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NEW YORK JETS FACE CLEVELAND BROWNS IN 2023 HALL OF FAME GAME THIS THURSDAY, AUG. 3 ON NBC & PEACOCK

Pregame Coverage Begins at 7 p.m. ET with Football Night in America On-Site in Canton, Ohio, Followed by 2023 Hall of Fame Game at 8 p.m. ET

Football Night Features Interviews with Jets CB Sauce Gardner, Jets WR Garrett Wilson and Browns DE Myles Garrett, Plus 2023 Hall of Fame Inductees Ronde Barber and Darrelle Revis

Hall of Famers Joe Klecko, Joe Thomas, Zach Thomas and DeMarcus Ware to be Interviewed During Game

STAMFORD, Conn. – Aug. 1, 2023 – NBC Sports kicks off its coverage of the 2023 NFL season this Thursday, August 3, at 8 p.m. ET, as the New York Jets face the Cleveland Browns at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio, in the annual Hall of Fame Game on NBC and Peacock. Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET with Football Night in America on-site in Canton.

NBC Sports’ Sunday Night Football announce team of Mike Tirico (play-by-play), Cris Collinsworth (analyst) and Melissa Stark (sideline reporter) will be on the call for Jets-Browns, with Terry McAulay serving as rules analyst.

Football Night in America, the most-watched studio show in sports, will be on-site in Canton for the second consecutive year. Devin McCourty makes his NBC Sports debut, joining FNIA teammates Maria Taylor, Jason Garrett, Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison, Chris Simms, Mike Florio, Matthew Berry, and Jac Collinsworth.

This show will preview the 2023 NFL season and celebrate the players being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend. McCourty is joining Football Night in America as an analyst following a 13-year NFL career as a defensive back for the New England Patriots, where he won three Super Bowls.

This year’s Hall of Fame class includes cornerback Ronde Barber, cornerback Darrelle Revis, offensive tackle Joe Thomas, linebacker Zach Thomas, outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware, head coach Don Coryell, linebacker Chuck Howley, defensive lineman Joe Klecko, and cornerback Ken Riley.

Thursday’s Football Night in America will include season outlooks for both the Jets and Browns, examining New York’s prospects with four-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers under center as well as Cleveland and the competitive AFC North.

Pregame coverage will feature Maria Taylor’s sit-down interview with Jets cornerback and 2022 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Ahmad “Sauce” Gardner. Jets wide receiver and 2022 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Garrett Wilson, Browns defensive end and four-time All-Pro Myles Garrett, and Hall of Fame inductees Ronde Barber and Darrelle Revis will be interviewed on the field prior to the game. Throughout the game, Melissa Stark will interview multiple inductees, including Barber, Klecko, Revis, Joe Thomas, Zach Thomas, and Ware.

Following its presentation of the Hall of Fame game, NBC Sports begins coverage of the 2023 regular season with NFL Kickoff on Thursday, Sept. 7, featuring the Detroit Lions at the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs from GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.

Click here for more information on this year’s Sunday Night Football schedule.


2023 NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SCHEDULE

Thurs. Sept. 7NFL Kickoff Detroit Lions at Kansas City Chiefs
Sun. Sept. 10Week 1 Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants
Sun. Sept. 17Week 2 Miami Dolphins at New England Patriots
Sun. Sept. 24Week 3 Pittsburgh Steelers at Las Vegas Raiders
Sun. Oct. 1Week 4Kansas City Chiefs at New York Jets
*Sun. Oct. 8Week 5 Dallas Cowboys at San Francisco 49ers
*Sun. Oct. 15Week 6New York Giants at Buffalo Bills
*Sun. Oct. 22Week 7Miami Dolphins at Philadelphia Eagles
*Sun. Oct. 29Week 8Chicago Bears at Los Angeles Chargers
*Sun. Nov. 5Week 9Buffalo Bills at Cincinnati Bengals
*Sun. Nov. 12Week 10New York Jets at Las Vegas Raiders
*Sun. Nov. 19Week 11 Minnesota Vikings at Denver Broncos
**Thurs. Nov. 23Week 12San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks
*Sun. Nov. 26Week 12Baltimore Ravens at Los Angeles Chargers
*Sun. Dec. 3Week 13Kansas City Chiefs at Green Bay Packers
*Sun. Dec. 10Week 14Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys
*Sun. Dec. 17Week 15Baltimore Ravens at Jacksonville Jaguars
Sat. Dec. 23 (4:30 p.m. ET)Week 16Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers
***Sat. Dec. 23 (8 p.m. ET)Week 16Buffalo Bills at Los Angeles Chargers
*Sun. Dec. 31Week 17Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings
*Sun. Jan. 8Week 18TBD

*Flex Week

** Thanksgiving Night Game

*** Exclusively on Peacock

2023 ROTOWORLD FANTASY FOOTBALL DRAFT GUIDE AVAILABLE NOW

The 2023 Rotoworld Fantasy Football Draft Guide, featuring Matthew Berry’s annual “100 Facts” article and more, is available now to help you prepare for your fantasy football draft. During Thursday’s Football Night in America, Berry will also reveal his 2023 “Ride or Die” player. Some past “Ride or Dies” of Berry’s include Eagles QB Jalen Hurts in 2022, who finished the season as the third-best QB in fantasy scoring, and Chargers RB Austin Ekeler in 2021, who finished the year as the RB2.

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