Thursday Night Football on NFL Network- Saints at Falcons

The NFL Network’s (NFLN) next edition of Thursday Night Football pits the New Orleans Saints at the Atlanta Falcons.

The action begins at 6:00p.m. ET with Thursday Night Kickoff, hosted by Rich Eisen along with analysts Michael Irvin, Steve Marriucci, Marshall Faulk and Deion Sanders. Reporter Stacey Dales and Alex Flanagan provide pregame news reports from the locker rooms.

From NFL Network PR, here are the highlights of the show:

·         New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees interview with Michael Irvin

·         Feature on the similarities between the Mike Smith/Matt Ryan Atlanta Falcons and the Atlanta Braves teams from the early 1990s. Includes interviews with Falcons head coach Mike Smith, quarterback Matt Ryanand general manager Thomas Dimitroff, and former Braves pitcher John Smoltz and third baseman Terry Pendleton

·         Interview with Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez on KFC Prekick Show

·         Footage of Deion SandersMichael Irvin and Stacey Dales participating in the NBA Skills competition during halftime of the Atlanta Hawks-Charlotte Bobcats game. Hosted by Hall of Famer Dominque Wilkins

Kick-off is at 8:00p.m. ET with Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, and Flanagan.

Here is the complete coverage planned by NFLN:

TEAMS: SAINTS (5-6) FALCONS (10-1)
ANNOUNCERS Brad Nessler (play-by-play), Mike Mayock (game analyst); Alex Flanagan (sideline)
PREGAME (6:00 PM ET) Thursday Night Kickoff Presented by Craftsman

In Atlanta: Rich Eisen, Marshall Faulk, Deion Sanders, Michael Irvin, Steve Mariucci, Stacey Dales, Alex Flanagan

PRE-KICK (8:00 PM ET) KFC Prekick Show

Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan, Rich Eisen, Marshall Faulk, Deion Sanders, Michael Irvin, Steve Mariucci

HALFTIME Lexus Halftime Show

Rich Eisen, Marshall Faulk, Deion Sanders, Michael Irvin, Steve Mariucci, Stacey Dales, Alex Flanagan

POSTGAME Kay Jewelers Postgame Show

Rich Eisen, Marshall Faulk, Deion Sanders, Michael Irvin, Steve Mariucci, Stacey Dales, Alex Flanagan

 

NFL Total Access Postgame Show

In-studio: Chris Rose, Lindsay Rhodes, Willie McGinest, Shaun O’Hara

WHERE TO WATCH DirecTV – Channel 212 (SD/HD), DISH Network – 154 (SD/HD)

Verizon FIOS – Channel 88 (SD) 588 (HD), AT&T U-Verse – Channel 630 (SD) 1630 (HD)

 

Check your local cable listings

NFL.com LIVE – live “look-ins” at select moments of game

NFL Mobile Live on Verizon Wireless

LOCAL OTA SIMULCAST* FOX Ch. 8 (WVUE) CW Ch. 69 (WUPA)
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