Thursday Night Football announcers for Eagles game vs Vikings are Merrill Reese, Charlie Swift, and Andy Musser for the radio broadcast on 94.1 WIP-FM.
The veteran announcer will continue serving as the play-by-play announcer for the Eagles on the radio. Al Michaels will be calling the game for the Eagles on Thursday when the Eagles host the Vikings for their Week 2 matchup.
The announcers and broadcasters are essential for viewers and provide them with the best viewing experience. These individuals make a lot of difference when we watch games on TV or listen to the radio broadcast.
The Eagles match day will vary from week to week and will have a different set of announcers that will call games depending on what channel the game is live. The radio broadcast regardless of the game day will be available on 94.1 WIP-FM.
The Philadelphia Eagles have started the new season on a strong note and look to continue their performance in the upcoming weeks and make it to the playoffs. The fixtures are surely not the easiest but they seem confident in 2023.
Eagles Bye week in Week 10 was needed as they face the reigning champions right after the break. The break could be fruitful for the Eagles.
Eagles Schedule 2023
|Week 1 (09/10)||At New England Patriots (CBS)|
|Week 2 (09/14)||Minnesota Vikings (Prime Video)|
|Week 3 (09/25)||At Tampa Bay Buccaneers (ABC, ESPN+)|
|Week 4 (10/01)||Washington Commanders (FOX)|
|Week 5 (10/08)||At Los Angeles Rams (FOX)|
|Week 6 (10/15)||At New York Jets (FOX)|
|Week 7 (10/22)||Miami Dolphins (NBC)|
|Week 8 (10/29)||At Washington Commanders (FOX)|
|Week 9 (11/05)||Dallas Cowboys (FOX)|
|Week 11 (11/20)||At Kansas City Chiefs (ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPN+)|
|Week 12 (11/26)||Buffalo Bills (CBS)|
|Week 13 (12/03)||San Francisco 49ers (FOX)|
|Week 14 (12/10)||At Dallas Cowboys (NBC)|
|Week 15 (12/17)||At Seattle Seahawks (FOX)|
|Week 16 (12/25)||New York Giants (FOX)|
|Week 17 (12/31)||Arizona Cardinals (FOX)|
|Week 18 (TBD)||At New York Giants (TBD)|
Eagles Play By Play Announcer
Merrill Reese has been the Eagles radio announcer since 1977. He was previously a backup announcer for Charlie Swift who was the lead announcer from 1969-1977.
The first Eagles games were broadcast in 1939 on WCAU and since then, many radio personalities have served as the play-by-play announcers for the Eagles radio broadcast.
- Taylor Grant (1939)
- Byrum Saam (1940-1949, 1952-1955)
- Franny Murray (1950)
- Bill Sears (1951)
- Bill Campbell (1956-1964)
- Andy Musser (1965-1968)
Reese is an American sports radio announcer who was born in Philadelphia on September 2, 1942. The veteran announcer has been the lead voice behind the coverage of the Eagles' radio broadcast for more than four decades.
Merrill Reese is still the Eagles play by play announcer for the 2023-2024 NFL season after he made his debut as the lead announcer on 11 December 1977.
The Temple University graduate first started his radio broadcasting career while he was in college and gave his voice as an announcer to the institution's radio station, WRTI FM.
As he has been calling games for the Philadelphia Eagles for over 40 years, he was inducted into the Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Fame in 2016. In addition to calling games, he also hosts a program.
The program is called The WIP Coach's Show with the franchise's head coach, players, and other guests. The show is done the next day after the Eagles games.
Four years ago today - "Let the Celebration Begin!" - Merrill Reesepic.twitter.com/RyChmMqFBi— Paul C (@HurtsyIvania) February 4, 2022
Week 1 Announcers (CBS)
The Eagles started the 2023 season with a 25-20 win over the New England Patriots at the Gillette Stadium. The game was broadcast on CBS Network and Jim Nantz served as the play-by-play announcer.
Week 2 Announcers (TNF)
The Philadelphia Eagles will next play against the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday, 14 September at the Lincoln Financial Field on their home turf. The upcoming game will be broadcast nationally on Amazon Prime.
Al Michaels will take on the duty as the lead play-by-play announcer for the games that will be live on Amazon Prime. The veteran football announcer has been active since 1964 and has been part of several other networks in his career. He joined Amazon's TNF in 2022 and is the lead caller.
Announcers for Eagles game today will be Al Michaels. He will be the lead voice for the broadcast of the Week 2 game on 14 September on Thursday.
Michaels was part of both ABC Monday Night Football (1986-2005) and NBC Sunday Night Football (2006-present) before joining Thursday Night Football.
Apart from calling football games, Michael has also called MLB games including the World Series on several occasions, and the NBA while he was with ABC. Although he is an announcer for TNF, he will still be calling the NFL playoff games for NBC (SNF).
Eagles Commentator List
Philadelphia Eagles on radio will have Mike Quick as the color commentator during the broadcast. The former Eagles player has been a commentator since 1998.
The color commentators in the past for radio broadcasts are:
- Bob Hall (1939-1941)
- Harry McTique (1939)
- Chuck Thompson (1942-1944)
- Claude Haring (1945-1949, 1952-1955)
- Del Perks and Jules Rind (1950)
- Bill Bransome (1955-1959)
- Ed Romance (1957)
- Ed Harvey (1960-1961, 1966-1967)
- Russ Hall (1960-1961)
- Jack Buck and Tommy Roberts (1961)
- Bobby Thompson (1962)
- Tom Brookshier (1962-1964)
- Byrum Saam (1964)
- Charlie Gauer (1965-1968)
- Stan Hochman (1965)
- Clarence Peaks (1969-1970)
- Thacher Longstreth (1969-1970)
- Al Pollard (1971-1976)
- Merrill Reese and Herb Adderley (1977)
- Jim Barniak (1978-1981, 1982)
- Bill Bergey (1982-1983)
- Stan Walters (1984-1997)
Born on May 14, 1959, in Hamlet, North Carolina, Quick was a Round 1 pick in the 1982 NFL Draft. He was drafted as the #20 overall pick by the Philadelphia Eagles and played for the team for nine seasons.
Eagles commentator Mike Quick is a 5 x Pro Bowler who was selected from 1983-1985 and was the NFL receiving yards leader in 1983 with 1,409 yards.
Week 1 Commentators (CBS)
Tony Romo accompanied Jim Nantz in the announcer's booth as a color commentator for the first Eagles game against the Patriots.
Week 2 Commentators (TNF)
The Week 2 game of the Eagles will have Kirk Herbstreit as the commentator alongside Al Michaels for the game on Thursday. The team will also have Terry McAulay as the rules analyst.
The former college football quarterback for Ohio State has been a color commentator and analyst for Thursday Night Football on Amazon Prime since 2022.
He started broadcasting in 1996 for ESPN and also serves as an analyst for Saturday college football primetime games on ABC alongside covering NFL games on Thursday nights.
Philadelphia Eagles Radio Broadcast
Philadelphia Eagles broadcast team includes:
- Merrill Reese - Play-by-Play Announcer
- Mike Quick - Color Commentator
- Howard Eskin - Sideline Reporter
- Eliot Shorr-Parks - Beat Reporter
Philadelphia Eagles Radio Network is WIP-FM 94.1 MHz. The flagship station for the Eagles radio broadcast has Howard Eskin as the sideline reporter.
Eskin is also a sports anchor at FOX 29 News and started his radio broadcasting career back in 1972. Apart from radio broadcasting, he has also been featured in TV programs where he was a host and contributor to Sports Final on WCAU-TV.
The radio broadcasting team also has Eliot Shorr-Parks who serves as the beat reporter for 94.1 WIP primarily for the Philadelphia Eagles. Although he is a journalist, author, and radio personality, he is best known for being an Eagles reporter for the flagship station.
Week 1 Reporters (CBS)
Tracy Wolfson reported from the sidelines during the live broadcast of the Eagles season opener against the Patriots. Wolfson completes the CBS broadcasting team.
Week 2 Reporters (TNF)
Kaylee Hartung will be serving as the sideline reporter for Amazon Prime's broadcast of the upcoming Thursday Night Football game featuring the Eagles and theVikings.