2018 Sunday Night Football: Carrie Underwood to Debut “Game On”

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Country music singer-songwriter Carrie Underwood is bringing a new anthem to the 2018 Sunday Night Football opener--- "Game On"!

On Sunday, September 9th, country music superstar Carrie Underwood and ten star NFL players will debut in the highly-anticipated show open for primetime television’s No. 1 program, NBC’s Sunday Night Football!

Enjoy a little behind the scenes sneak peek below! (Scroll right to see everything…)

New Sunday Night Football on NBC Open featuring #GameOn performed & co-written by Carrie along with @chrisdestefano & #BrettJames. Take a look behind the scenes now! More Info: http://smarturl.it/iu2bw5 -TeamCU

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The ten selected 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. Check out this year’s participants:

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

The brand new show open features a new song performed by Underwood, “Game On,” which she co-wrote with Chris DeStefano and Brett James.

This season’s open ranges far from the sound stage, utilizing the DJI Inspire X7 Drone special drone technology to capture NFL players and their cities in stunning 6k resolution. NFL player action scenes were shot at high frame rates with the Phantom camera to accentuate their athleticism.

Fans can catch its television debut on Sunday, September 9th as the Green Bay Packers host the Chicago Bears! Don’t miss out and be sure to share this update with others! 

By the way, the pregnant Oklahoma native’s sixth studio album is scheduled to drop on September 14th. In support of her latest, the star will be embarking on The Cry Pretty Tour 360 this May with special guests Maddie & Tae and Runaway June.

Cry Pretty Album Track Listing

1. “Cry Pretty”
2. “Ghosts on the Stereo”
3. “Low”
4. “Backsliding”
5. “That Song That We Used to Make Love To”
6. “The Bullet”
7. “Southbound”
8. “Drinking Alone”
9. “Spinning Bottles”
10. “Love Wins”
11. “End Up With You”
12. “Kingdom”
13. “The Champion” (Feat. Ludacris)

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