Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers travel to Cincinnati to face the AFC North rival Bengals and Andy Dalton on ESPN’s Monday Night Football. With a 9-2 record, the Steelers are tied with New England atop the AFC. MNF play-by-play announcer Sean McDonough will call the action from Paul Brown Stadium with analyst Jon Gruden and sideline reporter Lisa Salters. MNF will also be streamed live on the ESPN App. Additionally, ESPN Deportes will televise Steelers-Bengals in Spanish with commentators Alvaro Martin, Raul Allegre and John Sutcliffe.
Episode Debuts Thursday at 1:30 a.m. ET / Wednesday at 10:30 p.m. PT after NHL Opening Night Doubleheader on NBCSN
NFL Films Breaks Down Brees’ Performance on Sunday & Final Minutes of Cowboys – Saints
In-Game Audio From QB Andy Dalton in Bengals’ Victory Over Chiefs
Head Coach Mike McCoy Wired-For-Sound in Chargers Win Against Browns
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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