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NBC Using Various Shows, On-Air Personalities To Hype NFL Season Opener
Published September 7, 2011
COMING TOGETHER: In New Orleans, Dave Walker writes both the Packers and Saints are winners in the "clever NBC Sports promo that's been running for several weeks in which a Packers tailgate party outside Lambeau Field is crashed by second-lining Who Dats complete with brass band." Walker notes except for the band, "all of the Saints fans are portrayed by Green Bay locals," and the Packers fan who says "Back to football!" is Mike Kostelnik, son of late former Packers player Ryan Kostelnik (New Orleans TIMES-PICAYUNE, 9/7).