Who was on Sunday Night Football in 2008?

May 12, 2021 Off By idswater

Who was on Sunday Night Football in 2008?

On September 7, the Indianapolis Colts hosted the Chicago Bears in the first game at Lucas Oil Stadium. 2008 marked the third consecutive year that both the Colts and Giants would be featured in the NBC Sunday Night Football opening week games. As a result, the Manning brothers were used in commercial advertisements.

When was the first Sunday Night Football game?

The San Diego Chargers hosted the Indianapolis Colts in the primetime game later that evening. Super Bowl XLIII, the first aired as part of this package took place on February 1 in Raymond James Stadium, with the Pittsburgh Steelers defeating the Arizona Cardinals 27–23. *Patriots-Seahawks game was flexed out for the Redskins-Ravens game.

Why are the Thursday Night Football games on NBC?

Due to NBC having the rights to the second half of the Thursday Night Football package, NBC Sports gave Al Michaels a “Bye week”, giving him 3 games off: Green Bay Packers – Washington Redskins, Pittsburgh Steelers – Indianapolis Colts (Thanksgiving), and Kansas City Chiefs-Denver Broncos.

What was the ratings for Sunday Night Football?

In 2006, NBC Sunday Night Football wrapped up its inaugural season averaging 17.5 million viewers, 1.2 million viewers better than Monday Night Football in 2005 on ABC and the best viewership number for the network primetime NFL package in six years (18.5 million on ABC in 2000 ).

When did the Pittsburgh Steelers play in the NFL?

The 2006 Pittsburgh Steelers season was the franchise’s 74th season in the National Football League (NFL).

Who was the head coach of the Steelers in 2006?

The 2006 Pittsburgh Steelers season was the franchise’s 74th season as a professional sports franchise and as a member of the National Football League. It was the 7th season under leadership of general manager Kevin Colbert and the 15th and last under head coach Bill Cowher and he retired on January 5, 2007.

What was the Pittsburgh Steelers record in 2006?

The 2006 Pittsburgh Steelers season was the franchise’s 74th season in the National Football League (NFL). The team was attempting to improve on their 11–5 record from 2005 and also attempting to defend their Super Bowl XL championship. Instead, they finished the season with 8 wins and 8 losses in an unsuccessful attempt to make the playoffs.

When did NBC start showing Sunday Night Football?

Starting with the 2006 NFL season, NBC was awarded the rights to air Sunday night primetime American football games, as well as the rights to air two games of the NFL playoffs. In February 2009, NBC concluded their third season of the game package by broadcasting Super Bowl XLIII and the 2009 Pro Bowl from Honolulu, Hawai’i.

Starting with the 2006 NFL season, NBC was awarded the rights to air Sunday night primetime American football games, as well as the rights to air two games of the NFL playoffs. In February 2009, NBC concluded their third season of the game package by broadcasting Super Bowl XLIII and the 2009 Pro Bowl from Honolulu, Hawai’i.

Who are the producers of Sunday Night Football?

Upon NBC’s assumption of the Sunday prime time game rights, Fred Gaudelli and Drew Esocoff, who serve as the respective lead producer and director, joined SNF in the same positions they held during the latter portion of the ABC era of Monday Night Football.

Who are the actors in Sunday Night Football?

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When do the Pittsburgh Steelers play in primetime?

When it comes to Steelers football, playing in primetime has become the norm, and that will be the case again this year as the team’s 2020 schedule includes four primetime matchups, including one on Thanksgiving night against the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field.

Who was the backup quarterback for the Steelers in 2006?

On March 3, 2006, backup quarterback Tommy Maddox and cornerback Willie Williams (a member of the Super Bowl XL Steelers team) were released for salary cap reasons.

Why was there no NFL game on October 28, 2007?

In 2007, there was no game broadcast on October 28 due to Game 4 of the 2007 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the Colorado Rockies, although Football Night in America aired at its usual time that week. Also, a tentative full-season schedule was unveiled, including games in the last seven weeks of the season.

What was the game that was picked up for Sunday Night Football?

The Week 17 game was purposely not chosen when the schedule was initially released, and the Denver Broncos -San Diego Chargers game was picked up for it to determine the winner of the AFC West division. On Wild Card weekend, the Atlanta Falcons and Arizona Cardinals both made their debuts on SNF in the 4:30 EDT game on January 3.