Tomorrow, the NFL Network Goes All-Cowboys -- Well, For the Most Part
Several Friends of Unfair Park have asked in recent days whether the NFL Network would be covering all of the post-game ceremonies at Texas Stadium following tomorrow night's tussle with the Baltimore
ColtsRavens. Should be big doings, as some 100 ex-Dallas Cowboys players (10 of 'em, so they say, Ring of Honorees) and coaches will stroll on the field one final time, right before Jerrah turns out the lights. So I called NFL Net spokesperson Brenna Webb and asked, "What's the plan?"
To which she responded: "We will be airing portions of both pregame and post-game ceremonies," which means, sorry, not all of the adios. But she does forward along a note concerning tomorrow's programming on the NFL Network, which will go all-Cowboys starting at 5 a.m. That includes the noon broadcast, in its entirety, of the 1995 NFC Championship Game, when the Cowboys sent the Packers packing on their way to Super Bowl XXX. I've got a call into Brett Daniels in Cowboys PR to see if anyone else will carry the shalom-y'all in its entirety -- and to ask him, um, just how did the last game at Texas Stadium wind up on a network plenty of folks still don't get? --Robert Wilonsky
Update at 1:45: Daniels just called back and reminds, of course, that the game will be simulcast on KDAF-Channel 33 tomorrow night -- and, as a matter of fact, the CW affiliate's post-game show "will incorporate most" of the post-game ceremonies. But the only place to see the whole thing will be on the team's Web site. And, no, there was never any discussion about moving the game to another network. And, no, he doesn't know which song won the big vote -- because he didn't know there was one.
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