FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
COWBOYS COME-FROM-BEHIND WIN OVER LIONS FEATURED IN NEW EPISODE OF “NFL TURNING POINT”
Thursday Morning at 1:30 a.m. ET / Wednesday Night at 10:30 p.m. PT on NBCSN
Episode to Include:
NFL Films Breaks Down Controversial Non-Call in Cowboys Win Over Lions
NFL Turning Point Reviews Ravens-Steelers, Cardinals-Panthers and Colts-Bengals
Matthew Stafford, John Harbaugh, Ron Rivera and Patrick Peterson Wired-For-Sound in Wild Card Matchups
NFL Turning Point Hosted by Football Night In America’s Dan Patrick
Stamford, Conn. – January 6, 2015 – This week’s edition of NFL Turning Point, NBCSN’s Emmy Award-nominated weekly NFL show co-produced by NFL Films, will feature in-depth analysis of Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys’ thrilling come-from-behind Wild Card victory over Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions. Airing Thursday morning at 1:30 a.m. ET / Wednesday night at 10:30 p.m. PT, NFL Turning Point will break down the game, including the controversial fourth-quarter pass play involving Cowboys LB Anthony Hitchens and Lions TE Brandon Pettigrew.
The all new episode will also examine the other three Wild Card matchups this past weekend, including the Ravens victory over the Steelers, the Panthers win against the Cardinals, and the Colts win over the Bengals.
Hosted by Football Night In America’s Dan Patrick, the hour-long program airs throughout the entire NFL season, including the playoffs and Super Bowl XLIX.
This week’s episode includes:
- Lions – Cowboys: NFL Turning Point reviews how the Lions defense was able to pressure QB Tony Romo and dominate the first half of the game. The segment then shines a spotlight on the strong second-half performance by Romo, and examines how the Dallas Cowboys offense was able to comeback from a 17-7 halftime deficit. In addition, NFL Films breaks down the controversial non-call on a potential pass interference play play in the fourth quarter, and features in-game audio from Lions QB Matthew Stafford.
- Ravens – Steelers: NFL Films analyzes how Baltimore was able to win on the road against their AFC North division rival, and studies QB Joe Flacco’s 259-yard passing performance. The segment also reviews the impact of Ravens LB Terrell Suggs’ interception off QB Ben Roethlisberger in the fourth quarter. In addition, the segment features in-game audio from Ravens head coach John Harbaugh and Steelers LB Lawrence Timmons, who were both wired-for-sound.
- Cardinals – Panthers: NFL Turning Point examines the Panthers first postseason victory in nine years, and the record setting performance by the Panthers defense. In addition, the segment highlights the major impact LB Luke Kuechly had on the game.
- Colts – Bengals: NFL Films analyzes the role the Colts defense played in the game. The segment features in-game audio from Colts DE Corey Redding who was wired-for-sound.
Each week Emmy-nominated 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 the pre-game and post-game access, sideline sounds, jaw-dropping cinematography and incredible storytelling that is synonymous with NFL Films.
In 2014 NBCSN will air a total of 22 episodes, running throughout the entire NFL season, including the playoffs and Super Bowl. The season finale, scheduled to air on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, will look back at the turning point of Super Bowl XLIX.
-NBC SPORTS GROUP-