THE NFL ON CBS / THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 2014


LONDON FLETCHER NAMED STUDIO ANALYST FOR
“THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW”

 

Fred Smoot and Anita Marks Also Join CBS Sports Network’s Sunday Pregame Show

 

 

Former 16-year NFL veteran and All-Pro linebacker London Fletcher and nine-year NFL veteran Fred Smoot have been named studio analysts for CBS Sports Network’s THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW (TOPS), along with former Women’s Professional Football quarterback Anita Marks. They join returning panelists Adam Schein, Amy Trask and Brandon Tierney to form CBS Sports Network’s new Sunday pregame show team.

 

Returning for its second season, TOPS breaks from the familiar pregame show format presenting a unique fan-focused take on all the week’s NFL and college action, headlines and hot-button issues, giving viewers all the latest information as it happens. TOPS kicks off on Sunday, Sept. 7 and airs on Sundays throughout the season from 9:00 AM-1:00 PM, ET.

 

Other regular contributors to THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW are analysts from THE NFL TODAY including Boomer Esiason, Bill Cowher, Tony Gonzalez and Bart Scott, as well as Insider Jason La Canfora. NFL on CBS announcers Phil Simms, Dan Fouts, Trent Green, Rich Gannon, Solomon Wilcots, Steve Tasker, Steve Beuerlein, Adam Archuleta and Chris Simms will appear regularly from their game sites.

 

Fletcher joins CBS Sports Network after a 16-year NFL playing career with the Washington Redskins, Buffalo Bills and St. Louis Rams. He was a four-time Pro Bowl selection (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012) and helped the Rams capture Super Bowl XXXIV.

 

Smoot spent nine seasons in the NFL with the Washington Redskins and Minnesota Vikings and was an All-American and two-time All-SEC selection at Mississippi State.  

 

Marks is a radio veteran who can currently be heard on NBC Sports Radio and also contributes to the New York Giants broadcast team and Bleacher Report. She has previously appeared on CBS RADIO’S WFAN, as well as SiriusXM. In addition to her broadcasting duties, Marks also played four years of women’s professional football as quarterback for the Miami Fury and Florida Stingrays.

 

Deb Gelman and Andrew Finger produce THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW. Tyler Hale is Vice President, Studio Production, CBS Sports and Harold Bryant serves as Executive Producer and Senior Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.

 

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Mariel Brady, (212) 975-5373, mariel.brady@cbs.com