Week 15 (Dec. 20, 2009) – Quotable from NFL GameDay Final
& NFL GameDay Highlights on NFL Network
(Airs Sundays at 7:30 PM ET & 11:30 PM ET)
***SPECIAL CHRISTMAS NIGHT GAME***
Chargers vs. Titans – Friday, Dec. 25 at 7:00 PM ET on NFLN
***DON SHULA ON THE COACHES SHOW TONIGHT AT 6:30 PM ET***
Coach of 17-0 1972 Dolphins Discusses Perfection
“Why aren’t we talking about him as an MVP candidate?”
– Deion Sanders on Chargers QB Philip Rivers
“He’s coachable and he’s a football fanatic.”
– Steve Mariucci on Chargers QB Philip Rivers
“Some of these teams have peaked – New Orleans, Minnesota, Arizona and Green Bay. Philadelphia and Dallas may be peaking at the right time.”
–- Deion Sanders on NFC playoff picture
“The performance was shocking because they have been so good. They were exposed by the Pittsburgh Steelers.”
– Steve Mariucci on Green Bay Packers defense against Pittsburgh Steelers
“In a long season you are going have a letdown. This was their letdown. Can they get back on track? Yes.”
– Deion Sanders on New Orleans Saints
“This loss will do them a favor. It takes the pressure off. They have the best offense in the NFL. This team will beat Tampa Bay and earn home field advantage.”
— Steve Mariucci on New Orleans Saints
“A great touchdown and a great tribute to his friend Chris Henry…While we see so much out of Chad Ochocinco, you don’t get to see that side of him too often.”
– Michael Irvin on Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco’s 49-yard TD catch
“An NFL-record six years between 1,000-yard seasons, that’s like the Grover Cleveland of rushing.” – Rich Eisen on Dolphins RB Ricky Williams rushing for 1,000 yards this season – his first 1,000-yard season since 2003. Grover Cleveland served two terms as United States President separated by four years (1885-89; 1893-97).
“Beanie Wells likes to run in the state of Michigan.” – Rich Eisen on Cardinals RB Beanie Wells who rushed for 110 yards at Detroit. While with Ohio State, Wells rushed for 222 yards and two touchdowns at University of Michigan in 2007 and 140 yards and two scores at Michigan State in 2008.
What’s on Tonight…The Coaches Show – 6:30 & 8:30 PM ET
- Hall of Fame Coach Don Shula on perfection
- Should Brad Childress have pulled Brett Favre?
- Why did Mike Tomlin call for an onside kick?
*** Additional exclusive video clips from Sunday’s NFL GameDay are available on NFL.com. Click on the video segments. These videos include:
– Highlights of Ben Roethlisberger’s 503-yard, 3 TD performance in last second win vs. Green Bay
– Deion Sanders’ “Let’s Go Primetime”
– And many more Week 15 game highlights and postgame video only on NFL.com.
7:30 PM -8:30 PM ET: NFL GameDay Highlights
Host: Rich Eisen Analysts: Deion Sanders and Michael Irvin
Following the late afternoon games, NFL GameDay Highlights offers analysis of the events of the day. Includes highlights from all completed games, insider commentary, on-field interviews and post-game press conferences.
11:30 PM -1:00 AM ET: NFL GameDay Final
Host: Rich Eisen Analysts: Deion Sanders and Steve Mariucci
NFL GameDay Final is the definitive exclamation point on Sundays providing unlimited highlights of all the games, plus post-game press conferences, interviews from the field and locker room, audio c