota Vikings (1 p.m. ET, FOX)

Seattle Seahawks vs New York Giants (1 p.m. ET, FOX)

San Francisco 49ers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1 p.m. ET, FOX)

New York Jets vs. Carolina Panthers (4:05 p.m. ET, CBS)

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders (4:05 p.m. ET, CBS)

Green Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys (4:25 p.m. ET, FOX)

* New Orleans Saints vs. St. Louis Rams (4:25 p.m. ET, FOX)

* Arizona Cardinals vs. Tennessee Titans (4:25 p.m. ET, FOX)

Cincinnati Bengals vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (8:30 p.m. ET, NBC)

Monday, Dec. 16

Baltimore Ravens vs. Detroit Lions (8:40 p.m. ET, ESPN)

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