Nine of the 16 games on the final weekend of NFL play will be available to viewers and listeners in the Times Herald-Record coverage area, thanks to dual doubleheaders on CBS and Fox.
The Jets-Dolphins game at 1 p.m. can be viewed on CBS in the New York, Albany, Scranton and Binghamton TV markets. The Fox audience will be split: The Panthers take on the Saints in the New York and Albany markets, with the Redskins and Eagles airing in Scranton (and Philly, for our Pocono Record friends).
The 4:15 p.m. audiences will be split on CBS: The Chiefs-Broncos will air in New York, Albany and Binghamton, with the Steelers and Browns airing in Scranton and Philly. Fox has the Bucs-Falcons in the New York, Albany, Scranton and Philly markets.
The Chargers-Raiders game can be heard on Middletown’s WALL (1340 AM) and Poughkeepsie’s WEOK (1390 AM). Danbury’s WLAD (800 AM), which can be heard in the southeastern portion of THR territory, will carry the Jets-Dolphins at 1 p.m. and Bengals-Ravens at 4:15 p.m. (although the signal will weaken at sunset). WEPN (1050-AM) will air the Jets-Dolphins as well.
The final day finishes with the Cowboys-Giants game on NBC at 8:20 p.m., with additional radio coverage on WFAN (660 AM), Hartford’s WTIC (1080 AM) and WLAD (800 AM).
The announcers for the CBS telecasts will be: Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf for Jets-Dolphins; Jim Nantz and Phil Simms for Chiefs-Broncos; and Kevin Harlan and Solomon Wilcotts for Steelers-Browns.
The announcers for the Fox telecasts will be: Joe Buck and Troy Aikman for Panthers-Saints; Ron Pitts and New Paltz grad Charles Davis for Redskins-Eagles; and, Dick Stockton and John Lynch for Bucs-Falcons.
The Cowboys-Giants game on NBC will be called by Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth.