Carrie Underwood SNF Open Premieres September 13


Carrie Underwood & 11 NFL players star in “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night” debuting September 13 on NBC’s Sunday Night Football. 11 NFL players will join American Idol season 4 winner, and country superstar, Carrie Underwood for her performance of  “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night,” the opening theme for Sunday Night Football on NBC. Carrie will visit with The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Thursday, September 10 to show a sneak peek of the opening theme and will also perform her new single “Smoke Break.”

After performing the opening theme for the past two seasons and Super Bowl XLIX, Underwood returns in 2015 beginning with NBC’s first SNF broadcast of the 2015 NFL season as the defending NFC East champion Dallas Cowboys host the New York Giants. Coverage begins with Football Night in America at 7 p.m. ET, and the opening theme continues each week of the season to kick off Sunday Night Football.

11 NFL players, who have accounted for 33 Pro Bowl selections, three Super Bowl rings, and seven first-round draft picks, will participate in the open (eight, denoted with an asterisk*, took part in a shoot this past June).  Following is the complete list:

  • New York Giants WR Odell Beckham, Jr.*
  • Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant*
  • Seattle Seahawks S Kam Chancellor*
  • San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick
  • Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck*
  • Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews*
  • Philadelphia Eagles RB DeMarco Murray*
  • Arizona Cardinals CB Patrick Peterson*
  • Denver Broncos DE DeMarcus Ware
  • Houston Texans DE J.J. Watt
  • Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson*

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