NFL Network's Wild Card Weekend Coverage

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NFL Network's Wild Card Weekend Coverage

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Coverage Begins Saturday at 10:00 AM ET​

In-Studio Visits From Cardinals DE Calais Campbell & Panthers LB Thomas Davis

Interviews include:

Jeffri Chadiha with Seahawks QB Russell Wilson

Andrea Kremer with Steelers LB James Harrison

Mark Kriegel with Giants DL Olivier Vernon, Damon Harrison & Jonathan Hankins

'NFL GameDay Prime' – Saturday at 11:00 PM ET & Sunday at 7:30 PM ET

NFL Network provides comprehensive Wild Card weekend coverage, beginning Saturday, January 7 at 10:00 AM ET.

On Saturday, NFL GameDay First airs at 10:00 AM ET, followed by NFL GameDay Morning at 12 Noon ET. Saturday coverage continues with NFL GameDay Highlights at 7:30 PM ET and NFL GameDay Prime at 11:00 PM ET.

On Sunday, January 8, NFL Network is first on the field with NFL GameDay First at 7:00 AM ET, followed by NFL GameDay Morning at 9:00 AM ET. NFL GameDay Highlights airs at 4:00 PM ET and NFL GameDay Prime airs at 7:30 PM ET.

Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell joins NFL GameDay Morning in-studio on Saturday, January 7 and Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis joins NFL GameDay Morning in-studio on Sunday, January 8.

 

Saturday Edition of NFL GameDay First

Jeffri Chadiha with Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson

Host: Melissa Stark

Analysts: Shaun O'Hara, Michael Robinson & Brian Billick

Insider: Ian Rapoport

Featured on Saturday's edition of NFL GameDay First:    

  • Jeffri Chadiha sits down with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson to discuss his fifth consecutive playoff appearance after his most challenging season yet
  • Michael Silver examines the Houston Texans and Oakland Raiders' frustrating conclusions to the regular season
  • NFL GameDay First has the recipe for a Detroit Lions upset in Seattle
  • NFL GameDay First explains the realistic expectations for Oakland Raiders quarterback Connor Cook in his first career NFL start
  • NFL GameDay First looks at the long list of star players making their postseason debuts this weekend
  • Live reports from Houston, Seattle, Pittsburgh and Green Bay

 

Saturday Edition of NFL GameDay Morning

Arizona Cardinals DE Calais Campbell Joins In-Studio

Host: Rich Eisen

Analysts: Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner & Michael Irvin

Insider: Ian Rapoport

Analytics Expert: Cynthia Frelund

Featured on Saturday's edition of NFL GameDay Morning:    

  • Arizona Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell joins in-studio
  • Jeffri Chadiha sits down with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson to discuss his fifth consecutive playoff appearance after his most challenging season yet
  • Michael Silver examines the Houston Texans and Oakland Raiders' frustrating conclusions to the regular season
  • Warner's Corner Kurt Warner looks at how the Detroit Lions should attack the Seattle Seahawks' offense and defense
  • Marshall Plan Marshall Faulk examines Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray and Houston Texans running back Lamar Miller
  • Players Only NFL GameDay Morning's former players discuss believing in a team's backup quarterback and re-live their own playoff memories
  • Which player making their playoff debut will have the biggest impact?
  • Which Super Bowl-winning quarterback playing during Wild Card Weekend has the best chance to add another ring?
  • Which quarterback would you rather have today: Detroit Lions' Matthew Stafford or Seattle Seahawks' Russell Wilson?
  • Which player or coach is under the most pressure on Saturday?
  • Live reports
    • James Palmer & Tiffany Blackmon from Houston for Raiders-Texans
    • Randy Moss & Steve Wyche from Seattle for Lions-Seahawks
    • Mike Garafolo & Aditi Kinkhabwala from Pittsburgh for Dolphins-Steelers
    • Kim Jones & Stacey Dales from Green Bay for Giants-Packers

 

Sunday Edition of NFL GameDay First

Andrea Kremer with Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison

Mark Kriegel with New York Giants Defensive Linemen

Host: Melissa Stark

Analysts: Shaun O'Hara, Michael Robinson & Brian Billick

Insider: Ian Rapoport

Featured on Sunday's edition of NFL GameDay First:    

  • Highlights and analysis of Saturday's Wild Card games
  • Andrea Kremer sits down with Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison to discuss what could be his last postseason run and his legacy in Pittsburgh
  • Mark Kriegel sits down with New York Giants defensive linemen Olivier Vernon, Damon Harrison and Jonathan Hankins to find out how their close relationships help fuel the Giants' top-notch defense
  • NFL GameDay First explains how the sub-freezing weather will impact the games in both Pittsburgh and Green Bay
  • NFL GameDay First breaks down the running back battle between Jay Ajayi and Le'Veon Bell which could determine who wins the AFC Wild Card matchup between the Miami Dolphins and Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Will "Playoff Eli" show up again for the New York Giants? Former teammate Shaun O'Hara provides insight on Giants quarterback Eli Manning
  • NFL GameDay First breaks down how Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers matches up against the New York Giants defense
  • Live reports from Pittsburgh and Green Bay

 

Sunday Edition of NFL GameDay Morning

Carolina Panthers LB Thomas Davis Joins In-Studio

Host: Rich Eisen

Analysts: Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner & Michael Irvin

Insider: Ian Rapoport

Analytics Expert: Cynthia Frelund

Featured on Sunday's edition of NFL GameDay Morning:    

  • Highlights and analysis of Saturday's Wild Card games
  • Carolina Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis joins in-studio
  • Andrea Kremer sits down with Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison to discuss what could be his last postseason run and his legacy in Pittsburgh
  • Mark Kriegel sits down with New York Giants defensive linemen Olivier Vernon, Damon Harrison and Jonathan Hankins to find out how their close relationships help fuel the Giants' top-notch defense
  • Warner's Corner Kurt Warner analyzes the matchups between the Green Bay Packers' offense vs. the New York Giants' defense, and the Giants' offense vs. the Packers' defense
  • Marshall Plan Marshall Faulk examines Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell and Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi
  • Players Only NFL GameDay Morning's former players discuss playing in freezing temperatures
  • Steve Mariucci and Kurt Warner break down the X-Factors in Sunday's games
  • Which quarterback would you want in the clutch: New York Giants' Eli Manning or Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers?
  • How will New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. handle the pressure of the playoffs?
  • Will the Miami Dolphins be able to slow down the Pittsburgh Steelers for the second time this season?
  • Live reports
    • Amber Theoharis, Ike Taylor, Mike Garafolo & Aditi Kinkhabwala from Pittsburgh for Dolphins-Steelers
    • Kim Jones & Stacey Dales from Green Bay for Giants-Packers

Saturday & Sunday Editions of NFL GameDay Highlights & NFL GameDay Final

On Saturday, January 7, NFL GameDay Highlights airs at 7:30 PM ET, with host Rhett Lewis, and analysts Heath Evans and Mike Nolan providing highlights and analysis of Raiders-Texans, and a preview of Lions-Seahawks. At 11:00 PM ET, NFL GameDay Prime provides interviews with the top performers from the two Wild Card games and looks ahead to the final games of the weekend on Sunday. Chris Rose hosts and is joined by analysts Deion Sanders and LaDainian Tomlinson.

On Sunday, January 8, NFL GameDay Highlights airs at 4:00 PM ET, with host Patrick Claybon, and analysts Heath Evans and Mike Nolan providing highlights and analysis of Dolphins-Steelers, and a preview of Giants-Packers. At 7:30 PM ET, NFL GameDay Prime features interviews with the top performers from the day's games and provides the first look at the upcoming Divisional Round of the playoffs. Chris Rose hosts and is joined by analysts Deion Sanders and LaDainian Tomlinson.

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