Episode to Feature:
Analysis of Andrew Luck’s Performance Against the League’s No. 1 Defense
NFL Films Examines Matchup Between Cam Newton and Aaron Rodgers
Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer Wired-For-Sound in OT Win Over Rams
Review of Antonio Brown’s Record-Setting Day in Steelers Victory Against Raiders
NFL Turning Point Hosted by Football Night In America’s Dan Patrick
STAMFORD, Conn. – November 10, 2015 – This week’s all-new edition of NFL Turning Point, debuting Wednesday night at 10:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, examines Sunday’s matchup between the Broncos and Colts, and breaks down QB Andrew Luck’s strong performance against the league’s No. 1 defense.
In addition, NFL Turning Point reviews the Carolina Panthers’ win against the Green Bay Packers, including a look at QB Cam Newton’s big game to keep the Panthers undefeated; studies the Vikings OT victory over the Rams, featuring in-game audio from Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer; and analyzes the Pittsburgh Steelers victory over the Oakland Raiders, including a spotlight look at Steelers WR Antonio Brown’s franchise record-setting da.
Hosted by Football Night In America’s Dan Patrick, the 30-minute long 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:
- Broncos-Colts: NFL Films examines Andrew Luck’s two touchdowns and shines a spotlight on how he orchestrated the Colts offense to a win over the Broncos. The segment also reviews Peyton Manning’s performance against his former team, and analyzes the Broncos league leading defense, which had only one sack and produced no turnovers against the Colts.
- Packers-Panthers: NFL Turning Point reviews Cam Newton’s four-touchdown performance (three passing/one rushing), and how he led the Panthers to a win over the Packers and the team’s first 8-0 record in franchise history. The segment also breaks down Packers QB Aaron Rodgers performance, including a 36-yard pass to WR James Jones to get Green Bay within eight points of the Panthers in the fourth quarter.
- Rams-Vikings: NFL Films breaks down the defensive play of both teams, and features in-game audio from Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer, who was mic’d up during Minnesota’s dramatic OT win. The segment will also feature Zimmer’s post-game press conference regarding QB Teddy Bridgewater’s injury.
- Raiders-Steelers: NFL Turning Point highlights Antonio Brown’s record-setting day, as he caught 17 passes for 284 receiving yards and had two carries for 22 rushing yards. The segment also studies Raiders’ QB Derek Carr’s performance and how he repeatedly connected with wide receivers Michael Crabtree and Amari Cooper.
Wednesday night’s Sounds of The Game – Powered by BOSE – segment features in-game audio from Patriots’ DE Chandler Jones, who was wired-for-sound during Sunday’s win over the Redskins.
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.
-NBC Sports Group-