ESPN’s Postseason NFL Countdown will travel to the College Football Playoff National Championship in New Orleans for two shows. New Orleans Saints Super Bowl-winning head coach Sean Payton will join host Sam Ponder and team on Sunday during the NFL Divisional Playoff Weekend.
Last night’s Monday Night Football game – a New Orleans Saints 34-7 home victory over the Indianapolis Colts – averaged 11,134,000 viewers on ESPN and ESPN Deportes, according to Nielsen. In the game, Saints quarterback Drew Brees made history, breaking Peyton Manning’s career touchdown record.
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Ahead of the Saints big home matchup with the 49ers – arguably for homefield advantage in the NFC – reporter Chris Connelly and Sunday NFL Countdown revisit how a fanbase that once wore paper bags over their heads now shake the dome screaming “Who Dat?”
Top NFL Rivalry Games Highlight Monday Night Football’s 50th Season on ESPN in 2019
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ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown will travel to New Orleans for the Saints game against the Los Angeles Rams, the same weekend that College GameDay will be in Baton Rouge, Louisiana for Alabama versus LSU.
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NFL Record-Setting Night for Saints QB Drew Brees Averages 10.6 Million Viewers Last night’s Monday Night Football game (8:15-11:30 p.m. ET) – which featured New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees breaking Peyton Manning’s all-time NFL passing yards record in a 43-19 victory over the Washington Redskins – averaged 10.6 million viewers across ESPN, ESPN2 and … Read More
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NFL Turning Point Hosted by Football Night In America’s Dan Patrick
STAMFORD, CONN. – October 6, 2015 – This week’s episode of NFL Turning Point, airing Thursday at 1:30 a.m. ET / Wednesday at 10:30 p.m. PT on NBCSN, breaks down the dramatic conclusion of QB Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints overtime victory against the Dallas Cowboys; a season-to-date analysis of QB Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati Bengals pursuit to stay undefeated; and in-game audio from the San Diego Chargers’ thrilling last-second win over the Cleveland Browns.
Hosted by Football Night In America’s Dan Patrick, the 30-minute NFL Turning Point, co-produced by NFL Films, airs weekly throughout the entire NFL season, including the playoffs and Super Bowl.
This week’s episode features:
- Cowboys-Saints: NFL Turning Point reviews Drew Brees’ return after missing a game with a rotator cuff injury, and studies his stamina and arm strength. The segment then examines the dramatic conclusion of Sunday night’s game and highlights Brees’ 400th career touchdown pass, which won the game for the Saints on the second play of overtime.
- Chiefs-Bengals: NFL Films shines a spotlight on QB Andy Dalton and the Bengals undefeated season. Wednesday’s episode will also feature in-game audio from Dalton, who was wired-for-sound during Sunday’s win over the Chiefs.
- Browns-Chargers: NFL Turning Point analyzes the Chargers’ thrilling win over the Browns. The segment features in-game audio from Chargers head coach Mike McCoy, who was mic’d up during the second chance field goal that won the game for San Diego.
In addition, Wednesday night’s Sounds of The Game – Powered by BOSE – segment highlights Broncos LB Von Miller, who was mic’d up as the league’s top-ranked defense helped clinch another victory for Denver.
Each week NFL Turning Point is built around select NFL matchups from the previous weekend, and focuses on the crucial “turning point” moments that ultimately defined the outcome of each game. The show also features anatomy-of-a-play type segments and long-form game-of-the-week style narratives that include pre-game and post-game access, sideline sounds, jaw-dropping cinematography and incredible storytelling that is synonymous with NFL Films.
In 2015 NBCSN will air a total of 21 episodes. The season finale, scheduled to air on Wednesday, February 4, 2016, will look back at the “turning point” of Super Bowl 50.
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