SIRIUS (NASDAQ:SIRI), the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL, will air every game of the 2007 NFL season live for the fourth straight year, offering listeners both home and visiting team broadcasts as well as national radio broadcasts.
The 2007 NFL regular season kicks off at 8:30 pm ET on Thursday, Sept. 6, with the Super Bowl champion Indianapolis Colts hosting the New Orleans Saints at the RCA Dome. On SIRIUS, fans will hear the Colts radio broadcast on channel 123 and the Saints radio broadcast on channel 126, plus the national radio broadcast on channel 124.
SIRIUS is the one and only home of NFL Sunday Drive, the broadcast lineup that offers live nationwide every pre-, regular and post-season NFL game, including the Super Bowl and Pro Bowl. A full schedule of NFL games on SIRIUS is available at www.SIRIUS.com/NFL.
“SIRIUS provides the most complete NFL coverage available, with a combination of live play-by-play and daily NFL talk that can’t be found anywhere else,” said Steve Cohen, SIRIUS’ Vice President of Sports Programming. “NFL fans can hear all the games on SIRIUS, listen to in-depth interviews with their favorite players and coaches and then talk about it with our experts on SIRIUS NFL Radio.”
SIRIUS NFL Radio channel 124, the acclaimed radio channel dedicated entirely to pro football talk, continues to provide unparalleled radio coverage of the NFL 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. SIRIUS NFL Radio features exclusive daily talk shows hosted by NFL experts, interviews with players and coaches from around the league, plus in-depth coverage of the NFL Draft, training camps, fantasy football and more.
The roster of hosts on SIRIUS NFL Radio includes current and former players, coaches and executives such as Tiki Barber, Ronde Barber, Carl Banks, Gil Brandt, Randy Cross, Daryl Johnston, Pat Kirwan, Jim Miller, Dan Reeves, Jerry Rice, Tim Ryan, Shannon Sharpe and Solomon Wilcots, as well as NFL experts and insiders like Adam Schein, Bruce Murray, Bryan McGovern, Jack Arute, Howard Balzer, Adam Caplan, Vic Carucci, John Hansen, Dan Leberfeld, Alex Marvez, Gary Myers and Steve Torre.
New this season to SIRIUS will be an exclusive weekly report featuring star New Orleans Saints running back Reggie Bush. Every Wednesday at 5:15 pm ET throughout the season SIRIUS listeners will hear first-person commentary from Bush as he provides an inside look at his second NFL season. Bush will recap games, break down upcoming match-ups and comment on teams and topics
from around the league. The reports will air as part of The Afternoon Blitz, exclusively on SIRIUS NFL Radio channel 124.
Emmy winning broadcaster John Madden returns for his fourth season on SIRIUS. Madden will join fellow SIRIUS hosts Adam Schein, Gil Brandt and Steve Cohen every Sunday on The Stadium Tailgate Show, SIRIUS NFL Radio’s exclusive pre-game program which airs Sundays from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm ET. Madden will also appear every Friday and Monday throughout the season on The Afternoon Blitz with Schein, Solomon Wilcots and Jim Miller.