Three-and-Half Hour 'NFL GameDay Kickoff' Opens 2012 NFL Regular Season Wednesday, September 5 at 4:00 PM ET on NFL Network

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September 4th, 2012

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NFL NETWORK & NFL.COM PROGRAMMING NOTES (9/4 – 9/10)

 

THREE-AND-HALF HOUR NFL GAMEDAY KICKOFF OPENS 2012 NFL REGULAR SEASON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 AT 4:00 PM ET

Giants DE Justin Tuck & Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley on Special Two-Hour Edition of NFL Total Access TONIGHT at 7:00 PM ET

America’s Game: 2011 New York Giants Premieres TONIGHT at 9:00 PM ET

New Sunday Pregame Show First on the Field Debuts Sunday, September 9 at 7:00 AM ET

 

Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez, Nas, Erin Andrews & Ryan Lochte on The Rich Eisen Kickoff Special Thursday, September 6 at 10:00 PM ET

 

 

NFL GameDay Kickoff Presented by Madden ‘13 Previews Opening Game Between Dallas Cowboys-New York Giants Wednesday, September 5 at 4:00 PM ET

 

The 2012 NFL regular season is officially here and it’s time to get ‘Back to Football!’ NFL GameDay Kickoff Presented by Madden ‘13 previews the opening game between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants, as well as the rest of the Week 1 games Wednesday, September 5 at 4:00 PM ET on NFL Network.

 

NFL Network is on-location in New York as the defending Super Bowl champion Giants open the regular season against the division-rival Cowboys. Host Melissa Stark and analysts Sterling Sharpe, Deion Sanders, Mike Mayock and LaDainian Tomlinson are live from New York, while the NFL GameDay Morning crew of host Rich Eisen and analysts Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp and Michael Irvin are live from NFL Network’s studios in Los Angeles.

 

The three-and-a-half hour edition of NFL GameDay Kickoff will include the following:

 

  • · Former Cowboys Michael Irvin and Deion Sanders discuss current Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant
  • · After winning his second Super Bowl MVP, what else does Giants quarterback Eli Manning have to prove?
  • · Kurt Warner looks at the preseason game film to assess Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning
  • · Are the 2012 New England Patriots built to win the Super Bowl?
  • · Warner, Mike Mayock, Steve Mariucci and Marshall Faulk examine the rookie quarterbacks starting Week 1
  • · Former Jets running back LaDainian Tomlinson discusses if the Jets’ locker room can deal with all of the distractions

 

At 7:30 PM ET, NFL Network will simulcast the NFL Kickoff 2012 Presented by Bud Light with NBC, featuring performances by No Doubt and Mariah Carey from Rockefeller Center in New York City.

 

 

First on the Field Debuts Sunday, September 9 at 7:00 AM ET – Host Melissa Stark & Analysts LaDainian Tomlinson, Sterling Sharpe & Michael Lombardi Preview Week 1

 

NFL Network’s new pregame show First on the Field kicks off Sunday, September 9 at 7:00 AM ET. Host Melissa Stark and analysts LaDainian Tomlinson, Sterling Sharpe and Michael Lombardi are live from NFL Films in Mt. Laurel, NJ to provide the first analysis and reports from game sites of the day’s games.

 

Featured this week on First on the Field:

 

  • · LaDainian Tomlinson discusses what he expects from Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew in Week 1
  • · Michael Lombardi breaks down who is on the hot seat and which players are moving up the depth chart
  • · First on the Field examines the state of the Jets locker room
  • · Tomlinson and Melissa Stark set their fantasy lineup for Week 1
  • · Live reports from Redskins-Saints, Colts-Bears, Bills-Jets, Patriots-Titans & Eagles-Browns

 

 

Season Premiere of NFL GameDay Morning Sunday at 9:00 AM ET

 

The most comprehensive pregame show on television, NFL GameDay Morning, returns this Sunday at 9:00 AM ET on NFL Network. Host Rich Eisen and analysts Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp and Michael Irvin take viewers up to kickoff with previews of every Week 1 matchup, expert commentary and the latest news reports.

 

Also featured on NFL GameDay Morning:

 

  • · Stacey Dales reports from Chicago for Colts-Bears
  • · Kimberly Jones reports from New York for Bills-Jets
  • · Ian Rapoport reports from Nashville for Patriots-Titans
  • · Aditi Kinkhabwala reports from New Orleans for Redskins-Saints
  • · Albert Breer reports from Cleveland for Eagles-Browns
  • · Michelle Beisner reports from Green Bay for 49ers-Packers

 

Tonight at 10:00 PM ET, the NFL GameDay Morning crew previews the division-matchup between the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys, and cover all of the storylines heading into Week 1 of the regular season on NFL GameDay Season Preview.

 

 

THIS WEEK ON AROUND The League LIVE & NFL TOTAL ACCESS: Interviews with Giants DE Justin Tuck & Steelers LB LaMarr Woodley on Special Two-Hour Edition of NFL Total Access TONIGHT at 7:00 PM ET

 

Defensive end for the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants Justin Tuck and Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker LaMarr Woodley join NFL Total Access tonight at 7:00 PM ET. Hosts Andrew Siciliano and Lindsay Rhodes are joined by analysts Heath Evans and Darren Sharper in a special two-hour edition of NFL Total Access, taking viewers up to the premiere of America’s Game: 2011 New York Giants at 9:00 PM ET.

 

Today at 5:00 PM ET, Fran Charles hosts a two-hour edition of Around The League Live, which features an interview with Oakland Raiders safety Michael Huff.

 

Below is a schedule of what is to come on Around The League Live and NFL Total Access this week:

 

Wednesday, September 5

Around The League Live:

  • · Host: Fran Charles; Analysts: Tom Waddle, Charley Casserly & Michael Lombardi
  • · Interview with Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson
  • · Jeff Darlington reports from Denver
  • · Aditi Kinkhabwala reports from Washington
  • · Randy Moss reports from Indianapolis
  • · Albert Breer reports from Philadelphia
  • · Rich Hollenberg reports from New Orleans
  • · Kimberly Jones reports from MetLife Stadium for Cowboys-Giants

 

NFL Total Access:

  • · Hosts: Andrew Siciliano & Lindsay Rhodes; Analysts: Darren Sharper, Heath Evans & Michael Lombardi

 

Thursday, September 6

Around the League Live:

  • · Host: Fran Charles; Analysts: Jamie Dukes & Michael Lombardi
  • · Kimberly Jones reports from New York with the Jets
  • · Ian Rapoport reports from Nashville
  • · Michelle Beisner reports from Green Bay
  • · Jeff Darlington reports from Denver

 

NFL Total Access:

  • · Hosts: Andrew Siciliano and Lindsay Rhodes; Analysts: Willie McGinest, Shaun O’Hara & Michael Lombardi

 

Friday, September 7

Around the League Live:

  • · Host: Fran Charles; Analyst: Charley Casserly
  • · Michelle Beisner reports from Green Bay
  • · Jeff Darlington reports from Denver
  • · Aditi Kinkhabwala reports from New Orleans

 

NFL Total Access

  • · Hosts: Scott Hanson & Lindsay Rhodes; Analysts: Willie McGinest & Shaun O’Hara

 

 

Falcons TE Tony Gonzalez, Nas, Erin Andrews, Ryan Lochte & Jim Brockmire Featured on The Rich Eisen Kickoff Special Thursday, September 6 at 10:00 PM ET

 

NFL Network’s Rich Eisen gets ‘Back to Football’ with star-studded guest list on The Rich Eisen Kickoff Special Thursday, September 6 at 10:00 PM ET, a special edition of The Rich Eisen Podcast which is available for download on NFL.com and iTunes.

 

Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez joins the show for a discussion about the team’s prospects heading into the 2012 season following a second-consecutive postseason appearance. The second all-time leader in receptions in NFL history, Gonzalez talks about his 16th NFL season, the rest of the NFC South and more.

 

Rapper Nas appears in-studio with Eisen and NFL Network analyst Marshall Faulk to discuss his new album Life is Good, the latest with New York’s two football teams and his own football playing career.

 

FOX Sports’ Erin Andrews appears in-studio to talk about her new duties which include feature reporting on the Sunday morning NFL pregame show and hosting FOX Sports’ Saturday evening college football studio show. Andrews also talks about New York Jets backup quarterback Tim Tebow – who played for her alma mater Florida – and her experience as a sideline reporter covering college football for ESPN.

 

To download the audio of the interview with Andrews, visit:

http://richeisen.nfl.com/2012/08/31/rich-eisen-podcast-erin-andrews/

 

U.S. Olympic Gold Medal-winning swimmer Ryan Lochte stops by the studios to talk about his experience at the Summer Olympics in London earlier this summer. A University of Florida alum, Lochte also talks about a number of former Gators now playing in the NFL, including New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow and New England Patriots running back Jeff Demps.

 

To download the audio of the interview with Lochte, visit:

http://richeisen.nfl.com/2012/09/03/rich-eisen-podcast-ryan-lochte-and-kevin-acee-afc-west-preview/

 

 

America’s Game: 2011 New York Giants Debuts TONIGHT at 9:00 PM ET

 

Re-live the 2011 season for the Super Bowl-champion New York Giants on America’s Game: 2011 New York Giants tonight at 9:00 PM ET on NFL Network. Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning, defensive end Justin Tuck, wide receiver Victor Cruz and head coach Tom Coughlin recount the season in their own words the night before they open the 2012 NFL regular season at home against the division-rival Dallas Cowboys.

 

Emmy Award-winning actor of NBC’s 30 Rock, Alec Baldwin narrates.

 

Featuring exclusive video and sound of the Giants during team meetings, games and inside the locker room, including footage from Coughlin’s speech to the team the night before Super Bowl XLVI, America’s Game offers an all-access look at the Super Bowl champions.

 

Provided below is a video link to a segment from America’s Game: 2011 New York Giants:

 

- Giants head coach Tom Coughlin sets the tone for the 2011 season:

http://www.nfl.com/videos/nfl-films-americas-game/0ap2000000052827/America-s-Game-Giants-always-finish

 

 

NFL Fantasy Live – Monday-Friday on NFL.com at 1:00 PM ET & NFL Network at 2:00 PM ET

 

Prepare for your last-minute fantasy football drafts and get advice on who to start Week 1 on NFL Fantasy Live. NFL Fantasy Live airs Monday-Friday on NFL.com at 1:00 PM ET and re-airs at 2:00 PM ET on NFL Network. Beginning this Sunday, NFL Fantasy Live airs on NFL.com at 8:30 AM ET and on the NFL RedZone channel at 11:30 AM ET.

 

Featured on NFL Fantasy Live this week:

 

Wednesday, September 5

  • · Matt “Money” Smith, Jason Smith, Elliot Harrison, Jaime Maggio, Dave Dameshek
  • · Interview with Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings

 

Thursday, September 6

  • · Jason Smith, Michael Fabiano, Adam Rank, Jaime Maggio

 

Friday, September 7

  • · Matt “Money” Smith, Adam Rank, Akbar Gbaja-Biamila, Elliot Harrison, Jamie Maggio

 

Sunday, September 9

  • · Jason Smith, Michael Fabiano, Elliot Harrison, Akbar Gbaja-Biamila, Adam Rank

 

 

DAY-BY-DAY PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE (all times listed are ET)

 

Tuesday, September 4

4:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Openings Days

5:00 PM – Around the League Live

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access: 2012 Season Preview

9:00 PM – America’s Game: 2011 New York Giants – PREMIERE

10:00 PM – NFL GameDay Season Preview

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access: 2012 Season Preview

1:00 AM – NFL GameDay Season Preview

 

Wednesday, September 5

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL AM – Re-Air

2:00 PM – Around the League Live

4:00 PM – NFL GameDay Kickoff

7:30 PM – Kickoff (NBC) Simulcast

8:30 PM – The Top 100: Players of 2012: #20-11

9:30 PM – The Top 100: Players of 2012: #10-6

10:30 PM – The Top 100: Players of 2012: #5-1

11:30 PM – NFL Total Access

 

Thursday, September 6

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL AM – Re-Air

2:00 PM – NFL Fantasy Live

3:00 PM – The Top 100: Players of 2012: #10-6

4:00 PM – The Top 100: Players of 2012: #5-1

5:00 PM – Around the League Live

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Opening Days

9:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Toughest Acts to Follow

10:00 PM – The Rich Eisen Kickoff Special

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12 MIDNIGHT – NFL Fantasy Live

1:00 AM – America’s Game: 2011 New York Giants

 

Friday, September 7

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL AM – Re-Air

2:00 PM – NFL Fantasy Live

3:00 PM – Sound FX: Brett Favre

3:30 PM – Sound FX: Aaron Rodgers

4:00 PM – Super Bowl XLVI: New York Giants vs. New England Patriots

4:30 PM – NFL Films Presents: Looking Back, Ahead

5:00 PM – Around the League Live

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:00 PM – Playbook – NFC

9:00 PM – Playbook – AFC

10:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Things We Loved About the 80s

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12 MIDNIGHT – NFL Fantasy Live

1:00 AM – NFL’s Top 10: Things We Loved About the 80s

 

Saturday, September 8

10:00 AM – The Rich Eisen Kickoff Special

11:00 AM – Playbook – NFC

12 NOON – Playbook – AFC

1:00 PM – Sound FX: Aaron Rodgers

1:30 PM – NFL Films Presents: Looking Back, Ahead

2:00 PM – NFL Replay: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos – 2011 AFC Wild Card Game

3:30 PM – Tebow Time: 2011 in Review

4:30 PM – Sound FX: Tom Brady & Tim Tebow

5:00 PM – Playbook – NFC

6:00 PM – Playbook – AFC

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:30 PM – Sound FX: Aaron Rodgers

9:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Things We Loved About the 80s

10:00 PM – America’s Game: 2011 New York Giants

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12:30 AM – Sound FX: Aaron Rodgers

1:00 AM – The Rich Eisen Kickoff Special

 

Sunday, September 9

7:00 AM – First on the Field – PREMIERE

9:00 AM – NFL GameDay Morning

1:00 PM – NFL GameCenter

4:00 PM – NFL GameDay Scoreboard

7:30 PM – NFL GameDay Highlights

11:30 PM – NFL GameDay Final

 

Monday, September 10

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL AM – Re-Air

2:00 PM – NFL Fantasy Live

3:00 PM – Around the League Live

4:30 PM – Up to the Minute

5:00 PM – The Coaches Show

5:30 PM – NFL Total Access

7:00 PM – The Coaches Show

7:30 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Shortest Players

8:30 PM – The Coaches Show

9:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Elusive Runners

10:00 PM – NFL Total Access: MNF Presser

2:00 AM – NFL Total Access: MNF Review

 
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