Charles Davis Joins Deep NFL ON CBS Roster Teaming with Ian Eagle and Evan Washburn on the No. 2 NFL Team
“THE NFL TODAY” with James Brown, Boomer Esiason, Bill Cowher,
Phil Simms and Nate Burleson Bolster Network’s Pregame Show for Fourth Year Together
Announcer Assignments for Weeks 1-2 Set
Leading the best and deepest lineup of NFL announcers in sports television in CBS Sports’ Super Bowl season, Jim Nantz, Tony Romo and Tracy Wolfson will call CBS’ marquee game each week, as well as many of the best games of the 2020 NFL season including the AFC Playoffs, AFC Championship Game and culminating with Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Fla. on February 7, 2021.
CBS solidifies its first-rate lineup with the addition of Charles Davis on the No. 2 announce team to be paired with Ian Eagle and reporter Evan Washburn. In addition, CBS has created two new teams with Kevin Harlan working alongside Trent Green and reporter Melanie Collins, and Greg Gumbel pairing with Rich Gannon as the Network strengthens its deep NFL ON CBS broadcast team.
As THE NFL ON CBS heads into its 61st season broadcasting the NFL, the following are the Network’s NFL announcer pairings for the 2020 season (play-by-play/analyst//reporter):
Jim Nantz/Tony Romo//Tracy Wolfson
Ian Eagle/Charles Davis//Evan Washburn
Kevin Harlan/Trent Green//Melanie Collins
Greg Gumbel/Rich Gannon
Andrew Catalon/James Lofton
Spero Dedes/Adam Archuleta
Tom McCarthy/Jay Feely
Beth Mowins/Tiki Barber
In addition to Wolfson, Washburn and Collins, additional sideline reporters, including Amanda Balionis, Sherree Burruss, A.J. Ross and Michael Grady, will be used throughout the season.
THE NFL TODAY returns with host James Brown alongside Boomer Esiason, Bill Cowher, Phil Simms and Nate Burleson for its fourth season together. Gene Steratore again serves as NFL Rules Analyst and Jason La Canfora continues to serve as “NFL Insider.”
Jim Rikhoff is the lead game producer for THE NFL ON CBS, and Michael Arnold is the lead game director. Drew Kaliski is the producer for THE NFL TODAY, while Bob Matina directs.
Sean McManus is Chairman, CBS Sports, and serves as Executive Producer for THE NFL ON CBS. David Berson is President, CBS Sports. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Senior Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
The following are THE NFL ON CBS assignments for Weeks 1-2 (subject to change).
WEEK 1 – Sept. 13
|1:00 PM, ET:|
|Cleveland @ Baltimore||Ian Eagle/Charles Davis// Evan Washburn||Mark Wolff/Bob Fishman|
|N.Y. Jets @ Buffalo||Andrew Catalon/James Lofton AJ Ross||Steve McKee/Andy Goldberg|
|Indianapolis @ Jacksonville||Spero Dedes/Adam Archuleta||Jason Ross/Jim Cornell|
|Miami @ New England||Jim Nantz/Tony Romo// Tracy Wolfson||Jim Rikhoff/Mike Arnold|
|Las Vegas @ Carolina||Greg Gumbel/Rich Gannon// Jay Feely||Jonathan Segal/Mark Grant|
|4:05 PM, ET:|
|L.A. Chargers @ Cincinnati||Kevin Harlan/Trent Green// Melanie Collins||Ken Mack/Suzanne Smith|
WEEK 2 – Sept. 20 – CBS DOUBLEHEADER
|1:00 PM, ET:|
|Denver @ Pittsburgh||Greg Gumbel/Rich Gannon// Jay Feely||Jonathan Segal/Mark Grant|
|Buffalo @ Miami||Spero Dedes/Adam Archuleta||Jason Ross/Jim Cornell|
|N.Y. Giants @ Chicago||Ian Eagle/Charles Davis// Evan Washburn||Mark Wolff/Bob Fishman|
|Jacksonville @ Tennessee||Andrew Catalon/James Lofton// AJ Ross||Steve McKee/Andy Goldberg|
|4:25 PM, ET:|
|Kansas City@L.A. Chargers||Jim Nantz/Tony Romo// Tracy Wolfson||Jim Rikhoff/Mike Arnold|
|Baltimore @ Houston||Kevin Harlan/Trent Green// Melanie Collins||Ken Mack/Suzanne Smith|
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