Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Minnesota Vikings on NFL Networks' 'Thursday Night Football' at 8PM

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October 24th, 2012

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NFL MEDIA PROGRAMMING NOTES (10/24 – 10/31)

 

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS AT MINNESOTA VIKINGS ON NFL NETWORK’S THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL AT 8:00 PM ET

 

LaDainian Tomlinson Interviews Vikings RB Adrian Peterson on Thursday Night Kickoff Presented by Craftsman Pregame Show

 

Giants QB Eli Manning on NFL Total Access Friday October 26 at 7:00 PM ET

 

Redskins QB Robert Griffin III on First on the Field Sunday, October 28 at 7:00 AM ET

 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Face Minnesota Vikings on NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football October 25 at 8:00 PM ET – Interview with Vikings RB Adrian Peterson on Thursday Night Kickoff Presented by Craftsman at 6:00 PM ET

 

NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football continues this week when running back Adrian Peterson and the 5-2 Minnesota Vikings host quarterback Josh Freeman and the 2-4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers Thursday, October 25 at 8:00 PM ET. Play-by-play announcer Brad Nessler and Emmy-nominated analyst Mike Mayock have the call, while Alex Flanagan provides reports from the sidelines of Mall of America Field at the H.H.H. Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 

Coverage begins at 6:00 PM ET with the Thursday Night Kickoff Presented by Craftsman pregame show live from the H.H.H. Metrodome. Host Rich Eisen and analysts LaDainian Tomlinson, Deion Sanders, Michael Irvin and Steve Mariucci take viewers up to kickoff, covering all of the storylines surrounding the matchup, plus the latest news and information from around The League.

 

Featured on the Thursday Night Kickoff pregame show:

 

·         Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson speaks with LaDainian Tomlinson

·         Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano interview with Alex Flanagan

·         Melissa Stark interviews Washington Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III

·         Preview of this week’s New York Giants-Dallas Cowboys matchup

 

Eisen, Mariucci, Irvin, Sanders and Tomlinson provide additional analysis on the Lexus Halftime Show and the Kay Jewelers Pregame Show.

 

Following the game, hosts Andrew Siciliano and Lindsay Rhodes as well as analysts Willie McGinest and Shaun O’Hara will deliver a postgame edition of NFL Total Access live from NFL Network’s studios in Los Angeles.

 

 

Eddie DeBartolo: A Football Life Premieres TONIGHT at 8:00 PM ET

 

The Emmy-nominated series A Football Life continues tonight at 8:00 PM ET on NFL Network with Eddie DeBartolo, which chronicles the life of a Youngstown, Ohio native who was the least likely individual to turn the San Francisco 49ers into a model franchise of the National Football League. However, that is what DeBartolo achieved, winning five Super Bowls with two different coaches and two different quarterbacks during his 23 years as owner of the 49ers, a period of success matched by few other professional sport organizations.

 

Emmy-nominated actor from CBS' The Good Wife, Josh Charles, narrates.

Eddie DeBartolo: A Football Life includes interviews with the following people:

Randy Cross - 49ers defensive lineman, 1976-1988
Ronnie Lott - 49ers defensive back, 1981-1990
Eric Wright - 49ers defensive back, 1981-1990
Joe Montana - 49ers quarterback, 1979-1992
Jerry Rice - 49ers wide receiver, 1985-2000
Keena Turner - 49ers linebacker, 1980-1990
Carmen Policy - 49ers executive, 1983-1998
Dianne Feinstein - San Francisco Mayor, 1978-1988
Dwight Clark - 49ers wide receiver, 1979 -1987
Charles Haley - 49ers defensive end, 1986-1991
Steve Young - 49ers quarterback, 1987-1999
George Seifert - 49ers head coach, 1989-1996
Lisa DeBartolo - Eddie DeBartolo's daughter
Jed York - Eddie DeBartolo's nephew, current CEO of the 49ers

 

For the first look at Eddie DeBartolo: A Football Life, visit:
http://nflfilms.nfl.com/2012/10/18/first-look-at-eddie-debartolo-a-football-life/

 

The NFL Films-produced series returns for a second year with an expanded 13-episode season. Airing throughout the NFL season, A Football Life examines the iconic individuals and subjects that have had an undeniable and profound impact on the history of the National Football League, offering an inside look into their untold stories. Forthcoming episodes include profiles of Super Bowl-winning head coach Jimmy Johnson, Hall of Fame running backs Barry Sanders and Marcus Allen, and The Immaculate Reception.

 

 

Redskins QB Robert Griffin III on First on the Field Sunday, October 28 at 7:00 AM ET

 

At 7:00 AM ET, NFL Network is First on the Field with Melissa Stark, LaDainian Tomlinson, Sterling Sharpe and Michael Lombardi providing the first analysis of the day’s games.

 

This week, Melissa Stark interviews Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III about his adaptation to the NFL, rookie success and the Redskins season.

 

Also featured this week:

  • Live reports from New England-St. Louis in London, Washington-Pittsburgh, Miami-New York Jets, and Carolina-Chicago
  • Sterling Sharpe interviews Miami Dolphins first-year head coach Joe Philbin
  • Front Office View: Michael Lombardi on latest trade rumors

 

At 9:00 AM ET, host Rich Eisen and analysts Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp and Michael Irvin take viewers up to kickoff on NFL GameDay Morning.

 

Featured on NFL GameDay Morning this week:

 

  • Feature on Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid’s remarkable 13-0 record following a bye week
  • The return of New Orleans Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt and his impact on the Saints season
  • Albert Breer reports from London for Patriots-Rams
  • Aditi Kinkhabwala reports from Pittsburgh for Redskins-Steelers
  • Kim Jones reports from New York for Dolphins-Jets
  • Stacey Dales reports from Chicago for Panthers-Bears
  • Jeff Darlington reports from Philadelphia for Falcons-Eagles
  • Ian Rapoport reports from Dallas for Giants-Cowboys

 

 

THIS WEEK ON NFL AM, AROUND The League LIVE & NFL TOTAL ACCESS:  Interview with New York Giants QB Eli Manning Friday, October 26 on NFL Total Access and Albert Breer reports from London, England on the International Series

 

Wake up to the NFL on NFL Network’s NFL AM, Monday-Friday at 6:00 AM ET. Hosts Brian Webber and Nicole Zaloumis, and analysts Eric Davis, Mark Kriegel and Steve Wyche discuss and debate all of the NFL news.

 

Friday on NFL Total Access, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning joins the show to discuss the Giants comeback against the Washington Redskins, their upcoming divisional matchup with the Dallas Cowboys and his season coming off his second Super Bowl victory.

 

Additionally, NFL Network’s Albert Breer reports from London, England on the International Series matchup between the New England Patriots and St. Louis Rams.

 

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

 

Wednesday, October 24

Around The League Live:

  • Host: Fran Charles; Analysts: Tom Waddle & Kurt Warner
  • Interviews with Washington Redskins tight end Chris Cooley & Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway
  • Rebecca Haarlow reports from Minnesota
  • Kim Jones reports from New York
  • Rich Hollenberg reports from Carolina

 

NFL Total Access:

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

 

Thursday, October 25

Around the League Live:

  • Host: Fran Charles; Analyst: Solomon Wilcots
  • Stacey Dales & Rebecca Haarlow report from Minnesota
  • Ian Rapoport reports from Dallas
  • Albert Breer reports from London, England

 

NFL Total Access:

  • Hosts: Andrew Siciliano & Lindsay Rhodes; Analysts: Willie McGinest & Shaun O’Hara

 

Friday, October 26

Around the League Live:

  • Host: Fran Charles; Analyst: Charley Casserly
  • Albert Breer reports from London, England
  • Aditi Kinkhabwala reports from Pittsburgh
  • Ian Rapoport reports from Dallas
  • Jeff Darlington reports from Philadelphia

 

NFL Total Access

  • Hosts: Scott Hanson & Amber Theoharis; Analysts: Willie McGinest, Shaun O’Hara & Charley Casserly

·         Interview with New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning

 
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