San Francisco, CA – Fox Sports Net's frenetic football pre-game show, NFL THIS MORNING, enters its third season offering a spirited, opinionated preview of the day's games and key player match-ups each Sunday, beginning September 9. This year's crew boasts two NFL Hall of Famers, one former Most Valuable Player and, of course, comedian/actor Jay Mohr.
Chris Myers plays traffic cop as the host of NFL THIS MORNING and is joined by newly enshrined Hall of Famer Marv Levy; plus newcomers to the show, 1988 NFL MVP quarterback Boomer Esiason and Hall of Famer Deacon Jones. Long-time San Diego Chargers standout linebacker Billy Ray Smith and Mohr complete the team of gridiron gurus. Beginning September 9, NFL THIS MORNING airs in a special 90-minute format from 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM.
"We are certainly very excited about our roster," said Mark Mayer, producer of NFL THIS MORNING. "It puts us in even better position to fulfill our promise to the viewer: more opinions, more fun. The show is the perfect warm up for football fans. We can't wait until September 9th."
Originating from the FOX Network Center in Los Angeles, NFL THIS MORNING features interviews, predictions, insider tips as well as in-depth coverage from game sites. Additionally, viewers can expect to see humorous footage of Mohr's visits to various team camps throughout the season, and the return of the amazing Cyber-Strator. With the help of EA Sports, the Cyber-Strator animates the players matching up each Sunday, giving viewers a glimpse into the future. James Brown, Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long and Cris Collinsworth from FOX NFL SUNDAY, America's most-watched NFL pregame show, continue to provide their insights for the NFL THIS MORNING telecast. Plus, each week fans around the country enjoy exclusive coverage of their hometown teams as NFL THIS MORNING provides reports directly from NFL markets through its regional news bureau correspondents.
Fox Sports Net reaches more than 77 million households nationwide and is a service of National Sports Partners, equally owned by Cablevision's Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. and Fox Entertainment Group. Rainbow Sports Networks incorporates Rainbow's 50% ownership of Fox Sports Net and Fox Sports National Advertising and the ownership and management of Fox Sports Net regional networks in five of the nation's largest markets: Chicago, Florida, Ohio, New England and San Francisco.
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