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|AARON RODGERS AND GREEN BAY PACKERS TRAVEL TO HOUSTON TO TAKE ON MATT SCHAUB AND UNDEFEATED TEXANS ON “”|
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Coverage Begins with Football Night in America at 7 p.m. ET
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|NEW YORK – October 10, 2012 – NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers (2-3) travel to Houston to take on Matt Schaub and the Texans (5-0) on
. The game will be the Texans first-ever appearance on Sunday Night Football, coverage begins with Football Night in America at 7 p.m. ET on NBC.Calling Packers-Texans is six-time Emmy Award-winner Al Michaels (play-by-play), in his 27th season as of the NFL’s premier primetime package; 13-time Emmy Award-winner Cris Collinsworth, who has won the Emmy for Outstanding Event Analyst in each of his three seasons in the Sunday Night Football booth; and sideline reporter Michele Tafoya, who, last year in her first season with SNF, won the inaugural Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Reporter.
Football Night in America is hosted by 23-time Emmy Award-winner Bob Costas, who will report from Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. Costas will be joined on site by Michaels, Collinsworth and Hines Ward, the former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver,MVP and newest addition to NBC Sports’ NFL team.
Dan Patrick co-hosts Football Night from NBC's Studio 8G at 30 Rockefeller Plaza on Sunday night. Patrick is joined by-winning head coach Tony Dungy, two-time winner Rodney Harrison, Peter King of Sports Illustrated, and Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network and NBCSports.com. Alex Flanagan will report from Candlestick Park in San Francisco, Calif., on the Giants-Niners game.