For the 27th consecutive year and 41st time overall, WestwoodOne will serve as the exclusive network radio home of the Super Bowl. Super Bowl XLVIII takes place February 2nd, 2014 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Kevin Harlan will once again handle play-by-play duties with Boomer Esiason serving as our game analyst. Mark Malone and Pro Football Hall of Famer James Lofton will be our sideline reporters and Emmy-winning sportscaster Jim Gray hosts the pregame and halftime shows. Our broadcast of Super Bowl XLVIII will begin at 5 PM Eastern.
Scott Graham hosts “Super Sunday” at 4 PM Eastern and will co-host “Super Bowl Preview” with Boomer Esiason, which kicks off our Super Bowl Sunday coverage at Noon Eastern. A special Super Bowl edition of NFL Insider hosted by Mark Malone follows at 1 PM Eastern. New to our gameday lineup this year is a two-hour live broadcast – “The Super Bowl Tailgate Show” – which will originate from the NFL’s official Tailgate Party at the Izod Center adjacent to MetLife Stadium. “The Super Bowl Tailgate Show” begins at 2 PM Eastern and will be hosted by Craig Carton, with contributions from Pro Football Hall of Famer Rod Woodson, Laura Okmin and more.
Our coverage of Super Bowl XLVIII actually begins on Monday, January 27th with the debut of “Seven Days to Sunday: The Road to Super Bowl XLVIII.” The hour-long preview show will air each night, Monday through Saturday, during the week leading up to the biggest game of the year. “Seven Days to Sunday” will be hosted by Scott Graham and will feature interviews with players from both teams participating in Super Bowl XLVIII, as well as coaches and other special guests, including Commissioner Roger Goodell. The show will also contain a nightly flashback segment, as WestwoodOne delves into its deep archives to remember previous Super Bowls with old highlights and reflections from some of the game’s greatest legends. Each night’s show will be co-hosted by a different WestwoodOne analyst, including James Lofton, Rod Woodson and Mark Malone, among others.
In this week’s star-studded edition of NFL Insider, we hear from Saints QB Drew Brees, Chiefs signal-caller Patrick Mahomes, Rams head coach Sean McVay and Patriots RB James White. Scott Graham is also joined by NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport, Super Bowl-winning head coach Mike Holmgren and Hall of Famer…Read More »
In honor of one of the league’s best weeks of the year – Championship Week – we take the show on the road, with Ian and Mike Garafolo setting up shop at the Vineyard Vines store in Grand Central Station in New York! (Tom Pelissero sets up shop at his…Read More »
NEW ORLEANS, LA – The New Orleans Saints rattled off 20 unanswered points to rally from an early deficit on Sunday at the Superdome and defeat the Philadelphia Eagles 20-14 in an NFC Divisional Round matchup. Drew Brees connected with Michael Thomas late in the third quarter for the go-ahead…Read More »
FOXBORO, MA – The final score of 41-28 was deceiving as the New England Patriots dominated the Los Angeles Chargers in an AFC Divisional Round matchup Sunday at Gillette Stadium. New England led 35-7 at halftime and 41-14 early in the fourth quarter in a game that was never truly…Read More »
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots will take the field Sunday afternoon in Foxboro against the Los Angeles Chargers as Brady and Bill Belichick embark on their latest quest to add a sixth Super Bowl title to their already unprecedented run. In his latest conversation with Westwood One’s Jim…Read More »
LOS ANGELES, CA – The Los Angeles Rams are headed to the NFC Championship Game courtesy of a dominating ground game in a 30-22 win over the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday night. The Rams totaled 273 yards rushing as a team, with C.J. Anderson carrying the ball 23 times for…Read More »
KANSAS CITY, MO – On a cold, snowy day at Arrowhead Stadium, the Kansas City Chiefs were red hot from start to finish in a 31-13 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. The Chiefs will host either the New England Patriots or Los Angeles Chargers in next Sunday’s AFC Championship Game.…Read More »
After the games, we talk to guys who get it done. When you want to get it done, turn to Grainger — the one-stop shop for the ones who never stop. Grainger… for the ones who get it done. After Seattle demolished Denver in the big game, Seahawks linebacker Malcolm…Read More »
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – After the Seattle Seahawks demolished the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII, our sideline reporters Mark Malone and James Lofton got into the scrum on the field at MetLife Stadium to talk to members of the Seahawks, including Richard Sherman, Doug Baldwin, Russell Wilson, Pete Carroll…Read More »
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – With a suffocating defense and an efficient offense, the Seattle Seahawks destroyed the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII 43-8 to secure the first championship in franchise history. Linebacker Malcolm Smith was named the game’s MVP. Smith intercepted a Peyton Manning pass and returned it for…Read More »
10:45 PM ET: Here’s the final call of the game. 9:39 PM ET: Less than nine minutes remain in Super Bowl XLVIII and all that’s left now is to wind down the clock. Time to head to the sidelines to snap some postgame photos. Back later with a recap, complete…Read More »
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – It’s hard to think of much else to say about Peyton Manning’s fantastic 2013 season, during which he set new NFL records for passing yards and touchdown passes with 5,477 yards and 55 TDs. He’ll look to finish the season on a high by winning today’s…Read More »
Peyton Manning comes in to Super Bowl XLVIII with years of experience, a Super Bowl ring and the gaudiest single-season passing stats in NFL history. Russell Wilson, on the other, comes in having mastered the art of racking up the only stat that matters: wins. Ahead of the game at…Read More »