JIM NANTZ, TONY ROMO AND TRACY WOLFSON LEAD 2019 “NFL ON CBS” BROADCAST TEAMS IN CBS SPORTS’ 60TH NFL SEASON

THE NFL TODAY” WITH JAMES BROWN, PHIL SIMMS, BILL COWHER,

NATE BURLESON AND BOOMER ESIASON RETURNS

Announcers Assignments for Weeks 1-2 Set

Led by Jim Nantz, Tony Romo and Tracy Wolfson, who will call CBS’ marquee game each week, THE NFL ON CBS heads into its 60th season broadcasting the NFL with the deepest NFL announcer lineup in sports television.

CBS’ first-rate lineup is led by the return of six crews that blend veteran experience and a contemporary perspective, along with two new teams as Jay Feely teams with Tom McCarthy, and Tiki Barber joins THE NFL ON CBS as an analyst working alongside Beth Mowins.

The following are the Network’s NFL announcer pairings for the 2019 season (play-by-play/analyst//reporter):

Jim Nantz/Tony Romo//Tracy Wolfson

Ian Eagle/Dan Fouts//Evan Washburn

Greg Gumbel/Trent Green//Melanie Collins

Kevin Harlan/Rich Gannon

Andrew Catalon/James Lofton

Spero Dedes/Adam Archuleta

Tom McCarthy/Jay Feely

Beth Mowins/Tiki Barber

In addition to Wolfson, Washburn and Collins, additional sideline reporters, including Amanda Balionis and John Schriffen, will be used throughout the season.

CBS Sports is set to once again produce and distribute many of the best games of the 2019 NFL season including the AFC Playoffs and AFC Championship Game.

THE NFL TODAY returns with host James Brown alongside Boomer Esiason, Bill Cowher, Phil Simms and Nate Burleson from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City. Gene Steratore again serves as NFL Rules Analyst, and Jason La Canfora continues to serve as the “NFL Insider.”

Jim Rikhoff is the lead game producer for THE NFL ON CBS, and Michael Arnold is the lead game director. Drew Kaliski is the producer for THE NFL TODAY, while Bob Matina directs.

Sean McManus is Chairman, CBS Sports, and serves as the Executive Producer for THE NFL ON CBS. David Berson is President, CBS Sports. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Senior Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.

The following are THE NFL ON CBS assignments for the preseason and weeks 1-2 (subject to change).

PRESEASON

August 18

GAME

PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR

4:00 PM, ET:

 

 

New Orleans @ L.A. Chargers

Ian Eagle/Dan Fouts//

Evan Washburn

Mark Wolff/Bob Fishman

August 23

GAME

PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR

8:00 PM, ET:

 

 

Buffalo @ Detroit

Greg Gumbel/Trent Green// Melanie Collins

Ken Mack/Chris Svendsen

 

WEEK 1 – Sept. 8

GAME

PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR

1:00 PM, ET:

 

 

Baltimore @ Miami

Andrew Catalon/James Lofton

Steve McKee/Andy Goldberg

Kansas City @ Jacksonville

Ian Eagle/Dan Fouts//

Evan Washburn

Mark Wolff/Bob Fishman

Buffalo @ N.Y. Jets

Kevin Harlan/Rich Gannon

Jonathan Segal/Mark Grant

Tennessee @ Cleveland

Jim Nantz/Tony Romo//

Tracy Wolfson

Jim Rikhoff/Mike Arnold

 

 

 

4:05 PM, ET:

 

 

Cincinnati @ Seattle

Spero Dedes/Adam Archuleta

Jason Ross/Jim Cornell

Indianapolis @L.A. Chargers

Greg Gumbel/Trent Green// Melanie Collins

Ken Mack/Suzanne Smith

 

WEEK 2 – Sept. 15

GAME

PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST

PRODUCER/DIRECTOR

1:00 PM, ET:

 

 

Buffalo @ N.Y. Giants

Greg Gumbel/Trent Green// Melanie Collins

Ken Mack/Suzanne Smith

New England @ Miami

Ian Eagle/Dan Fouts//

Evan Washburn

Mark Wolff/Bob Fishman

 

Jacksonville @ Houston

Andrew Catalon/James Lofton

Steve McKee/Andy Goldberg

Indianapolis @ Tennessee

Spero Dedes/Adam Archuleta

Jason Ross/Jim Cornell

L.A. Chargers @ Detroit

Kevin Harlan/Rich Gannon

Jonathan Segal/Mark Grant

 

4:05 PM, ET:

 

 

Kansas City @ Oakland

Jim Nantz/Tony Romo//

Tracy Wolfson

Jim Rikhoff/Mike Arnold

 

 

 

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