ND and NBC mutually negotiated to have 1 or 2 night games per year.
NBC wants 1 or 2 night games a year, so they can get more ad revenue.
ND wants 1 or 2 night games a year, because NBC will pay them more if they do it.
By definition, that means they have mutual interest in playing night games.
ND didn't get bullied by NBC, they seized an opportunity to make more money.
The contents of this post represent the views of the author. NDNation.com is not responsible for its contents.