Twitter to stream Thursday night NFL games

Twitter will be live-streaming ten Thursday Night Football games this fall.Not just short video clips — entire games.The surprise news came Tuesday at the conclusion of a bidding war between several digital video heavyweights.”People watch NFL games with Twitter today. Now they’ll be able to watch right on Twitter Thursday nights,” CEO Jack Dorsey said.NFL commissioner Roger Goddell confirmed the news through, appropriately enough, a tweet.Most football fans will still watch the games the old-fashioned way, through CBS, NBC and the NFL Network.But the deal gives Twitter and the NFL an opportunity to experiment with new forms of distribution and

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