Carrie Underwood Joined by NFL Stars in 2018 NBC Sunday Night Football Open

NFL stars will join American Idol season 4 winner and country music superstar Carrie Underwood for her performance of the opening theme for the 2018 edition of primetime television’s No. 1 program, NBC’s Sunday Night Football.

Carson Wentz, Lane Johnson, Zach Ertz & Fletcher Cox of Super Bowl LII Champion Philadelphia Eagles will be making their SNF Open Debuts

Ten NFL players, who have accounted for 19 Pro Bowl selections, five Super Bowl rings, and four first-round draft picks, participated in the open and took part in shoots this summer. Following is the complete list (*denotes debut in SNF open):

Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott
Los Angeles Rams QB Jared Goff*
Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins*
New York Giants RB Saquon Barkley*
Philadelphia Eagles QB Carson Wentz*
Philadelphia Eagles OT Lane Johnson*
Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz*
Philadelphia Eagles DT Fletcher Cox*
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown
Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson

Check out this season’s schedule below.

Thurs. Sept. 6 NFL Kickoff Atlanta Falcons at Philadelphia Eagles
Sun. Sept. 9 Week 1 Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers
Sun. Sept. 16 Week 2 New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys
Sun. Sept. 23 Week 3 New England Patriots at Detroit Lions
Sun. Sept. 30 Week 4 Baltimore Ravens at Pittsburgh Steelers
*Sun. Oct. 7 Week 5 Dallas Cowboys at Houston Texans
*Sun. Oct. 14 Week 6 Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots
*Sun. Oct. 21 Week 7 Los Angeles Rams at San Francisco 49ers
*Sun. Oct. 28 Week 8 New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings
*Sun. Nov. 4 Week 9 Green Bay Packers at New England Patriots
*Sun. Nov. 11 Week 10 Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles
*Sun. Nov. 18 Week 11 Pittsburgh Steelers at Jacksonville Jaguars
**Thurs. Nov. 22 Week 12 Atlanta Falcons at New Orleans Saints
*Sun. Nov. 25 Week 12 Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings
*Sun. Dec. 2 Week 13 San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks
*Sun. Dec. 9 Week 14 Pittsburgh Steelers at Oakland Raiders
*Sun. Dec. 16 Week 15 Philadelphia Eagles at Los Angeles Rams
*Sun. Dec. 23 Week 16 Kansas City Chiefs at Seattle Seahawks
*Sun. Dec. 30 Week 17 TBD

*Flex Week

** Thanksgiving Night Game

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