NBC Sports to Present Special Edition of PRO FOOTBALL TALK Today
NBC Sports Group begins its live coverage of NFL Kickoff 2014, featuring the SUPER BOWL champion Seattle Seahawks hosting the Green Bay Packers, with a special two-hour edition of PRO FOOTBALL TALK on NBCSN today at 5:30 p.m. ET.
The special two-hour edition will feature numerous NBC Sports Group NFL hosts and analysts breaking down tonight's Packers-Seahawks matchup, including;
Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth and sideline reporter Michele Tafoya, who will call tonight's Packers-Seahawks game alongside Al Michaels;
Football Night in AMERICA analysts Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison, and Hines Ward, FNIA co-host Dan Patrick, and NFL insider Peter King;
Pro Football Talk co-hosts Mike Florio and Paul Burmeister, with PRO FOOTBALL TALK NFL analysts Jon Ritchie and Kevin Gilbride;
NBC Sports Group studio host Liam McHugh
Rotoworld's Kay Adams and Yahoo Sports' Brad Evans breaking down tonight's fantasy football matchups.
Pro Football Talk will also feature interviews with Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, and Seahawks DB Richard Sherman, leading into coverage of NFL Kickoff 2014 at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC, co-hosted by Bob Costas and Dan Patrick.
RODNEY HARRISON CHALLENGES HINES WARD TO 40-YARD DASH
On last night's Pro Football Talk, Rodney Harrison challenged Hines Ward to an impromptu 40-yard dash at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Wash. Click here to watch the full race and see who earned bragging rights: http://www.nbcsports.com/football/nfl/rodney-harrison-vs-hines-ward-40-yard-dash
ABOUT PRO FOOTBALL TALK
Launched in 2012, Pro Football Talk, airs at 5:30 p.m. ET every Monday through Friday, and is co-hosted by Mike Florio and Paul Burmeister. The show regularly features a roster of NBC Sports football commentators, including Rodney Harrison, Tony Dungy, Hines Ward, Cris Collinsworth, Doug Flutie, Jason Taylor, Kevin Gilbride, Brian Westbrook and Ross Tucker. In addition to diving deep on the most topical NFL stories of the day, PRO FOOTBALL TALK provides all-encompassing coverage of the NFL, including the most current news and analysis, engaging features, thought-provoking debates, and interviews with a wide variety of NFL newsmakers.