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01.03.2019

"THE NFL ON CBS" HEADS INTO WILD CARD WEEKEND WITH CHARGERS-RAVENS

 

 

THE NFL ON CBS, home of Super Bowl LIII, continues its 59th season on Sunday, Jan. 6 as Jim Nantz, Tony Romo and Tracy Wolfson call the AFC Wild Card game, L.A. Chargers-Baltimore, from M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md. in leading CBS' coverage into AFC Wild Card week of its Super Bowl season.  This season marks the 20th time CBS will broadcast the Super Bowl - the most of any network.

 

The day begins with THE NFL TODAY (12:00 Noon, ET) and THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW on CBS Sports Network (9:00 AM-12:00 Noon, ET) live from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City.

 

THE NFL TODAY's Phil Simms and Boomer Esiason preview Wild Card week's game on CBS - 

L.A. Chargers-Baltimore Ravens: https://bit.ly/2LQc6Js

 

 

 

 

James Brown, along with analysts Boomer Esiason, Bill Cowher, Phil Simms, Nate Burleson and NFL Insider Jason La Canfora, lead THE NFL TODAY into its 51st year.

 

It's Wild Card Weekend as THE NFL TODAY team previews CBS' game - L.A. Chargers-Baltimore Ravens - by breaking down the X's and O's of the game with all its match-ups and storylines.  In addition, CBS SPORTS PRESENTS Series highlights a feature on Chargers fans from Los Angeles and San Diego; reaction to Saturday's Wild Card games; as well as a special look back 30 years ago when the Eagles and Bears played the infamous "Fog Bowl" on CBS.  And, CBS Sports' Jamie Erdahl and Evan Washburn will report from Dallas and Chicago, respectively, on the NFC Wild Card games.

 

Drew Kaliski is producer and Bob Matina is director of THE NFL TODAY.

 

 

 

 

1:00 PM, ET

L.A. Chargers at Baltimore 

Jim Nantz, Tony Romo, Tracy Wolfson

Jim Rikhoff (Lead Producer), Mike Arnold (Lead Director)

 

 

 

THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW (TOPS) (9:00 AM, ET; CBS Sports Network) is hosted by Adam Schein with analysts Amy Trask, London Fletcher, Brandon Tierney and Dana Jacobson, along with fantasy experts Keith Irizarry and Jeff Ratcliffe, discussing the week's issues and biggest games, along with fanstasy football advice and information.  Deb Gelman and Brian Raab are producers and Jay Kincaid is director.

 

The following are announcer assignments for AFC Playoffs (subject to change):

 

January 13 - AFC DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF

1:00 PM, ET

Game 

Broadcast Team 

Producer/Director 

TBD @ New England

Jim Nantz/Tony Romo//Tracy Wolfson

 Jim Rikhoff/Mike Arnold

 

January 20 - AFC CHAMPIONSHIP

6:30 PM, ET

 

February 3 - SUPER BOWL LIII - Atlanta, Ga.

 

The entire 2018 NFL ON CBS schedule will be streamed live on CBS All Access platforms.  CBS All Access subscribers will receive NFL ON CBS games that are broadcast in their local market.

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.


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Press:

Jerry Caraccioli
212-975-7466
gwcaraccioli@cbs.com

Robin Brendle
212-975-1533
rlbrendle@cbs.com