ESPN Radio Broadcasts Sunday Afternoon NFL Games for Second Year

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ESPN Radio Broadcasts Sunday Afternoon NFL Games for Second Year

Patriots/Dolphins, Cardinals/Giants, Colts/Jaguars, Lions/Jets in First Four Weeks

ESPN Radio’s coverage of Sunday afternoon NFL regular-season games will kick off its second year with an AFC East matchup as Tom Brady and the New England Patriots take on Ryan Tannehill and the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, Sept. 7, at 1 p.m. ET.

The New York Giants will host Larry Fitzgerald and the Arizona Cardinals in week two on Sept. 14. The following week, defending AFC South champion Indianapolis will meet Jacksonville. In his first season as Detroit head coach, Jim Caldwell and the Lions will visit the New York Jets on Sunday, Sept. 28.

All games will be preceded on ESPN Radio by a one-hour pre-game show beginning each week at noon.

The remainder of ESPN Radio’s 17-game schedule will be announced throughout the season.

Date Time (ET) Game
Sat, Sept 7 1 p.m. New England Patriots at Miami Dolphins
Sun, Sept 14 1 p.m. Arizona Cardinals at New York Giants
Sun, Sept 21 1 p.m. Indianapolis Colts at Jacksonville Jaguars
Sun, Sept 28 1 p.m. Detroit Lions at New York Jets


This season, Marc Kestecher, Ryan Ruocco, Sean McDonough, and Bill Rosinski will provide play by play.  Bill Polian, Herm Edwards, and Shaun O’Hara will serve as analysts.

ESPN Audio and the NFL

Since its launch in 1992, ESPN Radio has provided comprehensive coverage of the NFL including The NFL on ESPN Radio studio show with reports from every game each Sunday during the regular season and onsite programming from the NFL Draft.  Onsite Super Bowl coverage began in 1992 with Mike Tirico hosting from Minneapolis. Onsite programming has expanded to the current lineup of Mike & Mike, The Herd, SVP & Russillo and more.  In 2013, ESPN Radio signed individual multi-year agreements with the New York Giants, New York Jets, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers and Miami Dolphins for out-of-market Sunday afternoon syndication rights.  In 2014, the Indianapolis Colts and Minnesota Vikings were added.


Tara Chozet

I handle PR for ESPN Radio, espnW, technology, remote operations and soccer. I received my undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and my Master’s degree from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism.
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