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NBC SPORTS’ FOOTBALL WEEK IN AMERICA BEGINS TONIGHT AT 7 P.M. ET ON NBCSN WITH TWO PRIMETIME SNF GAMES, INCLUDING THE FIRST “MANNING BOWL” & A CLASSIC BRADY-MANNING MATCHUP

First-Ever NBC Sunday Night Football Game, Featuring the Manning Brothers Meeting for the First Time, Kicks Off FWIA Tonight at 7 p.m. ET

Peyton and Eli Manning Chat with Mike Tirico Ahead of Tonight’s Colts-Giants SNF Classic Game

At 9:30 p.m. ET, Tom Brady and the Patriots Stage Huge 2013 Comeback Against Peyton and the Broncos

Content to Stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App

STAMFORD, Conn. – March 30, 2020 – NBC Sports’ Football Week in America kicks off tonight, reliving memorable NBC Sunday Night Football games and performances, with two primetime SNF games beginning at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN.




    • Tonight: Manning Bowl I & a Classic Brady-Manning Matchup

FWIA runs through Sunday, April 5, with NBCSN presenting two games per night in primetime. In addition, on the three following Sunday nights in April, NBCSN will air one SNF game at 8 p.m. ET.

Mike Tirico will introduce each night’s matchup on NBCSN, and game presentations will include a specialized ticker featuring live tweets. During the telecast, fans will be provided with on-screen information on how they can help with Coronavirus relief. Fans can tweet #FootballWeekNBCSN for the chance to see their tweets live on air.

With “Manning Bowl I” featured tonight in the first game of Football Week in America, Peyton and Eli Manning joined Tirico to look back on that matchup. Click here to watch Peyton and Eli reflect on their first matchup, and click here to listen to their full conversation on The Mike Tirico Podcast.

Programming will also stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

Following is a look at tonight’s games:

MANNING BOWL I & CLASSIC BRADY-MANNING

GAMETIME (ET)NETWORK
Indianapolis vs. New York Giants (Week 1, 2006)7 p.m.NBCSN
Denver vs. New England (Week 12, 2013)9:30 p.m.NBCSN

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS-NEW YORK GIANTS (WEEK 1, 2006) AT 7 P.M. ET

Football Week in America kicks off with the first-ever NBC Sunday Night Football game as Peyton and Eli Manning faced off in the first ‘Manning Bowl’ on Kickoff Weekend in 2006.

The Colts, bolstered by Manning’s 276 passing yards and one touchdown, and kicker Adam Vinatieri’s four field goals, held on to top the Giants, 26-21. The game jumpstarted Indianapolis’ 2006 campaign, which ended with a victory in Super Bowl XLI.

Al Michaels and Hall of Fame coach John Madden called the game from Giants Stadium.

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CATEGORYGAME LEADERCATEGORYGAME LEADER
Passing YardsPeyton Manning - 267Passing TDsEli Manning – 2
Rushing YardsTiki Barber - 110Rushing TDsDominic Rhodes, Brandon Jacobs - 1
Receiving YardsMarvin Harrison - 113Receiving TDsThree tied – 1

DENVER BRONCOS-NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (WEEK 12, 2013) AT 9:30 P.M. ET

In a classic battle between quarterbacking greats, Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, Brady’s Patriots overcame a 24-0 halftime deficit to defeat the Broncos, 34-31, in overtime in 2013.

Brady passed for 344 yards with three touchdowns and a 107.4 passer rating, while Denver running back Knowshon Moreno rushed for 224 yards (second-most in a single game in franchise history) and one touchdown. Following a fumbled punt late in overtime, Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski hit the game-winning, 31-yard field goal to seal New England’s comeback win.

Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth called the game from Gillette Stadium.

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CATEGORYGAME LEADERCATEGORYGAME LEADER
Passing YardsTom Brady - 344Passing TDsTom Brady - 3
Rushing YardsKnowshon Moreno - 224Rushing TDsKnowshon Moreno, Brandon Bolden - 1
Receiving YardsJulian Edelman - 110Receiving TDsJulian Edelman - 2

Following is the upcoming Football Week in America schedule:




    • Tuesday, March 31: Double Dose of Dallas
    • Wednesday, April 1: Peyton Manning with the Broncos
    • Thursday, April 2: Brett Favre at Lambeau
    • Friday, April 3: Brees, Brady & Manning
    • Saturday, April 4: Last-Second Victories on SNF
    • Sunday, April 5: OBJ’s Catch & Mahomes-Brady I


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