via press release:
REDSKINS HOST COWBOYS TO DETERMINE NFC EAST CHAMPION IN FINAL “” GAME OF 2012 SEASON
Coverage Begins with Football Night in America at 7 p.m. ET
Extra to Live Stream Cowboys-Redskins on NBCSports.com
NEW YORK – December 26, 2012 – The Dallas Cowboys travel to FedExField in Landover, Md., to take on the Washington Redskins onin a game that will determine the NFC East champion. Coverage begins with Football Night in America at 7 p.m. ET on NBC.
The victor of the Dallas-Washington matchup will win the division title and move into the playoffs. The Cowboys can only advance to the postseason as the NFC East champion. The Redskins can advance as either a division winner or as a Wild Card team, if both the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings lose in their respective Sunday afternoon games.
Calling Cowboys-Redskins 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 24-time Emmy Award-winner Bob Costas, who will report from FedExField in Landover, Md. 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 Eagles-Giants, from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., and Alex Flanagan will report on Packers-Vikings, from Mall of America Field at the H.H.H. Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minn.