CBSSPORTS.COM EXPANDS 2014 PRO AND FANTASY FOOTBALL
VIDEO PROGRAMMING TO OFFER MORE EXPERT VOICES
AND MOST-EVER LIVE HOURS OF COVERAGE
NFL ON CBS Lead Reporter Tracy Wolfson, THE NFL TODAY’s Bart Scott, and
CBS Sports Network Analysts Amy Trask and Anita Marks will contribute to
THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE and FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY
September 2, 2014 -- CBSSports.com is kicking off the 2014 football season with more live pro and fantasy football video programming than ever.
Live coverage will feature several new expert voices to give viewers deeper insight into the teams, players, and games, including THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL games on CBS and the NFL Network. THE NFL TODAY’s Bart Scott, NFL on CBS Lead Reporter Tracy Wolfson, and CBS Sports Network Analysts Amy Trask and Anita Marks will all contribute to pro and fantasy football programming on CBSSports.com. In addition, Hank Goldberg will make picks regularly throughout the season.
Heading into year two with its groundbreaking HD set and control room, CBSSports.com will double its live streaming hours this season and increase on-demand video production.
Thursday Night Live (6:30pm-8:30pm ET) will get fans ready for the Thursday Night Football game each week with a focus on helping fantasy players prepare their lineups. Featuring Senior Fantasy Football writers Dave Richard and Jamey Eisenberg and NFL writer Will Brinson, the show will analyze key matchups that will take place in the TNF game and field questions from fans -- via Twitter, email and phone lines -- about the week's pressing fantasy football decisions. Contributors will include CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora, CBSSports.com NFL senior writer Pete Prisco and various other guests from CBS Sports and around the league. There will be an accompanying halftime show of the Thursday Night Football game starring Richard, Eisenberg, and Brinson.
Fantasy Football Today (Tues. - Fri., 12pm ET / Sunday, 11am ET & 8pm ET beginning on 9/2) will cover fantasy football from every angle and provide fantasy football players with the live advice they need to manage a winning team this season. Dave Richard and Jamey Eisenberg will join host Adam Aizer and various CBS Sports guests to offer in-depth analysis on the latest news, rumors and performances across the league. Additionally, CBS Sports Radio will simulcast "Fantasy Football Today" on Sunday from 11am - 12pm ET, and Richard, Eisenberg and Aizer will host a show on CBS Sports Radio every Saturday night throughout the season from 10pm -12am ET.
Verizon Halftime Show (Sunday, during halftime of 1pm and 4pm ET games) will whip around the league, looking at first-half storylines and what to expect in the second half of games. Featuring Pete Prisco, Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard and host Adam Aizer, the show will also provide up-to-the-minute injury and fantasy news and predictions.
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