via press release
CBS SPORTS BEGINS 2014 NFL SEASON WITH WEEKEND GAMES
THE NFL ON CBS Preseason Schedule Kicks Off with Green Bay Packers Hosting Oakland Raiders Live in Prime Time on Friday, August 22
New Orleans Saints Take On Indianapolis Colts for THE NFL ON CBS’s Second Preseason Game Following Night on August 23 on CBS Television Network
The CBS Television Network is scheduled to begin its 55th year broadcasting the NFL with two preseason games during the 2014 season.
The preseason schedule for THE NFL ON CBS begins on Friday, Aug. 22 (8:00 PM, ET) when the Green Bay Packers host the Oakland Raiders, live in prime time on the CBS Television Network. CBS Sports’ lead announce team of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms, along with Tracy Wolfson reporting, call the action from Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisc. Lance Barrow is the coordinating producer and lead game producer and Mike Arnold is the lead game director.
THE NFL ON CBS will conclude its two-game preseason schedule the following night when the New Orleans Saints take on the Indianapolis Colts live in prime time on Saturday, Aug. 23 (8:00 PM, ET). CBS Sports’ Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts, along with Jenny Dell reporting, call the action from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. Mark Wolff produces and Bob Fishman directs.
Sean McManus is Chairman, CBS Sports, and serves as Executive Producer of CBS Sports’ coverage of THE NFL ON CBS. David Berson is President, CBS Sports. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Senior Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
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Following are THE NFL ON CBS assignments for Week 1 and Week 2 (subject to change).
WEEK 1 – Sept. 7
|1:00 PM, ET starts:|
|New England @ Miami||Greg Gumbel/Trent Green//Evan Washburn||Jim Rikhoff/Steve Milton|
|Cincinnati @ Baltimore||Spero Dedes/Solomon Wilcots||Victor Frank/Chris Svendsen|
|Oakland @ N.Y. Jets||Ian Eagle/Dan Fouts//Jenny Dell||Mark Wolff/Suzanne Smith|
|Cleveland @ Pittsburgh||Jim Nantz/Phil Simms//Tracy Wolfson||Lance Barrow/Mike Arnold|
|Jacksonville @ Philadelphia||Andrew Catalon/Steve Tasker/Steve Beuerlein||Ryan Galvin/Andy Goldberg|
|Tennessee @ Kansas City||Kevin Harlan/Rich Gannon||Sellers Shy/Mark Grant|
Sept. 11 – THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
|8:25 PM, ET starts:|
|Pittsburgh @ Baltimore||Jim Nantz/Phil Simms//Tracy Wolfson||Lance Barrow/Mike Arnold|
Sept. 14 – CBS DOUBLEHEADER
|1:00 PM, ET starts:|
|New England @ Minnesota||Ian Eagle/Dan Fouts//Jenny Dell||Mark Wolff/Bob Fishman|
|Atlanta @ Cincinnati||Kevin Harlan/Rich Gannon||Ken Mack/Mark Grant|
|Jacksonville @ Washington||Spero Dedes/Solomon Wilcots||Victor Frank/Chris Svendsen|
|Miami @ Buffalo||Tom McCarthy/Adam Archuleta||Sellers Shy/Jim Cornell|
|4:25 PM, ET starts:|
|N.Y. Jets @ Green Bay||Jim Nantz/Phil Simms//Tracy Wolfson||Lance Barrow/Mike Arnold|
|Kansas City @ Denver||Greg Gumbel/Trent Green//Evan Washburn||Bob Mansbach/Suzanne Smith|
|Houston @ Oakland||Andrew Catalon/Steve Tasker/Steve Beuerlein||Ryan Galvin/Andy Goldberg|