via press release:
|THE 7-1 HOUSTON TEXANS TRAVEL TO CHICAGO TO TAKE ON THE 7-1 BEARS ON ""|
|Coverage Begins with Football Night in America at 7 p.m. ETExtra to Live Stream Texans-Bears on NBCSports.com|
|NEW YORK – November 8, 2012 – Matt Schaub, J.J. Watt and the AFC south leading Houston Texans (7-1) travel to Chicago to take on Jay Cutler, Brian Urlacher and the NFC north leading Bears (7-1) on
. Coverage begins with Football Night in America at 7 p.m. ET on NBC.
Calling Texans-Bears is six-time Emmy Award-winner Al Michaels (play-by-play), in his 27th season asof 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 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 Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill. Costas will be joined on site by Michaels, Collinsworth and Hines Ward, the former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver andMVP.
Dan Patrick co-hosts Football Night from NBC's Studio 8G at 30 Rockefeller Plaza. 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. Carolyn Manno will report on Cowboys-Eagles, from Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA.