Week 11 Editions of NFL Network’s ‘NFL GameDay First’ & ‘NFL GameDay Morning’

NFL-GameDayMorningFormer Pro Bowl RB Jamal Anderson Joins ‘NFL GameDay First’ at 7:00 AM ET

This Week on ‘NFL GameDay Morning’ at 9:00 AM ET –

Steve Mariucci One-on-One with Kansas City Chiefs HC Andy Reid

Aditi Kinkhabwala Profiles the Rise of Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict –

Includes Interviews with Bengals’ Marvin Lewis, Burfict’s Mother, and Mike Mayock

The Resurrection of the New York Jets is Examined

Sunday is ‘GameDay’ and every week NFL Network provides 12 hours of live coverage, beginning at 7:00 AM ET with NFL GameDay First.  The day continues at 9:00 AM ET with NFL GameDay Morning leading viewers into the early games. At 4:00 PM ET, NFL GameDay Scoreboard recaps the early action and at 7:30 PM ET, NFL GameDay Highlights recaps the entire afternoon.  At 11:30 PM ET, NFL GameDay Final provides complete analysis on the entire football Sunday.

NFL GameDay First – Sunday at 7:00 AM ET

Host: Melissa Stark

Co-Host/Analyst: Sterling Sharpe

Analyst: Shaun O’Hara

Guest Analyst: Jamal Anderson

Featured this week on NFL GameDay First:

  • NFL Media national insider Ian Rapoport with the latest injury news from around the NFL
  • Talk to 84: Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap chats with Sterling Sharpe
  • Game Debates:

o   Washington-Philadelphia: Who is benefiting the most with Eagles quarterback Nick Foles as the starter?

o   Baltimore-Chicago: Is there a quarterback controversy in Chicago? Can Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco get the Super Bowl Champions back on track?

o   Detroit-Pittsburgh: Is it the beginning of the end for Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in Pittsburgh?

o   New York Jets-Buffalo: In a battle of rookie quarterbacks, who will prevail: Jets’ Geno Smith or Bills’ EJ Manuel?

  • Battle for AFC West:

o   When the Kansas City Chiefs and Denver Broncos face off, who has the advantage: the Chiefs top-ranked defense or the Broncos top-ranked offense?

  • Picks for every game
  • Live reports:

o   Albert Breer from Philadelphia for Redskins-Eagles

o   Stacey Dales from Chicago  for Ravens-Bears

NFL GameDay Morning  – Sunday at 9:00 AM ET

Host: Rich Eisen

Analysts: Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp, Michael Irvin

NFL Media National Insiders: Ian Rapoport & Michael Silver

Featured this week on NFL GameDay Morning:


  • Sunday Sitdown:
    • Steve Mariucci travels to Kansas City to visit with Chiefs head coach Andy Reid
    • Reid expounds upon quarterback Alex Smith, the success of the Chiefs and the challenges facing quarterback Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos
  • NFL Media’s national insiders Ian Rapoport and Mike Silver on the latest news from around the NFL which includes injury updates and game-time decisions
  • Jeff Darlington is live from Miami with the latest on the Dolphins situation
  • A Profile on the Rise of Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict:

o   Aditi Kinkhabwala examines the success of Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict whose journey into the NFL was met with skepticism

o   After going undrafted, Burfict was the Bengals top tackler in 2012. This season, he has continued a path to stardom

o   Profile includes interviews with Burfict, his mother Lisa Williams, Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis, NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock, and Burfict’s former high school coach Matt Logan


  • The Resurrection of the New York Jets:
    • Coming off the bye week at 5-4, NFL GameDay Morning examines how the Jets are in a better position than most believed heading into the stretch run of the season
    • Is part of their success due to the Jets’ return to their vintage ground-and-pound game plan?
    • The impact safety Ed Reed will have who signed with the Jets following his release from the Houston Texans
  • Hall of Fame Demonstration: 

o   Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin provides an on-field demonstration and insight into what makes some of the top receivers in the NFL so unique

o   Among the receivers profiled include:

§  Detroit Lions’ Calvin Johnson

§  Cincinnati Bengals’ AJ Green

§  Philadelphia Eagles’ DeSean Jackson

§  Houston Texans’ Andre Johnson

  • Players Only:

o   Are teams holding onto their franchise quarterbacks too long?

o   Are veteran quarterbacks an asset on an NFL roster?

  • NFL Team Debates:

o   Are the Detroit Lions in the best position to take control of the NFC North?

o   Are the San Francisco 49ers in a must-win situation against the New Orleans Saints?


    • Is Eagles quarterback Nick Foles the quarterback in Philadelphia moving forward?


  • Picks for every game


  • Live Reports:
    • Kimberly Jones from Buffalo for Jets-Bills
    • Aditi Kinkhabwala from Pittsburgh for Lions-Steelers

o   Jeff Darlington from Miami for Chargers-Dolphins

o   Stacey Dales from Chicago for Ravens-Bears

o   Albert Breer from Philadelphia for Redskins-Eagles

NFL GameDay Scoreboard, NFL GameDay Highlights and NFL GameDay Final Conclude Sunday Coverage


‘GameDay’ continues at 4:00 PM ET with NFL GameDay Scoreboard, with host Paul Burmeister, analysts Jamie Dukes and Darren Sharper, and Jenn Brown providing news updates from the afternoon games.

At 7:30 PM ET, Chris Rose hosts NFL GameDay Highlights, along with Hall of Famer Deion Sanders, and NFL Network analysts LaDainian Tomlinson and Steve Mariucci.

At 11:30 PM ET, Rose and analysts Faulk, Sanders and Tomlinson recap all of the day’s action on NFL GameDay Final with game highlights, player and coach press conferences, post-game interviews and analysis of every game.

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