FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
CARSON WENTZ AND EAGLES’ WIN OVER VIKINGS HEADLINES NEW EPISODE OF “NFL TURNING POINT” THURSDAY AT 1:30 A.M. ET ON NBCSN
Episode to Include:
NFL Films Breaks Down Strong Performance of Eagles Defense Against Vikings
Examination of Tom Brady and Patriots’ Victory Over Steelers
In-Depth Look At Jay Ajayi’s Record-Tying Performance and Dolphins Win Against Bills
In-Game Audio From Andy Dalton During 300-Yard Passing Game Against Browns
NFL Turning Point Hosted by Football Night In America’s Dan Patrick
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 25, 2016 – This week’s all-new edition of NFL Turning Point, debuting Thursday at 1:30 a.m. ET / Wednesday at 10:30 p.m. PT on NBCSN, examines QB Carson Wentz and the Philadelphia Eagles’ win over the Minnesota Vikings, and analyzes the dominating performance by Philadelphia’s defense.
In addition, the show breaks down QB Tom Brady and the New England Patriots’ victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers; shines a spotlight on RB Jay Ajayi’s record-tying performance and the Dolphins’ win against the Buffalo Bills; reviews the San Diego Chargers’ comeback win over the Atlanta Falcons; and highlights Bengals’ QB Andy Dalton’s 300-yard passing effort against the Browns.
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:
- Vikings – Eagles: NFL Films examines the matchup and breaks down how the Eagles’ defense, which forced three turnovers and sacked QB Sam Bradford six times, was able to overwhelm the Vikings’ offense. In addition, the segment highlights how the consistently strong performance of the Eagles’ defense in the red zone proved to be the turning point in the game.
- Patriots – Steelers: NFL Turning Point takes an inside look at how TE Rob Gronkowski broke the game open for the Patriots in the second half. The segment reviews Gronkowski’s 36-yard touchdown in the third quarter and studies how it changed the complexion of Sunday’s game.
- Bills – Dolphins: The segment shines a spotlight on Ajayi’s NFL record-tying second consecutive game with 200-plus rushing yards, and examines how his touchdown in the third quarter and overall performance on Sunday led the Dolphins to victory.
- Chargers – Falcons: NFL Turning Point analyzes the matchup and reviews the Chargers’ pivotal defensive stand in overtime.
Wednesday night’s Sounds of The Game – Powered by BOSE – segment will feature the Best of NFL Films Week 7 wires, including audio from QB Andy Dalton in the Bengals’ win over the Browns.
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.
During the 2016-17 season 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.
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