NFL News: Preview of NFL Network’s 2021 Week 18 Saturday and Sunday Programming

Saturday on NFL Network –

‘Good Morning Football: Weekend’ at 9:00 AM ET

‘NFL GameDay Morning’ at 3:00 PM ET

‘NFL GameDay Highlights’ at 7:30 PM ET

‘NFL GameDay Final’ at 11:30 PM ET

‘NFL GameDay Morning’ Sunday at 9:00 AM ET

Each and every weekend, NFL Network provides extensive programming on Saturday and Sunday.

On Saturday, coverage begins at 9:00 AM ET with Good Morning Football: Weekend, hosted by Colleen WolfeMichael RobinsonDeAngelo Hall and Mike Garafolo. Coverage continues at 3:00 PM ET with a special 1.5-hour edition of NFL GameDay Morning with Rich EisenKurt WarnerMichael IrvinSteve Mariucci and Ian Rapoport. Saturday’s coverage concludes with special editions of NFL GameDay Highlights at 7:30 PM ET and NFL GameDay Final at 11:30 PM ET.

On Sunday, NFL Network’s GameDay programming kicks off at 9:00 AM ET with the Emmy-nominated NFL GameDay MorningRich Eisen anchors the most comprehensive pregame show on television, joined by Pro Football Hall of Famers Michael Irvin and Kurt Warner, former head coach Steve Mariucci, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, analytics expert Cynthia Frelund, contributors Rachel BonnettaKay AdamsNate Burleson and Charles Davis, and various NFL Network reporters stationed across the league.

NFL Network’s GameDay coverage continues at 1:00 PM ET with NFL GameDay Live – the ONLY show on television providing in-progress NFL highlights and analysis of the day’s games – and at 7:30 PM ET with NFL GameDay Highlights, which recaps the entire afternoon.

At 11:30 PM ETNFL GameDay Final recaps the weekend’s games.

Sunday at 8:00 AM ETNFL GameDay View airs on NFL Network with Rachel BonnettaAndrew HawkinsCynthia Frelund and Gregg Rosenthal providing analysis and predictions for the day’s games.

NFL RedZone hosted by Scott Hanson whips around the league providing all of the exciting plays and touchdowns as they happen starting at 1:00 PM ET.

 Saturday, January 8 on Good Morning Football: Weekend – 9:00 AM ET

Hosts: Colleen Wolfe, Michael Robinson, DeAngelo Hall & Mike Garafolo

  • Mike Garafolo joins Good Morning Football: Weekend from Lincoln Financial Field ahead of Cowboys-Eagles
  • James Palmer previews Chiefs-Broncos and Cameron Wolfe previews Saints-Falcons
  • Michael Robinson answers questions from viewers in The Real Mike Rob Report
  • DeAngelo Hall looks at why Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts is so tough for defenses to slow down in Secondary Storylines
  • Mike Garafolo has the latest news and notes from around the NFL in Mike Drop
  • What do the Kansas City Chiefs need to clean up as they try to reach their third consecutive Super Bowl?
  • Good Morning Football: Weekend explains how the Dallas Cowboys could get hot and win the NFC, and examines how the Philadelphia Eagles managed to turn their season around after a 3-6 start
  • Who has the edge when the Los Angeles Chargers visit the Las Vegas Raiders with a playoff spot on the line?
  • Can the Arizona Cardinals trust quarterback Kyler Murray in his first trip to the postseason?
  • What does the potential return of running back Derrick Henry mean for the Tennessee Titans’ Super Bowl chances?
  • Fantasy expert Adam Rank provides fantasy advice you need to hear before you set your lineup and offers the first look at the fantasy stars of the 2022 season

Saturday, January 8 on NFL GameDay Morning – 3:00 PM ET

Kurt Warner 1-on-1 w/ Philadelphia Eagles QB Jalen Hurts

Host: Rich Eisen

Analysts: Kurt Warner, Michael Irvin & Steve Mariucci

NFL Media Insider: Ian Rapoport

  • Kurt Warner sits down with Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts
  • Warner’s Corner – Kurt Warner breaks down Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott heading into the matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 18
  • NFL GameDay Morning previews the Saturday Week 18 matchups between the Kansas City Chiefs and Denver Broncos, and Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles
  • Live reports
    • Mike Garafolo from Philadelphia for Cowboys-Eagles
    • James Palmer from Denver for Chiefs-Broncos

Sunday, January 9 on NFL GameDay Morning – 9:00 AM ET

Host: Rich Eisen

Analysts: Kurt Warner, Michael Irvin & Steve Mariucci

NFL Media Insider: Ian Rapoport

Analytics Expert: Cynthia Frelund

Contributors: Rachel Bonnetta, Kay Adams, Nate Burleson & Charles Davis

  • NFL Generations – Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp and former Pro Bowl wide receiver Torry Holt break down each other’s film
  • Warner’s Corner – Kurt Warner breaks down the matchup between quarterbacks Justin Herbert and Derek Carr in their winner-take-all Sunday night game
  • Mooch’s Minute – Steve Mariucci looks back at some of the big man touchdowns scored this season  
  • On the Field – NFL GameDay Morning breaks down what makes the Aaron RodgersDavante Adams connection in Green Bay so unstoppable
  • Players Only – Michael IrvinKurt Warner and Nate Burleson discuss what it is like playing in your last game in the NFL
  • Receiving Attention – Michael Irvin and Nate Burleson debate which team is more dangerous if they make the playoffs – Los Angeles Chargers or Las Vegas Raiders – and which wide receiver needs to step up in the postseason
  • GameDay Notebook – Ian RapoportTom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo discuss all of the latest NFL news, including where some big name quarterbacks may be playing next season
  • What is Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger’s place in NFL history?
  • How do the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens and keep their playoff hopes alive?
  • Should the Green Bay Packers rest their starters with the No. 1 seed in the NFC locked up?
  • Does Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady have enough pieces around him to get to an 11th Super Bowl?
  • Which NFC team is the biggest threat to the Green Bay Packers in the playoffs?
  • Cynthia Frelund provides game picks and player projections for Week 18 matchups
  • Kay Adams provides her fantasy plays of the day
  • Rachel Bonnetta hosts “Pick Six presented by DraftKings Sportsbook” along with Cynthia Frelund
  • Live reports
    • Taylor Bisciotti from Las Vegas for Chargers-Raiders
    • Stacey Dales from Jacksonville for Colts-Jaguars
    • Mike Giardi from Miami for Patriots-Dolphins
    • Aditi Kinkhabwala from Baltimore for Steelers-Ravens
    • Sara Walsh from Tampa for Panthers-Buccaneers
    • Cameron Wolfe from Atlanta for Saints-Falcons
    • Steve Wyche from Los Angeles for 49ers-Rams

NFL GameDay Live, NFL GameDay Highlights and NFL GameDay Final Conclude Coverage

On Saturday, a special edition of NFL GameDay Highlights airs at 7:30 PM ET with Patrick Claybon and Adam Rank recapping Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos and previewing Dallas Cowboys vs. Philadelphia Eagles. At 11:30 PM ETRhett Lewis and Andrew Hawkins host a special edition of NFL GameDay Final.

On Sunday at 1:00 PM ETNFL GameDay Live provides in-progress highlights and analysis, as well as live fantasy football updates for all of the 1:00 and 4:00 PM ET games. Hosts Lewis and Claybon are joined by analysts Hawkins and LaDainian Tomlinson providing 6.5 hours of coverage. NFL GameDay Live is the ONLY in-progress NFL highlights show on television.

At 7:30 PM ETChris Rose hosts NFL GameDay Highlights, providing a recap of the day’s action thus far with highlights, postgame press conferences and commentary leading up to kickoff of the Sunday night matchup.

At 11:30 PM ETNFL GameDay Final airs with host Chris Rose and analyst Maurice Jones-Drew recapping the weekend’s games.

NFL GameDay View

Join Rachel BonnettaAndrew HawkinsCynthia Frelund and Gregg Rosenthal on NFL GameDay View for analysis and predictions of each week’s slate of games.

Editions of NFL GameDay View air at the following times and on the following platforms:

  • Friday at 6:00 PM ET – and the NFL App
  • Friday at 8:00 PM ET – NFL Network
  • Saturday at 12 Midnight ET – NFL Network
  • Sunday at 8:00 AM ET – NFL Network 

NFL RedZone Hosted by Scott Hanson

Every Sunday starting at 1:00 PM ETNFL RedZone hosted by Scott Hanson whips around the league, providing all of the touchdowns and exciting action from the day’s games. To order NFL RedZone, visit


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