Russell Wilson and Seattle Seahawks Host T.Y. Hilton and Indianapolis Colts On NBC’s Sunday Night Football
NBC Sports continues its offering of SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL this weekend as Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks host T.Y. Hilton and the Indianapolis Colts at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Wash. blinker begins with FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA this Sunday, October 1, at 7 p.m. ET on NBC.
The Colts are next off their first win of the season, a 31-28 conquest over the Cleveland Browns, last Sunday in Indianapolis. QB Jacoby Brissett accomplished 17-of-24 passes for 259 yards and one touchdown, and added two rushing touchdowns in his second start for the Colts. The Seahawks look to arrogance back from a 33-27 loss to the Tennessee Titans, despite Wilson throw for a regular-season career-high 373 yards and four touchdowns.
Sunday night marks the first matchup among the Colts and Seahawks since Week 5 of the 2013 season, when Indianapolis defeated Seattle 34-28 at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Colts lead the all-time series 7-4.
Calling Colts-Seahawks are seven-time Emmy Award-winner Al Michaels (play-by-play), in his record 32nd season as THE VOICE of the NFL’s premier primetime package; 16-time Emmy Award-winner Cris Collinsworth; and two-time Emmy Award-winning sideline reporter Michele Tafoya.
NBC’s coverage of SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL is led by Emmy Award-winning manufacturer Fred Gaudelli and Emmy Award-winning director Drew Esocoff.
Football Night in America, the most-watched studio show in sports, is hosted by Mike Tirico, who will report on-site from CenturyLink Field, and Dan Patrick, who will host from Studio 1 at NBC Sports Group’s International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn. Patrick is amalgamated by Super Bowl-winning head coach Tony Dungy, two-time SUPER BOWL winner Rodney Harrison, and Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com and PFT Live on NBCSN and NBC Sports Radio. Paul Burmeister will report from Sports rebel Field at Mile High in Denver, Colo., on the Raiders-Broncos game.