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THIRTEEN NFL PLAYERS JOIN CARRIE UNDERWOOD IN NEW NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SHOW OPEN – SNEAK PREVIEW AVAILABLE NOW

08/27/19

Joan Jett – Whose “I Hate Myself for Loving You” Was the Basis for Original SNF Open

New Sunday Night Football Show Open Premieres on Sun., Sept. 8 Patriots-Steelers SNF Opener

2018 NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes Takes Part in Open Alongside Kirk Cousins, Fletcher Cox, Zach Ertz, Kyle Fuller, Jared Goff, Julio Jones, Khalil Mack, Baker Mayfield, Dak Prescott, Mitch Trubisky, Carson Wentz & Russell Wilson

Music – Appears with Underwood for First Time in NBC SNF Show Open

STAMFORD, Conn. – August 26, 2019 – In less than two weeks on Sunday, Sept. 8, seven-time Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum recording artist Carrie Underwood and NFL players star in the debut of the 2019 show open for NBC’s Sunday Night Football, primetime television’s No. 1 program for an unprecedented eight consecutive years

Underwood, who stars in the NBC SNF show open for the seventh consecutive year, welcomes Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Joan Jett, who makes an appearance during Underwood’s performance.

A sneak preview of the SNF show open aired at halftime of last night’s Pittsburgh-Tennessee preseason game on NBC. The preview is now available here on NBCSports.com or the NBC Sports YouTube channel.

Thirteen NFL players, who have accounted for 31 Pro Bowl selections (including 10 2018 Pro Bowlers), four Super Bowl rings, and nine first-round draft picks, are in the show open. Following is the complete list:

Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones
Chicago Bears DB Kyle Fuller
Chicago Bears LB Khalil Mack
Chicago Bears QB Mitch Trubisky
Cleveland Browns QB Baker Mayfield
Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott
Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes
Los Angeles Rams QB Jared Goff
Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins
Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz
Philadelphia TE Zach Ertz
Philadelphia Eagles DT Fletcher Cox
Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson

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