Thursday Night Football Official Logo

CBS and NFL Network Announce the Entire Cast of Thursday Night Football

This was unveiled yesterday at the NFL on CBS Media Day in New York which your humble writer attended. With CBS and NFL Network combining to air Thursday Night Football, we note that Rich Eisen, Michael Irvin, Marshall Faulk and Steve Mariucci will be doing a pregame show from outside each game site. This show, […]

NFL Network Begins Preseason Week 1 With Four Live Games

Yup, NFL Network will be all over the beginning of the Preseason with a live doubleheader on Thursday and single games Friday and Saturday. It begins on Thursday with San Francisco at Baltimore, a rematch of Super Bowl XLVII, live from the Charm City at 7:30 p.m. ET. NFL Network’s Ari Wolfe and Kurt Warner […]


Fang’s Bites Podcast No. 20 — Meet the New NFL AM Cast

In this podcast, we break some news. In this edition, the guest is Jeremy Louwerse, Executive Producer of NFL AM, NFL Network’s live four-hour morning show. In this podcast, Jeremy introduces us to the new cast of NFL AM. He introduces us to: Co-hosts Rhett Lewis and Erin Coscarelli; Co-analysts LaVar Arrington, Eric Davis and […]

Thursday Night Football Official Logo

CBS Hires Former NFL Referee Mike Carey as Rules Analyst for NFL Games

This announced late Tuesday by CBS Sports. Former NFL referee Mike Carey will be part of the joint CBS/NFL Network Thursday Night Football telecasts and the NFL on CBS on Sundays. Carey who retired from the NFL after 24 years as an official and 19 as a referee, will make appearances from the Thursday Night […]

Thursday Night Football Official Logo

CBS/NFL Network Unveils its Thursday Night Football Pregame Crew

Officially announced by CBS Sports and NFL Network, we now know the official Thursday Night Football pregame show panel. The host will be James Brown and he’ll be joined by CBS’ Bill Cowher and NFL Network’s Deion Sanders. They’ll hit the air at 7:30 p.m. ET and go until kickoff at 8:25 p.m. CBS/NFL Network […]

NFL Draft 2014.jpg

You Did This, America: NFL Draft Kills All Other Competition

The NFL Draft is a phenomenon that keeps growing to the point that it’s Godzilla stomping on Tokyo buildings and breathing fire on fully gassed-up cars for fun. On Thursday, the first round of the NFL Draft on ESPN and NFL Network absolutely crushed the NBA Playoffs on ESPN2 and the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs […]

NFL Draft 2014.jpg

Mike Mayock’s 2014 NFL Mock Draft

I don’t pay attention to mock drafts and neither should you, but if there’s one to pay attention, it’s usually Mike Mayock’s. He did his Mock Draft on NFL Network Wednesday night. The fine people at the National Football League public relations office sent over the Mayock Mock and we have it for you in […]

Emmy Award

35th Annual Sports Emmy Award Winners

Here’s the listing of the 35th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. They were handed out in New York tonight to an appreciative audience at the Frederick P. Rose Hall at the Time Warner Center. Overall, NBC led all networks with six Emmy Awards, Fox/HBO Sports/MLB Network won 5 and ESPN received four. In an upset, Bob […]

Thursday Night Football Official Logo

The New Thursday Night Football Logo

This is what it looks like, the new Thursday Night Football logo with both CBS and NFL Network on the shield. You’ll be seeing this leading up to the kickoff of the new season and beyond. Here’s the logo without it being cut off as it is above.  

NFL on CBS new

CBS and NFL Network Announce 2014 Thursday Night Football Schedule

Ok, the NFL schedules are out. Let’s post them one at a time. Let’s begin with the CBS/NFL Network Thursday Night Football schedule. CBS will air Weeks 2-8 and a game in Week 16 on Saturday, December 20. In the first seven weeks, CBS will have four AFC rivalry games including Steelers-Ravens which opens the […]


NFL Network to Look Back at Five Historic NFL Drafts

Starting this Wednesday and airing every Wednesday leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft, NFL Films and NFL Network take a look at five particular drafts that made history. Beginning with the 1964 Draft and then the 1974, 1984, 1994 and 2004 Drafts, NFL Films looks at the moments that made the event what it […]

Thursday Night Football New

Expect a Strong Thursday Night Football Schedule for CBS

This being reported by John Ourand at Sports Business Journal. He writes that as the National Football League schedule is about to be released (most likely within a week), media executives expect the first year of Thursday Night Football to be filled with very good matchups, even surpassing the Monday Night Football slate on ESPN. […]

The Nominees for the 35th Annual Sports Emmy Awards

The nominees are out. A few interesting developments for this year’s Emmys. In the play-by-play category, Al Michaels is noticeably absent. Marv Albert, Mike Breen, Joe Buck, Bob Costas (?) and Mike Emrick are nominees. I guess the Academy decided to put Bob in this category in addition to his customary Studio Host nomination. For […]

CBS To Air Thursday Night Football Games in 2014

Ok, here’s the joint press release from CBS and National Football League announcing the new Thursday Night Football package for 2014. CBS and NFL Network will split the package with CBS airing the first half with an NFLN simulcast. All of CBS’ games will air on Thursday nights. NFL Network takes the second half with […]