Dan Patrick, Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison to Conclude Program with Steelers Defense Analysis and Sunday Night Football Preview
NEW YORK – September 21, 2011 – NFL Turning Point, VERSUS’ new weekly show co-produced by NFL Films and the NBC Sports Group, continues this Thursday with a special 9 p.m. ET airing. The show will also air at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The hour-long program, hosted by Football Night in America’s Dan Patrick, will air throughout the NFL regular season and will focus on the crucial ‘turning point’ moment in several games for football fans each week in a more in-depth way than ever before by utilizing NFL Films’ unmatched cinematography and sideline and on-field audio.
This week’s episode features:
· Buffalo Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick wired for sound during the thrilling, last-second 38-35 win against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday
· Dallas Cowboys’ overtime win vs. San Francisco 49ers
o Behind-the-scenes footage and sound from the game, which featured Cowboys QB Tony Romo returning to the field with a broken rib to lead Dallas to the overtime victory
· Philadelphia Eagles-Atlanta Falcons Sunday Night Football game
o In-depth coverage and sound from Atlanta’s exciting come-from-behind victory against the Eagles. The game featured Eagles QB Michael Vick returning to Atlanta for the first time as starter
Patrick will conclude each show with a segment featuring his Football Night colleagues Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison that covers the most relevant NFL topics, such as this week’s examination of whether or not the Steelers defense is still championship quality. They will also look ahead to the upcoming Sunday Night Football game on NBC.
Aside from this week’s episode, which airs at 9 p.m. ET and 10 p.m. ET/PT, NFL Turning Point airs a new episode at 10 p.m. ET/PT every week through November 3. Beginning on November 10, when Thursday night NFL games begin on NFL Network, new episodes of NFL Turning Point will air at midnight ET.
— NBC Sports Group —