via press release:
BEN ROETHLISBERGER AND THE PITTSBURGH STEELERS TAKE ON ANDY DALTON AND THE BENGALS IN CINCINNATI ON “SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL”
Bengals Hosts First Regular Season Sunday Night Football Game in Cincinnati
Coverage Begins with Football Night in America at 7 p.m. ET
Sunday Night Football Extra to Live Stream Steelers-Bengals on NBCSports.com
NEW YORK – October 17, 2012 – Two-time Super Bowl champion Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers (2-3) travel to Cincinnati to take on Andy Dalton and the Bengals (3-3) in a crucial AFC North matchup on Sunday Night Football. Coverage begins with Football Night in America at 7 p.m. ET on NBC.
Calling Steelers-Bengals is six-time Emmy Award-winner Al Michaels (play-by-play), in his 27th season as the voice of the NFL’s premier primetime package; 13-time Emmy Award-winner and former Bengals wide receiver 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 Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. Costas will be joined on site by Michaels, Collinsworth and Hines Ward, the former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver, Super Bowl 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 Super Bowl-winning head coach Tony Dungy, two-time Super Bowl 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 Gillette Stadium in New England on the Patriots-Jets game.