CBS Sports Unveils Its 2010 NFL Announcing Lineup

We have the announcing lineup for CBS Sports this season. Ian Eagle takes Dick Enberg’s slot and will team with Dan Fouts becoming the “C” team for CBS. Gus Johnson teams with Steve Tasker and Hall of Famer Don Criqui is paired with Steve Beuerlein. Bill Macatee will be partnered with Rich Gannon. And Randy Cross who seems to be working everywhere whether it be CBS, CBS College Sports, Westwood One Radio or Fox Sports Net will work with Spero Dedes on selected games.

Here’s the press release.


Jim Nantz and Phil Simms Lead as No. 1 NFL ON CBS Announce Team In CBS Television Network’s 51st Season Covering NFL

THE NFL TODAY Anchored by James Brown, Dan Marino, Bill Cowher, Boomer Esiason and Shannon Sharpe

The CBS Television Network begins its 51st year of broadcasting the NFL on Sunday, Sept. 12 (12:00 Noon-4:00 PM, ET) as Jim Nantz and Phil Simms lead THE NFL ON CBS into the Network’s 2010 NFL season. 
  James Brown anchors the CBS Television Network’s hour-long pre-game studio show, THE NFL TODAY, along with analysts Dan Marino, Boomer Esiason, Shannon Sharpe and Bill Cowher from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City. Charley Casserly serves as THE NFL TODAY’s “General Manager,” while Lesley Visser and Sam Ryan serve as reporters for the show. This season marks the 43rd year of THE NFL TODAY on the CBS Television Network.
THE NFL ON CBS announce team is solidified as the deepest in sports television as Greg Gumbel once again calls games alongside Dan Dierdorf; Ian Eagle teams with Dan Fouts; and Kevin Harlan teams with Solomon Wilcots.
Other notes of interest this year include Gus Johnson pairing with Steve Tasker; Bill Macatee teaming with Rich Gannon; Don Criqui and Steve Beuerlein; and Spero Dedes with Randy Cross.
CBS Sports’ complete roster of announce teams for its 51st year of NFL coverage was announced today by Sean McManus, President, CBS News and Sports, and Executive Producer, THE NFL ON CBS.
Following are the Network’s NFL announcer pairings for the 2010 season (play-by-play/analyst):
Jim Nantz/Phil Simms
Greg Gumbel/Dan Dierdorf
Ian Eagle/Dan Fouts
Kevin Harlan/Solomon Wilcots
Gus Johnson/Steve Tasker
Bill Macatee/Rich Gannon
Don Criqui/Steve Beuerlein
Spero Dedes/Randy Cross
Lance Barrow is the coordinating producer and lead game producer for THE NFL ON CBS, and Michael Arnold is the lead game director. Eric Mann is senior producer for THE NFL TODAY, while Bob Matina directs. Harold Bryant is Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
McManus serves as executive producer for THE NFL ON CBS.

That is your lineup for CBS this season.

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Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013. He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television. Fang celebrates the three Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.