via press release:
“THE NFL TODAY” FEATURES PHIL SIMMS WITH LAWRENCE TAYLOR,
“MANNING BOWL,” DISCUSSIONS ON DEFENDING NO HUDDLE, AND CONCERNS IN PITTSBURGH FOR
WEEK 2 OF “THE NFL TODAY” ON SUNDAY, SEPT. 15
“THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW” ON CBS SPORTS NETWORK CONTINUES WITH TALK ABOUT WEEK 2 ISSUES
THE NFL ON CBS, broadcasting its 54th year of the NFL, continues its 2013 NFL season on Sunday, Sept. 15 (1:00-7:00 PM, ET) beginning with THE NFL TODAY (12:00 Noon-1:00 PM, ET) and THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW on CBS Sports Network (9:00 AM-1:00 PM, ET) live from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City.
James Brown hosts THE NFL TODAY along with analysts Dan Marino, Boomer Esiason, Shannon Sharpe and Bill Cowher, NFL TODAY Insider Jason La Canfora, as well as Lesley Visser reporting.
THE NFL TODAY features NFL ON CBS lead analyst Phil Simms catching up with former New York Giants teammate Lawrence Taylor in a live remote from MetLife Stadium; an in-depth discussion with Cowher, Esiason and Marino on how to defend and slow down the “no huddle” offense; concerns in Pittsburgh after Week 1; and a preview of the “Manning Bowl” – Denver vs. New York Giants – including an NFL Films-produced feature of Peyton and Eli Manning mic’d up throughout the course of their careers. Drew Kaliski is producer and Bob Matina is director of THE NFL TODAY.
THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW (TOPS), a new weekly Sunday football studio program that breaks from the familiar pregame show format, continues its unique fan-focused take on all the week’s NFL and college action, headlines and hot-button issues, giving viewers all the latest information as it happens. “TOPS” is hosted by Adam Schein along with 11-year NFL veteran Bart Scott, long-time Oakland Raiders executive Amy Trask, CBS Sports Radio’s Brandon Tierney, CBSSports.com fantasy analyst Nathan Zegura and LEAD OFF’s Allie LaForce reporting. Shawn Robbins and Andrew Finger produce and Jay Kincaid directs THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW.
Sean McManus is Chairman, CBS Sports and serves as the Executive Producer for THE NFL ON CBS. David Berson is President, CBS Sports. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
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