Starting Wednesday, January 28th and continuing everyday leading up to Super Bowl Sunday, CBSSports.com will present Countdown to Kick-off, a series of exclusive online video segments shot on location in Tampa, FL. Countdown to Kick-off will be hosted by Jason Horowitz of CBSSports.com
and Randy Cross, an NFL analyst for CBS Sports and 13-year NFL veteran who won three Super Bowl championships (1982, 1985 and 1989) with the San Francisco 49ers.
Countdown to Kick-off will feature the latest news, interviews and expert analysis surrounding Super Bowl XLIII, including special guests such as Hall of Fame cornerback Darrell Green, 15-year NFL veteran and CBS Sports NFL Today analyst Boomer Esiason, Hall of Fame coach Marv Levy of the Buffalo Bills and RB Brandon Jacobs of the reigning Super Bowl Champion New York Giants. Countdown to Kick-off will also feature exclusive segments with Senior NFL Writers on CBSSports.com, Pete Prisco and Clark Judge.
Originating from the scenic rooftop of the University of Tampa, Countdown to Kick-off will consist of 4-5 daily video segments shot daily beginning at 12:30 PM ET. The video segments will be available on-demand on CBSSports.com that day and throughout the week leading up to the game.
Countdown to Kick-off will also feature a recap on the field after the game as well as interviews with players from the winning team.
Weekly lineup of guests on Countdown to Kick-off:
- Wednesday 1/28 - Darrell Green
- Thursday 1/29- Boomer Esiason
- Friday 1/30 - Marv Levy
- Saturday 1/31 - Brandon Jacobs