NFL Network News: Preview of 2021 Week 16 Sunday Programming

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

‘NFL GameDay Live’, ‘NFL GameDay Highlights’ & ‘NFL GameDay Final’ Conclude Sunday Coverage

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

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 Nate 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.

Sunday, December 26 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: Nate Burleson & Charles Davis

  • NFL 360 feature on Washington Football Team defensive tackle and Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee Jonathan Allen growing up in foster care and how his father fought to gain custody of him
  • NFL Generations feature on Dallas Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs and his son Aaiden Diggs
  • Warner’s Corner – Kurt Warner breaks down how the Cincinnati Bengals beat the Baltimore Ravens earlier this season and what they need to do to win a second time
  • Mooch’s Minute – Steve Mariucci examines why Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp is having such an incredible season
  • On the Field – NFL GameDay Morning breaks down why Dallas Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs has become a takeaway machine this season   
  • Players Only – Michael IrvinKurt Warner and Nate Burleson discuss what it is like playing in a must-win game near the end of the season
  • Receiving Attention – Michael Irvin and Nate Burleson debate which wide receiver will have the bigger game: Cooper Kupp or Justin Jefferson
  • GameDay Notebook – Ian RapoportTom Pelissero and Mike Garafolo discuss all of the latest NFL news
  • Are the Dallas Cowboys able to go on a deep playoff run if quarterback Dak Prescott isn’t playing at his best?
  • How do the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs and keep their playoff hopes alive?
  • Will the Tampa Bay Buccaneers be able to overcome their injuries and wrap up the NFC South title?
  • What do the Buffalo Bills need to do to beat the New England Patriots and keep their AFC East title hopes alive?
  • Cynthia Frelund provides game picks and player projections for Week 16 matchups
  • Live reports
    • Jeffri Chadiha from Kansas City for Steelers-Chiefs
    • Mike Garafolo from Philadelphia for Giants-Eagles
    • Mike Giardi from New England for Bills-Patriots
    • Aditi Kinkhabwala from Cincinnati for Ravens-Bengals
    • Tom Pelissero from Minneapolis for Rams-Vikings

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

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 Rhett Lewis and Patrick Claybon are joined by analysts James Jones and Shaun O’Hara 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 Andrew Hawkins 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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