Why the Eagles-Seahawks game is on CBS, not Fox

If you're expecting to tune your TV to Fox on Sunday afternoon for the Eagles-Seahawks game, you aren't going to find it there.

Even though Fox is supposed to be the home of all road games played by NFC teams, the NFL moved this game and a few others to CBS, and moved some AFC teams' road games from CBS to Fox.

The moves happened on the day the 2016 season schedule was announced in April. There were nine in total, including three this coming Sunday and one on Thanksgiving:

Sept. 11: Oakland Raiders at New Orleans Saints, 1 p.m., CBS to Fox
Sept. 18: Atlanta Falcons at Oakland Raiders, 4:25 p.m., Fox to CBS
Oct. 23: San Diego Chargers at Atlanta Falcons, 4:05 p.m., CBS to Fox

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Nov. 20: Buffalo Bills at Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m., CBS to Fox
Nov. 20: Miami Dolphins at Los Angeles Rams, 4:05 p.m., CBS to Fox
Nov. 20: Eagles at Seattle Seahawks, 4:25 p.m., Fox to CBS

Nov. 24: Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions, 12:30 p.m., Fox to CBS
Nov. 27: Carolina Panthers at Oakland Raiders, 4:25 p.m., Fox to CBS
Dec. 11: San Diego Chargers at Carolina Panthers, 1 p.m., CBS to Fox

The NFL made the "cross-flex" moves, as it calls them, for two reasons: to balance out the number of 1 p.m. games on the two networks, and to give the 4:25 p.m. games more exposure. A late game in a singleheader is televised only in the participating teams' markets and markets that don't air a 1 p.m. game that day (which happens occasionally). A late game in a doubleheader can be televised to a wider audience.

What will you see this Sunday in Philadelphia? CBS3 will have the Ravens at Cowboys at 1 p.m. and Eagles-Seahawks at 4:25, and Fox29 will have the Bears at Giants at 1.