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NBC Sports announces Super Bowl LII on-air team for Patriots-Eagles - network's 19th Super Bowl broadcast

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Mon, Jan 22nd 2018 04:25 pm
NBC's coverage begins at noon Sunday, Feb. 4, from U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis
With the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles set to face off in Super Bowl LII, NBC Sports Group on Monday announced its broadcast team ahead of the network's coverage of the game from Minneapolis. Coverage of Super Bowl LII from U.S. Bank Stadium begins at noon ET Sunday, Feb. 4, at on NBC.
Super Bowl LII marks the network's 19th Super Bowl broadcast, and will feature an award-winning team. Seven-time Emmy Award-winner Al Michaels (play-by-play), in his record 32nd season as the voice of the NFL's premier primetime package, and 16-time Emmy Award-winner Cris Collinsworth (analyst), who played in two Super Bowls as a member of the Cincinnati Bengals, will be in the booth, with two-time Emmy Award-winning reporter Michele Tafoya on the sideline for television's most-watched show of the year. This marks the 10th Super Bowl assignment for Michaels, and the fourth for both Collinsworth and Tafoya.
Collinsworth announced his first Super Bowl as an analyst for FOX Sports in February 2005, when the Patriots defeated the Eagles, 24-21, at Alltel Stadium.
Dan Patrick will host the Super Bowl LII pre-game show alongside co-host Liam McHugh, who will be joined by NBC "Football Night in America" teammates Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison, Mike Florio and Chris Simms. Paul Burmeister, Kathryn Tappen and Randy Moss also will appear on the pre-game coverage. Burmeister and Moss will report from the Patriots' and Eagles' hotels, while Tappen will be on location from the NFL Tailgate Party. Motorsports icon and two-time Daytona 500 winning driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will make his NBC debut as a contributor on the network's pre-game coverage of Super Bowl LII.

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