CBS Announces 2014 'NFL on CBS' Broadcast Schedule

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April 23rd, 2014

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CBS SPORTS MARKS 55th YEAR OF NFL COVERAGE AS NETWORK ANNOUNCES 2014 “NFL ON CBS” BROADCAST SCHEDULE

 

CBS TELEVISION NETWORK AND NFL NETWORK ALSO KICK OFF INAUGURAL PARTNERSHIP YEAR OF THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

 

The CBS Television Network marks its 55th year broadcasting the NFL with some of the most marquee games on the NFL schedule including Super Bowl XLVIII rematch Denver-Seattle (9/21), Denver-New England (11/2), Indianapolis-Dallas (12/21), New England-Green Bay (11/30), Indianapolis-Pittsburgh (10/26) and Washington-San Francisco (11/23) during its 17 weeks of regular-season coverage.  In addition to the AFC package, the 106 regular-season game broadcast schedule features for the first time ever NFC games.  The regular-season schedule is followed by a post-season slate of AFC Playoff games including the AFC Championship Game on January 18, 2015.

 

This year also marks the inaugural partnership between the CBS Television Network and NFL Network in broadcasting Thursday Night Football.  The 16-game Thursday Night Football schedule kicks off on September 11 with Pittsburgh-Baltimore from M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md. (on.nfl.com/1frFKgk)

 

? NINE NFL ON CBS DOUBLEHEADER WEEKENDS

 

The 2014 NFL ON CBS broadcast schedule on Sunday, which includes nine doubleheader weekends, features key AFC and AFC-NFC match-ups including:

 

AFC                                                                                        AFC-NFC                  

Denver-New England (11/2)                                                 Denver-Seattle (9/21)          

Indianapolis-Pittsburgh (10/26)                                            Indianapolis-Dallas (12/21)

New England-Miami (9/7)                                                     New England-Green Bay (11/30)           

Kansas City-Denver (9/14)                                                   Cincinnati-New Orleans (11/16)

Baltimore-Indianapolis (10/5)                                               Kansas City-San Francisco (10/5)

 

 

? GAMES FEATURING DENVER, NEW ENGLAND, INDIANAPOLIS, PITTSBURGH, BALTIMORE, NEW YORK GIANTS, DALLAS, SEATTLE, SAN FRANCISCO, WASHINGTON, CHICAGO AND GREEN BAY HIGHLIGHT SUNDAY’S 2014 SCHEDULE

 

Along with near-weekly AFC divisional battles, the broadcast schedule on Sunday also features AFC-NFC match-ups including Carolina-Baltimore (9/28); N.Y. Jets-Green Bay (9/14); Miami-Chicago (10/19); Oakland-Seattle (11/2); Houston-Dallas (10/5); New England-Minnesota (9/14); Denver-St. Louis (11/16); Atlanta-Cincinnati (9/14) and Houston-New York Giants (9/21).

 

? NFC CROSSOVER GAMES ADDED TO NFL ON CBS SCHEDULE FOR FIRST TIME EVER

 

In addition to the AFC package of games, for the first time ever, THE NFL ON CBS’s broadcast schedule features NFC games highlighted by Chicago-Detroit (Thanksgiving Day, 11/27); Washington-San Francisco (11/23); Carolina-Baltimore (9/28), as well as other NFC Crossover flex games to be determined later in the season.

 

? LONDON CALLING

 

In Week 4 (9/28) THE NFL ON CBS, for the sixth-of-the-past-seven years, travels across the Atlantic Ocean to cover the Miami Dolphins-Oakland Raiders clash live from Wembley Stadium in London, England.

 

? THANKSGIVING DAY GAME

 

Thanksgiving Day (11/27) will feature the Chicago Bears at Detroit Lions in an NFC Crossover game.

 

? OPENING KICK-OFF

 

THE NFL ON CBS kicks off Week 1 with single-header coverage on Sunday, Sept. 7 (12:00 Noon-4:00 PM, ET) beginning with THE NFL TODAY.  Games that day include: New England vs. Miami; Cincinnati vs. Baltimore; Cleveland vs. Pittsburgh; Oakland vs. N.Y. Jets; Tennessee vs. Kansas City and Jacksonville vs. Philadelphia.

 

Jim Nantz and Phil Simms, are the lead announce team for the Network’s coverage of THE NFL ON CBS on Thursday night, along with select games on Sunday.   THE NFL TODAY, CBS Sports’ NFL pre-game, halftime and post-game studio show, begins on Sunday, Sept. 7 (12:00 Noon-1:00 PM, ET) with host James Brown, along with analysts Boomer Esiason, Bill Cowher, and newcomers Tony Gonzalez and Bart Scott.

 

Sean McManus is Chairman, CBS Sports and serves as the Executive Producer of CBS Sports’ coverage of the NFL.  David Berson is President, CBS Sports.  Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports. 

 

Following is the complete 2014 NFL ON CBS broadcast schedule.

 

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Follow CBS Sports on Twitter: @CBSSportsGang and @NFLonCBS

 

CBS Sports Contacts:             Jen Sabatelle               212/975-4120             jsabatelle@cbs.com

Robin Brendle            212/975-1533             rlbrendle@cbs.com

Jerry Caraccioli          212/975-7466             gwcaraccioli@cbs.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK 1 - SUNDAY, SEPT. 7

New England @ Miami                                  1:00

Cincinnati @ Baltimore                                 1:00

Oakland @ N.Y. Jets                                      1:00

Cleveland @ Pittsburgh                                 1:00

Jacksonville @ Philadelphia                          1:00

Tennessee @ Kansas City                              1:00

 

WEEK 2 - SUNDAY, SEPT. 14  – CBS DBHDR

New England @ Minnesota                           1:00

Atlanta @ Cincinnati                                     1:00

Jacksonville @ Washington                           1:00

Miami @ Buffalo                                           1:00

 

N.Y. Jets @ Green Bay                                  4:25

Kansas City @ Denver                                   4:25

Houston @ Oakland                                       4:25

 

WEEK 3 - SUNDAY, SEPT. 21 – CBS DBHDR

Houston @ N.Y. Giants                                  1:00

Oakland @ New England                               1:00

Baltimore @ Cleveland                                  1:00

Indianapolis @ Jacksonville                          1:00

Tennessee @ Cincinnati                                 1:00

San Diego @ Buffalo                                     1:00

 

Denver @ Seattle                                           4:25

Kansas City @ Miami                                    4:25

 

WEEK 4 - SUNDAY, SEPT. 28  

Carolina @ Baltimore                                    1:00

Buffalo @ Houston                                        1:00

Tennessee @ Indianapolis                              1:00

Miami-Oakland (London)                              1:00

 

Jacksonville @ San Diego                             4:05

 

WEEK 5 - SUNDAY, OCT. 5 – CBS DBHDR 

Houston @ Dallas                                          1:00

Baltimore @ Indianapolis                              1:00

Pittsburgh @ Jacksonville                             1:00

Cleveland @ Tennessee                                 1:00

 

Kansas City @ San Francisco                        4:25

N.Y. Jets @ San Diego                                   4:25

 

WEEK 6 - SUNDAY, OCT. 12 

Denver @ N.Y. Jets                                        1:00

New England @ Buffalo                                1:00

Pittsburgh @ Cleveland                                 1:00

Jacksonville @ Tennessee                             1:00

Baltimore @ Tampa Bay                               1:00

 

San Diego @ Oakland                                    4:05

 

WEEK 7 - SUNDAY, OCT. 19

Miami @ Chicago                                          1:00

Cincinnati @ Indianapolis                             1:00

Tennessee @ Washington                              1:00

Cleveland @ Jacksonville                              1:00

 

Kansas City @ San Diego                              4:05

 

WEEK 8 - SUNDAY, OCT. 26 – CBS DBHDR

Baltimore @ Cincinnati                                 1:00

Buffalo @ N.Y. Jets                                      1:00

Miami @ Jacksonville                                   1:00

Houston @ Tennessee                                    1:00

 

Indianapolis @ Pittsburgh                              4:25

Oakland @ Cleveland                                    4:25

 

WEEK 9 - SUNDAY, NOV. 2 – CBS DBHDR

San Diego @ Miami                                       1:00

N.Y. Jets @ Kansas City                                1:00

Jacksonville @ Cincinnati                             1:00

 

Denver @ New England                                 4:25

Oakland @ Seattle                                          4:25

WEEK 10 - SUNDAY, NOV. 9

Pittsburgh @ N.Y. Jets                                   1:00

Miami @ Detroit                                            1:00

Tennessee @ Baltimore                                 1:00

Kansas City @ Buffalo                                  1:00

 

Denver @ Oakland                                         4:05

 

WEEK 11 - SUNDAY, NOV. 16

Denver @ St. Louis                                        1:00

Cincinnati @ New Orleans                            1:00

Houston @ Cleveland                                    1:00

 

Oakland @ San Diego                                    4:05

 

WEEK 12 - SUNDAY, NOV. 23 – CBS DBHDR

Tennessee @ Philadelphia                             1:00

Cincinnati @ Houston                                    1:00

N.Y. Jets @ Buffalo                                      1:00

Jacksonville @ Indianapolis                          1:00

Cleveland @ Atlanta                                      1:00

 

Washington @ San Francisco                        4:25

Miami @ Denver                                            4:25

 

WEEK 13 - THURSDAY, NOV. 27  THANKSGIVING DAY

Chicago @ Detroit                                         12:30

 

WEEK 13 - SUNDAY, NOV. 30 – CBS DBHDR

San Diego @ Baltimore                                 1:00

Oakland @ St. Louis                                      1:00

Cincinnati @ Tampa Bay                               1:00

Cleveland @ Buffalo                                      1:00

Tennessee @ Houston                                    1:00

 

New England @ Green Bay                           4:25

 

WEEK 14 - SUNDAY, DEC. 7

Pittsburgh @ Cincinnati                                 1:00

Baltimore @ Miami                                       1:00

N.Y. Jets @ Minnesota                                  1:00

Indianapolis @ Cleveland                              1:00

Houston @ Jacksonville                                 1:00

 

Kansas City @ Arizona                                  4:05

Buffalo @ Denver                                          4:05

 

WEEK 15 – SUNDAY, DEC. 14

Miami @ New England                                  1:00

Pittsburgh @ Atlanta                                      1:00

Oakland @ Kansas City                                1:00

Cincinnati @ Cleveland                                 1:00

Jacksonville @ Baltimore                              1:00

Houston @ Indianapolis                                 1:00

 

Denver @ San Diego                                      4:05

N.Y. Jets @ Tennessee                                   4:05

 

WEEK 16 – SUNDAY, DEC. 21 – CBS DBHDR

New England @ N.Y. Jets                              1:00

Kansas City @ Pittsburgh                              1:00

Baltimore @ Houston                                    1:00

Cleveland @ Carolina                                    1:00

 

Indianapolis @ Dallas                                    4:25

Buffalo @ Oakland                                        4:25

 

WEEK 17 – SUNDAY, DEC. 28 – CBS DBHDR

N.Y. Jets @ Miami                                         1:00

Buffalo @ New England                                1:00

Cleveland @ Baltimore                                  1:00

Cincinnati @ Pittsburgh                                 1:00

Jacksonville @ Houston                                 1:00

Indianapolis @ Tennessee                              1:00

San Diego @ Kansas City                              1:00

 

 
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