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01.10.2019

"THE NFL ON CBS" SET FOR DIVISIONAL PLAYOFFS MATCH-UP BETWEEN PHILIP RIVERS' L.A. CHARGERS VS. TOM BRADY'S NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS ON SUNDAY, JAN. 13

 

 

THE NFL ON CBS, home of Super Bowl LIII, continues its 59th season on Sunday, Jan. 13 as Jim Nantz, Tony Romo and Tracy Wolfson call the AFC Divisional Playoff game, L.A. Chargers-New England Patriots, from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. in leading CBS' coverage into AFC Divisional Playoffs week of its Super Bowl season.  This season marks the 20th time CBS will broadcast the Super Bowl - the most of any network.

 

The day begins with THE NFL TODAY (12:00 Noon, ET) and THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW on CBS Sports Network (9:00 AM-12:00 Noon, ET) live from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City.

 

THE NFL TODAY's Phil Simms and Boomer Esiason preview Divisional Playoff week's game on CBS: L.A. Chargers-New England Patriots: https://bit.ly/2FgO1et

 

And THE NFL TODAY's Nate Burleson previews the AFC Divisional Playoff games: https://bit.ly/2Qxgj5G

 

 

 

 

James Brown, along with analysts Boomer Esiason, Bill Cowher, Phil Simms, Nate Burleson and NFL Insider Jason La Canfora, lead THE NFL TODAY into its 51st year.

 

It's Divisional Playoff Weekend as THE NFL TODAY team previews CBS' game - L.A. Chargers-New England PatriotsBill Cowher sits down with Chargers defensive stalwarts Joey BosaMelvin Ingram and Derwin James to discuss their preparation against the Patriots.  In addition, THE NFL TODAY team discusses the quarterback matchup between the two oldest QBs to square off against each other in NFL history - Philip Rivers vs. Tom Brady; as well as  the other Divisional Playoff matchups, with an eye towards the Conference Championships the following week.

 

Drew Kaliski is producer and Bob Matina is director of THE NFL TODAY.

 

 

 

 

1:00 PM, ET

L.A. Chargers at New England 

Jim Nantz, Tony Romo, Tracy Wolfson,

Jay Feely, Gene Steratore

Jim Rikhoff (Lead Producer), Mike Arnold (Lead Director)

 

 

 

 

THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW (TOPS) (9:00 AM, ET; CBS Sports Network) is hosted by Adam Schein with analysts Amy Trask, London Fletcher, Brandon Tierney and Dana Jacobson, along with fantasy experts Keith Irizarry and Jeff Ratcliffe, discussing the week's issues and biggest games, along with fanstasy football advice and information.  Deb Gelman and Brian Raab are producers and Jay Kincaid is director.

 

The following are announcer assignments for AFC Playoffs (subject to change):

 

January 20 - AFC CHAMPIONSHIP

6:30 PM, ET

Game 

Broadcast Team 

Producer/Director 

Indianapolis/Kansas City vs.

L.A. Chargers/New England 

Jim Nantz/Tony Romo//Tracy Wolfson

 Jim Rikhoff/Mike Arnold

 

February 3 - SUPER BOWL LIII - Atlanta, Ga.

 

The entire 2018 NFL ON CBS schedule will be streamed live on CBS All Access platforms.  CBS All Access subscribers will receive NFL ON CBS games that are broadcast in their local market.

 

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 Senior Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.

 


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