MARK SANCHEZ AND TIM TEBOW FOR WEEK 1 OF “THE NFL TODAY” ON SUNDAY, SEPT. 9
THE NFL ON CBS, broadcasting its 53rd year of the NFL, kicks off its 2012 NFL season on Sunday, Sept. 9 (1:00-4:00 PM, ET) beginning with THE NFL TODAY (12:00 Noon-1:00 PM, ET).
THE NFL TODAY’s Boomer Esiason sits down with two of the most talked about players in the off-season, New York Jets quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow.
Sanchez led the Jets to the AFC Championship Game in each of his first two years, but failed to make the playoffs last season as the team fell to 8-8. Out in Denver last season, it was “Tebow Time,” as he led the Broncos on six game-winning drives, including a thrilling overtime win against the Steelers in the AFC Wild Card Game. Now a Jet, Tebow remains a lightning rod. Last month, Esiason said on his radio show that the Jets should cut Tebow. Now Tebow gets a chance to respond, as he and Sanchez both sit down with Esiason as the Jets quarterbacks prepare for their season opener at home against the Buffalo Bills. How much pressure does Sanchez feel with Tebow’s presence? How effective will Tebow be running the Wildcat offense? Can the two co-exist running the Jets offense? Jeff St. Arromand is the producer.
James Brown hosts THE NFL TODAY along with analysts Dan Marino, Esiason, Shannon Sharpe and Bill Cowher, NFL TODAY Insider Jason La Canfora, as well as Lesley Visser reporting.
Eric Mann is senior producer and Bob Matina is director of THE NFL TODAY.
Sean McManus is Chairman, CBS Sports and serves as the Executive Producer for THE NFL ON CBS. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
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“NFL ON CBS” TO SIMULCAST EVERY GAME OF 2012-13 SEASON IN SPANISH VIA SAP
CBS Sports has announced that every game of the 2012-13 NFL season, from kickoff on September 9 (1:00-4:00 PM, ET) through the playoffs and its exclusive coverage of Super Bowl XLVII on February 3, 2013, will be simulcast in Spanish via SAP (Secondary Audio Program) technology.
This will be the first year that multiple NFL games will be broadcast simultaneously in Spanish via SAP. Led by veteran announcer Armando Quintero and Benny Ricardo, who will call the Super Bowl, the announcers calling CBS Sports’ SAP coverage have extensive sports broadcasting experience in Spanish. Alfredo Bejar, Nelson Fernandez and Halim Zadat also will call games this season.
Highlighted by Super Bowl XLVII from New Orleans, the CBS Television Network marks its 53rd year of coverage of the NFL this season.