NFL Network’s schedule for “The Longest Pregame Show in History” for Super Bowl XLIV

By Ryan

sbxliv_mark_2_rgbNFL Network announced today the details of its Super Bowl XLIV pregame coverage, consisting of a whopping eight and a half hours of programming. Just about every major storyline is getting some attention. And then, they’ll trot out the cast of the movie Grown Ups. From NFL Network:


NFL GAMEDAY MORNING—Sunday, February 7 at 9:00 AM

On Super Bowl Sunday, NFL Network’s pregame show, NFL GameDay Morning will provide a record 8 ½ hours of live coverage starting at 9:00 AM ET with 18 on-air personalities from Sun Life Stadium and other locations in South Florida.

The following are highlights of what will be on the longest Super Bowl pregame show in history on NFL Network, Sunday, February 7:

9:00 AM ET

Introduction from South Beach

NFL Films Steve Sabol feature on Vince Lombardi and his grandson, Saints QB Coach Joe Lombardi

First update of the day on Colts DE Dwight Freeney’s playing status

10:00 AM

A live look inside Sun Life Stadium from the NFL Network set on the field

What the Colts learned from their Super Bowl XLI victory in the same stadium

Saints updates from this week

Steve Sabol essay “The greatest decade of Super Bowls”

11:00 AM

Debate: Is this the best Super Bowl QB match up ever?

Reaction to the new Hall of Fame class

Saints Anthony Hargrove “Super Bowl Journey” feature

Are the Indianapolis Colts the new model franchise?


Peyton Manning’s place in NFL history

Compare Drew Brees in New Orleans to Brett Favre’s previous connection to Green Bay

Jason La Canfora’s Top 10 Super Bowls of all-time (#6-10)

Special guest analyst Dolphins Joey Porter, who played both teams this season, give his keys to stopping the Saints and Colts offenses

A look at the Colts and Saints special team units and kickers

1:00 PM

New Orleans prodigal son (Peyton Manning) vs. adopted son (Drew Brees)

Jason La Canfora’s Top 10 Super Bowls of all-time (#1-5)

Rod Woodson breaks down how Manning deals with blitzes

“X” factors in the game

2:00 PM

How the Saints success has affected New Orleans

Joe Theismann and Bob Papa, who call the World Feed of Super Bowl XLIV, give their thoughts on the game

The analysts debate whether or not Colts head coach Jim Caldwell gets enough credit

Stacey Dales interviews fans at the “Game Day Fan Plaza” outside Sun Life Stadium

Feature on Haiti with Saints Jonathan Vilma and Colts Pierre Garcon

3:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Hall of Fame head coach Don Shula interview on the set

Hollywood stars for the movie Grown Ups Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Kevin James, David Spade and Rob Schneider visit the set

Tale of the tape on Colts vs. Saints

Predictions for the game and MVP from our analysts

(Schedule subject to change)

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