'The NFL On CBS' Preseason Schedule Begins with Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers at Indianapolis Colts Live in Prime Time on Friday, August 26

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August 23rd, 2011

via press release:

CBS SPORTS KICKS OFF 2011 NFL PRESEASON SCHEDULE WITH WEEKEND GAMES

THE NFL ON CBS Preseason Schedule Begins with
Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers at Indianapolis Colts Live in Prime Time on
Friday, August 26

New England Patriots Take On Detroit Lions for THE NFL ON CBS’s Second Preseason Game Following Night on
August 27 on CBS Television Network

The CBS Television Network is scheduled to begin its 52nd year broadcasting the NFL with two preseason games during the 2011 season.

The preseason schedule for THE NFL ON CBS begins on Friday, Aug. 26 (8:00 PM, ET) when the Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers take on the Indianapolis Colts live in prime time on the CBS Television Network. Ian Eagle and Phil Simms call the action, along with Sam Ryan reporting. Ross Schneiderman produces and Mike Arnold directs.

THE NFL ON CBS will conclude it two-game preseason schedule the following night as the New England Patriots play the Detroit Lions live in prime time on Saturday, Aug. 27 (8:00 PM, ET). Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf provide the call, along with Lesley Visser reporting. Mark Wolff produces and Bob Fishman directs.

Sean McManus is Chairman, CBS Sports, and serves as Executive Producer of CBS Sports’ coverage of THE NFL ON CBS. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer & Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.

Following are THE NFL ON CBS assignments for Week 1, Week 2 and Week 3 (subject to change).

WEEK 1 – Sept. 11

GAME PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST PRODUCER/DIRECTOR
1:00 PM, ET starts:
•Pittsburgh @ Baltimore Jim Nantz/Phil Simms Lance Barrow/Mike Arnold
•Cincinnati @ Cleveland Kevin Harlan/Solomon Wilcots Jim Rikhoff/Bryan Lilley
•Indianapolis @ Houston Greg Gumbel/Dan Dierdorf Mark Wolff/Suzanne Smith
•Tennessee @ Jacksonville Ian Eagle/Dan Fouts Bob Dekas/Chris Svendsen
•Buffalo @ Kansas City Marv Albert/Rich Gannon Ross Schneiderman/Andy Goldberg

WEEK 2 – Sept. 18 – CBS DOUBLEHEADER

GAME PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST PRODUCER/DIRECTOR
1:00 PM, ET starts:
•Kansas City @ Detroit Don Criqui/Randy Cross Ken Mack/Jim Cornell
•Oakland @ Buffalo Kevin Harlan/Solomon Wilcots Jim Rikhoff/Bryan Lilley
•Baltimore @ Tennessee Bill Macatee/Steve Tasker Victor Frank/Andy Goldberg
•Jacksonville @ N.Y. Jets Greg Gumbel/Dan Dierdorf Mark Wolff/Bob Fishman
•Cleveland @ Indianapolis Marv Albert/Rich Gannon Ross Schneiderman/Mark Grant

4:15 PM, ET starts:
•San Diego @ New England Jim Nantz/Phil Simms Lance Barrow/Mike Arnold
•Cincinnati @ Denver Spero Dedes/Steve Beuerlein Bob Dekas/Chris Svendsen
•Houston @ Miami Ian Eagle/Dan Fouts Steve Scheer/Suzanne Smith

WEEK 3 – Sept. 25

GAME PLAY-BY-PLAY/ANALYST PRODUCER/DIRECTOR
1:00 PM, ET starts:
•Jacksonville @ Carolina Spero Dedes/Steve Beuerlein Bob Dekas/Chris Svendsen
•Houston @ New Orleans Greg Gumbel/Dan Dierdorf Mark Wolff/Bob Fishman
•New England @ Buffalo Marv Albert/Rich Gannon Ross Schneiderman/Mark Grant
•Miami @ Cleveland Don Criqui/Randy Cross Ken Mack/Jim Cornell
•Denver @ Tennessee Bill Macatee/Steve Tasker Victor Frank/Andy Goldberg

4:00 PM, ET starts:
•N.Y. Jets @ Oakland Jim Nantz/Phil Simms Lance Barrow/Mike Arnold
•Kansas City @ San Diego Ian Eagle/Dan Fouts Bob Mansbach/Suzanne Smith
•Baltimore @ St. Louis Kevin Harlan/Solomon Wilcots Jim Rikhoff/Bryan Lilley

 
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