Preview of Week 1 Editions of NFL Network’s ‘NFL GameDay First’ & ‘NFL GameDay Morning’

Super Bowl Champion Michael Robinson Joins ‘NFL GameDay First’

Patriots QB Tom Brady with NFL Network’s Andrea Kremer on ‘NFL GameDay Morning’ – Sunday at 9:00 AM ET

Sunday is ‘GameDay’ and every week NFL Network provides more than 15 hours of live coverage, beginning at 7:00 AM ET with NFL GameDay First. NFL Network’s coverage continues at 9:00 AM ET with NFL GameDay Morning leading viewers into the early games. At 1:00 PM ET, NFL GameDay Live provides in-progress highlights and analysis of the day’s games, and at 7:30 PM ET, NFL GameDay Highlights recaps the entire afternoon. At 11:30 PM ET, NFL GameDay Final provides complete analysis on the entire football Sunday.

This week on NFL GameDay First

Host: Melissa Stark

Co-host/Analyst: Sterling Sharpe

Analysts: Shaun O’Hara & Michael Robinson

Featured this week on NFL GameDay First:

  • First Tailgate
    • Shaun O’Hara provides the key ingredients for both a Falcons win over the Saints, and a Saints win over the Falcons
    • The debut of NFL GameDay First’s 37-foot tailgating RV
  • Stark Reality
    • Melissa Stark explains why fans of all 32 teams have reason for hope heading into Sunday’s games
  • NFL GameDay Morning’s Michael Irvin joins Sterling Sharpe to discuss which rookie wide receiver they are most excited to watch in their NFL debut
  • Shaun O’Hara played with a rookie quarterback in Eli Manning, and Michael Robinson played with a rookie quarterback in Russell Wilson. Both offer rookie advice for Raiders quarterback Derek Carr making his NFL debut on Sunday
  • Which team that missed the playoffs last season has the best chance to play in Super Bowl XLIX?
  • Live reports from Albert Breer for Redskins-Texans, Jeff Darlington for Patriots-Dolphins, Stacey Dales for Saints-Falcons & Kim Jones for Raiders-Jets
  • NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport provides the latest news from around the league
  • Picks for every game on Sunday


This week on NFL GameDay Morning

Host: Rich Eisen

Analysts: Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp, Michael Irvin & Willie McGinest

NFL Media Insider: Ian Rapoport

Featured this week on NFL GameDay Morning:

  • Andrea Kremer interviews three-time Super Bowl champion quarterback for the New England Patriots Tom Brady
    • Brady on when he’ll know when it’s time to walk away from football: “I think if I feel like I can’t play at the level that I expect [of] myself, then I’m not going to play anymore. I want to be a great asset to a team; I want to bring a lot of value to a team that I’m playing for.”
  • Melissa Stark offers a look back at the longstanding rivalry between the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys
  • Players Only NFL GameDay Morning’s former players discuss the emotions of playing in your first NFL game
  • Debut of a new segment Twittervention – NFL Network’s former players tweet at current NFL players, letting them know what they need to do to get a win on Sunday
  • Marshall Plan Marshall Faulk names a surprise rookie running back who will have a big day on Sunday and discusses if Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew has anything left in the tank
  • Warner’s Corner Kurt Warner examines Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III
  • Willie McGinest joins from Miami to preview Patriots-Dolphins
  • NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport has the latest news from around the NFL
  • Week 1 Bold Predictions & picks for every game on Sunday
  • Live reports
    • Stacey Dales from Atlanta for Saints-Falcons
    • Albert Breer from Houston for Redskins-Texans
    • Jeff Darlington from Miami for Patriots-Dolphins
    • Kim Jones from New York for Raiders-Jets
    • Aditi Kinkhabwala from Pittsburgh for Browns-Steelers
    • Steve Wyche from Dallas for 49ers-Cowboys


NFL GameDay Live, NFL GameDay Highlights and NFL GameDay Final Conclude Sunday Coverage

At 1:00 PM ET, NFL GameDay Live provides in-progress highlights and analysis, as well as live fantasy football updates for all of the 1:00 and 4:00 PM ET games. Hosts Kevin Frazier and Dan Hellie are joined by analysts LaDainian Tomlinson, Heath Evans, Brian Billick and Daniel Jeremiah providing 6.5 hours of coverage.

At 7:30 PM ET, Chris Rose hosts NFL GameDay Highlights, along with Tomlinson, Hall of Famer Deion Sanders and Steve Mariucci.

At 11:30 PM ET, Rose and analysts Sanders, Marshall Faulk and Michael Irvin recap all of the day’s action on NFL GameDay Final with game highlights, player and coach press conferences, post-game interviews and analysis of every game.


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