Gumbel, Collinsworth to Man NFL Net Booth

4/26/2006 7:02 AM Eastern

NFL Network named the play-by-play announcer and analyst for its coverage of live regular-season National Football League games, which kicks off on Thanksgiving.

Bryant Gumbel, host of Home Box Office’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, will handle play-by-play for the network’s eight-game package.

And NBC and HBO veteran Cris Collinsworth -- a former star with the NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals and a multiple Sports Emmy Award-winner with NBC and HBO -- will be the analyst.

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