FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 9th, 2021
“SUNDAY NIGHT 7” NFL FREE-TO-PLAY GAME ON NBC SPORTS PREDICTOR POWERED BY POINTSBET KICKS OFF ITS THIRD SEASON WITH COWBOYS-BUCCANEERS SEASON OPENER TONIGHT
Featuring $100,000 Per Game Jackpot, Fans Can Sign Up NOW on NBC Sports Predictor App & NBCSports.com
Full Slate of NBC Sports EDGE Betting and Fantasy Content — Including PointsBet Integrations — Featured on Peacock and NBC Sports Digital Platforms
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 9, 2021 – The home of Sunday Night Football, primetime television’s #1 show for an unprecedented 10 consecutive years, NBC Sports kicks off the third season of the Sunday Night 7 free-to-play NFL game on the NBC Sports Predictor app powered by PointsBet tonight as the Dallas Cowboys visit the Super Bowl-champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL Kickoff game (8:20 p.m. ET on NBC, Peacock and Universo).
For each game in the Sunday Night Football package, as well as two NFL Wild Card playoff games and one NFL Divisional Playoff, viewers can participate in the seven-question Sunday Night 7 contest focused on the upcoming game and featuring a $100,000 jackpot. Questions will change on a weekly basis and cover a range of predictions from head-to-head positional statistical matchups to the game result, and more.
“We are excited to build upon two successful seasons with a third year of Sunday Night 7, which further engages fans while they watch Sunday Night Football and serves as a key element of our NBC Sports EDGE content offerings,” said Nicolina O’Rorke, SVP, NBC Sports Next and GM, Sports Betting & Gaming.
NBC Sports EDGE, part of the NBC Sports Next portfolio and one of the internet’s highest-trafficked fantasy sports and gaming websites, will provide more football content this season than ever before across Peacock and NBC Sports Digital platforms as well as through its partnership with PointsBet.
Among this season’s featured NBC Sports EDGE football content:
- Football Night in America will create a new, custom PointsBet odds integration, highlighting NFL betting markets of the day and what to look for in Sunday Night Football.
- PointsBet will present an odds integration within the new Peacock SNF Final postgame show each Sunday, highlighting future NFL betting markets.
- A new one-hour Bet the Edge: Blitzing the Board show hosted by Sara Perlman alongside analysts Drew Dinsick and Warren Sharp debuts on Peacock at 6 p.m. ET this Friday and will dive into the weekend’s top sports betting storylines. Throughout the season, Bet the Edge: Blitzing the Board will debut on Fridays at 7 p.m. ET. PointsBet’s Greenstein and Croucher will make regular guest appearances.
- A Good Football Show: Fantasy Preview, focused on fantasy football and featuring Patrick Daugherty, Denny Carter, John Daigle, Pat Kerrane and Matt Stroup, kicks off its season this Friday at 5 p.m. ET on Peacock – each week during the season, the show will debut Fridays at 6 p.m. ET. In addition, the 90-minute draft special A Good Football Show On The Clock is available now on-demand on Peacock.
Sunday Night 7 is available for download NOW on the NBC Sports Predictor powered by PointsBet (available the App Store and Google Play Store) and at NBCSports.com/Predictor. Boom Sports is NBC Sports’ free-to-play gaming technology partner. Information on Sunday Night 7 scoring, prizing, and Official Rules are here.
About NBC Sports EDGE
NBC Sports EDGE, part of the newly announced NBC Sports Next portfolio and one of the internet’s highest-trafficked fantasy sports and gaming websites, offers comprehensive fantasy football and betting coverage throughout the 2021 NFL season across NBC Sports’ platforms. The industry-leading source for fantasy football news and information, NFL Season Tools are available for purchase now via NBC Sports EDGE’s subscription model, and features weekly and rest-of-season rankings, custom projections, start/sit tool, trade analyzer, IDP and Dynasty content, player tracker, exclusive columns and much more. NBC Sports EDGE also provides fantasy football coverage and betting insights through its digital shows, A Good Football Show and Bet the Edge.