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Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys host Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints on 'Sunday Night Football'

by jmaloni


Thu, Sep 25th 2014 11:00 am
`Sunday Night Football` (NBC logo)
"Sunday Night Football" (NBC logo)

Coverage begins with "Football Night in America" at 7 p.m. ET on NBC

Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints travel to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, to take on Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys on "Sunday Night Football" this weekend. Coverage begins with "Football Night in America" at 7 p.m. ET on NBC. In addition, mun2 will present the Spanish-language telecast of Saints-Cowboys, its first-ever NFL game, to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Last weekend, Romo and the Cowboys matched the largest comeback in team history, coming from 21 points behind to defeat the St. Louis Rams, 34-31. Dallas' win was highlighted by a 68-yard touchdown pass to Dez Bryant from Romo, who has a franchise-record 21 comeback victories in the fourth quarter or overtime. DeMarco Murray, who leads the league in rushing yards (385), ran for 100 yards in the win.

The Saints come off their first win of the season, 20-9 over the Minnesota Vikings, after losing their first two games by a combined five points.

Calling Saints-Cowboys is seven-time Emmy Award-winner Al Michaels (play-by-play), in his 29th season behind the mic; 15-time Emmy Award-winner Cris Collinsworth, who has won the Emmy for Outstanding Event Analyst in each of his five seasons in the "SNF" booth; and two-time Emmy Award-winning sideline reporter Michele Tafoya.

"Football Night in America," the most-watched studio show in sports, is hosted by 26-time Emmy Award-winner Bob Costas, who will report from Bank of America Stadium Sunday. Costas will be joined on site by Collinsworth, Tafoya, two-time Super Bowl winner Hines Ward, and NBC Sports commentator Josh Elliott.

Dan Patrick co-hosts "Football Night" from NBC Sports Group's Studio 1. He will be joined by Super Bowl-winning head coach Tony Dungy, two-time Super Bowl winner Rodney Harrison, Mike Florio of "Pro Football Talk" on NBCSN and NBCSports.com, and Peter King of Sports Illustrated.

Alex Flanagan will report from Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on the Eagles-49ers game.

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