NFL 2008 Season changes

A month after the NFL Season 2008 began; there sure have been quite a few ups and downs. This is the 89th professional American football season and it has been themed with the slogan “Believe in Now”. The annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Game was played August 3rd between the Indianapolis Colts and Washington Redskins, where Washington beat the Colts 30-16.

During the annual NFL Kickoff Game on September 4th the Super Bowl XLII champion New York Giants winning over their division rivals, the Washington Redskins by 16-7. Apparently the Thursday and Saturday night pro football games will see a change since instead of starting on Thanksgiving Day as they usually do; Thursday night games will begin three weeks early on November 6 go all the way through week 16 also the NFL opted not run a Christmas game this season they will instead schedule all of its week 17 match-ups for Sunday.

This year, the NFL’s Pro Bowl all-star game at the end of the season will be played at Aloha Stadium in the Honolulu, Hawaii and the much expected Super Bowl is scheduled to be played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida on February 1, 2009. The Logo also changed and was unveiled on August 31st, 2008: The Super Bowl XLIII logo shows an abstract representation of a football stadium, using blue and green colors that portrays the regional waterways and landscapes of Tampa Bay, Florida.

In other big news is that this will be the last NFL season to be broadcast on analog television, since beginning 2009 all broadcasts on TV will now be digital. The broadcast of this 2009 Super bowl game will be the job the network NBC; this will be the first Super Bowl broadcast since Super Bowl XXXII, Announcers will be Al Michaels and commentator John Madden in the booth, Andrea Kremer serving as one of the two sideline reporters.


~ by Pay Per Head Sportsbook on October 7, 2008.

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