Ian Eagle is back in 2018 for his eleventh season as the play-by-play announcer for Westwood One’s Thursday Night Football coverage. He has also called the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on Westwood One.
Eagle is primarily known for his work with CBS Sports, where he has called NFL games, NCAA basketball games and U.S. Open tennis. He also serves as an announcer for the Tennis Channel’s coverage of the French Open.
Eagle has also served as the play-by-play announcer for New Jersey Nets television broadcasts since 1995, moving with the NBA franchise to Brooklyn prior to the 2012-13 season. He was the play-by-play radio voice for the New York Jets in 1997 and hosted Jets pre- and post-game shows on WFAN from 1993 to 1996. Eagle was awarded the Bob Costas Award for Outstanding Sportscasting while attending Syracuse University.
BALTIMORE, MD – Lamar Jackson continued to shine as the Baltimore Ravens defeated the New York Jets 42-21 on Thursday night to clinch the AFC North. Jackson ran for 86 yards, breaking Michael Vick’s single-season rushing record…Read More »
CHICAGO, IL – Mitchell Trubisky threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score as the Chicago Bears improved to 7-6 on the season with a 31-24 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday night. The Cowboys dropped to 6-7 but still have an inside track on the postseason in…Read More »
CLEVELAND, OH – The Cleveland Browns defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 21-7 on Thursday night, but the game will be best remembered for a wild fight that broke out near the end. With the clock ticking down Mason Rudolph and Myles Garrett got into a brawl that included Garrett pulling off…Read More »
DENVER, CO – Patrick Mahomes injured his knee in the second quarter and didn’t return, but a stingy defense and just enough offense was more than enough for the Kansas City Chiefs as they defeated the Denver Broncos 30-6 on Thursday night. Mahomes appeared to dislocate his kneecap on a…Read More »
FOXBORO, MA – The New England Patriots improved to 6-0 on the season with a 35-14 win over the New York Giants on Thursday night. New England scored in all three phases, with a blocked punt return for a touchdown, a fumble return for a score on defense and a…Read More »
JACKSONVILLE, FL – Gardner Minshew tossed a pair of touchdowns and the Jacksonville defense sacked Marcus Mariota nine times as the Jaguars defeated the Tennessee Titans 20-7 on Thursday night. Ian Eagle and Rod Woodson called the action on Westwood One.Read More »
CHARLOTTE, NC – The Tampa Bay defense stuffed Christian McCaffrey on a late fourth-down run as the Bucs held on to defeat the Carolina Panthers 20-14 on Thursday night. Ian Eagle and Tony Boselli called the action on Westwood One.Read More »
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Wil Lutz hit a career-long 58-yard field goal as time expired to give the New Orleans Saints a thrilling 30-28 win over the Houston Texans on Monday night. Deshaun Watson had connected with Kenny Stills to put the Texans up only seconds earlier, but Drew Brees…Read More »