DALLAS COWBOYS AT TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS ON NFL NETWORK
Former Buccaneers All-Pro Warren Sapp Joins Special Saturday Night Edition of Thursday Night Kickoff Presented by Sears Pregame Show at 6:00 PM ET
|ANNOUNCERS||Brad Nessler (play-by-play), Mike Mayock (game analyst); Alex Flanagan (sideline)|
|PREGAME (6:00 PM ET)||Thursday Night Kickoff Presented by Sears
In Tampa: Rich Eisen, Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin, Steve Mariucci, Deion Sanders, Stacey Dales, Alex Flanagan
In Los Angeles: Lindsay Soto, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp
|PRE-KICK (8:00 PM ET)||Lexus Pre-Kick Show
Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan, Rich Eisen, Marshall Faulk, Steve Mariucci, Deion Sanders, Michael Irvin, Stacey Dales, Lindsay Soto, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp
|HALFTIME||Kia Halftime Show
Rich Eisen, Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin, Steve Mariucci, Deion Sanders, Stacey Dales, Alex Flanagan
|POSTGAME||Kay Jewelers Postgame Show
Kara Henderson, Marshall Faulk, Deion Sanders, Stacey Dales, Alex Flanagan
NFL Total Access Postgame Show
In-studio: Scott Hanson, Lindsay Soto, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp, Willie McGinest, Jamie Dukes
Game Site: Stacey Dales, Steve Wyche
|WHERE TO WATCH||DirecTV – Channel 212 (SD/HD), DISH Network – 154 (SD/HD)
Verizon FIOS – Channel 88 (SD) 588 (HD), AT&T U-Verse – Channel 630 (SD) 1630 (HD)
Check your local cable listings
NFL.com LIVE – live “look-ins” at select moments of game
NFL Mobile Live on Verizon Wireless
|LOCAL OTA SIMULCAST*||The CW Ch. 33 (KDAF)||MyNetwork Ch. 38 (WTTA)|
Special Saturday Edition of Thursday Night Football
In a special Saturday edition of Thursday Night Football, quarterback TONY ROMO and the Dallas Cowboys head to Raymond James Stadium to take on quarterback JOSH FREEMAN and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
This season marks the debut of Thursday Night Football broadcast booth duo, BRAD NESSLER and MIKE MAYOCK. Veteran play-by-play voice, Nessler serves as the play-by-play announcer and Mayock, in his seventh year with NFL Network, is the game analyst and ALEX FLANAGAN returns for her second season as the sideline reporter.
RICH EISEN hosts NFL Network’s Thursday Night Kickoff Presented by Sears, Lexus Pre-kick Show, Kia Halftime Show and the Kay Jewelers Postgame Show from the stadium. Eisen, a two-time Sports Emmy nominee in the Studio Host category, is joined by fellow Sports Emmy nominee STEVE MARIUCCI, a former NFL head coach with the San Francisco 49ers and Detroit Lions who also served as Brett Favre’s quarterback coach in Green Bay; 2011 NFL Hall of Fame inductee MARSHALL FAULK, who won a Super Bowl XXXIV ring with the Rams, earned 2000 NFL MVP honors and three Offensive Player of the Year awards (1999-2001); 2011 NFL Hall of Fame inductee DEION SANDERS, a two-time Super Bowl winner who was 1994 Defensive Player of the Year and an eight-time Pro Bowler who holds the NFL record with 19 career return touchdowns; and making his Thursday Night Football debut, Hall of Famer and third-year NFL Network analyst MICHAEL IRVIN.
Additional coverage will be provided from NFL Network studios in Los Angeles with host LINDSAY SOTO, analysts KURT WARNER, two-time NFL MVP and Super Bowl MVP quarterback; and special guest analyst WARREN SAPP, former Buccaneers All-Pro defensive tackle and seven-time Pro Bowl selection.
NFL.com LIVE/Thursday Night Football at 8:00 PM ET features live “look-ins” of Cowboys-Buccaneers, game highlights and instant analysis from NFL Network talent. From the NFL Network studios in Los Angeles, PAUL BURMEISTER, KURT WARNER, JAMIE DUKES, and BUCKY BROOKS provide expert analysis, commentary and fantasy information. STACEY DALES and STEVE WYCHE provide live reports from the stadium, while Brooks contributes ‘Instant Playbook’ analysis of key plays and drives from the exclusive perspective of the coaching tape immediately after the most important moments.
Following the game, hosts SCOTT HANSON and LINDSAY SOTO as well as analysts KURT WARNER, WARREN SAPP, WILLIE MCGINEST and JAMIE DUKES will deliver a postgame edition of NFL Total Access.
Available for viewing at NFL.com, a preview of the Week 15 matchup between the Cowboys and the Buccaneers.
NOTABLE QUARTERBACK STATISTICS:
- Dallas QB TONY ROMO is 2-0 in career vs. Tampa Bay with 147.2 rating
· Tampa Bay QB JOSH FREEMAN has 2,896 passing yards & needs 104 to reach 3,000 for 2nd consecutive season