Tuesday, September 27th, 2016


Episode to Feature:

Examination of Showdown Between Josh Norman and Odell Beckham Jr.

Spotlight Look at Performances of Emmanuel Sanders and Demaryius Thomas in Broncos’ Victory Over Bengals

NFL Films Breaks Down Impact of Vikings’ Defense in Win Against Panthers

In-Game Audio From Dez Bryant in Cowboys’ Win Over Bears on Sunday Night Football

NFL Turning Point Hosted by Football Night In America’s Dan Patrick

STAMFORD, Conn. – September 27, 2016 – Wednesday night’s all-new edition of NFL Turning Point, debuting tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, examines the NFC East showdown between the Redskins and Giants, and studies how the matchup between CB Josh Norman and WR Odell Beckham Jr. impacted the outcome of the game.

In addition, the show reviews the Denver Broncos’ win over the Cincinnati Bengals, and highlights the standout performances by WRs Emmanuel Sanders and Demaryius Thomas; breaks down the Minnesota Vikings’ victory against the Carolina Panthers; reviews QB Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts’ win over the San Diego Chargers; and features in-game audio from WR Dez Bryant during the Dallas Cowboys’ victory over the Chicago Bears.

Hosted by Football Night In America’s Dan Patrick, the 30-minute long NFL Turning Point, co-produced by NFL Films, airs weekly throughout the entire NFL season, including the playoffs and Super Bowl.

This week’s episode includes:

  • Redskins–Giants: NFL Turning Point reviews the performances of Norman and Beckham on Sunday, analyzes who won the individual contest between the two, and studies how the overall showdown impacted the Redskins’ win. The segment also looks back at the players’ previous matchup in Week 15 of last season, and how the rivalry first began.
  • Broncos–Bengals: NFL Films shines a spotlight on the 117 receiving yards and two touchdown performance of Sanders, and the 100 receiving yards and one touchdown performance from Thomas, and examines how the Broncos used formation and route design to provide big play opportunities for their star receiving duo.
  • Vikings–Panthers: The segment breaks down the standout performance of the Vikings defense, including how Minnesota shut down Panthers’ QB Cam Newton, and examines how it proved to be the difference in Sunday’s game.
  • Chargers–Colts: NFL Turning Point takes an inside look at the final minutes of the game, and how QB Andrew Luck and WR T.Y. Hilton connected for the Colts’ game-winning 63-yard touchdown pass.


Wednesday night’s Sounds of The Game – Powered by BOSE – segment will feature in-game audio from WR Dez Bryant who was mic’d up during the Cowboys’ win over the Bears on Sunday Night Football.

Each week NFL Turning Point is built around select NFL matchups from the previous weekend, and focuses on the crucial “turning point” moments that ultimately defined the outcome of each game. The show also features anatomy-of-a-play type segments and long-form game-of-the-week style narratives that include pre-game and post-game access, sideline sounds, jaw-dropping cinematography and incredible storytelling that is synonymous with NFL Films.

In 2016 NBCSN will air a total of 21 NFL Turning Point episodes. The season finale, scheduled to air on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, will look back at the “turning point” of Super Bowl LI.      

-NBC Sports Group-