Thursday night games were such a success this season for CBS that the network extended its deal with the NFL through the 2015 season.
The Houston Texans are looking better in 2014 and the Indianapolis Colts have turned things around after a slow start to the year. Former NFL quarterback and CBS analyst Chris Simms took time to talk to me about the upcoming AFC South battle on Thursday Night Football, and he had some great things to say.
The Minnesota Vikings are set to take on the Green Bay Packers on “Thursday Night Football,” and these are both two teams that are starting to turn their season around. Former NFL quarterback Steve Beuerlein of CBS Sports took a few moments to speak about the NFC North contest this Thursday.
The Washington Redskins and New York Giants both have 1-2 records, and are dealing with their own issues, but something has to give. Thursday Night Football pits them head-to-head in an NFC East battle, and legendary San Diego Chargers quarterback and CBS Sports’ analyst Dan Fouts took some time to speak on the game and both teams.http://www.cbssports.com/cbssports/team/dfouts
“We thought journalistically and from a tone standpoint, we needed to have the appropriate tone and coverage,” – CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus
Solomon Wilcots may have had one season in the black and yellow, but he’s an expert on all things football and he took the time to weigh in on this Thursday’s match-up between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens. Amid numerous controversial stories, there is still football to be played and games to be won. Week two starts with the Ravens and Steelers in an AFC North divisional match-up.
Get ready for the premiere of Thursday Night Football, and five more all new fall series, when CBS airs a special first look of “CBS Fall Preview.”
The most underrated players on the Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers are both linebackers, according to a veteran NFL columnist – each a solid contributor to a linebacking corps that are among the league’s best.
Though it’s only the divisional round, we’re set to see a true battle of the titans in the Braves-Dodgers National League Divisional Series. Game 1 is Thursday.
Former Raiders CEO Amy Trask has joined CBS Sports as an analyst on the network’s new four hour NFL pre-game show.