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NFL Viewing Picks for Week 2 of the 2014 Season

All Times Eastern Thursday, September 11 Studio & Pregame Shows Around the NFL — NFL Network, 2 p.m. NFL Insiders — ESPN2, 3 p.m. NFL Live — ESPN2, 4 p.m. NFL Fantasy Live — NFL Network, 5 p.m. NFL Total Access Kickoff: Thursday Night Football Preview (season premiere) — NFL Network, 6 p.m. NFL Thursday […]

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NFL Network Pregame Quotage for Week 1 of 2014 Season

We’re doing the NFL Sunday pregame quotage late, but it won’t going up on Sunday nights/early Monday morning after this week. It usually will go up as soon as they’re received, but today was a busy day. Anyway, we begin as always with the NFL Network quotage from NFL GameDay First and NFL GameDay Morning, […]

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NFL Network Previews Week 1 of the 2014 Season

Ok, with the NFL season underway, let’s do our usual previews by the NFL TV partners as they prepare their material for their Sunday pregame shows As always we’ll begin with NFL Network and their various studio programming that begins at 7 a.m. ET with NFL GameDay First, then NFL GameDay Morning at 9 a.m., […]

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NFL Viewing Picks for Week 1 of the 2014 NFL Season

All Times Eastern Thursday, September 4 Studio & Pregame Shows Around the NFL — NFL Network, 2 p.m. NFL Insiders — ESPN, 3:30 p.m. NFL Live — ESPN, 4 p.m. NFL Fantasy Live — NFL Network, 4 p.m. NFL GameDay: Kickoff 2014 — NFL Network, 5 p.m. NFL Kickoff 2014 — NBC/NFL Network, 7:30 p.m. […]

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CBS and NFL Network Announce Rihanna and Don Cheadle to Open Thursday Night Football

If you’re not a fan of musical opens for primetime football games, then this post is not for you. CBS and NFL Network have announced a new open for Thursday Night Football. Now, anything would be an improvement from CeeLo Green’s awful fracturing of The Ramones in 2012. And it should be better than […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.  

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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 […]