Kurt Warner Joins NFL Network'sTeam As Studio Analyst


Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner's call of the calling the Arena Bowl for NFL Network has turned into a full-time gig, as the former football star again will move from the arena league to the big time.

Warner, who has been an anlyst for Arena Football Friday (he is a former arena league star) has joined the network as an analyst, beginning tonight, Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. on NFL Total Access: 2010 Season Preview.

In addition to being an analyst on Total Access, Warner will contribute to other programming.

Warner was inducted into the AFL's Iowa Barnstormers Hall of Fame earlier this year before a game he also called for NFL Network.

Warner played in two Arena Bowls and three Super Bowls (two with the Rams, one with the Cardinals) before retiring earlier this year after a playoff loss to New Orleans. 

Speaking of NOLA, NFL Network will premiere its latest installment of its America's Game franchise at 9 p.m. with its salute to the world champion. Narrated by Academy Award-nominated actor Brad Pitt, America's Game: 2009 New Orleans Saints chronicles the story of the team's historic Super Bowl win through the words of head coach Sean Payton, quarterback Drew Brees and linebacker Jonathan Vilma. 

At 10 p.m., the pro football league's in-house service presents the Kickoff Fan Forum at the New Orleans Saints with Roger Goodell, as the commissioner participates in a discussion session with fans to answer their NFL questions.